Environment class assignment

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Watch TWO environmental documentaries and do a short write up for each one using the following guide. 

Answer the following questions:

  1. What is the environmental issue that is the focus of the documentary?
  2. Who, what, where does it impact and how?
  3. What is the filmmakers motivation? Why do they care about this issue?
  4. Do you also care about this issue and why?
  5. What is one instance/scene/bit of info in the film that surprised you?
  6. What is one thing you learned that you did not know before?
  7. What is one instance in the film that you questioned?
  8. How did the film make you FEEL?
  9. Would you recommend this film to a friend? Why or why not?
  10. What will you do, now that you are informed about this topic?

Documentaries list: 

Ocean

Blue (2017) -https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dg-tUZG2vsA (Links to an external site.)

Mission Blue (2014) – http://mission-blue.org/ 

The Breach (2014) – http://www.thebreachfilm.com/

México Pelágico (2014) – http://www.mexicopelagico.org/ - Note: This documentary is mainly in Spanish

Blackfish (2013) – http://blackfishmovie.com/

End of the Line (2009) – http://endoftheline.com/

The Cove (2009) – http://www.thecovemovie.com/ 

Sharkwater (2006) – http://www.sharkwater.com/ 

Land

Green Gold (2012) – http://topdocumentaryfilms.com/green-gold/

The Last Mountain (2011) – http://thelastmountainmovie.com/

Consequences of Suburbanization (2010) – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rPS1y81b1Bw

Dirt! The Movie (2009) – http://www.dirtthemovie.org/

Earth Days (2009) – http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/films/earthdays/

The Unforeseen (2007) – http://www.pbs.org/now/shows/324/index.html

Manufactured Landscapes (2006) – http://bit.ly/dUpRvD 

Freshwater

Water and Power:  A California Heist (2017) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B2_EmpQNvG4

Watermark (2013) – http://www.watchwatermarkermovie.com/

Last Call At The Oasis (2011) – http://www.lastcallattheoasis.com/

Blue Gold: World Water Wars (2008) – http://www.bluegold-worldwaterwars.com/  

Flow (2008) – http://www.flowthefilm.com/

Last Call At The Oasis – http://www.lastcallattheoasis.com/

Thirst! (2004) – http://www.thirstthemovie.org/

Fire Water (2011) – http://www.firewaterfilm.com/

Swim For The River (2006) – http://www.swimfortheriver.com/

Are We Running Dry? (2008) – http://www.runningdry.org/

Salmon: Running the Gauntlet (2011) – http://bit.ly/ozIr7w

Poisoned Waters (2009) – http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/poisonedwaters/

Consumption

Plastic Paradise (2014) – http://plasticparadisemovie.com/

Surviving Progress (2011) – http://survivingprogress.com/   

Tapped (2009) – http://www.tappedthemovie.com/

Bag It (2010) – http://www.bagitmovie.com/ 

Trashed (2012) – http://www.trashedmovie.com/

No Impact Man (2009) – http://www.noimpactdoc.com/ 

Garbage! (2007) – http://www.garbagerevolution.com/

Food

Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret (2014) - http://www.cowspiracy.com/

Fed Up! (2014) – http://fedupmovie.com/

Seeds of Time (2014) - http://www.seedsoftimemovie.com/

Forks Over Knives (2011) – http://www.forksoverknives.com/  Farmageddon (2011) – http://farmageddonmovie.com/

Dive! (2010) – http://divethefilm.com/  

Queen of the Sun (2010) – http://www.queenofthesun.com/

Fresh (2009) – http://www.freshthemovie.com/ 

A River of Waste (2009) – http://www.ariverofwaste.com/

Ingredients (2009) – http://www.ingredientsfilm.com/

Colony (2009) – http://www.colonymovie.com/

Vanishing of the Bees (2009) – http://www.vanishingbees.com/

Food Inc (2008) – http://www.foodincmovie.com/   

Meat the Truth (2008) – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2uTJsZrX2wI

Food Matters (2008) – http://www.foodmatters.tv/

Food Fight (2008) – http://www.foodfightthedoc.com/

King Corn (2007) – http://www.kingcorn.net/

Frankensteer (2005) – http://www.bullfrogfilms.com/catalog/frank.html

The Future of Food (2004) – http://www.thefutureoffood.com/

Deconstructing Supper (2002) – http://www.bullfrogfilms.com/catalog/decon.html

Energy

Coal Country (2009) – http://www.coalcountrythemovie.com/

Fuel (2008) – http://thefuelfilm.com/

Gasland (2010) – http://www.gaslandthemovie.com/

Gasland 2 (2013) – http://www.gaslandthemovie.com/

Crude (2009) – http://www.crudethemovie.com/  

Crude Impact (2006) – http://www.crudeimpact.com/

Collapse (2009) – http://www.collapsemovie.com/

Gashole (2010) – http://www.gasholemovie.com/

Energy Crossroads (2007) – http://www.energyxroads.com/

Who Killed The Electric Car? (2006) – http://www.whokilledtheelectriccar.com/

Revenge of The Electric Car (2011) – http://www.revengeoftheelectriccar.com/

Crude: The Story of Oil (History Channel) (2008) – http://shop.history.com/detail.php?p=70283

Burning The Future: Coal In America (2008) – http://www.burningthefuture.org/

Blind Spot (2008) – http://web.mac.com/dislexic/Site_2/Welcome.html

Environmental Justice Issues

The End of Poverty (2008) – http://www.theendofpoverty.com/

The Garden (2008) – http://www.thegardenmovie.com/

Milking The Rhino (2009) – http://milkingtherhino.org/

Be The Change (2008) – http://www.livinglightly.ca/BTC-trailer/

Oil On Ice (2004) – http://www.oilonice.org/ 

No Limits Vanguard: The Global Toilet Crisis (2010) – http://bit.ly/fqTWi2

Windfall (2010) – http://windfallthemovie.com/

A Snow Mobile for George (2008) – http://www.asnowmobileforgeorge.com/

Garbage Dreams (2009) – http://www.garbagedreams.com/

Trouble The Waters (2008) – http://www.troublethewaterfilm.com/

Up The Yangtze (2007) – http://films.nfb.ca/up-the-yangtze/

All In This Tea (2007) – http://www.allinthistea.com/

Zeitgeist Series (2007) – http://www.zeitgeistmovie.com/

Poison Fire (2008) – http://www.poisonfire.org/

Countdown to Zero (2010) – http://www.takepart.com/zero

Biodiversity

Chasing Coral (2017) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b6fHA9R2cKI

Racing Extinction (2015) - http://racingextinction.com/

Virunga (2014) – http://virungamovie.com/

National Geographic – Gabon: The Last Eden (2007) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hWQu279Jcr8 

Climate Change

An Inconvenient Sequal: Truth To Power (2017) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=huX1bmfdkyA

The Wisdom to Survive (2015) – http://olddogdocumentaries.org/shop/the-wisdom-to-survive/

Chasing Ice (2012) – http://chasingice.com/

How to Boil A Frog (2009) – http://howtoboilafrog.com/

Out of Balance (2010) – http://www.worldoutofbalance.org/

Hot Planet (2009) – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P-D0VEN4ZGo

The 11th Hour (2007) – http://topdocumentaryfilms.com/11th-hour/  

Carbon Nation (2010) – http://www.carbonnationmovie.com/

An Inconvenient Truth (2006) – http://www.climatecrisis.net/an_inconvenient_truth/about_the_film.php  

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