Earth Report: State of the Planet 2009 (2009)
Earth Report investigates the impact that development has had on the environment and explores what is being done to protect our planet. The Northwest Passage opened for the first time in recorded history, much of the United States honeybee population mysteriously died and China bypassed the United States in total carbon emissions. Despite all of Earths ailments, there are glimmers of hope countries, businesses and individuals making great advances in eco-friendly policies and practices. In Earth Report, National Geographic takes the pulse of our planet and explores what kind of shape Planet Earth is in.