Since its first appearance in 1954 as a mutated dinosaur-like monster, Godzilla has often spread an environmental message to the public – though the exact make-up of the message has evolved over time. In the latest movie, Godzilla is not a catastrophic accident but a 'natural being' and guardian of the Earth. This article of mine traces the evolution of Godzilla's Green themes:
Within the article, there's a short movie (republished below) about the origins and possible legacy of Godzilla for future urban settings. Godzilla has always been synonymous with urban destruction but this film suggests Godzilla might have creative potential regarding city planning.