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If you happen to know of a licensed video that may be relevant to this list please inform us at info@medies(dot)net so that we can add it here.

EEA's Animations - Green Tips

Green tips are short 30-second animations promoting environmentally-friendly actions. There are green tips on the topic of sustainable lifestyle choices available while animations on Climate change and biodiversity themes will be released later this year. The Green Tips are featured on the European Environment Agency's website, as well as on YouTube and EUTube. 
Language: English 

To obtain copies for use on your own website contact: Karolina.Slowinska@eea.europa.eu

The meatrix

This 5min-animation clip is a well-pointed metaphor of the Matrix movie - a very popular movie to youth- having animals as protagonists. It raises the issue of current unsustainable practices in food production, and livestock breeding, in a very straightforward and appealing way. The clip was awarded in a series of Festivals and it is accompanied by 3 more clips: The Meatrix II about the dairy industry; The Meatrix II 1/2 about food processing and a trailer.
Language: English & 7 more languages with Subtitles in 33 languages!
In the meatrix website you will find a wealth of interactive e-games, educational materials as well as shopping tips to help make our dining table become more sustainable.
Visit: www.themeatrix.com

Turtles in Trouble

An 8 min long animated training film for tourists visiting the Mediterranean coasts, produced by the Marine Conservation Society (MCS UK) with MEDASSET\'s cooperation. The DVD raises awareness of tour agencies tourists about sea turtle-friendly actions they can take to mitigate tourism impacts on turtles and nesting beaches in the Mediterranean. Of course the condensed, cartoon-like film may be rather useful to ESD Educators as well.
Language: English
Visit also MEDASSETs website and download other useful material on turtles.

The story of Stuff

We invite you to visit this popular website and download the 20 minute long video “What is the Story of Stuff” (~50MB). 
It is quite USA-centered, however it is nicely designed, fast-paced, fact-filled, highlighting the underside of production and consumption patterns of western societies in general. Therefore it can be a very useful learning tool for those ESD educators working with such issues. 
Language: English and 10 more languages available
You can download all material and the brochure for students from the campaign website.

Animals Save the Planet
Humorus animation series of clips 30 seconds long, with environmental messages, having animals as protagonists. Useful for very young children as well as there is no text, except for the message of each video that appears in the end.
Language: English
To watch the animation visit their website

Animals Save the Planet

Humorus animation series of clips 30 seconds long, with environmental messages, having animals as protagonists. Useful for very young children as well as there is no text, except for the message of each video that appears in the end.

Language: English

All the cartoons are collected in this website

Video on Paper Consumption

Interesting ~11 min video produced by the World Rainforest Movement, that may be of use to you and your students. The video, apart from giving the facts, the trends and the costs with respect to the environment & societies, of paper production & consumption worldwide, considers it, actually, as a political issue and urges us to do a little bit more than reducing paper consumption at individual level...

Language: English & more languages available

To find a more detailed description of the publication and download sample activities visit their website

A Class Divided

This 46 min long documentary movie is about an Iowa schoolteacher who, the day after Martin Luther King was murdered in 1968, gave her third-grade students a first-hand experience in the meaning of discrimination. This is the story of what she taught the children, and the impact that lesson had on their lives.

Language: English

Watch the video online and read teachers' notes on how to approach discrimination and racism issues here.


UNEP for the World's Oceans with their Video Series with Jim Toomey!

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has partnered with cartoonist Jim Toomey – of ShermanΆs Lagoon fame – in developing a series of six two-minute videos intended to raise awareness of the importance of oceans and the coastal environment. The videos use animation and humor to explain in clear and simple language the role oceans play in our lives and our very survival.

Find the video posted on youtube here.


UNESCO tutorials on "How to build a learning city"?

UNESCO, with the support of GAP and other partners, has developed 7 animated video tutorials to equip policy-makers, urban planners and local education leaders with the knowledge they need to design and implement a learning city initiative.

Find more information about the activity here

and the video series (on youtube) here





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