Theme: Environment

Environment
Michele Roberts, environmental justice coordinator | Zinn Education Project

The Red Dot of Environmental Racism

Teaching Activity. By Alma Anderson McDonald. A teacher looks back on her childhood to discover the meaning of environmental racism. Linda Christensen offers ways to teach about this story with students.
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Same Sun Here

Book - Fiction. By Silas House and Neela Vaswani. 2013. 304 pages. Two 12-year old pen pals find commonalities in issues of the environment, immigration, employment, and overall human rights.
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The Last Mountain

Film. Directed by Bill Haney. Produced by Clara Bingham and Eric Grunebaum. 95 min. 2011. Documentary on the consequences of mining and burning coal, with a focus on mountaintop removal mining in Appalachia.
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Gasland

Film. Directed by Josh Fox. 2010. 107 minutes. When filmmaker Josh Fox is asked to lease his land for drilling, he crosses the country and uncovers a trail of contamination.
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Even the Rain/También la lluvia

Film. Directed by Icíar Bollaín and written by Paul Laverty. 2010. 103 minutes. As a crew shoots a film about Columbus' genocide, local people in Cochabamba, Bolivia rise up against plans to privatize the water supply.
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