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THIS IS CNN: Ex-Trump Adviser Jumps On Board

CNN “Reliable Sources” host Brian Stelter on Sunday appeared struck by former Trump senior communications adviser Jason Miller arguing that anonymous sources providing information and materials to journalists are doing so in an effort to “attack the president.” … Stelter suggested that the motivations of sources may rather be to “inform people” and that perhaps these unnamed […]

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Melissa McCarthy Tries To Save Planet In Painfully Funny Super Bowl Ad

At least somebody is acknowledging climate change ― and on one of TV’s biggest stages, no less… Melissa McCarthy of “Ghostbusters” attempts to save the whales, the rhinos, the trees and the ice caps (and takes her lumps for it) in her Super Bowl ad for Kia.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/melissa-mccarthy-kia-super-bowl-ad_us_5891f8dce4b0c90eff01358c?5v93o71d591d4e7b9

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Documerica

For the Documerica Project (1971-1977), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) hired freelance photographers to capture images relating to environmental problems, EPA activities, and everyday life in the 1970s… The U.S. National Archives digitized more than 15,000 photographs from the series Documerica (Local ID 412-DA) and included them in our online catalog. Our Web site has […]

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8th Annual Cinema Verde Environmental Film Festival Feb. 9-12

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Trish Riley
Email: trish@cinemaverde.org
Cell phone: 352.327.3560
EIGHTH ANNUAL CINEMA VERDE INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL FILM AND ARTS FESTIVAL FEBRUARY 9 – 12, 2017
Cinema Verde International Environmental Film and Arts Festival will be held February 9-12 at the historic Hippodrome in downtown Gainesville, Florida. The eighth annual festival will feature 45 films from all over the world […]

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The Sunday Shows Ignored This Calamitous Global Warming Report, But ‘SNL’ Didn’t

Global temperatures reached a new high in 2016, marking the first time the planet experienced three consecutive years of record warmth, according to a report published this week by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration… But you wouldn’t know about the alarming trend from the network public affairs shows that aired Sunday, which are closely […]

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27 Images That Prove The End Is Near

Sometimes every word is superfluous. These pictures say more than a thousand words.
http://www.anonews.co/photos-end-near/

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At Sundance, the Theme Is Climate Change

LOS ANGELES — It certainly reads like a political statement: Next week, one day before Donald J. Trump takes the presidential oath of office, the Sundance Film Festival will open its 33rd edition with a climate-change documentary starring Al Gore… Mr. Trump has mocked the science of global warming as a Chinese hoax and selected […]

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100 Short Stories, At The Hippodrome Cinema |Cinema Verde

Cinema Verde 2017:  February 9 – 12 @ The Hippodrome Cinema
(Canada, 68 min) Directed by Neal Livingston – A collage ranging from the serious to the humorous. This original and engaging documentary tackles opinions regarding governance, public policy, and questions what are sound ideas socially, environmentally. and culturally in today’s society. It’s about predatory capitalism, renewable […]

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Bill Marshall, Toronto International Film Festival Co-Founder, Dies

William “Bill” Marshall, co-founder and chair emeritus of the Toronto International Film Festival, died on Sunday after suffering from cardiac arrest, his family confirmed in a press release. He was 77… Marshall’s family said he was a man “in the business of making dreams become reality,”
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/bill-marshall-dead-dies_us_586a9f30e4b0eb58648a2aab

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Earth Advocate Susan Cerulean Speaks Out On Climate Change In “Coming to Pass”

Susan Cerulean of Tallahassee is a writer, naturalist and “earth advocate” who spends much of her time observing, recording, and sharing Florida’s natural beauty and its changes at the hands of time and humans. She has been called one of the finest nature writers in America. Her Coming to Pass: Florida’s Coastal Islands in a […]

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Macro Photos Of Snowflakes Show Impossibly Perfect Designs

One of the true wonders of the world are snowflakes, tiny designs made of ice that are so individually unique, so detailed, and so spectacular it’s hard to comprehend that they happen naturally and aren’t pulled from the depths of our own imaginations… Photographer Alexey Kljatov has a special talent for capturing the brief life […]

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13 Must-See Trees Around The World

The wonders of the world weren’t just built by human hands; Mother Nature has built a few of her own, among them a handful of trees that stand out for their longevity, size, historical significance, ecological value, beauty or just plain weirdness. These aren’t necessarily the superlative trees of their kind, but they are certainly […]

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Shailene Woodley Recalls Violent Thanksgiving History In New Standing Rock Video

For many Americans, Thanksgiving is a time to break bread with family and loved ones, but for native people the holiday is forever associated with the legacy of violence wrought on indigenous communities since our country’s founding… Shailene Woodley, who has been one of most high-profile advocates against the Dakota Access Pipeline, is now speaking […]

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Fairy-Tale Photos Cast Rescued Lab Animals As Heroes Of Their Own Stories

Look at these photos and try to say that rescuing animals isn’t magical… Rachele Totaro is an Italian woman who volunteers her photography skills for La Collina dei Conigli, an Italian charity that rehomes animals that were formerly used as test subjects in laboratories. Ever year, she takes photos of some of the animals to be […]

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New Zealand Sea Bed Lifted Over 19 Feet During Earthquake

A Youtube video from GeoNet features an area in New Zealand known as the Papatea fault. That’s where earthquakes with magnitudes of up to 7.8 literally lifted the sea bed on the coast of the south island.
http://mashable.com/2016/11/22/new-zealand-earthquake-lifts-sea-bed/?utm_cid=mash-com-social-huffpo-partner#gojWose_6iqP

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Can The Arts Help Save Rural America?

In an effort to reinvigorate rural communities, some leaders are experimenting with art as a tool to fuel economic development.
…The logging industry had dried up in the mountain town (Iowa City), but Calhoun saw potential. So she launched Red Ants Pants, manufacturing work wear for women. She started an online business and opened a brick […]

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If Leonardo DiCaprio’s Climate Doc Doesn’t Make You Care About The Planet, Nothing Will

Leonardo DiCaprio isn’t terribly optimistic throughout most of his new project, the climate change documentary “Before The Flood… He travels to some of the regions where climate change has hit hardest: Greenland’s melting ice, the rising seas consuming Kiribati and the world’s dying coral reefs.
…“Before the Flood” airs on the National Geographic Channel on Oct. […]

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PotLuck and Double Feature Tuesday!!!

Join us for Cinema Verde Meets Green Drinks Gainesville!
We will meet Tuesday, November 1st, at 6 PM for a
double feature movie and potluck dinner!
Come and enjoy!! Michael Moore and Leonardo DiCaprio films speak to our times… Cinema Verde is hosting a double feature; Michael Moore in Trumpland and Leonardo DiCaprio’s Before the Flood ! We’re […]

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VOTE TODAY! See You @ Sept. 7th Green Drinks

Hello, helloooo…. Last Chance to Vote Today to Protect Our Environment!Go, Go, Go! Then come join us next week to meet upcoming congressman Ken McGurn and enjoy the music of our new neighbor Ellen Bukstel!
via VOTE TODAY! See You @ Sept. 7th Green Drinks.

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Eric Holder says Edward Snowden performed a ‘public service’

“Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder says Edward Snowden performed a “public service” by triggering a debate over surveillance techniques, but still must pay a penalty for illegally leaking a trove of classified intelligence documents.”
http://www.cnn.com/2016/05/30/politics/axe-files-axelrod-eric-holder/index.html

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