Monday, December 16, 2019
Discovery Informative

A Secret Island Where Everyone Lives Completely Off-grid: Lasqueti — One Hour from Vancouver

Lasqueti is a small island between Vancouver and Vancouver Island, home to a little known community of off-gridders who take pride in their isolation from both mainstream culture and mainland Canada. In this short documentary film, a journalist from 16×9 News goes to meet some of Lasqueti’s characters and find out more about life on this beautiful […]

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Diversity Entertainment & Culture Environment Informative

ARTICLE & VISUAL | It’s amazing how they’ve made these bridges.

[dropcap]I[/dropcap]n the northeastern Indian state of Meghalaya, where Ficus elastica are large, native outdoor trees that live near water, the local people have been using the ficus’s roots as bridges for generations. These aren’t trees that have fallen naturally over streams, though, which are commonly used as bridges in other places. Instead, the people train […]

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Activism Documentaries Environment Inspirational and Motivational Politics

VIDEO | Adventures In Treesitting | Can’t believe she lived 2 years on a giant tree without touching the ground.

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]his is the amazing story of Julia Butterfly Hill who spent more than two years on a giant tree without touching the ground. Julia’s determination to withhold storms, cold and pressure by the logging company inspired countless activists around the world to this very day. Julia spent an incredible 738 days on top of the tree […]

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