Films / DVDs
Some films you might like to watch with an environment/ecology theme:
Avatar (2009)A paraplegic Marine on a mission to a planet called Pandora loves and defends the indigenous people when he discovers his own people want to destroy the beautiful planet's habitat for minerals
Wall-E (2008)Human beings have left earth because they have filled it up with rubbish. Wall-E is a robot left behind to clear up the mess. Humans can't come back until they learn how to care for their planet.
The Day after Tomorrow (2004)Climate change causes a huge wave and freezing temperatures that threaten New York
The Simpsons Movie (2007)The group Green Day are sunk with rubbish after they mention the environment and Homer ends up polluting the lake. The solution: to encase Springfield under a dome before destroying it…
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986)A probe is threatening to destroy the earth as it wants to talk to a hump-backed whale, but they are extinct. Captain Kirk and his crew go back in time to find whales and bring them to the future, only to find them already under threat.
An Inconvenient Truth (2006)Al Gore's campaign to make people recognise the issue of global warming
Gorillas in the Mist (1988)The story of Dian Fossey and her attempts to protect endangered gorillas
Happy Feet (2006)A penguin who doesn't fit in, finds his feet in a world of over-fishing and dangerous plastic
Hoot (2006)Kids join together to protect a colony of endangered owls
Fern Gully: The Last Rainforest (1992)The fairy people of Fern Gully are threatened by humans who have come to destroy their rainforest