There's a frozen seed bank in Norway filled with thousands of crop seeds from around the world. How did they get there, and why? Seeds of Time is a new documentary that shows us just how important crop diversity, and the work we do to preserve it, is to the future of human civilization. Here's why it's worth a watch.
Shored Up documents the destructive folly of unchecked coastal development and the unwinnable battle being waged by the nation's coastal communities against rising seas and shifting sands.
Elemental, a new documentary about eco-warriors Rajendra Singh, Eriel Deranger and Jay Harman premieres this week in New York City. The film offers a glimpse into the lives of three regular people on personal journeys of epic proportions to save the environment.
Water is a theme that runs through all forms of popular culture, from books to myths to Hollywood and international films, with a growing number of shorter video pieces posted online at YouTube and similar sites. Peter Gleick went to the trouble of assembling a list of movies that feature water as a theme, either in the background or a main theme. It's a great way to look at movies.
Is Promised Land a movie about fracking? Or is it a movie about the lengths we're willing to go to to save our small towns? The film asks the question. This review can help you find an answer.
This week Prop. 37, an initiative to label GM foods, got an inspiring - and surprising - endorsement from Troy Roush, a conventional farmer featured in Food Inc. Roush grows GM corn and soybeans, but strongly believes that labels benefit the farmer as well as the consumer.
The food, water and energy nexus is made a lot more approachable when presented in an animated video with a soothing, English-accented narrator.
We can’t help but feature another episode of our favorite energy efficiency odd couple, The Energy Bills, as they learn how to save more watts and dollars.
Physicist, feminist philosopher and passionate environmental advocate Vandana Shiva appeared on Bill Moyers' show, Moyers and Company, talking seeds, GMOs and complicity in the "war on Earth". Prime viewing, yes? Check it out here.
"Last Call at the Oasis" introduces us to a very different set of heroes; real life idols fighting against the global water crisis, a more formidable foe than what "The Avengers" are up against.
In her new movie "Last Call at the Oasis," Oscar-winning filmmaker Jessica Yu trains her lens on the world water crisis, with a particular emphasis on the United States - a nation that is little aware of its burgeoning water quality and quantity problems.
250 science high school students saw a preview of the soon-to-be released water documentary Last Call at the Oasis. In this podcast we talk with Kai Olson-Sawyer about the screening.
World Water Day 2012 is Thursday, March 22. Find out what's going on and what you can do to celebrate our most precious resource.
Just five years ago, director Chris Paine asked "Who Killed the Electric Car?" With his new film, "Revenge of the Electric Car," we get the inside story of how the EV has been reborn.
The Last Mountain, a scathing documentary about mountaintop removal mining, details the many injustices bestowed by the coal industry upon the very people it claims to support.
So many films feature energy as a theme that Dr. Michael Webber assembled a presentation that examines how energy production and consumption and our views about energy have changed over time.