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Planet Earth, Part 2
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directed by Pierre Barreau and Jean-Luc Barreau, fl. 1986, in Planet Earth (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2010), 22 mins
Earth's Moon was born in a catastrophic collision more than 4 billion years ago. It started out very close to the planet but has been moving away ever since. It's drifting away every year. The system's center of mass is currently inside Earth, though that is slowly changing. In a few billion years, the barycenter...
directed by Pierre Barreau and Jean-Luc Barreau, fl. 1986, in Planet Earth (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2010), 22 mins
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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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Water, the Drop of Life, 3, Perils Of Pollution
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directed by Peter Swanson; produced by Joost van Loon, in Water, the Drop of Life, 3 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2001), 53 mins
The issue of balance between Mother Nature and all living things; and what happens to that balance when man begins to intervene in nature's environments that depend on fresh water. How do species survive in the Nabib Desert in South Africa and at Glen Canyon in the USA. where the once wild Colorado River is obstru...
directed by Peter Swanson; produced by Joost van Loon, in Water, the Drop of Life, 3 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2001), 53 mins
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Water, the Drop of Life, 5, Water, War And Peace
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directed by Peter Swanson; produced by Joost van Loon, in Water, the Drop of Life, 5 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2001), 52 mins
This episode is a close look at why three immense river systems like the Nile in Egypt, the Amu Darya and Syr Darya in Central Asia were dammed. This episode explores the role that water plays in world crises; yesterday, today, and most certainly in the future, when m ore people might be driven to war over water....
directed by Peter Swanson; produced by Joost van Loon, in Water, the Drop of Life, 5 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2001), 52 mins
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Global Warming In The Arctic: The Melting Of Svalbard
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directed by Jan Petersen; produced by Tandrup Naturfilm (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2007), 29 mins
Incredible amounts of ice are melting in the Arctic and the warmer temperatures have made it possible to sail all the way around Svalbard, the northern most civilization in the world. What is happening in the Arctic islands is the best illustration of what happens to nature when global warming spreads. A cameraman...
directed by Jan Petersen; produced by Tandrup Naturfilm (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2007), 29 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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Water, the Drop of Life, 2, Fuel For Farms And Factories
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directed by Peter Swanson; produced by Joost van Loon, in Water, the Drop of Life, 2 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2001), 52 mins
Explores the lives of farmers across the globe to see how water is managed and/or mismanaged. While irrigation seems to be the key to successful agriculture, it does however have severe drawbacks, such as over exploitation of existing fresh water reservoirs. There are industries that need huge amounts of water in...
directed by Peter Swanson; produced by Joost van Loon, in Water, the Drop of Life, 2 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2001), 52 mins
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Water Wars - Struggle in the Holy Land
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directed by Iain Taylor; produced by Katherine Eisner and Iain Taylor (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 1998), 35 mins
Could the wars of the future be over water rather than oil or politics? This program focuses on the apparent water inequalities between Palestinians and Israeli settlers in the West Bank and Gaza. Already, demand for this most basic of resources is outstripping supply in some parts of the world and it is in these...
directed by Iain Taylor; produced by Katherine Eisner and Iain Taylor (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 1998), 35 mins
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