Binging on Netflix is a guilty pleasure of most people. If you are looking to make your next binge a little more educational, add these environmental documentaries to your Netflix queue!
Maidentrip – follow 14-year-old Laura Dekker’s journey sailing across the world, all on her own. Dekker wants to return to nature while becoming the youngest person to circumnavigate the globe.
Cowspiracy – this eco-thriller uncovers the dirty secrets of the meat industry and the devastating effects that it is having on the planet. It is only 90 minutes long, but may have you thinking twice about your dinner plans.
Chasing ice – this documentary follows James Balog, an acclaimed environmental photographer, as he makes his way to the Arctic to document the melting glacier forms. The detailed time lapses show some of the most haunting effects of climate change.
Gasland – head to small town America in this documentary that sheds light on the effects of natural gas drilling on American communities. The personal history, science, and politics of the film are sure to stick with you for many years.
Food, Inc. – this in-depth exploration of the complexities of industrial agriculture has become one of the most widely celebrated environmental documentaries.
All of us at One Body Studios in La Habra, California encourage you to check out these documentaries this year.