Check out www.vice.com
Articles, comics, documentaries, and more.
One series of shows on the site worth a watch is the toxic series http://www.vice.com/toxic
I have watched the “Garbage Island” and “Alberta” shows. “Garbage Island” is about all the plastic in the oceans and “Alberta” is about the mining of the Canadian oil sands.
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