With plenty of time to watch Netflix and delve into interesting documentaries during this quarantine period, I have compiled a list of insightful works that express environmental concerns. All films chosen vary in form and length though share themes of global warming, pollution and food waste. I made sure to include films that are easily accesible online with key websites being Netflix, Vimeo and IDFA.
Cowspiracy is a very famous and well known documentary that explores the devastating effect animal agriculture has on our planet. The film uncovers shocking statistics such as ‘livestock and their by-products account for 51% of all worldwide greenhouse gas emissions’. It truly is a documentary that sheds light on a huge problem that will no doubt shift your understanding on global warming. I would highly reccomend to anyone as it is a huge wake up call to the overwhelming effect of food production in the world.
The Gamechangers, 2018
This is a documentary that delves into the ideas surrounding meat consumption and if it truly is better for you. The premise focuses on athletes and investigating the link between performance and a meat based diet. Overall a super interesting film that measures myths around diets from a scientific standpoint.
Chasing Coral, 2017
Cinamatically Chasing Coral is a beautiful film that conveys the importance of coral in the oceans ecosystem. Specifically the documentary points to finding a way that us as humans have the power to change the future for ocean life. Not only does it show the affect global warming is having on ocean wil