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3 Environmental Movies Everyone Needs to Watch

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Scientists are driven to find answers. And many do it in painstaking ways. So when they speak, people listen. Or at least many try to. But there are also those who doubt or brush off findings based on years of research. And one prime example would be the issue of climate change. Global warming denial is just one of the things many environmental scientists, scientific organizations, and other experts have to deal with. Whatever your beliefs may be about the topic, to watch some of the best enviromental movies ever made will make you rethink the way you view the problem.

1. Planet Ocean (2012)
This 90-minute documentary takes you into the stunning and mysterious heart of the ocean. From the surface to depths many have not seen before. This is a must-watch for the sheer magnificence it reveals and as a way to better understand the power and vulnerability the world’s oceans now face because of factors like overfishing, pollution, and so much more.

2. Drop in the Ocean (2015)
This is another film about ocean life and the collective impact of people’s actions that are harming it. Drop in the Ocean gives you a better grasp of just how many plastics are being dumped into the ocean annually. It also takes a look into how overfishing and overconsumption and the use of harmful chemicals are taking its toll on the health of the ocean and all the marine life that call it home.

3. Earth on Fire (2014)
Earth on Fire provides a chilling look into the ultimate cost of fires in terms of changing not just for devastating affected forest areas but also on what could be lasting impact on the ecosystem.