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On the Edge: A Wake-up Call

Some of the world's top leaders discuss the world's population crises and other problems.

A film by Doug Gillies

50 Minutes

Grades 9-Adult
Item #:ONT-665

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After Mikhail Gorbachev signaled the end of the Cold War, he brought together hundreds of the worlds leading thinkers to confront the most daunting challenge of all times. Together they embarked on a determined search for a safe passage into the next century.

On the Edge is a riveting tale of the greatest crisis ever to threaten the human race. This documentary wrestles with the combined impacts of our teeming human population coupled with soaring levels of consumption upon Earth's dwindling natural resources. Together, the speakers draw on their ingenuity, courage and compassion to paint a portrait of a better world. as they issue a stirring summons for dramatic change before we run out of options.

On the Edge is a wake-up call - with Mikhail Gorbachev, Ted Turner, Jane Goodall, Huston Smith, Carl Sagan, Lester Brown, Robert Muller, Jane Fonda, Oren Lyons, and Deepak Chopra.

On the Edge: A Wake-up Call