Cameron in a new Avatar, mops up oil spill
Following the Deepwater Horizon oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, Hollywood director, James Cameron, announced that he will use technology applied to movie-making to assist in cleaning up the oil spill.entertainment Updated: Jun 05, 2010 12:51 IST
The filmmaker joined scientists, engineers and officials from the department of energy and the environmental protection agency at a meeting in Washington to discuss ideas on how to handle the ‘Titanic’ disaster. He offered the use of his private fleet of submarines to assist with the clean-up.
Closer home, Bollywood is driving the message of earth conservation by associating itself with universal projects and personal campaigns.
Mughda Godse’s message is: “I plant trees whenever I can, never waste water and try and save natural resources in every way that I can.”
Kangana Ranaut asserts, “I try to do my bit for the environment by not wasting water. And I never use plastic bags.”
Boman Irani and Minissha Lamba also propagate the Save Water campaign.
Sachin Tendulkar is supporting the United Nations environment program and has built a rain harvesting plant in his Bandra home.
Anushka Manchanda supports the Batti Bandh campaign, on electricity conservation. “Always turn off lights and fans when not in use. Avoid air-conditioners when not required and play more outdoor games than computer-aided ones,” she advises. “I’m only preaching what I practice.”
First Published: Jun 05, 2010 11:55 IST