A short animated video explainer, voiced by Keira Knightley, about what's causing climate change, and what will happen if we don't do something about it now.
An animated explainer video, voiced by Naomie Harris and scored by Brian Eno for Extinction Rebellion, it summarises the planet’s biodiversity loss, the ecological crisis, and how the consequences will affect millions of lives around the world.
A dystopian short film, set in the near future when milk is a much-prized commodity. I-SCREAM follows the life of Hannah. Having just entered puberty her life now changes as she enters the human farming process. The film is a metaphorical look at the dairy industry designed to raise awareness of the reality of animal agriculture and change perceptions through human transference.
Machine Age is a visceral experience of the mechanized world of industrial egg production. Using investigative material, this short film immerses us into the sights and sounds of life behind the walls of a factory farm.
Following on from 2018’s award-winning Drowning In Plastic, science and wildlife presenter Liz Bonnin is travelling around the world to investigate the impact that our hunger for meat is having on our planet’s environment. Reports from the IPCC and the FAO revealed that the global livestock industry is responsible for more greenhouse gas emissions than the running of all the world’s transport combined - and it’s polluting our air, land, and water. So just how bad is the problem, and what can we do about it? Liz travels from Texan megafarms, where 50,000 cows belch out vast amounts of planet-warming methane, to giant pig farms producing colossal quantities of polluting manure. In the Amazon rainforest she discovers how beef farming is a leading cause of deforestation, and comes face to face with a baby harpy eagle - a species rapidly losing its habitat as cattle farmers cut down the forest. Feeding our planet’s livestock is also leading to huge biodiversity loss and, in South Africa, Liz discovers how this is affecting life in our oceans, helping to drive the African penguin towards extinction. Liz also meets the scientists and entrepreneurs urgently looking for solutions. At a university in California, Liz puts her hand directly into the stomach of a cow - all in the name of reducing methane emissions. In North Carolina she meets an entrepreneur who’s using his manure to power local homes. And in San Francisco, she becomes one of the first people in the world to try a lab-made chicken nugget - a product that might reduce the environmental damage caused by meat production. Liz finishes her journey on a small farm in Wales, where she meets a family who have shifted their relationship with meat by taking the bold step of slaughtering their own animals. At the end of her journey, Liz starts to assess her own attitude to meat, and questions what we can all do to save our fragile planet.
In December 2020, Veganuary co-founder Matthew Glover took chef and owner of Source restaurant Adam Lyons undercover inside a typical chicken farm. This is what happened.
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