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California weighs first statewide ban on lead ammo

Tweet California bill AB 711: Hunting: non-lead ammunition. Motion passed by the Assembly Water, Parks and Wildlife Committee to Committee on Appropriations. In November, one of the oldest condors in Central California died from lead poisoning after being found with tiny bullet fragments and a .22-caliber slug in his gullet that he apparently swallowed with […]

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Dying Green

Tweet Dying Green is 26 minute film about natural burial and land conservation.

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If a Tree Falls

POV’s list of the Best Environmental Movement Timelines

Tweet POV’s website has a compilation of features from around the Internet that explore environmental legislation, events and other milestones of the last 100 years. The list includes 70 Years of Environmental Change This visual timeline from The New York Times covers key environmental events and news stories under the last 13 presidencies. Earth Days: […]

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Brave and the ATMOS Experience

Tweet Last night I was fortunate to be invited to see a pre screening osf Disney Pixar’s BRAVE, at Skywalker Ranch, where where the sound was mixed AND most notably, the first film with the sound designed specifically for Dolby’s new ATMOS surround sound system. The Stag Theater at Skywalker is one of the first […]

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SAN FRANCISCO GREEN FILM FESTIVAL March 3-6 2011

Tweet The First San Francisco Green Film Festival Includes Screenings of Over 60 Premiere Films From Around the Globe, Special Events, Parties, Panels And Educational Programs O Highlights include live satellite feed Q&A with iconic writer and environmentalist Margaret Atwood, and the West Coast premiere of Werner Herzog’s new feature documentary, visiting filmmakers from China, Sweden, […]

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What Would Darwin Think? Man vs Nature in the Galapagos

Tweet After Charles Darwin first visited the island archipelago of Galapagos in 1839, it took him another twenty years to decipher the scene he’d witnessed, the most perfectly preserved biodiversity on the planet. His theory of evolution – published 150 years ago – pulled back the curtain on a debate that had been simmering for […]

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Houses of Straw

Tweet Recently added to the Green Planet Films website Why build with straw? Straw is an annually renewable crop, available wherever grain crops are grown. It is indeed a waste product, much of which is currently burnt in the fields. The thick walls offer superior insulation value. With a natural plaster, straw bale walls ‘breathe,’ […]

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Rodos Ecofilm Festival, Greece

Tweet June 23-28, 2009. Rhodes Greece 7th Annual Over 100 short to feature length documentaries with environmental and ecology themes, will be screened at Rodos ecofilms, encouraging conservation issues and issues related with the natural, the human and the built environment. Prizes will be awarded to the films for their innovative approach in conservation issues […]

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Solar Power 4 Me

Tweet New into the Green Planet Films Catalog MAKE YOUR OWN FREE POWER FROM THE SUN! It’s easy and takes very little effort. No moving parts. Nothing toxic. Just hook up some solar panels and you are on your way to energy independence and saving money. You can even make money buy selling energy you […]

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Puneites will soon watch green films

Tweet From Mid Day By: Vivek Sabnis   Date:  2009-06-08   Place: Pune India Vasundhara Club, a film archive that will only host films on ecological themes, to open shop in the weeks ahead On the lines of the National Film Archives of India (NFAI), Pune is all set to get another film compilation. However, unlike NFAI […]

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