Tagged: documentary

Book review: Cowspiracy – The Sustainability Secret - Scibooks

Sarah-Jane O'Connor Nov 12, 2016

A documentary regurgitated into book format falls flat in Cowspiracy, which investigates the role of animal husbandry in global greenhouse gas emissions. With its gripping image of a cow in dark colours staring out at you – the documentary Cowspiracy has been sitting unwatched on my Netflix queue for some time now.  I’ve been hesitant because anything that implies a … Read More

Ange Palmer: Why I Feel So Good About Climate Change - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Jun 26, 2014

I have been marinating in the meaty world of climate change for a good five years now. I’ve been on a wild ride as a film maker producing a documentary called 2 Degrees (that’s the trailer above). Our film looks at the flaws in the UN climate negotiation process through the gritty lens of climate […] … Read More

Coming soon: a remade Cosmos and Life on Earth - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Feb 06, 2014

A remade Cosmos Carl Sagan’s Cosmos—both the book and the documentary series—were inspirational for many. Well-known American astronomer Neil deGrasse Tyson* is hosting a new take of Sagan’s tour and paean of the cosmos, titled Cosmos: A Space Time Odyssey. It’s showing in early March in the USA; hopefully it will make it’s way to … Read More

Local documentaries: NZ bats, Dunedin stadium and 1080 - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Sep 25, 2010

Tomorrow the local television channel, Channel 9, features two documentaries that might interest local readers. One covers the use of 1080 to control pests, the other the covered stadium under construction. Let me first start with a short documentary that I encountered while researching for this post, which show great footage of New Zealand bats and … Read More