Environment documentaries

The Monsanto Papers

EnvironmentHealth & Medical Presenter 2018 Unrated

The Monsanto Papers, a 2018 documentary published by ABC News Australia exposing secret tactics used by the Monsanto Corporation to ensure the continuation of its multi-billion-dollar operation.   Monsanto's number one product is Roundup®, representing around 50% of the company[...]

Wonders of the Great Barrier Reef

Wonders of the Great Barrier Reef, a 2018 science documentary hosted by Welsh nature observer Iolo Williams showcasing the amazing Great Barrier Reef.

Stacey Dooley Investigates: Fashions Dirty Secrets

Fashions Dirty Secrets, a 2018 documentary in which British investigative journalist Stacey Dooley investigates the hidden cost of addiction to fast fashion.   This hidden secret of the fashion industry is the enormous damage caused to the environment through the low-cost production of cl[...]

Drowning in Plastic

Disposable plastic items have been ruinous for the environment, especially the oceans.   In the 2018 documentary Drowning in Plastic, Irish science and history presenter Liz Bonnin teams up with marine biologists and campaigners to investigate the true damage plastic has caused to oceans.[...]

Revenge of the Electric Car

Revenge of the Electric Car, a 2011 documentary within which director Chris Paine takes his film crew behind the closed doors of Nissan, GM, and the Silicon Valley start-up Tesla Motors to chronicle the story of the global resurgence of electric cars.   This documentary is a follow-up to[...]

How Nestle Makes Billions Bottling Free Water

A short documentary by Dena Takruri examining how one of the worlds largest companies, Nestle, is taking Michigan’s water for basically nothing and making billions in profit.   While some local residents are paying up to $200 a month in water bills, Nestle is allowed to pump 400 gal[...]

Aftermath Population Zero

Aftermath Population Zero, a dark documentary depicting the end of humanity and what the planet will look like after there are no humans left.   Of course, this documentary seems largely like speculation, though it is based on facts and features a number of scientists. Those featured spec[...]

Addicted to Plastic

Environment Presenter Ian Connacher 2008 Unrated

Addicted to Plastic, a 2008 environmental documentary by Canadian filmmaker Ian Connacher exploring modern societies prolific use of plastic and the devastation it causes to the natural world.   The film took three years to make and takes us around the world and shows the audience first h[...]

H.O.P.E.: What You Eat Matters

H.O.P.E.: What You Eat Matters, a 2016 documentary by Austrian author and filmmaker Nina Messinger which investigates possible solutions to the world hunger problem.   The main point the film makes is to highlight how ruinously inefficient eating meat has been and is. For while 65 billion[...]

The Queens Green Planet

The Queens Green Planet, a new 2018 documentary exploring Queen Elizabeth II's endeavours to plant a network of forests across the commonwealth.   The film is hosted by David Attenborough, who has dedicated his life to educating the world about the importance of preserving nature, adv[...]

Forest Man

  “Forest Man“ is the story of Jadav Payeng, an Indian man who single-handedly planted nearly 1400 acres of forest to save his island, Majuli.   Written and directed by Canadian filmmaker William Douglas McMaster, this 2013 short-documentary provides a glimpse into an[...]

Cool It

Cool It is a 2010 documentary by American filmmaker Ondi Timoner which is based on the book "Cool It: The Skeptical Environmentalist's Guide to Global Warming" by Danish political scientist, Bjørn Lomborg.   The main argument that Lomborg makes in his book is the crit[...]

Dirt! The Movie

  Dirt! The Movie, "a story with heart and soil" is the brainchild of Bill Benenson and Gene Rosow which focuses on the idea that soil can bring us all together.   With narration by American actress Jamie Lee Curtis (True Lies), the documentary brings to life the, econom[...]

The Age of Stupid

  The Age of Stupid is a 2009 climate change documentary directed by British filmmaker Franny Armstrong and hosted by actor Pete Postlethwaite (The Lost World: Jurassic Park).   The centrepiece of this documentary envisages Earth in 2055 where only one man (Postlethwaite) exists i[...]