Environment

The Age of Stupid

The Age of Stupid is a British film which was released back in 2009 by Franny Armstrong, director of McLibel. The documentary itself is semi-dramatised, featuring the actor Pete Postlethwaite who portrays a man who is living alone in the devastated world of 2055. Postlethwaite can be seen watching archive footage from the mid to late 2000's, as he asks the question "Why didn't we stop climate chan

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Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret

Hailed as a groundbreaking feature length documentary, this 2014 film, Cowspiracy, takes a unique look at the environmental issues we humans are faced with today, exploring the impact animal agriculture has on the environment, and questions the policies of many environmental organizations on this issue. Cowspiracy makes the claim that many of these organizations are failing to address the singl

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The Buzz Around Niue

Bee's pollinate about a third of the worlds food but all around the globe they are dying from colony collapse and diseases at an alarming rate. As scientists search for solutions there's a buzz around Niue, an isolated island nation in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, bee keepers have discovered abandoned hives there free from the issues seen throughout modern agriculture. In this film by Al Ja

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Sinkholes: Buried Alive

They can occur suddenly and catastrophically, they have swallowed cars, animals and people. They have destroyed homes and few an unlucky few have become graves. These are sinkholes, all across the globe enormous sinkholes have cracked the earths surface like an egg shell devouring every type of terrain with a destructive force that defies imagination. In Louisiana a 40 acer monster has been consum

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Whats Wrong With Our Weather?

Over the last few years it has been clear to see that Britain's weather has become quite a bit more extreme, especially the winter season. The winter of 2014 was the wettest on record, with deadly storms battering Britain for months, causing misery for millions with many costal towns seeing a dramatic increase in flooding and before this there was a run of cold winters, record breaking temperature

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Somerset: After the Floods

Moorland, Somerset, an English village like any other. But last year this quite ordinary place had an extraordinary experience. It was the wettest winter in 250 years. Storms brought misery to large parts of the country, but nowhere was hit worse hit than the Somerset Levels. In the space of 24 hours a lot of people from the area lost everything, their homes and lives were washed away. The area

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Our Rising Oceans: VICE on HBO

Vice have just entered their third season on HBO and the first episode in the series is all about climate change and how it is affecting our oceans. Founder of Vice, Shane Smith travels to Antarctica in order to see first hand how the rise in global temperature is increasing the overall melt rate of the largest ice mass on Earth. Antarctica itself holds 90% of the worlds ice and 70% of it's freshw

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Drop in the Ocean?

One of the biggest issues facing us humans today is Climate change but even still our political systems refuse to take action in order to reduce the overall damage we do. This films asks how will this change in climate affect Ireland and where does the country fit in with the overall global picture. By asking some of the leading environmental scientists, writers and activists, "Drop in the Ocean"

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Chasing Ice

Chasing Ice

Chasing Ice follows National Geographic photographer James Balog as he sets out across the Arctic in order to deploy several cameras, specifically designed to capture time-lapse footage with the goal of documenting how the landscape is changing over time due to the rapid melting of the world's glaciers.  

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