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Hidden Secrets of the Florida Springs Director Bob Guiguere: ‘We wanted to share… these hidden treasures’

Florida-based independent filmmaker Bob Guiguere sat down with us to talk about his new documentary Hidden Secrets of Florida Springs, a Cinema Verde official selection. Guigere will be giving an audience Q&A after the screening of his film on Saturday, February 10th, at 6:57 pm.
Bob Guiguere directed his first documentary after he began to work […]

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The Environmental Toll Of Our Smart Tech Obsession

A smiling, talking fridge might seem fun. But what happens when it has said all it has to say?
via The Environmental Toll Of Our Smart Tech Obsession | HuffPost.

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Documentary Film Nerve Covers Environmental Activist Craig Williams’ Historic Fight for the Responsible Disposal of Chemical Weapons

By Daniel Salazar

We sat down for an interview with environmental activist Craig Williams, the subject of documentary film Nerve, a Cinema Verde official selection. During the interview, Williams discusses how he got involved with activism, his current efforts, and his historic fight against the incineration of chemical weapons. 
Upon his return from military service during the Vietnam […]

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What Happens When One Of The World’s Biggest Cities Doesn’t Recycle

“In Shanghai, an army of secret recyclers has been credited with keeping mountains of trash out of the city’s landfills.”
via What Happens When One Of The World’s Biggest Cities Doesn’t Recycle | HuffPost.

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Even Breathing Is A Risk In One Of Orlando’s Poorest Neighborhoods

People inhale soot and noxious fumes from the car-laden highways encircling their historically black community.
via Even Breathing Is A Risk In One Of Orlando’s Poorest Neighborhoods | HuffPost.

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Air Pollution Is Killing Millions Around The Globe Each Year

It’s not listed on death certificates, but it’s still considered “one of the great killers of our age.”
via Air Pollution Is Killing Millions Around The Globe Each Year | HuffPost.

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Trump Touts ‘Beautiful, Clean Coal’ And Fails To Link Disasters To Climate Change

“We have ended the war on American energy, and we have ended the war on beautiful, clean coal.”
via Trump Touts ‘Beautiful, Clean Coal’ And Fails To Link Disasters To Climate Change | HuffPost.

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An Interview with Standing Rock, Take Me From the River Director Denny Rauen

By Caitlin Morin
Denny Rauen, director of Standing Rock, Tame Me from the River talked to us about his new documentary in this exclusive interview. Rauen will attend Cinema Verde and hold an audience Q&A after the screening of his film.
 

One day Denny Rauen found himself protesting against the Dakota Access Pipeline with the Overpass Light Brigade […]

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The Damage Done by Trump’s Department of the Interior

“Under Ryan Zinke, the Secretary of the Interior, it’s a sell-off from sea to shining sea.”
via The Damage Done by Trump’s Department of the Interior | The New Yorker.

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Stolen River Director Krisztina Danka: We Are All Responsible for the Yamuna River

By Daniel Salazar
Independent films often take up causes that have gone unnoticed, and a filmmaker’s efforts to raise visibility can make a big difference. In this exclusive interview, Krisztina Danka, director of Cinema Verde Official Selection and LIFFT Best Green Film winner The Stolen River, discusses the creation of her new documentary.
A family is filmed taking […]

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Stolen River Director Krisztina Danka: We Are All Responsible for the Yamuna River

By Daniel Salazar
Independent films often take up causes that have gone unnoticed, and a filmmaker’s efforts to raise visibility can make a big difference. In this exclusive interview, Krisztina Danka, director of Cinema Verde Official Selection and LIFFT Best Green Film winner The Stolen River, discusses the creation of her new documentary.
A family is filmed taking […]

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East China Sea oil tanker disaster: what it means for the environment

Ship was carrying 136,000 tons of oil that now threatens to pollute some of China’s most important fishing waters
via East China Sea oil tanker disaster: what it means for the environment | World news | The Guardian.

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Looking Back: The Human Experiment

By Elliot Nasby and Daniel Salazar
The Human Experiment (2013), a Cinema Verde 2014 Official Selection, and winner of the Cinema Verde Health Award, has gone on to attract international attention for its educational take on an often ignored modern health crisis. Cinema Verde is proud to have hosted a film that has received such widespread […]

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Attend City Commissioner Meeting to Protect Alachua County’s Water

From City Commissioner Mike Byerly:

“If you have only enough time or motivation to attend one government meeting in 2018 in defense of our environment, make it Jan. 23rd, 5pm, at the County Administration building.  The stakes are high, and turnout could make the difference.

Alachua County is a “charter county.”  That means we have a charter, sort […]

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Theresa May Aims to Eradicate Plastic Litter by 2042

Prime Minister Theresa May has pledged to eradicate all avoidable plastic waste in the UK by 2042.
Source: The BBC

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China on track to lead in renewables as US retreats, report says

IEEFA report says China will dominate international investment in renewable technology over the next several decades
via China on track to lead in renewables as US retreats, report says | Environment | The Guardian.

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Building boom in China’s tropics as Beijing’s ‘smog refugees’ flee toxic air

Jaded urbanites keen to outrun hustle and bustle of country’s big smoke put down roots near border with Myanmar and Laos.
via Building boom in China’s tropics as Beijing’s ‘smog refugees’ flee toxic air | World news | The Guardian.

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Ryan Zinke Removes Florida Waters From Offshore Drilling Plan

The Interior secretary’s move was immediately slammed as a political favor for Florida Gov. Rick Scott.
via Ryan Zinke Removes Florida Waters From Offshore Drilling Plan | HuffPost.

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Oceans suffocating as huge dead zones quadruple since 1950, scientists warn

“Areas starved of oxygen in open ocean and by coasts have soared in recent decades, risking dire consequences for marine life and humanity.”
via Oceans suffocating as huge dead zones quadruple since 1950, scientists warn | Environment | The Guardian.

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Trump Moves to Open Nearly All Offshore Waters to Drilling

“The Trump administration said Thursday it would allow new offshore oil and gas drilling in nearly all United States coastal waters.”
via Trump Moves to Open Nearly All Offshore Waters to Drilling – The New York Times.

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