Browsing All posts tagged under »The Green Bandits«

“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 […]

The GOOD 30-Day Challenge: Go Vegetarian

June 6, 2011

0 is a platform for people who want to do well by doing good. They want to engage and challenge the people, ideas and institutions driving change in the world. Check them out. This June, their entire staff is going on a 30-day Vegetarian (or possibly Vegan) challenge – as part of a monthly challenge […]

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.

The Hindu – our first media coverage

May 18, 2011


The Hindu, a prominent Indian newspaper, recently did a profile on Neehar being an upcoming Indian filmmaker (Neehar is our Director/Writer). If you haven’t already read it, check it out here. We’d like to add a few things to the article The Green Bandits is a 50 minute feature film. It is set to release […]

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 […]