Hulu is a fantastic place for legally watching TV shows and movies from major TV stations and studios. The site launched in 2008 and features shows from NBC, Fox, ABC, Comedy Central, Current TV, PBS and many more. Hulu has more than 600 movies and more than 1,000 different shows, and if you know where to look, there's plenty of green content to be found. If you want to watch clips and shows about vegetarianism, global warming, green business, renewable energy, or just want to laugh at how crazy environmentalism can be sometime, click through and enjoy.
FORA.tv specializes in showing world-class speakers, debates and presentations and FORA.tv Environment is their greener channel. Their Hulu channel has nine clips total, four of them full episodes with people like San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom talking about tidal power, Jean-Michel Cousteau warning about the dangers of fish farming, and Amory Lovins giving a presentation about renewable energy.
Mike Rowe on Discovery, Realization and Lamb Castration: Mike Rowe is the host of Discovery Channel's Dirty Jobs and one of the best public speakers around. He tells the story about " target="_blank">his visit to a sheep farm and the lessons he took away after learning how to castrate a sheep with a sharp knife and his teeth.
Global Warming 101: This short three-minute video gives the short and skinny on global warming — that we've been pumping ever-increasing amounts of greenhouse gasses into the atmosphere and that gasses appear, by the data, to be causing the atmosphere to warm up. Arctic ice is disappearing, droughts could be more severe, sea levels could rise, and weather patterns could be disrupted if we don't cut our greenhouse gas emissions.
Vivavi Furniture: MNN's own Josh Dorfman, aka the Lazy Environmentalist, is highlighted in this episode about his eco-friendly furniture store Vivavi, located in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Breaking Ground: This is the kick-off episode and sets the foundation for the rest of the season. Kevin Contreras pulled out all stops to design and build as green a home as possible.
No Ice in the North Pole: For the first time in recorded history, the North Pole is navigable by sea. Temperatures in the Arctic are rising faster than more temperate zones and could someday trigger the release of vast amounts of greenhouse gas currently locked up in frozen tundra.