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Rarrhh! Hello chaps! I'm Leo the Leopard and I live in the Indonesian rainforest. I'm a bit of a loner (other Leopard's get on my nerves) and I like to laze around in my tree most of the day. To keep myself entertained, while I'm not on the prowl, I've set up a screen to watch films and documentaries about nature, sustainability and all that good eco-stuff. There are so many informative and educational films out there today that I feel an overwhelming urge to pounce on you (in a friendly way!) with my list of favourites. Now it's your turn to watch and learn! 

 

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Nature 

  • More than Honey - A look into the incredible world of bees, the relationship of humans with honeybees, the importance of bees and their threat of extinction.

  • Empathy - a powerful reflection about our disconnected relationship with other animals, intending to change the habits of society causing harm to animals.

  • Seed - The Untold Story - the critical and pressing issues of diminishing diversity in the world's seed supply and the ownership of seeds.

  • Before the Flood - the detrimental effects of climate change and the need to act.

Sustainability

  • The Green Lie - revealing documentary about 'greenwashing' across different industries.

  • AINA - That which feeds us - short film about Kauai (Hawaii), where two of the most extreme versions of agriculture are represented.

  • ​Living The Change - Inspiring stories of people and their communities striving to live in a sustainable and regenerative way.

  • The True Cost - the shockingly dark side of the fast fashion industry and who really pays the price of our clothing.

  • Tomorrow - inspirational stories about people all over the world creating positive change towards a better future.

  • This Changes Everything - inspiring documentary looking at the climate crisis as an opportunity to transform our failed economic systems towards something better.

Pollution

  • A Plastic Ocean - the shocking reality about the global plastic problem and how each individual plays a part.

  • Tapped - financial and ecological impact of the bottled water industry, including the toxic byproducts of plastic bottle manufacturing.

  • Trashed - Jeremy Irons travels the world to investigate the damage to nature by the unsurmountable volume of waste currently disposed.

  • The clean bin project - a couple go head to head in a competition to see who can swear off consumerism and produce the least garbage

Minimalism 

  • Minimalism - A Documentary About the Important Things - being happier with less stuff, the virtue of less is more.

  • TINY - A Story About Living Small - the growing trend of downsizing by building and living in tiny houses in search of simplicity, self sufficiency, minimalism and happiness.

Health and Well-being 

  • Food Choices - explores the impact of food choices on peoples health, the health of the planet and the lives of other living species.

  • That Sugar Film - the effect of refined sugar on our health and the benefits of reducing/eliminating it.

  • What the Health - a look into the health impacts of animal based diets and questions the practices of the leading health and pharmaceutical organisations.

  • What’s with Wheat? - investigation into the growing epidemic of wheat and gluten, and the link to many health issues.

  • The Connection - Mind Your Body - Exploring the relationship between the mind and body and it's ability to heal through connection.

  • Heal - about the power of the mind to heal the body.

Nutrition/Plant Based Foods

  • Forks Over Knives - how changing your diet from animal based to plant based can help eliminate and control many modern diseases.

  • ​Vegucated - explores the challenges of converting from an animal to a vegan diet.

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Artwork by Jon Gilbert

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