The Lorax confronts the Once-Ler, who has been cutting down Truffula trees to manufacture Thneeds. The two witness the cutting down of the last Truffula tree, marking an end to the viability of the Once-Ler's business. The lack of trees also adversely affects the environment, as is evident by the coughing of the residents of ThneedVille and the migration of all the wildlife.
Captain Planet was taken prison by Dr. Blight. The Native American father & son resolve to stop Dr. Blight but Wheeler informs them that Dr. Blight has captured Captain Planet. The son states that his father knows "the old ways of tracking" and the father employs it to locate Captain Planet.
Commander Clash appeals to Lutin Plunder's soldiers and shows them the big picture in what will happen to the planet if they continue to work towards Plunder's goals. They walk away from their mission, to Plunder's discontent.
The Dream Machine is a machine that gives people what they want at the cost of the environment. A village discovers it and it changes how they act towards others and material wants as well as causing them to have a disregard for home and surrounding environment.