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The Environment in the Media

There is no shortage of environmental movies, books, websites, and podcasts. How can you know which are based on scientific evidence? Are reliable? HHGTF checks all these recommendations!

Explore Recommended Media

Are you interested in finding good movies, books, and other media about the environment? Explore HHGTF’s recommended media. View the entire list below, or you can sort by choosing just books, just movies & videos, just websites, podcasts & webcasts, or see the entire list below.

You can also learn more through our past Newsletters and Meeting Notes.

Join HHGTF to Learn More

While these recommendations are terrific, there is nothing like hearing firsthand from experts in the field. At HHGTF presentations, meetings and events – listed on the calendar – you can learn directly from knowledgeable speakers, ask questions, and discuss local and global challenges with other environmentally focused neighbors. Come to an event…membership is not required. But, of course, we hope that you will become a member and get involved!

Trailers, Excerpt & Descriptions

The following list contains ALL MEDIA, listed alphabetically. Use these links to see just books, or just movies & videos, or just websites.

  • Book: EAARTH

    Book: EAARTH

    A changing world costs large sums to defend—think of the money that went to repair New Orleans or the trillions it will take to transform our energy systems. But the endless economic growth that could underwrite such largesse depends on the stable planet we’ve managed to damage and degrade. We can’t rely on old habits…

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  • Movie: Intelligent Trees

    Movie: Intelligent Trees

    Do trees talk, have family ties and care for their young? Peter Wohlleben and Suzanne Simard have been observing and investigating the communication between trees for decades. Watch the trailer.

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  • Webinar: Plastic Pollution Coalition

    Webinar: Plastic Pollution Coalition

    Plastic Pollution Coalition’s Global Webinar Series brings together our global community to share the latest information, tips, and resources to stop the growing plastic pollution crisis.

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  • Book: Teeth of the Lion

    Book: Teeth of the Lion

    The Teeth of the Lion tells the story of the common dandelion. This little yellow flowering plant is remarkably widespread, and, for better or worse, known by just about everybody.

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  • Book: This Changes Everything

    Book: This Changes Everything

    In “This Changes Everything”, Naomi Klein argues that climate change isn’t just another issue to be neatly filed between taxes and health care. It’s an alarm that calls us to fix an economic system that is already failing us in many ways.

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  • Websites


    Worth Your Clicks! Here are a handful of websites recommended by HHGTF. We will continue to add worthwhile, reliable sites as we find them.

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  • Animation: The Story of Stuff

    Animation: The Story of Stuff

    Description: Do trees talk, know family ties and care for their young? Peter Wohlleben and Suzanne Simard have been observing and investigating the communication between trees for decades.

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  • Book: The World Without Us

    Book: The World Without Us

    If human beings disappeared instantaneously from the Earth, what would happen? How would the planet reclaim its surface? What creatures would emerge from the dark and swarm? How would our treasured structures–our tunnels, our bridges, our homes, our monuments–survive the unmitigated impact of a planet without our intervention? In his revelatory, bestselling account, Alan Weisman…

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  • Book: Plastic Purge

    Book: Plastic Purge

    Is it possible to use less plastic and be happier and healthier? In Plastic Purge, ecologist, SanClements explains how plastics release toxins into your body and the effect they have on our health.

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  • Book: Plastic, A Toxic Love Story

    Book: Plastic, A Toxic Love Story

    From pacemakers to disposable bags, plastic built the modern world. But a century into our love affair, we’re starting to realize it’s not such a healthy relationship. As journalist Susan Freinkel points out in this eye-opening book, we’re at a crisis point. Plastics draw on dwindling fossil fuels, leach harmful chemicals, litter landscapes, and destroy…

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