Top 10 must watch documentaries about sustainability

Top 10 must watch documentaries about sustainability

Want to know more about sustainability? Calling all documentary lovers, we've compiled our favourite documentaries for you to watch during your cozy lockdown evenings. Put on your favourite loungewear, grab some popcorn and get ready to learn more!

 

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Our Planet

This latest instalment from David Attenborough is described as a groundbreaking. It is a must watch to learn about the natural earth taking us though the impacts of climate change on all walks of life.

Available to watch on Netflix.

 

A Plastic Ocean

Brought to us from film maker Craig Leeson as he investigates how pollution has effected the ocean. Plastic waste in the ocean has reached a soaring high, almost 5.25 billion pieces of plastic are expected to be in the ocean as of 2020. The series shows the real damage that's been done. 

Available to watch on Netflix.

 

Minimalism - A Documentary About the Important Things

This documentary takes us along to meet people from all walks of life. What do they have in common? they are all living a minimal lifestyle. This is great for those who want to know more about how minimal living could help them!

Available to watch on Netflix.

 

The Biggest Little Farm

An inspiring film brought to us by a couple who felt they wanted to make changes in their lives. Set just outside of Los Angeles, they work together to fulfil their dreams and develop a sustainable farmland.

Available to watch on Netflix.

Chasing Coral

Focusing on the devastating effects of climate change on the coral reef, scientists and divers set out to uncover the true extent of the damage. We learn about the unprecedented rate at which coral reef is vanishing and why.

Available to watch on Netflix.

The True Cost

An eye opening film that explains the negative environmental effect of fast fashion.  Showing how the greed of corporations and consumers can have such devastating effects on the workforce and the planet.

Available to watch on Amazon Prime.

 

No Impact Man

An incredible insight into the life of a man who completes changes everything about his life to go green. Following his transition as he leaves behind all modern ways of living to see how far he can push the limits of zero waste living.

Available to watch on Amazon Prime.

Tomorrow 

An uplifting series that follows filmmakers around the world to meet some extraordinary people doing incredible things for their communities. Working on ways to solve environmental and social issues we are introduced to new ideas towards sustainability.

Available to watch on Amazon Prime.

 

Before the Flood

Nat Geographic team up with Leonardo DiCaprio to show us the first hand effects of climate change in communities across five continents and the Arctic. We learn about the struggles that come with these effects and what is being done to help.

Available to watch on Amazon Prime and DisneyPlus.

 

Manufactured Landscapes

Human activity is the biggest challenge the natural world faces, we're changing the landscape of the world everyday. This series follows photographer Edward Burtynsky who shows us how large scale human activity has altered our world. Gritty but a must watch.

Available to watch on Amazon Prime and BFI.

 

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