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Green TV & Video
Consumed - An independent film about the psychology of consumerism and modern society, looking from an evolutionary viewpoint. it leads to an attempt to the understand environmentally destructive tendencies we have. Consumed is a compelling documentary about modern consumerist culture. Evolution and psychology underpin a narrative of our times, constantly locating man at its centre with an unhealthy dose of pathos. All mixed up with some fantastic early 20th century archive and interviews with ecologists, psychologists, designers and an expert in sustainability. Check out the trailer: Consumed
BURBANK, Calif. - Disneynature announced plans to collaborate with the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) on a program to celebrate the release of the new Disneynature feature film “African Cats.” The program, “See ‘African Cats,’ Save the Savanna” was revealed in Nairobi, Kenya, during AWF’s 50th anniversary celebration. During the film’s opening week (April 22-28), a portion of the proceeds from that week’s ticket sales will be donated to the organization through the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund to ensure the future of lions, cheetahs, elephants, zebras, giraffes and a host of other animals in the vibrant African savanna. The AWF will be working to protect the Amboseli Wildlife Corridor, a passage between the Amboseli, Tsavo West and Chyulu National Parks, that is frequently used by a variety of wildlife.
Electronics manufacturer Philips would like to share some ways to go green with their televisions. One way to be earth-friendly is with some of the high-definition televisions on the market, such as those with LED technology. Not only sleek and stylish, the new LED HDTVs use less power and eliminate the use of mercury in the backlighting, making them the right choice for the eco-conscious TV fan.