Join us at the 2018 EcoCinema Cafe Marathon Film Festival 5th Annual EcoCinema Cafe Film Festival Website John Jay College of Criminal Justice, 524 W. 59th St, NY, NY 10019 Tues, April 24 through Thurs, April 26, 2018 Daytime films are …

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On Monday, Bristol County, MA, District Attorney Sam Sutter surprised climate activists when he dropped criminal  charges against Ken Ward and Jay O’Hara, who had blocked a daily shipment of 40,000 toms of coal to the Brayton Point power plant …

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What an amazing world we live in– even when we’re destroying it. Photographer Alex MacLean recently traveled to the Alberta oil sands to document the simultaneously beautiful and disturbing realities of Canada’s economic engine. The oil sands are being exploited in the …

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The New York Times recently published the conclusions of a leaked U.N. draft report on the effects of unchecked greenhouse gas emissions, which finds that they are already threatening to be more of a global crisis than the political process can solve alone. …

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In a milestone for environmental law, U.S. District Court Judge Carl Babier found BP the primary culprit in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill, the biggest offshore spill in U.S. history, judging BPs conduct “reckless” and grossly negligent. The U.S. attorney …

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The beauty of reusable materials is on full display in a public exhibit of two majestically crafted birds hanging from the ceiling at St. John the Divine cathedral in upper Manhattan (1047 Amsterdam Avenue at 112th Street).  Chinese contemporary artist Xu Bing …

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The problem of illegal logging in Peru raises compelling questions about the ability of governments to effectively protect the Amazonian rain forest– and the communities that rely upon it– from criminal exploitation, explains a recent article in National Geographic. Agents from Peru’s …

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