Let’s watch a few eco-films!
    23 May 2022

    Plastic Planet, 2009 We live in the age of plastic. It’s cheap and practical, and it’s everywhere – even in our blood. But is it safe for us? This exciting, informative documentary takes us on a journey around the world: from the Moroccan Sahara to the mid-Pacific, from a factory in China to the highest […]

    Is this Zaha Hadid-designed building a blueprint for the carbon neutral ‘office of the future’?
    09 May 2022

    Among the sand dunes outside of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates, a long, sinuous concrete and glass structure emerges from the surrounding desert – and the people responsible for it are calling it the “office of the future”. The newly-completed building from Zaha Hadid Architects will be home to the headquarters of environmental management […]

    Tuvalu FM urges countries to take greater responsibility for climate change to save island nations
    13 Apr 2022

    ABU DHABI, 4th April, 2022 (WAM) — Countries should cut down on their greenhouse gas emission and take greater responsibility for problems created by climate change to save island nations like Tuvalu from extinction, said the country’s senior official. In an interview with the Emirates News Agency (WAM), Simon Robert Kofe, Tuvalu’s Minister of Justice, […]

    Springs, wells dry up across Iraqi Sulaimani province
    01 Sep 2021

    Springs and wells are drying up across Iraqi Sulaimani province. Locals say it’s a disaster unlike anything they’ve seen before, Rudaw reports. “I was born in 1952. I have never seen this springhead in this way. I have always been here, except during the eight years of the Iran-Iraq war,” said Fatih Salim, who owns […]

    Conveyor stop? Why the Gulf Stream is slowing down and what it threatens the planet
    24 Jun 2021

    For more than a thousand years, the natural conveyor belt, which is important for the planet, has been working properly in the Atlantic. But humanity has spoiled it. In what way – let’s check the Chas News survey. Do you believe in the fountain of eternal youth? Most likely not, because it is difficult for […]

    Robert Hunter, Greenpeace co-founder: environmentalist and “media bomb” lover

    We strongly recommend the film “How to Change the World” which is dedicated to the first public action of the movement, which will later be named Greenpeace. The movie depicts the voyage that caused the cancellation of the American nuclear test program in the Aleutian Islands and laid the foundations for a new, active and […]

    Seaspiracy. The fishing industry is more harmful to the environment than plastic

    Let’s watch a new Netflix documentary and learn about the impact of commercial fishing. Fishing nets pollute the world’s oceans and harm marine life more than plastic tubes. Dolphins do not suffer the most from dolphinariums, but from being caught in nets while fishing. Fish farms are no better, because they create a lot of […]

    ‘Green Tribe’: journey across the world with a stool

    In the years 2005 to 2019 the story of travelers who founded the ‘Green Tribe’ NGO unfolded before my eyes. These people were engaged in ‘pure art’ and performing. They set the goal of travelling to the four oceans, and then they dreamed of a nature reserve foundation in the north-east of Ukraine. I will […]

    Two European cinematic perspectives on the lives of African peasants

    There are two notable films on environmental and social issues in Africa, ‘Thank you for the rain’ and ‘Makala’. Let’s consider each of them separately. Makala is a movie at the intersection of the social and the landscape-contemplative topics. An hour and a half of screen time takes us to the Democratic Republic of the […]

    What’s new about plastic and water resources? Few eco-movies to watch

    The Dark Side of the Chew, 2014 Everyone has chewed gum, but most of us ignore the fact that their composition is similar to plastic. In addition, there are traces of chewing gum everywhere: on the streets, in schools, on public transport. Watch this movie to find out how chewing gum affects our culture, threatens […]