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Environment, Food & Sustainability: watch-listen

No set of issues is more vital today than climate change and access to clean water, healthy foods and fertile land. Nature in all of its bounty is being sequestered at an unprecedented rate, creating life-threatening borders between greed and need. What does a just and sustainable future look like?

Intermarché – “Inglorious Fruits and Vegetables”

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Intermarché launched the Inglorious Fruits&Vegetables, a film, print, poster and radio campaign, celebrating the beauty of the Grotesque Apple, the Ridiculous Potato, the Hideous Orange, the Failed Lemon, the Disfigured Eggplant, the Ugly Carrot, and the Unfortunate Clementine.

Decolonizing Diet Project

Marty Reinhardt talks about the Decolonizing Diet Project that the NMU Center for Native American Studies is researching and implementing. http://decolonizingdietproject.blogspot.com/  

Fast food wars–the fight for $15

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Tsedeye Gebreselassie from “The National Employment Law Project,” joins Joy Reid to discuss the fight for better working wages for fast food worker. Watch here. The Reid Report 05/15/14

Bringing Gardens to the Food Desert

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A group of urban farmers in a lower-income Brooklyn neighborhood has taken on the community’s lack of access to healthy food.  

Puerto Rico’s Eco-Farmers Go Back to the Land

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Young people all over Puerto Rico are heading back to the land and starting organic farms up in the mountains, growing everything from coffee to kale. Listen here.

Saving the Earth from Ourselves

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Kumi Naidoo, Greenpeace International Executive Director, discusses the politics of climate change and the urgency of environmental activism.  

When Industry Manipulates Science

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Bill Moyers speaks with David Rosner and Gerald Markowitz, two public health historians, and Richard Lemen, the director of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, about the U.S. vinyl chloride industry’s attempts to cover up scientific research with … Continue reading

One Night in Bhopal

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One Night in Bhopal is a BBC documentary film about the chemical and gas disaster that took place in Bhopal, India in 1984.

Jimmy’s GM Food Fight

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Jimmy Doherty is on a mission to find out if GM crops really can feed the world. To find the answers, Jimmy is on a journey that will take him from the soy plantations of Argentina to the Amish farms … Continue reading

Seeds Of Death

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Seeds of Death, an award-winning documentary, exposes the lies about GMOs and pulls back the curtains to witness our planet’s future if Big Agriculture’s new green revolution becomes our dominant food supply.

Germany’s Coal Addiction

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Repost from the New York Times. This video investigates Germany’s current struggle to shift from brown coal to renewable energy.