• Home (2009) A documentary by Yann Arthus-Bertrand that is almost entirely composed of aerial shots of various places on Earth. The film shows the diversity of life on the planet and how humanity is threatening its ecological balance. http://www.home-2009.com/us/index. html (also on Youtube)
• Meat the Truth (2007) Produced by the scientific bureau of the Party for the Animals, also known as the Nicolaas
• Pierson Foundation, this film reveals that the greatest cause of climate change is livestock farming for meat and dairy production, which produces more emissions than all the world’s vehicles combined. Appearing in the film are renowned Dutch actors, writers and politicians, who share their views on being vegetarian. Scientific data from the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization are also presented. www.partijvoordedieren. nl (Dutch) http://www.godsdirectcontact.org.tw/eng/news/194/vg_34.htm
• An Inconvenient Truth (2006) In this US Academy Award-winning documentary former Vice President of the United States, Al Gore, informs the public that global warming is a real and present danger. Based on leading-edge research from top scientists around the world, the movie describes how human activities over the past century could result in annihilation of our home planet, and that we have a small window of time to reverse this destructive trend so as to avert major global catastrophes such as extreme weather, floods, droughts, epidemics and heat waves beyond anything ever experienced. The film is a call to action for all of us to take responsibility and do our part.
• A Delicate Balance: the Truth (2007) This film goes further than Al Gore’s An Inconvenient Truth by stating that the only hope for the planet is if people give up meat and dairy products. http://www.adelicatebalance. com.au/
• The 11th Hour (2007) A feature film documentary created, produced and narrated by Leonardo DiCaprio, describes the state of the natural environment and informs viewers that the present time is the last moment when change is possible. The film offers hope and potential solutions to environmental problems by calling for restorative action to reshape and rethink global human activity through technology, social responsibility and conservation. http://wwws. warnerbros.co.uk/11thhour; http://www.imdb.com/title/tt049293
• Earthlings (2005) This film, narrated by Academy Award nominee Joaquin Phoenix, describes humankind's dependence on animals for food, clothing, entertainment and use in research, but also illustrates our complete disrespect for animals. Through its in-depth study of pet stores, puppy mills, animal shelters, factory farms, the leather and fur trades, sports, the entertainment industry, medicine and science, Earthlings chronicles the day-to-day practices of some of the world’s largest businesses, which rely on animals for profit. http:// veg-tv.info/Earthlings (Also on Youtube)
• Devour the Earth (1995) This succinct documentary produced by the UK’s Vegetarian Society and the European Vegetarian Union is narrated by world-renowned vegetarian and member of the Beatles Sir Paul McCartney. The film also features a prologue by the late president of Slovenia, Dr Janez Drnovsek. Devour the Earth clearly illustrates the environmental consequences of human activity and the effects of the meat-based diet on our beautiful, precious planet. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x420RF9AVk8 (Also on Youtube)
• Films on Goveg.com: Click on “Meet the Animals” and watch the educational videos
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