Tag: movies

Q&A with Revolution’s Elizabeth Mitchell and Billy Burke

Written by | April 29th, 2013

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Why is protecting the planet important to you? We sit down with NBC Revolution’s Elizabeth Mitchell and Billy Burke, two actors who are no strangers to going green, about their appreciation for nature and how they’re leaving lighter footprints on our planet.

Hollywood Turns the Yellow Brick Road Green

Written by | February 28th, 2013

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The Nature Conservancy explored on the set of “Oz: The Great and Powerful” to find out how Hollywood incorporates environmentally friendly practices during production.

Five Movies That Will Make You Want to Get Outdoors

Written by | July 12th, 2012

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Blockbuster movie season is in full swing and it’s the perfect time to highlight nature on the big screen. Actor Kyle Howard shares his top 5 must-see flicks.

Would the Titanic Still Sink in 2012?

Written by | March 23rd, 2012

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April 15 marks the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic. Could this ship navigate today’s changing oceans? Our scientist explains how climate change may actually be responsible for more icebergs in the ocean.

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, March 20

Written by | March 20th, 2012

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Good morning! Caffeinate, read a green news story, repeat.

  1. Can the climate-ravaged world of “The Hunger Games” help rouse kids into action? (Grist)
  2. Flower power! This cheerful sunflower charges your electronics. (TreeHugger)
  3. Poachers have killed 135 endangered South Africa rhinos — in 2012. (Care2)
  4. Mountain pine beetles cause double trouble to pine forests. (Green)
  5. Nine of the world’s most majestic rivers are in peril. (Mother Nature Network)

Hollywood’s Unsung Hero: Nature

Written by | February 22nd, 2012

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The Academy Awards are this Sunday and we noticed a category missing from the list: best celebration of nature in a movie. Here are four Oscar-worthy films that we’d like to nominate for this green award.

Cool Green Morning: Monday, December 19

Written by | December 19th, 2011

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It’s Monday. [Scuba] dive in and read some green news!

  1. The world’s coral reefs are in danger, but there is one anomaly: the Gardens of the Queen. (CBS News)
  2. The wine industry feels the effects of climate change. (Yale Environment 360)
  3. Should media companies that film the natural world re-invest their profits in conservation? (Scientific American)
  4. Some environmental groups use pressure tactics to get their point across. (Green)
  5. Boston attempts to filter diesel construction equipment. (Boston Globe)

Today’s Greatest Fashion Comebacks

Written by | November 10th, 2011

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Our scientists came up with a list of nature’s greatest comebacks and that got us thinking of other big ones. Here are some hot styles that you thought were long gone.

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