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Top 10 environmental documentaries of 2009

By: Jessica Knoblauch on Dec. 7, 2009, 5:32 a.m.

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Inspiring and shocking

With the rise of environmental issues comes the increased popularity of movies addressing these issues. This year's environmental documentaries come from all over the world. Filmmakers are bringing shocking and sometimes tearful topics to your living room — to inspire you to make a difference. These documentaries examine everything from the negative effects of the American agriculture system to leading a zero-impact lifestyle. These are 10 must-see films. (Text: Jessica Knoblauch)