An investigative team goes undercover to expose the players in a greedy and brutal battle. The film explores the global drivers of species extinction, from the poachers to organized cartels, terrorist groups funding their political conflicts, investors betting on extinction, skyrocketing commodity prices and the unbridled and thoughtless consumerism that is also fueling demand.

Directed by Jakob Kneser. Produced by Tristan Chytroschek and Anne Pick.

 

Gambling on Extinction

2014 DE 52mins
Festival Year: 2015
Types: Documentary
Topic: Climate Change, Global Perspectives, Wildlife