e360 Video Nominated for an Academy Award
The Warriors of Qiugang, a film co-produced by Yale Environment 360
and featured exclusively
Web site, has been nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary (Short Subject). This e360
video report, co-produced with filmmakers Ruby Yang and Thomas Lennon and shot in China, was among the Oscar nominees announced last week
. The film chronicles the story of the Chinese village of Qiugang and its battle against a polluting chemical factory. “This is a tremendous honor for Yale Environment 360
,” said e360
editor Roger Cohn. “And we hope that this helps bring attention to the brave stand of the people of Qiugang.”
Watch the video
Yale Environment 360 is
a publication of the
Yale School of Forestry
& Environmental Studies
Yale Environment 360
articles are now available in Spanish and Portuguese on Universia
, the online educational network. Visit the site.
Business & Innovation
Policy & Politics
Pollution & Health
Science & Technology
Antarctica and the Arctic
Central & South America
A three-part series Tainted Harvest
looks at the soil pollution crisis in China, the threat it poses to the food supply, and the complexity of any cleanup. Read the series.
is now available for mobile devices at e360.yale.edu/mobile
The Warriors of Qiugang
, a Yale Environment 360
video, chronicles a Chinese village’s fight against a polluting chemical plant. It was nominated for a 2011 Academy Award for Best Documentary Short.
Watch the video.
Top Image: aerial view of Iceland
. © Google & TerraMetrics.
, winner of the Yale Environment 360 Video Contest, documents the work of African researchers monitoring wildlife in Uganda's remote Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Watch the video.