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“Barbie, it’s over. I don’t date girls that are into deforestation”

June 8, 2011


I love how companies find brilliant, innovative ways of campaigning for causes (unlike PETA’s cabbage bikinis). This time it is Greenpeace. Greenpeace is an independent, global environmental organization. Yesterday, activists launched their latest campaign against Mattel in connection with paper packaging derived fromIndonesian rain forests. They rolled out a huge poster of a frowning Ken from the Mattel […]

Blood and Iron – The mining mafia in Bellary (Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh)

May 28, 2011


I watched a documentary today called “Blood and Iron” in Hyderabad, India. The documentary is about the political, economic and ecological consequences of illegal iron ore mining in and around the Bellary district of Karnataka and Ananthapur district of Andhra Pradesh. This was possible the most disturbing documentary I have seen in the last few years […]

The Majestic Plastic Bag – A Mockumentary

May 23, 2011


A really well made and funny mockumentary “following” the life of a plastic bag to it’s “home” – the Pacific Ocean. Made like a wildlife documentary. It was produced by Heal The Bay as promo in support of California bill AB 1998 to help put an end plastic pollution.

Facebook: Unfriend Coal

May 15, 2011


This is just so cute and so brilliantly made! Greenpeace is campaigning to get Facebook to commit to 100 percent renewable energy. Their agenda: Increase the use of clean energy to make Facebook coal free Develop a plan to make Facebook coal free by 2021 Educate your users about how Facebook powers its services and its carbon footprint […]

What the Frack is going on? – “My Water’s on Fire Tonight”

May 14, 2011


“My Water’s on Fire Tonight” is a rap song made by students at NYU’s Studio 20 to explain Hydro-fracking.  Hydro-fracking(or Hydraulic fracturing) is the controversial process of recovering natural gas underground by sending drilling water pipes deep into the earth to fracture rock. This isn’t the first time environmental activists have gotten creative for their cause. Just a […]

The First Grader — Make a Difference

May 5, 2011


Not a very Green Bandits-y post, but we’d like you to see this video. For every view, Capella University is going to donate $0.50 to Reading Is Fundamental, South Sudan Institute, and Kakenya Center for Excellence in order to expand learning opportunities worldwide. And as Sustainability is Future rightly said, no one should be denied […]

Bag It – The Movie Trailer

May 3, 2011


“Bag It has been garnering awards at film festivals across the nation. What started as a documentary about plastic bags evolved into a wholesale investigation into plastics and their effect on our waterways, oceans, and even our bodies. Join the Bag It movement and decide for yourself how plastic your life will be.” The trailer looks […]