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Big Ideas for a Small Planet

A documentary series focusing on environmental topics, featuring interviews with forward-thinking designers and a look at green products and alternative ideas.

Premiered: April 17, 2007

Rating: TV-PG

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Episode 13: Babies Season 3, Episode 12 Oct 27, 2009 Paid

The choices new parents make have a crucial impact on their babies and the environment. Can we imagine a world where all babies are raised green? Ideas include frozen organic baby food, green diapers and the eco-friendly baby store. Featuring Liane Weintraub and Shannan Swanson of Tasty Baby, journalist Katrina Heron, Simran Sethi, author of “Raising Baby Green” Dr. Alan Greene, model/entrepreneur Cindy Crawford, Tereson Dupuy of Fuzzibunz and Paige Goldberg Tomach and Soleil Moon Frye of Little Seed.

Episode 12: Games Season 3, Episode 11 Oct 20, 2009 Paid

Games bring people together across the globe but rarely have the power to change the world. Can we imagine playing games to save the planet? Ideas include a green football team, role-playing the future and xtreme green sports. Featuring Tim Sexton, Philadelphia Eagles consultant on Go Green, Jessy Tolkan, Allen Hershkowitz, Jamais Cascio from Superstruct, and Jeff Wilson of Quiksilver.

Episode 11: Communities Season 3, Episode 10 Oct 13, 2009 Paid

As communities expand due to urban sprawl, people consume more resources. Can we imagine working together to make communities greener? Ideas include a green youth movement, urban community farming and green towns. Featuring Chloe Maxmin of the Climate Action Club, Majora Carter, Vijay Vaitheeswaran, Simran Sethi, Dr. David Suzuki, Will Allen of Growing Power, Jessy Tolkan of the Energy Action Coaltion and Steve Nygran of Serenbe.

Episode 9: Art Season 3, Episode 9 Sep 29, 2009 Paid

Throughout history, art has influenced our perception of the world around us. Can we imagine art inspiring environmental awareness? Ideas include a green gallery, picturing trash and recycled glass jewelry. Featuring Deborah Guyer Greene of Epoxygreen, Josh Dorfman, Reed Kroloff, sustainable photographer Eric Smith, natural jewelry designer Christine Brandt, Majora Carter, photographic artist Chris Jordan, and Kathleen Plate from Smart Glass Jewelry.

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01:13 — Doc series focusing on environmental and sustainability issues.

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  • Premiered: April 17, 2007
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: A documentary series focusing on environmental topics, featuring interviews with forward-thinking designers and a look at green products and alternative ideas.

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