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Environmental Books and Films

Years of Living Dangerously - TV Series Official Site - Showtime. Watch the first episode for free.

Years of Living Dangerously on Showtime

Everything we’ve been told about food and exercise for the past 30 years is dead wrong. FED UP is the film the food industry doesn’t want you to see. From Katie Couric, Laurie David (Oscar winning producer of AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH) and director Stephanie Soechtig, FED UP will change the way you eat forever.

Filmmakers Heather White & Lynn Zhang documented worker health and safety abuses at electronics factories in China in their film Who Pays the Price? The Human Cost of Electronics

Following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, VANISHING PEARLS chronicles the untold story of personal and professional devastation in Pointe a la Hache, a close-knit fishing village on the Gulf coast.

Mission Blue is a feature documentary about legendary oceanographer, marine biologist, environmentalist and National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Sylvia Earle, and her campaign to create a global network of protected marine sanctuaries.

See the Mission Blue Film! | Mission Blue

Damnation travels across America to explore the sea change in our national awareness that our own future is bound to the life and health of our rivers.

Watermark is a feature documentary that brings together diverse stories from around the globe about our relationship with water: how we are drawn to it, what we learn from it, how we use it and the consequences of that use.

Bikes may be simple machines, but don’t let that fool you: the growth in bicycling is an economic powerhouse. Author Elly Blue crunched the numbers and put them together in her new book Bikenomics. She found that bikes contribute more to our economy (and our health, environment, and well being) than she ever expected. www.earthshare.or...

The Wildlife-Friendly Vegetable Gardener

The Wildlife-Friendly Vegetable Gardener

In his stunning first book, veteran ski writer Porter Fox captures the 8,000-year-old sport of skiing, the miracle of snow and the shocking truth of how climate change could wipe out both in the next 75 years.

Deep - The Story of Skiing and the Future of Snow

The multi-award winning documentary Trashed, starring Jeremy Irons, looks at the risks to the food chain and the environment through pollution of our air, land and sea by waste.

Home - Trashed - Blenheim Films 2013

PEOPLE HABITAT: 25 Ways to Think about Greener, Healthier Cities

YEARS of LIVING DANGEROUSLY is a groundbreaking SHOWTIME® documentary event series exploring the human impact of climate change. Set to air in 2014.

This booklet will help you reduce stress and increase your personal fulfillment during this holiday season.

Transport Beyond Oil includes a range of transportation, planning, development and policy experts addressing the fact that 70 percent of the oil America uses each year goes to transportation, and ways to dramatically reduce that figure.

Urban Forests Case Studies: Challenges, Potential and Success in a Dozen Cities

An Excel-lent Evening for Urban Forests | American Forests

"Food is the new oil. Land is the new gold." Check out Lester R. Brown's new book on the geopolitics of food scarcity.

The Zero Footprint Baby: How to Save the Planet While Raising a Healthy Baby

The Zero Footprint Baby | Ig Publishing

This book offers step-by-step projects to help you achieve a healthier, greener and more sustainable home. Topics include rain collection, solar panels, food storage, wind-energy systems and more. || DIY Projects for the Self-Sufficient Homeowner

Ray outlines the basics of seed saving in The Seed Underground, but it is not a how-to book. It’s a call to action, which often reads like a lyrical love letter to the land and to varieties of squash and peas most of us have never tasted. “A seed makes itself. A seed doesn’t need a geneticist or hybridist or publicist. But it needs help, sometimes it needs a moth or a wasp or a gust of wind. Sometimes it needs a farm and it needs a farmer. It needs a garden and a gardener. It needs you.”

PBS films and digital properties have hundreds of environment-related assets, many of which you can watch for free online. From full-length streaming films to kids games, history, science interactives, news analysis, and story sharing, The Environment collection offers users a wide array of our most popular and most interesting green content.

WGBH American Experience | PBS . The Environment