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Help Fund a Documentary on Haiti’s Long-Term Food Crisis

Heard much about post-quake Haiti recently? Probably not, unless you’re really digging for news on it… after the initial shock and horror, the cameras and reporters seemed to move on.  And even when they were there, they focused on the immediate crisis… very few dealt with any history that could’ve helped answer the question “How […]

Is Taking Care of Your Grass Making You Sick?

When dermatologist June Irwin first stood up in 1985 to speak at a Hudson, Quebec, town council meeting about the potential link between synthetic lawn pesticide and herbicide use and human and animal illnesses, she was written off as a flake. Irwin persisted, though, attending “every single town meeting in Hudson for six consecutive years […]

September 22nd

They Killed Sister Dorothy

Next Wednesday night, March 25th, tune into HBO2’s premiere of the documentary They Killed Sister Dorothy at 8 pm if you want to begin to understand the violence and injustice that surrounds the destruction of the Amazon rainforest. If you aren’t going to be home, then set your Tivo. I was fortunate enough to see Daniel […]

March 19th

College Students: Your Green Video Could be Worth $5000

Got a story, a camera, and some time over the holiday break? Get shooting — the National Geographic Preserve Our Planet College Film and PSA contest is underway. Contest winners can look forward to cash prizes, and screenings of their video the National Geographic Explorers gathering in June 2009. This year’s theme, “Together We Can […]

December 22nd

Saving More Than Souls: Religious Groups Seek “Renewal” for the Environment

Buddhist monks are ordaining trees. Future Jewish leaders are learning about sustainable living. Evangelical Christians are fighting mountain top removal. Muslims are giving away organic meat to the poor during Ramadan. These are just a handful of the stories told by veteran filmmakers Terry Kay Rockefeller and Marty Ostrow in their upcoming documentary, Renewal. RENEWAL […]

February 21st