Environment

Naomi Klein Interview: “A 3-Day Week Will Help to Save Life on Earth”

Naomi Klein Interview: “A 3-Day Week Will Help to Save Life on Earth”

By Naomi Klein / bigissue.com via filmsforaction.org No Logo author Naomi Klein says we must revolutionise our working lives if we are to combat climate change and save the free world… Imagine an ordinary, full-time working week, one that requires just 21 hours of hard graft. Imagine a less frantic existence – three days on, four […]

This Tree Farm Rents Christmas Trees And Re-Plants Them At The End Of The Season

This Tree Farm Rents Christmas Trees And Re-Plants Them At The End Of The Season

Instead of selling Christmas trees for people to throw away at the end of the year, The Living Christmas Company in California rents them out and then re-plants them at the end of the season. Founder Scott Martin started the business in 2008, to give people an environmentally conscious way of celebrating the holiday season. […]

7 Things You Should Know About Permaculture

7 Things You Should Know About Permaculture

By Rob Avis / vergepermaculture.ca via Films For Action What is permaculture? For those of you who’ve only heard of the term in passing, and even for you seasoned “permies” who struggle to explain this exciting (and sometimes life-changing) idea to others, here’s the gist in 7 points: 1. Permaculture is a Design System That Uses […]

Filmmakers Took a Camera to Greenland, and What They Captured is Frightening!

Filmmakers Took a Camera to Greenland, and What They Captured is Frightening!

As divided as the world is regarding the theory of global warming and its accuracy or not, climate change has been affirmed in many ways. From arctic wildlife dying off to massive earthquakes and tsunamis taking place, evidence of a world increasing in temperature is available for review… but are humans to blame for the shift? Science would deem so: Since […]

World’s Oldest Tree ‘Accidentally’ Cut Down By Loggers in Amazon

World’s Oldest Tree ‘Accidentally’ Cut Down By Loggers in Amazon

(This article is currently under review.) A group of illegal loggers at the edge of the Peruvian and Brazilian border cut down the ‘World’s Oldest Tree’ after assumedly not noticing that they were deep within the Matsés Indigenous Reserve (a place where logging is illegal). In effect of this offensive act, the local conservation organizations […]

Bill Nye The Science Guy Forces An Answer That Raises More Questions About GMO Crops

Here we get a cameo from Bill Nye the science guy, and his question raises an important point about GMO crops. He asks about the timescales involved in the process and the answer is pretty revealing about what we don’t know about GMO (genetically modified organism) crops rather than what we do. Charles Benbrook, is […]

Chicken Factory Farmer Reaches Breaking Point. Decides To Expose The Industry!

After 22 years of raising chickens for Perdue, one brave factory farmer Craig Watts was at his breaking point and did something no one has done before. He invited Compassion in World Farming, as farm animal welfare advocates, to his farm to film and tell his story. Ask your supermarket for Better Chicken at http://better-chicken.org. […]

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