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Worn Wear: a Film About the Stories We Wear

Worn Wear: a Film About the Stories We Wear

Released as a commentary on the shopping frenzy that will hit many stores later this week on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, the short documentary Worn Wear, directed by Keith, Lauren, Chris, and…

Goodlifer: Do The Math For Earth Day

Do The Math For Earth Day

On April 21 — Earth Night, the day before Earth Day — thousands of people at campuses, community centers, places of worship, public spaces and house parties across the country will tune in…

Goodlifer: Landfill Harmonic - Creating Beautiful Music on Instruments Made From Trash

Landfill Harmonic – Creating Beautiful Music on Instruments Made From Trash

In Cateura, a slum built atop a landfill in Paraguay, young people are discovering the joys of art, music and creativity. They don’t have money to buy expensive instruments — a violin is…

Goodlifer: In eXtinction Summer Rayne Oakes Takes Us On a Journey Through Life, Loss & Hope

Summer Rayne Oakes Takes Us On a Journey Through Life, Loss & Hope

Using personal storytelling and stirring imagery, eXtinction is an environmental short film that highlights ten of our most pressing environmental issues. These things are happening now, within our lifetime. To highlight this fact,…

The Artificial Leaf – Turning Sunlight & Water Into Energy

If plants can use nothing but sunlight as their energy source, why couldn’t we use a similar process to power the world? That’s the question chemist and MIT professor Dan Nocera asked himself…

Grounded – a Film Festival Celebrating the First Global Soil Week

Soils are essential building blocks of sustainable development. They are essential for food security, to support human well-being and provide further ecosystem services like as carbon storage. Sadly, soils are also severely threatened,…

Goodlifer: The Landfill

Trash Becomes Energy at a Small New York Landfill

It’s time to think differently about garbage. The United States produces 390 billion pounds of garbage every year, and finding places to dispose of it is a serious environmental and economic challenge. We…

Good News: Week 19

Seven ways to naturally beat those stubborn allergies. The growing culture of Flea Markets. Why your fashion choices say about your political views. A DIY pedicure will get your feet ready for summer….

Goodlifer: Women Inspiring Women - Improving Maternal Health

Women Inspiring Women – Improving Maternal Health Worldwide

“If we can fix things for mothers – and we can – we can fix so many other things that are wrong in the world. Women are at the heart of every family,…

Goodlifer: The Wisdom Project

The Wisdom Project

Inspired by the idea that one of the greatest gifts one generation can pass on to another is the wisdom it has gained from experience, award-winning photographer and filmmaker Andrew Zuckerman started the…

Goodlifer: Earth Days: A History of the Modern Environmental Movement

Earth Days: A History of the Modern Environmental Movement

Everyone and everything seems to be “Going Green” these days, and it’s hard to imagine a time when environmental issues were nowhere near the top of most people’s agendas. Forty years ago today,…

Fresh - Inspiring Change in Our Food System

Fresh – Inspiring Change in Our Food System

When we look back at this time a half century from now, how will we feel about our actions (or inactions)? Ana Sofia Joanes, director of the documentary Fresh, compares it to living…

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