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Lake Invaders: The Fight for Lake Huron

Tweet The third largest freshwater lake on the planet has been invaded by numerous exotic species over the last century. A new documentary film produced by Grand Valley State University faculty and students explores the threat to the ecosystem and some innovative solutions. Produced by documentary filmmaker, John Schmit, Lake Invaders: The Fight for Lake […]

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EPA Hosts Video Competition to Promote ‘Three Rs’ of Consumer Waste

Tweet If you ever wanted to make a trashy video, now is your chance! Cash prizes too… WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is sponsoring a video contest that challenges filmmakers to produce short, creative videos that highlight the “Three Rs” of individual consumption: reduce, reuse, and recycle. The agency is accepting submissions for […]

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SCRAPHOUSE San Francisco

Tweet The impossible white knuckle 6 week Design-Build challenge is now on DVD. ScrapHouse was a temporary demonstration home, built entirely of salvaged material on Civic Center Plaza adjacent to San Francisco City Hall. Challenge 1: Design Rethinking a standard single-family home floor plan, the ScrapHouse Design Team generated an elegant design solution, inspired by […]

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WALDEN: The Ballad of Thoreau

Tweet New DVD is a two act, one set play about the last two days Henry David Thoreau spent in his cabin at Walden Pond. The play takes place in September, 1847. Thoreau, a young man of 30, has contemplated his life and his place on this earth for the last two years and two […]

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GREEN by Patrick Rouxel wins Best of Festival at Jackson Hole

Tweet Hauntingly poetic, GREEN, a film about tropical rainforest destruction in Indonesia is awarded both Best of Festival and Best Conservation Film at the recent 2009 Jackson Hole International Wildlife Festival. You can watch it now at Green Planet Films or GREENthefilm.com. Multi award winning. Her name is GREEN, she is alone in a world […]

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More films on Crude Oil

Tweet The current state of oil and energy cannot possibly be captured in one film.  Here are a few more documentaries about crude which together can create a comprehensive guide. CRUDE The Incredible Journey of Oil From the food on our tables to the fuel in our cars, crude oil seeps invisibly into almost every […]

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CRUDE INDEPENDENCE: small town, big oil

Tweet New film about oil drilling in North Dakota releases on DVD September 21, 2009 Currently in the film festival circuit, Crude Independence is a documentary film about the heartland in the process of transplanting itself, and the new heart is pumping oil. In 2006, the United States Geological Survey estimated there to be more […]

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US Embassy London: The Sea Turtle and the Green Film Series

Tweet Willy the  off course sea turtle found in England hitched a free ride on American Airlines accompanied by a BBC film crew earlier this summer. In January 2007, a young “Kemp’s Ridley” sea turtle that began life in the warm waters off the southern United States got very lost.  She swam all the way […]

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Serious Green: Movies That Go Beyond Food Inc

Tweet SERIOUS EATS Tressa Eaton has compiled a terrific list of food related films. Comments to her post offer an even broader selection. If you are serious about food, and serious about what you eat and how its grown, take a peek at her post, first paragraph below: This summer’s Food, Inc. has brought food […]

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Films on Stripmining and Mountaintop Removal Mining

Tweet Steve Fesenmaier, a research librarian at the West Virginia Library Commission with a long history in films and public libraries, has compiled a comprehensive list of coal mining films.

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