Environmental advocates Paul Hawken and Robert Bullard describe the breadth of the environmental movement as both personal and global, and not dependent on top-down decisions.
See the hot spots of the environmental movement's actions, victories and set-backs, from Newfoundland to the Amazon, in this interactive map featuring locations in American Masters: A Fierce Green Fire.
In the 1980s the fate of the Amazon rainforest turned on an unlikely environmental hero: a poor rubber tapper and union organizer in Brazil named Chico Mendes (1944 - 1988).
The film features never-before seen footage of Gould, photographs and excerpts from his private home recordings and diaries, plus personal memories from Gould’s most intimate friends and lovers, some who have never spoken about him publicly before.
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