Exposed: Ugly Side of Food Production

(Earth Focus: Episode 37) Food and social justice. A report by the Swedish Society for Nature Conservation uncovers the human and environmental cost of shrimp farming and shows why buying shrimp from Bangladesh where they are exposed to pesticides and …

Dangers of the Deep: My Village, My Lobster

In Nicaragua, commercial diving for lobster has lead to the death of hundreds of indigenous Miskito Indian divers while thousands have become paralyzed from decompression sickness, a diving-related condition known as “the bends.” The film My Village, My Lobster tells …

India: Coughing up Coal

India is rivaling China — in its plans to consume coal. India is aggressively expanding construction of coal fired power plants to meet growing energy needs. Some 455 new plants now are in the pipeline. With air pollution already a …

Colorado: Jobs or Environment?

The promise of jobs from a proposed uranium mill has an economically devastated mining community in Colorado hopeful. When environmentalists step in to stop the mill, pro-mill advocates are enraged. A debate ensues, pitting jobs against health and the environment. …