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Future of Water, 1, The Waterlords
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directed by Erik Hannemann, in Future of Water, 1 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2008), 53 mins
Management of the world's fresh water supply will determine global political stability and economic development. Many countries will experience internal conflicts over rights to water. There is enough water for everyone in the world, however, the question is who should pay for it, how much it should cost, and who...
directed by Erik Hannemann, in Future of Water, 1 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2008), 53 mins
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Power Play, 1, Choking in the Fast Lane
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produced by Pandora Film, in Power Play, 1 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2006), 50 mins
Power Play traces the development of oil as the primary commodity of our day, from the crude oil and kerosene of the 1800s through the automotive revolution and the enormous energy demands of today's military. The 2lst century finds oil the power of nations, and its' power all-pervasive. The western world teeters...
produced by Pandora Film, in Power Play, 1 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2006), 50 mins
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Power Play, 3, Fossil Fuel
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produced by Pandora Film, in Power Play, 3 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2006), 50 mins
Our fossil fuel addiction is no longer healthy; the implications for planet earth are nightmarish, but the replacement of fossil fuels may mean a golden opportunity. Transitional cars may run on hydrogen; solar, wind, hydroelectric & coal-driven sources of power will help reduce the catastrophic greenhouse effect...
produced by Pandora Film, in Power Play, 3 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2006), 50 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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Planet Earth (Landmark Media), Part 2
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directed by Pierre Barreau and Jean-Luc Barreau, fl. 1986, in Planet Earth (Landmark Media) (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 (Landmark Media) (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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