1. Last Stand on the Island

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    from Evan Abramson / Added

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    Last Stand on the Island tells the story of a French-Native American community determined to survive on a sinking island off Louisiana's Gulf Coast. After five hurricanes in the last decade, twenty four families remain, and they refuse to go. Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/laststandontheisland Web: http://laststandontheisland.com Email: laststandfilm@gmail.com

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    • bike>car

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      This video is about going green

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      • Awakening the Dreamer, Changing the Dream, 15 minute trailer

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        from Vivian Dittmar / Added

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        This 15 minute film tells the story of the Awakening the Dreamer, Changing the Dream Symposium and how the Pacha Mama Alliance is writing a new chapter in the history of encounters between the modern world and the indigenous world. German subtitles have been added by Next Culture Training Center. THANK YOU!

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        • Baltimore high school students stun school board with rap on environmental injustice!

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          There is a plan to build the nations' largest incinerator less than a mile away from our schools here in Baltimore. Our community already has the most air pollution in Maryland and our lives are cut short because of where we were born. We learned that Baltimore City Public Schools are in a contract to buy energy from the incinerator. On Tuesday, May 27th we went to the school board meeting to let them know that the incinerator is failed development and that we need to work together to stop it. The health of our community needs to be put first, we demand Fair Development! We wrote this song to send the message that we can stand up and make a choice! Free Your Voice Anthem Written and performed by Double Impact; Audrey and Leah Rozier Verse 1: 18 year old girl living in a world where no one cares about the safety of this girl I'm disgusted, I can't believe we trusted the world but it's not too late to be adjusted Money money money that seems to be the anthem Destroying the world and always taking it for granted No more green, only buildings and all that I can see is landfills and We have our rights according to the amendments But why do we feel like we've been so resented Ignored, shoved to the side where opinions don't matter where opinions only die It's time to stand up, let our voices be heard Incinerator move cause you're not preferred It's about that time, to make the choice Imma stand up and free my voice Chorus: It'll all get better, we can change the world And it starts with music, get your message heard You've gotta free your voice, from all the boys to the girls It'll all get better, we can change the world Verse 2: This life starts with the air that we breathe And trying to succeed Not the air that we need The eye is deceived But with all this pollution Instead of giving does all of the killing How many do we need Until the smoke clogs up and we can't feel our chest With everyone competitive Just worried bout the money When you think opportunity The air quality will help and keep you livin It's like good deeds are forbidden And everyone is looking to take Not knowing that the bad polluted air If the incinerator takes away a breath Until there is nothing thats left And the ones who don't catch the symptoms Are considered blessed It time for change Before our planet gets destroyed Before death, is something we cannot avoid The time is now before we don't have a choice So let's stand tall together, and free our voice

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          • PASTAZA - trailer

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            from Alianza Arkana / Added

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            A film for people who care about water and life; PASTAZA illuminates the reality of the indigenous peoples who live in the Peruvian Amazon, in zones of severe contamination resulting from almost half a century of oil exploitation. This film chronicles their struggle for well-being and the determination of their federations to raise the voices of their people, demanding justice. Watch the film! Join the movement! http://www.pastazafilm.com

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            • American Public Health Association: Environment • Health • You

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              How did we get here, where are we going? This short film presents a historical overview of public and environmental health in the United States over the past century. It's a complex story of the interconnections between air, water, soil, food production and distribution, chemicals, population, climate change, national, state and local policy, and communities taking their health into their own hands. Learn about the success and challenges, regulations and radical changes this country has seen in the past century. Co-Produced by Deborah Fryer and Jill Litt Written, Edited, and Directed by Deborah Fryer

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              • UCL GCSC Urban Drainage

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                A short film on London's main drainage. Starting with Bazalgette's construction of London's embankment and ending with green roofs in The City, this film explores how technical knowledge shapes our cities and creates habits of resource consumption that prove hard to break. The narrative is driven by interviews with three UCL academics who bring historical, engineering and anthropological insights to the study of urban infrastructure. The film was shot on locations built for the Victorian sewage system including Embankment Park and Abbey Mills Pump House. Part of the film was shot on the green roof of Eversheds' London HQ. The film uses archive images from The Wellcome Library and music by Air Tone. Some of the points raised: The challenge of implementing sustainable futures for cities Sustainable urban drainage systems Shifting cities between linear and circular metabolisms The Thames TIdeway Tunnel (Super sewer)

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                • The Soul of Green: Greening the Ghetto

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                  Watch this premier episode of Soul of Green for an exclusive interview with environmental justice pioneer Majora Carter, founder of Sustainable South Bronx. We caught up with her on the site of her historic project which cleaned-up an environmental catastrophe on the shores of the Bronx River.

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                  • Van Jones - Green For All: The Next American Economy

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                    Speech by Van Jones, environmental advocate, human rights activist, and attorney. Jones is a co-founder of three non-profit organizations. In 1996, he founded the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights, a California non-governmental organization (NGO) working for alternatives to violence. In 2005, he co-founded Color of Change, an advocacy group for African Americans. In 2007, he founded Green For All, a national NGO dedicated to "building an inclusive green economy strong enough to lift people out of poverty." His first book, The Green Collar Economy, was released on October 7, 2008, and reached number 12 on the New York Times Best Seller list. In 2008, Time magazine named Jones one of its "Heroes of the Environment".

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                    • Delhi Waste Wars

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                      Delhi Waste Wars An EJOLT Video. Directed by Leah Temper and edited by Siobhan McKeown (e:d.i.t) A battle is brewing in Delhi, India over access and control to garbage. For decades, informal wastepickers and recyclers have turned garbage into cash. They cost the government and taxpayer nothing, yet they significantly reduce the waste sent to already overflowing landfills, improve recycling rates and “cooling the earth” by reducing carbon emissions. But recent government plans to privatize trash collection have put the livelihoods of the wastepickers under threat. Meanwhile, new plans to build incinerators funded by carbon credits mean the resources the recyclers depend on may soon go up in smoke. This documentary takes a street-eye view, charting the wastepickers´ struggle for their rights and recognition, and gaining a local perspective on how to create a truly sustainable waste management system in one of the world´s biggest and most densely populated cities. For more information & Environmental Justice resources visit www.ejolt.org For more information on alternatives to incineration: GAIA: www.no-burn.org

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