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Horizon, Season 19, Episode 3, A Killing Rain
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produced by Jeremy Taylor, 1937-, in Horizon, Season 19, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1982), 51 mins
Acid rain - a poisonous blend of sulphur dioxide gas, dilute sulphuric and nitric acids - is mainly produced by burning coal and oil. Horizon reports on how it became the major international pollution problem of the 1980s.
produced by Jeremy Taylor, 1937-, in Horizon, Season 19, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1982), 51 mins
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Horizon, Season 23, Episode 16, Making Sex Pay
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presented by James Gould, 1945-; produced by Christopher La Fontaine, in Horizon, Season 23, Episode 16 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1987), 51 mins
The Professor of Biology at Princeton University theorises that sexual behaviour and reproduction can be explained in terms of economic investment.
presented by James Gould, 1945-; produced by Christopher La Fontaine, in Horizon, Season 23, Episode 16 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1987), 51 mins
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Horizon, Season 25, Episode 6, Wasting The Alps
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in Horizon, Season 25, Episode 6 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1989), 49 mins
This documentary examines the threat to the delicate Alpine ecology of pasture and forest posed by growing tourism, pollution, and acid rain. It shows how acid rain leads to deforestation, causing floods and avalanches, and how skiing erodes slow-growing Alpine grass, whilst more hotels, lifts and railways are bui...
in Horizon, Season 25, Episode 6 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1989), 49 mins
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Horizon, Season 26, Episode 3, Food Irradiation: Would You Buy It?
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produced by Alec Nisbet, in Horizon, Season 26, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1990), 49 mins
Horizon digs below the surface of this highly controversial debate to examine the pros and cons of food irradiation. It is claimed that it reduces the risk of food poisoning, yet many believe it contains new hidden dangers. Expert opinion is in favour, while public opinion is against. The programme includes filmin...
produced by Alec Nisbet, in Horizon, Season 26, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1990), 49 mins
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Horizon, Season 26, Episode 10, The Britannic Greenhouse
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directed by John Lynch, fl. 1992; produced by John Lynch, fl. 1992, in Horizon, Season 26, Episode 10 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1990), 56 mins
The weather has never been very predictable, but is even less so now that the Greenhouse Effect has arrived. One consequence is that as the climate changes, so too will plants and animals. The film asks how will they adapt to the new weather patterns, what differences will this make to agriculture and conservation...
directed by John Lynch, fl. 1992; produced by John Lynch, fl. 1992, in Horizon, Season 26, Episode 10 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1990), 56 mins
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Horizon, Season 27, Episode 6, California Dreaming
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produced by John Lynch, 1961-, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Horizon, Season 27, Episode 6 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1991), 50 mins
Los Angeles, the second largest city in the U.S., has long grappled with traffic congestion on its roadways. Despite California's strict laws on pollution, smog and greenhouse gases continue to be a major fallout from the millions of vehicles on Los Angeles streets.
produced by John Lynch, 1961-, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Horizon, Season 27, Episode 6 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1991), 50 mins
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Horizon, Season 30, Episode 2, The Last Mammoth
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produced by Kate O'Sullivan, fl. 2010, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Horizon, Season 30, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1994), 49 mins
The woolly mammoth did not become extinct 12,000 years ago. According to new evidence, it went on roaming until 4,000 years ago, which was about the time the Pyramids were built. The mammoth bones were discovered by a geologist in a remote area of Siberia, and at the time he had no idea that this pile of bones mig...
produced by Kate O'Sullivan, fl. 2010, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Horizon, Season 30, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1994), 49 mins
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Horizon, Season 45, Episode 16, Why Can't We Predict Earthquakes?
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directed by Mark Radice, fl. 2000-2016; produced by Mark Radice, fl. 2000-2016, British Broadcasting Corporation and Discovery Channel, in Horizon, Season 45, Episode 16 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 52 mins
Capable of ripping up roads, moving mountains and tearing down towns, they're the biggest force of natural destruction on the planet. They affect parts of every continent. Billions of dollars, yen and yuan are being poured into researching these hazards. A major earthquake striking Los Angeles would cause over $20...
directed by Mark Radice, fl. 2000-2016; produced by Mark Radice, fl. 2000-2016, British Broadcasting Corporation and Discovery Channel, in Horizon, Season 45, Episode 16 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 52 mins
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Horizon, Season 46, Episode 7, How Many People Can Live On Planet Earth?
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directed by Helen Shariatmadari, fl. 2004-2014; presented by David Attenborough, 1926-; produced by British Broadcasting Corporation, in Horizon, Season 46, Episode 7 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 52 mins
The world's population is growing and could exceed 9 billion within the next four decades. In this fascinating programme, esteemed naturalist and broadcaster Sir David Attenborough takes a look at the problems we face as a continuously growing species. From Mexico to Spain, China to Rwanda, ecologists, demographer...
directed by Helen Shariatmadari, fl. 2004-2014; presented by David Attenborough, 1926-; produced by British Broadcasting Corporation, in Horizon, Season 46, Episode 7 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 52 mins
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Horizon, Season 47, Episode 2, Death of the Ocean
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directed by Peter Oxley, fl. 2003; presented by David Attenborough, 1926-; produced by Peter Oxley, fl. 2003, in Horizon, Season 47, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 1 hour
Sir David Attenborough reveals the findings of one of the most ambitious scientific studies of our time - an investigation into what is happening to our oceans. He looks at whether it is too late to save their remarkable biodiversity. Horizon travels from the cold waters of the North Atlantic to the tropical wate...
directed by Peter Oxley, fl. 2003; presented by David Attenborough, 1926-; produced by Peter Oxley, fl. 2003, in Horizon, Season 47, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 1 hour
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