Branch Out Alternative Breaks

Creating a community of active & educated individuals dedicated to the pursuit of social justice

Environmental Sustainability

TV Shows

Working in a Coal Mine,” from the F/X series, “30 Days,” aired 6/3/2008

Videos

Defining environmental sustainability

The Lexicon of Sustainability,” a five minute video explaining what local eating, locavores and other terminology is about.  pbs.org

Deep Down,” a film about a community’s battle over a mountaintop removal coal mine

Razing Appalachia,” a documentary about coal mining in West Virginia

Websites

The Benefits of Urban Forests  from the state of South Carolina

The impact of trees on the Chesapeake Bay, written by a college student for americanforests.org

Native plants and invasive plants in Virginia

National Tree Benefit Calculator

 

 

 

 

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