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The 11th Hour (2007)

A look at the state of the global environment including visionary and practical solutions for restoring the planet's ecosystems.

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(as Leila Conners Petersen),

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Himself - Narrator
Kenny Ausubel ...
Himself - Founder, Bioneers
Thom Hartmann ...
Himself - Author, The Last Hours of Ancient Sunlight
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Herself - Founder, Greenbelt Movement, 2004 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate
Sandra Postel ...
Herself - Director, Global Water Policy Project
Paul Stamets ...
Himself - Mycologist, Author, Mycelium Running
David Orr ...
Himself - Chair, Environmental Studies Program, Oberlin College
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Himself - Lucasian Professor of Mathematics, Cambridge University
Oren Lyons ...
Himself - Faithkeeper, Turtle Clan, Onondaga Nation, Haudenosaunee, Six Nations, Iroquois Confederacy
Andrew C. Revkin ...
Himself - Author & Science Reporter, New York Times (as Andy Revkin)
Sylvia Earle ...
Herself - Oceanographer, Explorer-in-Residence, National Geographic Society
Paul Hawken ...
Himself - Author, Environmentalist, Entrepreneur
Janine Benyus ...
Herself - Author, Biomimicry
Stuart Pimm ...
Himself - Professor of Conservation Ecology, Duke University
Paolo Soleri ...
Himself - Architect, Founder of Arcosanti
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A look at the state of the global environment including visionary and practical solutions for restoring the planet's ecosystems.

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It's our generation that gets to change the world... forever. See more »

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Documentary

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10 October 2007 (Philippines)  »

Also Known As:

La última hora  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$60,853 (USA) (19 August 2007)

Gross:

$703,464 (USA) (30 September 2007)
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An on-screen graphic refers to the "break" system of a train. It should be "brake". See more »

Quotes

Nathan Gardels: Understand that things are thieves of time.
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Connections

References Barnyard (2006) See more »

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Svefn-g-englar
Performed by Sigur Rós
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The Earth will get by on its own
2 September 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This very insightful documentary is not about the death of the world. Those whom extol such are, in my opinion, foolish dramatists. Rather, it is about the death of our species.

DeCaprio excels in bringing forth the intelligentsia who bring not only educated opinion but factual data. Facts show the Earth is suffering from the abuses of people. And the greatest abuses come from the largest and most technological countries. Yet, some of the worst abuses come from small, undeveloped countries too poor to encourage environmental regulation.

With all the pollution of land, sea, and air, we as people will ultimately succumb, unless we take great action to replace what we remove, or accept our need to find alternatives.

Global warming may be real or not. I haven't been around for a hundred thousand years or so, so I can't really say. In my oh so short time on this planet, I feel I can say one thing and that is we sure are doing a lot more to hurt ourselves, and this planet, than help.

Five stars for The 11th Hour.


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