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Aftershocks -The Rough Guide to Democracy
This Indian film has won several awards since it was made in 2002 by the independent film maker, Rakesh Sharma. It tells the story of two Indian villages and their struggle to prevent being taken over by a mining company, following an earthquake. ... more

Mission possible
If the world's poor were to consume in the manner of the rich, they would have to increase their consumption of fish and energy by a factor of 7 and 17 respectively, and their acquisition of cars by over a hundred-fold. But the poor cannot hope to emulate the rich; if they did, we would need at least two additional planet Earths. ... more

Water in Your Tank 27'
Cars, and transport in general, account for more than 20 per cent of global emissions of carbon dioxide - and that proportion is growing rapidly. Cleaning up the internal combustion engine - or replacing it altogether - is now an urgent priority to combat climate change. ... more

Race to Save the Sky
Brokered by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), the 1987 Montreal Protocol on ozone depletion was heavily criticised by environmental groups at the time for not being tough enough. But now it is seen as the most successful of all the international environmental accords. ... more

Danube Blues
The Milosovic regime claimed that NATO bombing during the Kosovo conflict caused widespread environmental damage. Blitzed factories on the Danube had spilled their chemicals into the river. In the immediate aftermath of the conflict, the UN was charged to assess the scientific evidence for Belgrade's claims. ... more

Toxic Pizza
Mauripol is one of the most polluted town in the Ukraine. It is an example of a town that has been created by the steel industry, where pollution related health problems are rife. ... more

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