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Mother: Caring for 7 Billion

"Mother, the film, breaks a 40-year taboo by bringing to light an issue that silently fuels our largest environmental, humanitarian and social crises - population growth. Since the 1960s the world population has nearly doubled, adding more than 3 billion people. At the same time, talking about population has become politically incorrect because of the sensitivity of the issues surrounding the topic- religion, economics, family planning, and gender inequality. The film illustrates both the over consumption and the inequity side of the population issue by following Beth, a mother, a child-rights activist, and the last sibling of a large American family of twelve, as she discovers the thorny complexities of the population dilemma and highlights a different path to solve it" -- IMDb website.
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Greenpeace [electronic resource]: From Hippies to Lobbyists

The Greenpeace story started in Vancouver during the late 1960s. Young people were campaigning against nuclear weapon tests by the U.S. and Soviet Union at the height of the Cold War. A protest movement swelled against one of the planned tests in Alaska; while the protesters' efforts didn't stop the U.S. from detonating a bomb, they did garner plenty of media attention. Greenpeace then changed its focus, launching a campaign against commercial whaling that would cement its reputation. Later, with the help of Brigitte Bardot, the organization denounced the hunting of seal pups in Canada. However, serious infighting led to the expulsion of one member whose views were considered too extreme by his colleagues. In 1985, the Rainbow Warrior drama won Greenpeace widespread support, and its [...]
2014; 2011