Multi-Media: Recycling Related Video & Audio Clips
CAW in the News:
- Plague of Plastic Chokes the Seas. Los Angeles Times, August 2, 2006. Multi-media by Kenneth R. Weiss, Times Staff Writer. On Midway Atoll, 40% of albatross chicks die, their bellies full of trash. Swirling masses of drifting debris pollute remote beaches and snare wildlife.
- The Story of Stuff. This 20-minute documentary offers an informative and entertaining look at the "stuff" that our society produces, consumes, and disposes. The Story of Stuff "exposes the connections between a huge number of environmental and social issues, and calls us together to create a more sustainable and just world. It'll teach you something, it'll make you laugh, and it just may change the way you look at all the stuff in your life forever."
- Pelagic Plastics Video: Synthetic Seas. Short documentary that explores scientific investigation regarding the "explosive increase" of plastic debris in the world's ocean. Synthetic Sea depicts how this plastic menace is negatively impacting sea life in increasingly alarming ways. Produced by the Algalita Marine Research Foundation
- Alphabet Soup: Plastic in the Marine Environment. Short 13-minute documentary featuring the Capt. Charles Moore and the Algulita marine research vessel.
- Gone Tomorrow: The Hidden Life of Garbage. This is a short 19-minute documentary about recycling and waste in the U.S. Base on the book of the same name by Heather Rogers.
- Global Warming Statistics. Under 2-minute summary of global warming facts.
- Point of Return. A 17-minute documentary that illustrates what happens to recyclables after they leave the curb and explores sustainable choices with regard to local, regional, and international consequences.
- Ocean Defenders. Greenpeace explores the impact of trash on our oceans in the middle of the Pacific onboard the Esperanza. They discover that the real impact of plastic on our oceans is still unfolding. and how our everyday actions on land are helping destroy life at sea.
- Plastic Debris, Rivers to Sea. Watch a short six minute clip of the film from the Algalita Marine Research Foundation, which describes the land-based sources of plastic debris and trash in the marine environment.
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