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Sustainable Futures, 2, The Energy Issues
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directed by Marilyn Higgins, fl. 2012, in Sustainable Futures, 2 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2011), 24 mins
Worldwide fossil fuel consumption is depleting the natural resources and polluting the environment. The need for alternative fuel sources is growing. Photovoltaic power plants, geysers, small wind turbines and even grasses provide an opportunity for the development of cleaner fuel industry essential for sustainabl...
directed by Marilyn Higgins, fl. 2012, in Sustainable Futures, 2 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2011), 24 mins
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Where Were You, 21, Hiroshima
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in Where Were You, 21 (Geelong, Victoria: World Wide Entertainment, 2011, originally published 2011), 24 mins
There are some global events of such impact that they stay with us forever. They are so important that we sit up and pay attention as they are happening: we sit glued to the television we pour over newspapers we frantically search out more information to understand. This series looks at some of the most shocking e...
in Where Were You, 21 (Geelong, Victoria: World Wide Entertainment, 2011, originally published 2011), 24 mins
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Where Were You, 24, Haiti Earthquake
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in Where Were You, 24 (Geelong, Victoria: World Wide Entertainment, 2011, originally published 2011), 24 mins
There are some global events of such impact that they stay with us forever. They are so important that we sit up and pay attention as they are happening: we sit glued to the television we pour over newspapers we frantically search out more information to understand. This series looks at some of the most shocking e...
in Where Were You, 24 (Geelong, Victoria: World Wide Entertainment, 2011, originally published 2011), 24 mins
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Sustainable Futures, 1, The Water Issues
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directed by Marilyn Higgins, fl. 2012, in Sustainable Futures, 1 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2011), 25 mins
While some regions of the world enjoy an abundance of water, one billion people live in areas struggling with drought and drinking water contamination. By 2025, two-thirds of the world’s population is expected to face a water shortage. This episode profiles water purification and conservation projects throughout...
directed by Marilyn Higgins, fl. 2012, in Sustainable Futures, 1 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2011), 25 mins
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Sustainable Futures, 4, The Deforestation Issues
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directed by Marilyn Higgins, fl. 2012, in Sustainable Futures, 4 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2011), 25 mins
Thanks to sustainable rainforest management projects and government regulations, the deforestation rates in the Brazilian rainforest have declined over the past 10 years. However, 20% of the world’s CO2 emissions are still caused by deforestation in Indonesia, Brazil and Congo. Kenya and Ivory coast are rapidly...
directed by Marilyn Higgins, fl. 2012, in Sustainable Futures, 4 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2011), 25 mins
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Sustainable Futures, 10, Eco Tourism Issues
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directed by Marilyn Higgins, fl. 2012, in Sustainable Futures, 10 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2011), 24 mins
Considering pollution from aviation industry and the cost of green air travel, sustainable tourism is a challenge. Despite the setbacks, eco-tourism is growing, supporting economies and conservation efforts of many countries. The Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park unites communities and ecosystems between South Afri...
directed by Marilyn Higgins, fl. 2012, in Sustainable Futures, 10 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2011), 24 mins
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Sustainable Futures, 6, The Greenhouse Gas Issues
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directed by Marilyn Higgins, fl. 2012, in Sustainable Futures, 6 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2011), 24 mins
Greenhouse gases have led to a steady increase in global temperatures. Local weather patterns are becoming more and more extreme. The receding and melting of polar ice caps provide easily observable evidence of global warming. Glaciologists measure the changes in the mountain ice, while the CryoSat Project records...
directed by Marilyn Higgins, fl. 2012, in Sustainable Futures, 6 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2011), 24 mins
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Where Were You, 16, Hillary at Mt. Everest
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in Where Were You, 16 (Geelong, Victoria: World Wide Entertainment, 2011, originally published 2011), 25 mins
There are some global events of such impact that they stay with us forever. They are so important that we sit up and pay attention as they are happening: we sit glued to the television we pour over newspapers we frantically search out more information to understand. This series looks at some of the most shocking e...
in Where Were You, 16 (Geelong, Victoria: World Wide Entertainment, 2011, originally published 2011), 25 mins
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Where Were You, 26, Montserrat Volcano
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in Where Were You, 26 (Geelong, Victoria: World Wide Entertainment, 2011, originally published 2011), 24 mins
There are some global events of such impact that they stay with us forever. They are so important that we sit up and pay attention as they are happening: we sit glued to the television we pour over newspapers we frantically search out more information to understand. This series looks at some of the most shocking e...
in Where Were You, 26 (Geelong, Victoria: World Wide Entertainment, 2011, originally published 2011), 24 mins
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Sustainable Futures, 3, The Landfills and Waste Issue
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directed by Marilyn Higgins, fl. 2012, in Sustainable Futures, 3 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2011), 24 mins
Industrialized societies accumulate tons of waste, and the rising need for electronic devices only exacerbates the issue. The Sierra Club is pushing for standardization of electronic waste recycling, but so far it remains a limited market in the West. Recycling of electronics outsourced to India is done under terr...
directed by Marilyn Higgins, fl. 2012, in Sustainable Futures, 3 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2011), 24 mins
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