Gates Foundation awards $1 million grant to 'Garbage Dreams' NGO
November 4, 2009, 1:56 a.m. by Helen Jupiter
The Spirit of Youth Association was profiled in the award-winning documentary ‘Garbage Dreams.’ Now they’ve garnered funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
'Garbage Dreams' film follows Egypt's teenage trash recyclers
August 7, 2009, 1:19 p.m. by S.A. Rogers
Egypt’s 'garbage people' have become experts at recycling every material possible, but their way of life is threatened by the globalization of their trade.
'G-Force' movie could spur run on fragile guinea pigs
August 3, 2009, 4:53 p.m. by S.A. Rogers
Despite what kids see in the movie, guinea pigs are fragile creatures that require special care for survival.
Dr. Seuss eco-tale 'The Lorax' hitting theaters in 3-D
July 30, 2009, 1:37 p.m. by S.A. Rogers
'The Lorax', a Dr. Seuss story about the destruction of the environment, will be released as a 3-D animated feature in March 2012.