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At EcoWatch, we've enjoyed sharing popular eco-related videos with readers this past year. We've featured everything from humorous videos from comedy site Funny or Die on how to diagnose climate change denial disorder to a Chevron whistleblower footage that leaked the oil company's corruption in Ecuador's devastating oil spill.
So, without further ado, here are the top 10 most popular eco videos of 2015:
4. NASA’s time lapse video showed the vast scope of humanity’s impact on the Earth:
5. Spoken word artist Prince Ea apologized to future generations:
6. NASA put to rest the controversy over whether Antarctica's ice is shrinking or growing:
7. Ed Begley, Jr. illustrated how to diagnose "climate change denial disorder":
8. Filmmaker Mike Hachey declared we need to "kill the K-Cup before it kills our planet":
9. A Florida official refused to say the words climate change:
10. The Trans-Pacific Partnership stirred up all kinds of controversy:
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