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Racing Extinction

In the groundbreaking documentary Racing Extinction, director Louie Psihoyos and the group behind the Academy Award®-winning film The Cove, assemble a team of artists and activists on a new undercover operation to expose the hidden world of endangered species and the race to protect them against mass extinction. Spanning the globe to infiltrate the world’s most dangerous black markets and using high tech tactics to document the link between carbon emissions and species extinction, the documentary reveals stunning, never before seen images that truly change the way we see the world. Racing Extinction is the catalyst for a larger, ongoing campaign that unites people to work collectively toward reduction of carbon emissions and the prevention of species extinction.

Production Company:
Okeanos – Foundation for the Sea and Discovery Channel present an Oceanic Preservation Society film. In association with Vulcan Productions, the Li Ka Shing Foundation, Earth Day Texas, JP's Peace, Love & Happiness Foundation, Diamond Docs & Insurgent Docs
United States
Running Time:
94 mins
Categories Nominated:
Creative Innovation Award, Impact Award, People and Nature Award, Popular Broadcast Award
Categories Won:
Creative Innovation Award, Impact Award
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