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Ecologist Film Unit Coughing up coal

Sarah Stirk, Link TV / Ecologist

19th May, 2014

Champa from Dibulganj Village, is suffering from Tuberculosis. Photo: Sarah Stirk. The Ecologist & Link TV investigate India's growing addiction to coal. more...

EFU film Blood harvest: Coca Cola challenged over orange trade linked to 'exploitation and squalor'

Andrew Wasley

24th February, 2012

oranges migrant workers coca cola The manufacturer of Fanta is being urged to help address the poor conditions and low wages endured by some African migrant workers harvesting oranges in southern Italy. Andrew Wasley reports from Rosarno more...

EFU film UK tourists fuelling brutal live elephant trade between Burma & Thailand

The Ecologist

23rd July, 2012

Worker's torture a recently captured baby elephant. An illegal cross-border trade in endangered wild Asian elephants to serve Thailand's tourist industry is threatening the future of the species, an undercover investigation by the Ecologist Film Unit (EFU) has revealed more...

EFU Film Grinding Nemo: what's the real cost of your prawn curry?

20th September, 2012

The Ecologist

Labour abuses in the shrimp industry The tropical shrimp industry in Thailand exploits both people and the environment, a major new film by the Ecologist Film Unit, Link TV and Swedwatch reveals more...

Ecologist Film Unit

Investigative films on key environmental and climate change issues from the Ecologist Film Unit more...

EFU film The carbon con: investigating the true cost of offsetting

Ecologist

1st December, 2011

Coal The Ecologist investigates allegations a coal power project in India, approved under the UN's Clean Development Mechanism, is destroying forests and livelihoods more...

EFU Film: Food speculation – how betting on food commodities fuels Mexico’s tortilla crisis

Tom Levitt

13th September, 2011

Corn seller A surge in financial speculation on maize is causing vastly inflated prices for corn tortillas - a sacred staple in Mexico - and threatening the health and livelihoods of the country's poor. Tom Levitt investigates more...

EFU Film Fracking Hell – the environmental costs of the new US gas drilling boom

30th November, 2010

Jim Wickens

The gas stored in the Marcellus Shale formation is the subject of desperate drilling to secure US domestic energy supplies. But the process involved - hydraulic fracturing - is the focus of a bitter dispute over environmental damage and community rights more...

EFU Film: Sour Milk – undercover inside the US intensive dairy industry

Jim Wickens

21st September 2010

With planning permission for Britain's biggest dairy at Nocton about to be re-submitted, The Ecologist travels to California to examine intensive milk production - and finds factory farms, conflict, intimidation, pesticides, pollution and small-scale farmers driven out of business... more...

EFU Film: Dwindling forests, dwindling futures – how forest dwellers being ignored by the Bangladeshi Government

A new Ecologist-produced film - to be screened by campaigners from the Forest People's Programme at the forthcoming Convention on Biological Diversity meeting in Japan - highlights how the rights of indigenous peoples and their sustainable use of natural resources are being ignored by the Bangladesh Government more...

EFU Film: Selling The Sea – revealing Indonesia’s little-known plans to privatise huge swathes of coastline for aquaculture

Jim Wickens

In an exclusive investigation, the Ecologist Film Unit reveals the impact of Indonesia's plans to privatise its entire 90,000 km coastline more...

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

Andrew Wasley

13th October, 2009

Soya fields cut through rainforest 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...

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

Pigs on a farm 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...

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

1st December, 2008

Andrew Wasley & Jim Wickens

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

EFU Film: 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...

Video

Burned: Merthyr's fight for clean air and green jobs

The Ecologist

27th June, 2011

Pollution What would you do if an American company planned to site a huge incinerator - bigger than the Millennium Stadium - above your town? How would you feel if you knew that no existing technology could prevent that incinerator pumping out toxic chemicals? more...

Barbie toy includes packaging from Indonesia deforestation

Ecologist

9th June, 2011

barbie Greenpeace claim packaging for the barbie doll is produced using timber from critically endangered Indonesian rainforest more...

Audio

Ethiopian PM Meles Zenawi: a 'Western stooge'?

Phil England

17th December, 2009

copenhagen map African nations react angrily to a funding compromise struck by the newly appointed head of the African delegation, Prime Minister Meles Zenawi. Listen to his speech, and the reaction more...

Bolivia's Pablo Solon: 'how do you compensate Mother Earth?'

Phil England

16th December, 2009

copenhagen map The Bolivian ambassador to the UN, Pablo Solon, explains why over 100 countries are now backing a proposal to acknowledge the rights of nature in a climate change agreement more...

Ecologist Film Unit

Ecologist Film Unit Coughing up coal

Sarah Stirk, Link TV / Ecologist

19th May, 2014

Champa from Dibulganj Village, is suffering from Tuberculosis. Photo: Sarah Stirk. The Ecologist & Link TV investigate India's growing addiction to coal. more...

EFU Film Fracking Hell – the environmental costs of the new US gas drilling boom

30th November, 2010

Jim Wickens

The gas stored in the Marcellus Shale formation is the subject of desperate drilling to secure US domestic energy supplies. But the process involved - hydraulic fracturing - is the focus of a bitter dispute over environmental damage and community rights more...

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