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Bag It
USA,  2010,  74min
Director: Suzan Beraza
An average guy makes a resolution to stop using plastic bags at the grocery store. Little does he know that this simple decision will change his life completely. He comes to the conclusion that our consumptive use of plastic has finally caught up to us, and looks at what we can do about it. Today. Right now.
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Cuba: The Accidental Eden

Cuba, USA, 2010, 60min
Director: Doug Shultz

Cuba may have been politically and economically restricted for the past 50 years, but its borders have remained open to wildlife for which Cuba’s undeveloped islands are an irresistible draw.
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Dirt! The movie

USA, 2009, 86 min

Directors: Bill Benenson, Gene Rosow

It tells the story of Earth's most valuable and underappreciated source of fertility--from its miraculous beginning to its crippling degradation.
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Luchando por la Vida Luchando por la vida: una historia del mar 

El Salvador, 5 min

Director: Carlos Riva. 

In the film, the voice of the Ocean tells the story of sea turtles, who are his beautiful and graceful daughters, living in deep waters but coming to beaches to lay their eggs as they have done for thousands of years. As the Ocean’s daughters face and overcome challenges to survive, they fulfill essential roles in maintaining ocean ecosystems, and through these roles, they support humankind. The Ocean points out that Salvadoran nesting beaches are especially important for Pacific hawksbill sea turtles and calls on Salvadorans to consider how important they are to this planet and how each of us can help save them from extinction.
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Journey to Planet Earth: Plan B: Mobilizing to Save Civilization

USA, 2011 - 83 min
: Hal Weiner
Called “one of the world’s most influential thinkers” by The Washington Post, environmentalist Lester Brown is the recipient of a MacArthur Genius Award, the United Nations Environmental Prize and Japan’s Blue Planet Prize. Shot on location in Beijing, Seoul, Tokyo, New Delhi, Rome, Istanbul, Ankara and Washington, D.C.,
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Ocean Voyagers
USA - 2007 - 72 min
: Joe Kennedy, Feodor Pitcairn
An ancient species and one of the largest animals ever to live on planet earth, Humpback Whales have been traveling – and singing their mesmerizing songs – throughout the world’s oceans for millions of years. Like the oceans themselves, what we know of Humpback’s lives is surprisingly little.
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Once Upon a Tide
USA - 2008 - 9 min
: Drew Takahashi
Working with award-winning filmmakers (Sea Studios Foundation) and animation studio (LAIKA/house) the Center for Health and the Global Environment at Harvard Medical School produced a 10-minute film that reconnects its audience to the importance of the marine environment for all life on Earth,
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Parque_N_este Parque Nacional del Este: Refugio de la naturaleza y cuna de la cultura
Dominican Republic
: Roberto Llerena
This documentary is a journey through all the park’s areas. It showcases its forests, the rocky surfaces, its many reefs of karstic topography, with countless embedded marine fossils.
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Play Again
Denmark, Norway, USA, 2010,  88 min
: Tonje Hessen Schei
One generation from now most people in the U.S. will have spent more time in the virtual world than in nature. New media technologies have improved our lives in countless ways.
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Plastic Bag

USA, 2009, 18 min
: Ramin Bahrani
In a not too distant future, a Plastic Bag goes on an epic journey in search of its lost Maker, wondering if there is any point to life without her. The Bag encounters strange creatures, brief love in the sky, a colony of prophetic torn bags on a fence and the unknown.
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The Economics of Happiness

USA, Nicaragua, France, Germany, UK, Australia, India, Thailand, Japan, China, 2011,  67min
: Steven Gorelick, Helena Norberg-Hodge, John Page
Economic globalization has led to a massive expansion in the scale and power of big business and banking. It has also worsened nearly every problem we face: fundamentalism and ethnic conflict; climate chaos and species extinction; financial instability and unemployment.
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The Last Lions

USA, Botswana, 2011, 88 min
: Dereck Joubert
Narrated masterfully by Jeremy Irons, the documentary is a saga of survival in a pitiless environment. After rival members of her tribe kill her mate, a resilient lioness named Ma di Tau escapes with her three cubs from hostile territory in Botswana’s Okavango wetlands.
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The Polar Explorer

Canada, 2011, 52 min
: Mark Terry
Sought by explorers for centuries as a possible trade route, Canada’s Northwest Passage was first navigated by Norwegian Roald Amundsen in 1903–1906, a true polar explorer. Amundsen was the first man to reach the South Pole as well.
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The Story of Stuff

USA, 2007, 21 min
: Louis Fox
With over 12 million on-line views, The Story of Stuff is one of the most widely viewed environmental-themed short films of all time. Since its release in December 2007, The Story of Stuff has been shown in thousands of schools, houses of worship, community events and businesses around the world.
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Vanishing of the Bees

USA, 2009, 90 min
: George Langworthy, Maryam Henein
Honeybees have been mysteriously disappearing across the planet, literally vanishing from their hives. Known as Colony Collapse Disorder, this phenomenon has brought beekeepers to crisis in an industry responsible for producing apples, broccoli, watermelon, onions, cherries and a hundred other fruits and vegetables.
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Where the Whales Sing

Bermuda, 2010,  60 min
: Andrew Stevenson
For the past three years Andrew Stevenson, with the help of his young daughter Elsa, has been researching and filming the humpback whales that migrate past Bermuda each spring.
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Wild Ocean

USA, 2010, 45 min
: Luke Cresswell, Steve McNicholas
The movie explores South Africa's coastline, and the apex predators that patrol its waters: sharks, dolphins, whales and man... their prey: the supershoal of billions of sardines that lurk in the deep cold waters of the Indian Ocean. This is where Africa meets the sea...
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