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Soya fields cut through rainforest

The Killing Fields – human rights abuses and environmental devastation in Paraguay’s soya fields

Andrew Wasley

13th October, 2009

Cheap meat has become a way of life in much of Europe, but the full price is being paid across Latin America as vast soya plantations and their attendant chemicals lead to poisonings and violence. Andrew Wasley reports more...
Pigs on a farm

Sick As A pig – the menace of MRSA linked to industrial pig farming

Another strain of MRSA is emerging from the factory farms of Northern Europe, and it is linked to the insatiable demand for cheap meat on our plates. The Ecologist Film Unit investigates more...
A salmon

The Greed of Feed – the hidden cost of your cheap farmed salmon

1st December, 2008

Andrew Wasley & Jim Wickens

A major investigation by the Ecologist reveals a host of unreported environmental and social costs linked to the fishmeal production industry in Peru more...

Giri Raja: the Forest King – reporting on the “wonder-chicken” hailed as a solution to feeding India’s poor

Andrew Wasley

7th August, 2008

It was bred to aid the rural poor, but one bird is also helping break industrialised farming’s stranglehold on India. Andrew Wasley meets the remarkable Giriraja more...

Melting Point – on the frontline of environmental activism

Andrew Wasley

13th July 2008

The Ecologist Film Unit's second release documents how espionage, news manipulation, legal threats and even violence have become the knee-jerk response of Government and big business to the increasingly vocal concerns of environmental protesters in the UK more...

Hell For Leather – investigating the leather industry in Bangladesh

Jim Wickens

1st June, 2008

Must-have handbags? shoes to die for? From cheap trinkets to luxury car interiors, Jim Wickens discovers the startling facts behind what we buy into when we buy leather goods more...
Ecologist Magazine June 1971

The Ecologist June 1971: No oil at Amlwch

The Ecologist

9th, June 2011

Forty years ago this month, Richard Thompson Coon reported on a proposed oil pipeline that would run through a picturesque Welsh island. But have we learned our lesson and stopped destroying natural habitat for the sake of oil? more...

Q&A: Helena Norberg-Hodge

Jemima Roberts

2nd March, 2011

Filmmaker, campaigner and environmental pioneer Helena Norberg-Hodge talks to Jemima Roberts about her latest film - The Economics of Happiness - the damage globalisation is doing, and what can be done to counter it

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1 minute to save the world

1 minute to save the world - Film Competition

Vi Nguyen

30th November, 2010

1minutetosavetheworld.com is an online film competition that encourages people from all over the world to submit a one minute length film about climate change. more...

The Ecologist guide to video activism

Eifion Rees

23rd November, 2010

The video camera is the weapon of choice for activists and campaigners around the world, with campaign films an effective way to get a message across and fight back against mainstream media bias. Here's our guide to taking your stand... more...

The Story of Stuff: Cosmetics

Matilda Lee

27th October, 2010

Annie Leonard is back with another installment of the Story of Stuff - this time taking an in-depth look at the cosmetics industry and how we are dying to be beautiful more...

How a new generation of eco-filmmakers are challenging broadcasting convention

Laura Sevier

26th October, 2010

From the Age of Stupid to the End of the Line, and next year's Just Do It, independent filmmakers are innovating with radical film subjects and creating whole new funding streams, reports Laura Sevier more...

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Undercurrents: the campaign film pioneers still setting the agenda

Eifion Rees

5th October, 2010

Eifion Rees reports on the video journalists producing environmental and social justice films that influence public opinion - and consistently get closer to the issues than the mainstream media more...

Just do it movie: direct action in the UK

Ecologist

6th July, 2010

A documentary that follows UK climate activists as they take on the combined forces of global capitalism, run-away climate change and the metropolitan police. Set for release in early 2011 more...
organoponic film

Organoponico! Cuba's response to food security

Claire Birch

6th November, 2009

Cuba's no democratic paradise, but the country could certainly teach the west a thing or two about sustainable, secure food production, as this new film demonstrates more...
Soya fields cut through rainforest

Killing fields: the true cost of Europe's cheap meat

Andrew Wasley

13th October, 2009

Cheap meat has become a way of life in much of Europe, but the full price is being paid across Latin America as vast soya plantations and their attendant chemicals lead to poisonings and violence. Andrew Wasley reports more...
Soya fields cut through rainforest

Killing fields: the true cost of Europe's cheap meat

Andrew Wasley

13th October, 2009

Cheap meat has become a way of life in much of Europe, but the full price is being paid across Latin America as vast soya plantations and their attendant chemicals lead to poisonings and violence more...
The Other CO2 Problem

The Other CO2 Problem

Kate Herbert

1st September, 2009

Students at Ridgeway School in Plymouth show concern for ‘the other CO2 problem’ in an award-winning animated film about ocean acidification more...
A Forest Garden Year DVD

A Forest Garden Year

Mark Anslow

29th June, 2009

Leading UK expert in agro-forestry Martin Crawford shares his knowledge of permaculture forest gardens in this new DVD more...
Director Franny Armstrong filming on top of a taxi

The Age of Stupid film premiere

Sylvia Rowley

15th March, 2009

“What I don’t understand is where does everybody else get their apathy from?” Franny Armstrong is out to change the minds of 250 million people... more...
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Al Jazeera Film: A Case of Global Proportions

Ecologist

11th June, 2009

Al Jazeera's five-part series, 'Corporations on Trial' looks at some of the rapidly growing law suits across the world today. more...
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The End of the Line film

Ecologist

8th June, 2009

The End of the Line is the first major feature documentary film revealing the impact of overfishing on our oceans
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A Time Comes - A film by Nick Broomfield

Ecologist

4th June, 2009

In 2007 six Greenpeace activists attempted to shut Kingsnorth coal-fired power station in Kent but were served a High Court injunction by a police helicopter. more...
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Al Jazeera Film: People & Power - Dumping Ground

Ecologist

20th May, 2009

Al Jazeera's five-part series, 'Corporations on Trial' looks at some of the rapidly growing law suits across the world today. more...
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Fishy business

Andrew Wasley and Jim Wickens

1st December 2008

The coastal towns and villages of Peru are being blighted by an industry that has sprung up to satisfy the West’s voracious appetite for fish – now marine life, human health and whole ecosystems are paying the price. The Ecologist Film Unit investigates
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