National Geographic: Human Footprint

Overview

The filmmakers at National Geographic offer a unique exploration of the effect that mankind has on his environment with this documentary that asks exactly how much waste a single person will generate, as well as how much fuel a single person will use over the course of their entire lifetime. Groundbreaking computer graphics and detailed studies combine to highlight the long-term impact that our lives have on the world we inhabit. Everyone knows that our time on Earth is limited, and in this documentary ...
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Overview

The filmmakers at National Geographic offer a unique exploration of the effect that mankind has on his environment with this documentary that asks exactly how much waste a single person will generate, as well as how much fuel a single person will use over the course of their entire lifetime. Groundbreaking computer graphics and detailed studies combine to highlight the long-term impact that our lives have on the world we inhabit. Everyone knows that our time on Earth is limited, and in this documentary environmentally conscious viewers are offered a playful yet thought provoking look at our unique role in the grand scheme of things.
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Special Features

Closed Caption; Behind the scenes
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/15/2008
  • UPC: 727994752936
  • Original Release: 2008
  • Rating:

  • Source: Nat'l Geographic Vid
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Language: English
  • Time: 1:30:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 23,560

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Elizabeth Vargas Participant
Technical Credits
Clive Maltby Director, Screenwriter
Malcolm Brinkworth Executive Producer
Gregers Sall Editor
Howard Swartz Executive Producer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Human Footprint
1. Introduction [:46]
2. Human Presence [2:26]
3. Diapers and Milk [8:25]
4. Meat, Eggs and Carbs [11:33]
5. Sweets, Fruits and Vegetables [5:08]
6. Plastics and Metals [4:27]
7. Cleansing and Beauty Products [5:07]
8. Water and Solid Waste [4:41]
9. Clothing and Textiles [5:27]
10. Alcohol [3:12]
11. Housing, Furnsihing and Appliances [10:05]
12. Entertainment Consumption [7:29]
13. Transportation [9:37]
14. Consumption of Natural Resources [2:57]
15. Cell Phones [2:46]
16. Shrinking Wildlife [3:30]
17. Conclusion [7:25]
18. End Credits [:31]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Human Footprint
   Play
   Scene Selections
   Behind the Scenes
   More From National Geographic
      Recommended Programs
         Strange Days on Planet Earth
         Amazing Planet
         Six Degrees Could Change the World
      Experience National Geographic
         Welcome to the World of National Geographic
         National Geographic.com
         National Geographic Channel
   Credits
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