The amazing REM’s new song Until the Day is Done accompanies the trailer of CNN’s new documentary Planet in Peril. Watch the full documentary on CNN International on Wednesday 24th & Thursday 25th October at 13.00 & 19.00 GMT.

“There’s literally one species that holds the cards. It’s our species, human beings, that controls the future for just about every life form on our planet.” That pretty much sums it up.