Educational Resources

 
 

A great concept in urban gardening has been Community Orchards. Easier to maintain than a vegetable garden, orchards provide a number of services. Economically they provide locally grown produce for members of the community. They act as a focal point for community interactions and educational programs. The Philadelphia Orchard Project has planted over 1000 berry bushes and 500 fruit trees. The project has focused the communities environmental initiatives providing a project the brings concerned citizens together. The orchards provide a number of environmental benefits. These include increased biodiversity, habitats, erosion control, and nutrient cycling. The project has created a video to help promote the project.

A one minute animation about climate change and energy from WWF-Brazil.

Finalist in Darklight / European Commission 'My Environment My Film' competition. Simple animation using humour to communicate environmental concerns rather than the often gloomy and preachy modes of delivery. Here, well known animals are interviewed about their environment.

Animated cartoon from the film: South Caucasian Folk Heroes are Exploring Environment

Entry into the 2010 "My Environment, My Film" Competition, run by Darklight in association with the EU and Cultivate. 

Australian Greens Senator Christine Milne teamed up with animators eskimo productions to present this video of polar bears discussing what causes climate change.

Watch this short animated movie explaining sustainability created for RealEyes by Igloo Animations

Melissa McGinnis with Greenopolis TV visits John Burroughs High School to learn about the environmental club's "Recycling Wrapper Revolution". These students created a program to raise awareness that candy wrappers should be collected and recycled. Just in time for Halloween the 2 week drive starts and the club hopes to collect a lot on candy wrappers that ordinarily would have been thrown away. They hope the message about recycling more items every day like candy wrappers will have a lasting effect.

 
 
 
 
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