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NEWS x MUSE Michael Sandoval talks with Katie Cleary about her latest documentary, Why On Earth which is currently available to watch.

Why On Earth establishes a vital connection between humans and animals through rarely before seen footage exposing the rapid rate of deforestation in Borneo and Sumatra due to the careless and inhumane extraction of palm oil, along with the rescue of endangered orangutans in Indonesia. From the depletion of the shark population in South Africa as a result of the illegal shark fin trade to the incessant poaching of the nearly extinct African rhino, elephant, and lion populations throughout Africa, the film takes an in-depth look at the issues these species are facing and the process to get legislation passed to protect them in the United States.

Katie Cleary filmed Why on Earth in five countries including South Africa, Kenya, Indonesia, Mexico, and the U.S. The film includes a host of exclusive interviews with well-known leaders in the animal welfare and conservation world, including fellow filmmaker and animal advocate, Clint Eastwood.

You can watch the film now on Prime Video today by following the link