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More and more family movies and TV shows have an underlying ECO message . We have found some of the best ecoanimations for the kids all with an environmental & educational message hidden within.

"WALL-E" is a futuristic film that depicts Earth covered with garbage, uninhabitable because of man's destructive habits. With Earth becoming a dumping ground by mankind and therefore being unable to produce plant life, the humans are forced to enter space leaving WALL-E to clean up the mess.. With the help from EVE, a sleek (and dangerous) reconnaissance robot, they search for proof that life is once again sustainable.

Although many of us would see the main storyline of Happy Feet revolving around the small penguin Mumble who has no talent for singing but has an astute talent for tap dancing , there is an underlying environmental message in the denouement of the film. At the end of the film we see a group of researchers taking video of the colony of dancing emperor penguins, and the footage is broadcast globally. After many heated arguments this publicity generates considerable pressure to stop commercial overfishing of the Antarctic. Happy Feet 2 which was released in 2011 has a similar environmental message as we see melting ice on snow capped environs and melting icebergs in the Antarctic.

The latest movie adaptation of The Lorax sees a young boy Ted seeking the affection of the girl of his dreams, Audrey by seeking out the now recluse Once-ler who can tell him what happened to the trees in Thneed-ville. Something that Audrey longs for more than anything. He hears the tale of how the Once-ler meets The Lorax, a grumpy yet charming orange creature who served as guardian of the land he arrived in. This movie shows children how precious the earth is and how quickly we can destroy mother nature for consumer needs.

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Alphabet Street Eco Mini Mag Newcastle  

A destination for all things kids

Alphabet Street Eco Mini Mag Newcastle  

A destination for all things kids

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