Lauren Valentino and Jarratt Moody went on a trip to visit some 70 state parks in California that are slated to be closed to save money. The two filmmakers drove around in an old airport van and filmed people in the parks.
Randall Arauz is a marine biologist in Costa Rica who has been working for years to protect sea turtles there. One day he saw a video documenting "shark finning." Fishermen haul in sharks, cut off the fins, and dump the bodies of the sharks back into the ocean.
Josh Fox is a filmmaker who lives in upstate Pennsylvania. The more he learned about how natural gas is extracted, the more worried he became about its effect on people's health, the environment, and in particular, the water.