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Top Enviro Films

10.  Tapped: 2009
Director Stephanie Soechtig’s examination of the bottled water industry’s “effects on our health, climate change, pollution, and our reliance on oil.”

9.  The 11th Hour:  2007
Narrated and produced by Leonardo DiCaprio, The 11th Hour takes a holistic look at the deluge of environmental problems currently facing our planet. Perhaps more than others of its ilk, The 11th Hour concerns itself with offering practical solutions, if only in theory, to the environmental truths it confronts.

8.  Fast Food Nation:  2006
“Do you want lies with that?” reads the tagline of Fast Food Nation, Richard Linklater’s feature-length adaptation of Eric Schlosser’s 2001 book with the same name.

7.  King Corn:  2007
King Corn is the tale of two best friends from college who travel to America’s heartland to plant and farm one of our nation’s most heavily subsidized crops: corn.

6.  Avatar:  2009
Ostensibly Fern Gully with guns and aliens, James Cameron’s 3-D blockbuster-to-end-all-blockbusters packs with its punch a surprisingly noble message: Don’t mess with nature, lest it mess back.

5.  An Inconvenient Truth:  2006
Former Vice President Al Gore’s groundbreaking[ly infamous] foray into documentary filmmaking, An Inconvenient Truth boasts two Oscars and one of the highest-ever box office grosses for a film of its kind.

4.  Earthlings:  2005
Narrated by animal rights advocate, lifelong vegan, and Academy Award-nominee Joaquin Phoenix, Earthlings utilizes hidden-camera footage to chronicle “the day-to-day practices of the largest industries in the world, all of which rely entirely on animals for profit.”

3.  Food, Inc:  2008
Robert Kenner’s Food, Inc. takes to task the notion that the modern-day food industry bears any resemblance to the bucolic, agrarian antecedent to which it professes kinship.

2.  WALL-E:  2008
Academy Award-winner for Best Animated Feature in 2009, Pixar Studios’WALL-E tells the story of a small waste-collecting robot who “inadvertently embarks on a space journey that will ultimately decide the fate of mankind.”

1.  Koyaanisqatsi:  1982
Part documentary, part avant-garde concept piece, Godfrey Reggio’s 1982 opus is a work of visual and aural art unlike any other.

Source: Blue Planet Green Living

Top Enviro Companies

  1. Vestas Wind Systems has more than 30 000 wind turbines generating electricity globally and its high-tech systems are 80 per cent recyclable. It also sources 68 per cent of its energy requirements from renewable sources.
  2. Svenska Cellulosa makes paper products and is Europe’s largest private forest owner, all of which is managed to FSC standard and all wood supplied to its mills to produce papers must meet FSC criteria.
  3. ABN-Amro
  4. MTR
  5. Ericsson
  6. Westpac Banking
  7. Kingfisher
  8. Phillps
  9. BT Group
  10. Matsushita

Source: Environmental Leader

Top CO2 Producers

  • Fires
  • Volcanic Emissions
  • Fossil Fuels
  • Animal Decay
  • Earth Itself

Top Organic Clothing

    Organic clothing is clothing made from materials raised or grown in compliance with organic agricultural standards. Examples of organic fibres used for textile production:
     
  • Cotton
  • Jute
  • Silk
  • Ramie
  • Bamboo
  • Wool

Latest Earth Fact

Earth is almost five billion years old, although life (resembling life as we know it) has only existed on the planet for the last 150 million to 200 million years. This means that life has only been present on Earth for only 5%-10% of its lifetime.

Latest Lifestyle Tip & Idea

Borrow seldomly used items such as ladders and chain saws.

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