CNN Special Examines Overpopulation


CNN’s award-winning documentary series Planet in Peril delves returns Thursday, Dec. 11 with a two-hour special examining the conflict between growing populations and the world’s natural resources.

CNN anchor Anderson Cooper, chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta and The Oprah Winfrey Show correspondent and National Geographic host Lisa Ling travel to the front lines of these environmental conflicts where countries, communities and individuals are fighting over oil, land, water and food, network officials said.

The documentary, taped in high definition, will air Thursday, Dec. 11, from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. ET on CNN with a simulcast on CNN International.