By Becky Striepe on September 28, 2012
From the things you eat and drink to cleaning supplies and cosmetics, we come into contact with hundreds of synthetic chemicals on a daily basis, and thanks to laws about proprietary ingredients, companies don’t always have to tell us what it is we’re exposing ourselves to on a daily basis. Unacceptable Levels, a new documentary, wants to change that by educating folks about the chemicals we interact with every day.
By Levi Novey on June 10, 2010
In some cases it is undoubtedly true that “ignorance is bliss.” We all must pick our battles in life if only to maintain our sanity. In other cases though, there are simple, easy things we can do that will profoundly better our world– and this is why you should watch The Cove, an exciting, emotional documentary that suggests that we really have to do very little to keep over 20,000 dolphins from being pointlessly slaughtered each year in Japan.
Category: Living, Media+Internet, News+Opinion | Tags: activism, animal rights, Animals, aquariums, documentary, dolphins, endangered species, factory farms, film, Flipper, food, Food Inc., International Whaling Commission, Japan, movie, Netflix, Ric O'Barry, Sea World, The Cove, whales
By John Gartner on September 14, 2009
One of this year’s most anticipated environmental documentaries has just been released. While currently only playing in Los Angeles and New York, so far No Impact Man, the film about a man and his family taking “extreme” measures to reduce their environmental impact, is getting mostly positive reviews. Here’s a sampling of what some early reviewers have said about No Impact Man:
By LiveOAK Staff on June 12, 2009
Monsanto should patent their modification of the word “Fact” While I was working on my review of the movie Food, Inc. I happened upon Monsanto’s “Fact Site” about the movie and thought I’d address some of their “Facts.” I highly recommend you watch the movie and judge for yourself, but until then here is Monsanto’s [...]
By LiveOAK Staff on May 12, 2009
“How much do we really know about the food we buy at our local supermarkets and serve to our families?” For most, the answer is very little. Of all the social and environmental issues we face today, “what we eat” is probably the most important and the most urgent. Food, Inc, a new documentary by Robert Kenner lifts the veil on our nation’s food industry, exposing many of the shocking truths about what we eat, how it’s produced and who is calling the shots.