ATO Collection: Our Planet Earth

ATO Collection: Our Planet Earth


Joanna Macy and the Great Turning

By weaving a story that takes place in deep time, from our ancestors to future generations, eco-philosopher, author and professor Joanna Macy helps us see our won lives in a broader context, and offers guidance for living with the uncertainty of these times and finding the strength and creativity to create a better world.

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Aghbalou: The Source of Water

AWARD WINNER – Water is essential for food security and livelihood, especially for the millions of rural poor who rely on agriculture. Aghbalou combines a local story of struggle with a global call to action against the growing challenge of sustaining water supplies in the face of an increasingly hostile climate.

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Kids Can Save The Planet

Dylan is a young filmmaker who went on a journey to learn all about plastic pollution and how it affects the planet. The success of his first film led him to create a series from a kid’s perspective about environmental issues our planet is facing. His goal is to reach kids worldwide and show them that they are not powerless, and that their daily actions will affect our future.

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Not Without Us

AWARD WINNER – Demonstrating the power of the masses to challenge Big Oil interests, Not Without Us is an all too timely document of the grassroots struggle for significant climate action. Taking place in the months leading  up to COP21 in Paris, the film chronicles activists from around the world and the different tactics they use to make their voices heard.

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Lube Job

AWARD WINNER – Produced by two veteran journalists, Lube Job uncovers the oil and gas industries role in what could be one of the greatest environmental catastrophes in modern times, an ecological tragedy that threatens to eradicate much of southern Louisiana, including its revered fishing trade and age-old way of life.

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The Future of Energy: Lateral Power to the People

The Future of Energy journeys across America to shine a light on the communities and individuals who are at the forefront of the clean energy revolution, taking practical steps to transition from fossil fuels to renewable power. The film illustrates that renewable power on a large scale is not just a dream, but a viable option already being implemented by many communities, cities and businesses.

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The Next Shale Revolution

The meteoric rise of shale over the past 2 decades has transformed the U.S. energy landscape and sent ripples through global markets. And it shows no signs of slowing down. From the big oil behemoths to the nimble but dominant players in the controversial space, this Bloomberg Television Special hosted by Alix Steel examines the history, the players, the environmental issues and the effects on the global oil market.

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Next Jobs: The Vertical Farmer

Growing kale in a high tech factory, Bowery Farming says its proprietary software can top the intuition of a seasoned farmer.

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BBC Motion Gallery: Animal Anarchists

Natural History series aimed at younger audiences who are interested in nature but perhaps turned off by the authoritative tone of popular NH output. We look at a variety of creatures and organisms that have adopted unusual survival strategies. This is the Natural World laid bare; it is ingenious, resourceful, ruthless, sometimes cruel but always amazing. The VO is wry, pithy, slightly mocking but in a knowing way that is always respectful.

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