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10 eco-movies for kids (and fun-loving adults)

By: Heather Gunther on Feb. 25, 2011, 8:39 a.m.
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Not just kid stuff

Many parents want to find good environmental movies for young children. To help the discerning green parent, we've compiled a list of well-done G- or PG-rated films that have an environmental message for children. Some of the movies have a subtle green theme, while others are more overt in their eco-approach. What they have in common is a desire to teach children important lessons about respecting Mother Nature, and doing so in an accessible or funny format. With that in mind, here are the top 10 children's movies with green themes. (Text: Heather Gunther)