Introduction: cinematic ecodisasters and our basic human needs Human approaches to the ecology of air, water, and clothing. At the boiling point: the aesthetics of atmospheric pollution and climate change in documentary and feature films James Bond and water wars in contemporary film: a new ecowarrior? Ready to wear? from fashion to environmental justice Ecodocumentaries and the rhetoric of food production. Contemporary ecofood films: the documentary tradition Flipper? We're eating Flipper? documenting animals rights and environmental ethics at sea Negative externalities of housing and energy industries Give me shelter: the ecology of homes and homelessness Activism in mountaintop removal films: turn off the lights for sustainability The search for the "golden shrimp": the myth of interdependence in oil drilling films Conclusion: can the film industry and the environmental movement mix?
Includes filmography. Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-209) and index.