GIVEAWAY: Win a Business of Being Born DVD Prize Pack!

February 5, 2012 by  
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If you’re even thinking about having kids, the 2008 documentary The Business of Being Born is a must-see. The film explores the present childbirth and maternity care system, providing different perspectives on the various interventions that happen in hospitals during labor and delivery. The film’s producers have just released a new 4-part series, More Business of Being Born , taking a closer look at doulas, midwives, birthing options and VBACs. For a chance to win a Business of Being Born prize pack worth $109 , head over to our sister site Inhabitots. MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Abby Epstein , Alanis Morisette , Business of Being Born , Cindy Crawford , documentaries , Film , gisele bundchen , maternity , Melissa Joan Hart , More Business of being born , parenting , Ricki Lake

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Nurse Jackie, Futurama and CSI Vie for Environmental Awards

October 15, 2011 by  
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Futurama: aliens up for an environmental award? Who knew Edie Falco, Dr. John Zoidberg and Laurence Fishburne were greening television? With the 21st annual awards from the Environmental Media Awards on Saturday, October 15, documentaries, films and television shows will be up for the green seal of approval by the entertainment world’s eco org. Justin Timberlake will also get saluted this year. The EMA’s have honored James Cameron, Pierce Brosnan, Darryl Hannah and

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Al Gore Strongly Supports #Occupy Wall Street

October 14, 2011 by  
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Photo: World Economic Forum , Flickr , CC BY-SA The #OccupyWallStreet movement — which has now spilled into Brooklyn and inspired protests across the world — is gaining some high profile supporters. So far, notable backers have included Mark Ruffalo, Naomi Klein, Michael Moore, Kanye West, and Cornell West, among others. Now, Al Gore has voiced some power… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Oka! Movie: Endangered Music and People in the Heart of the Congo Forest (Interview)

October 13, 2011 by  
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Images courtesy of Olivia Bruynoghe / Roland Films Deep in the forests of central Africa live people who rely on those forests for survival. It is not a game or a TV reality show, and the jungle is not territory to be feared and overcome. Filmmaker Lavinia Currier wanted to document and celebrate how fully adapted people like the Bayaka Pygmies are to their natural environment. “Bayaka Pygmy culture is anarchistic and non-materialist, almost opposite to our, and yet the experience of hunter-gatherers still resonates with us, having been human’s way of life for most of our history,” she writes. Oka! , which means lis… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Chris Jordan Shoots Elephant Poaching in Kenya for Prix Pictet

October 10, 2011 by  
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Photo: prixpictet Bull elephant killed for his tusks, Namunyak Wildlife Conservancy Chris Jordan’s work may be familiar to TreeHuggers because he has been photographing environmental issues for years. He has depicted the ravages of the oceans, and many photos showing the horrors of mass-consumerism in the world. Now he has turned his talents to Africa. Winning the esteemed photography prize, the Prix Pi… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Last Chance to Help Bees and Get Ellen Page’s Autograph as Thanks. (Video)

May 6, 2011 by  
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Image credit: Vanishing of the Bees The Vanishing of the Bees documentary created a huge buzz over the plight of the honeybees, not least because it had the help of actress Ellen Page as narrator and spokesperson for our pollinator friends . But the makers of the movie are trying to take its impact to the next level, and they need your help today

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Are School Lunch Programs Being Cheated By Corporate Food Giants?

May 6, 2011 by  
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Image: Scott Ableman via flickr The USDA has said it plans for officials to start auditing the National School Lunch and Breakfast Programs in August to investigate claims that food-service companies including Sodexo, Aramark, and the Compass Group are (illegally) not passing rebate savings on to school districts. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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"Gasland’s" Oscar in Jeopardy?

February 12, 2011 by  
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Thirsty? An image from the documentary Gasland depicts the dangers of fracking. Of the worthy films up for Best Documentary at the Academy Awards this year, two focus on environmental issues

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End of Suburbia Director to Launch ResilientCITY – the Future of Our Cities (Video)

December 13, 2010 by  
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Image credit: Resilient Planet The End of Suburbia and its sequel, Escape from Suburbia, might just be the most influential documentaries within the environmental movement to be seen in recent years. True, they may not have achieved the mainstream success of An Inconvenient Truth , but I have met so many people whose worldview was profoundly shaken by film makers Gregory Greene and Barry Silverthorne and their uncom…

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Forced to Cut Back, One Die-Hard Bacon Lover Learns to See the Merit in a Bit of Moderation

June 18, 2010 by  
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Photo by lisatozzi via Flickr. In my social group of foreigners living in Istanbul , the high price of pork products — unpopular eats in a predominantly Muslim country — is a constant lament

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