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24 Hours on Earth, Episode 2, Day
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produced by Chloë Pearne, fl. 2006, British Broadcasting Corporation, in 24 Hours on Earth, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 49 mins
The sun creates the daily rhythm for life on earth, hour by hour its exact position is critical. For every animal, each day is packed with both danger and opportunity. Some hunt in the blazing midday heat, others in the darkness of night. Animals have evolved astonishing strategies to exploit these key moments in...
produced by Chloë Pearne, fl. 2006, British Broadcasting Corporation, in 24 Hours on Earth, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 49 mins
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24 Hours on Earth, Episode 2, Night
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produced by Chloë Pearne, fl. 2006, British Broadcasting Corporation, in 24 Hours on Earth, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 49 mins
The sun creates the daily rhythm for life on earth, hour by hour its exact position is critical. For every animal, each day is packed with both danger and opportunity. Some hunt in the blazing midday heat, others in the darkness of night. Animals have evolved astonishing strategies to exploit these key moments in...
produced by Chloë Pearne, fl. 2006, British Broadcasting Corporation, in 24 Hours on Earth, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 49 mins
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Aamakaar - The Turtle People
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directed by Surabhi Sharma, fl. 2001 (Corte Madera, CA: Green Planet Films, 2002), 1 hour 17 mins
A people of a village in North Kerala fight to preserve their village, and their livelihoods, threatened by sand mining on their estuary. For the last ten years they have been conserving Olive Ridley Turtles that come to their beach to nest. They see the preservation of a species on the verge of extinction as an e...
directed by Surabhi Sharma, fl. 2001 (Corte Madera, CA: Green Planet Films, 2002), 1 hour 17 mins
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Acquaculture
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produced by National Geographic Film & Television (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 2015), 3 mins
Located off the coast of Panama, the world's largest open-ocean fish farm raises hundreds of thousands of cobia fish in colossal underwater pods. Brian O'Hanlon, whose company runs the farms, hopes to bring this sustainable aquaculture approach to more coasts, and cobia to more plates.
produced by National Geographic Film & Television (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 2015), 3 mins
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Addo's Elephants: Back from the Brink
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directed by Nic van Oudtshoorn, fl. 2011; produced by Nic van Oudtshoorn, fl. 2011 (London, England: TVF International, 2011), 51 mins
From the depths of the African bush comes a heartwarming tale of survival and a scientific journey. . . the story of a huge herd of elephants condemned to death by a government decree. Today there are more than 350 elephants in South Africa's Addo Elephant National Park - descendants of the handful that not only s...
directed by Nic van Oudtshoorn, fl. 2011; produced by Nic van Oudtshoorn, fl. 2011 (London, England: TVF International, 2011), 51 mins
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Against the Flow
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directed by Vassili Silovic; produced by Luc Martin-Gousset, ARTE (Paris, Ile-de-France: Point du Jour International, 2009), 1 hour
It’s official : We’re facing a problem over water! Or so they say. But what exactly is the nature of the problem? This film points to concrete examples and starts off with a paradox: the inhabitants of a village in Mali live on 6 litres of water per day and person, while at the same moment in Barcelona, the au...
directed by Vassili Silovic; produced by Luc Martin-Gousset, ARTE (Paris, Ile-de-France: Point du Jour International, 2009), 1 hour
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Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers, Hydrogen Hopes
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produced by Chedd-Angier Production Company, Inc., in Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2005), 27 mins
Hydrogen may be the fuel of the future, but what will it take to safely and efficiently make the transition from today’s fossil fuels?
produced by Chedd-Angier Production Company, Inc., in Alan Alda in Scientific American Frontiers (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2005), 27 mins
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Amazon Adventures
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directed by Susannah Ward, fl. 2004-2014; produced by Pioneer Productions (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2005), 1 hour 33 mins
The name itself has a sense of mystery and foreboding. With its vast jungles and huge river, the Amazon region covers 2.7 million square miles and stretches across eight South American countries. It has attracted some of history's bravest adventurers, lured by tales of untold riches and the challenge of conquering...
directed by Susannah Ward, fl. 2004-2014; produced by Pioneer Productions (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2005), 1 hour 33 mins
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American Experience, Season 29, Episode 3, Rachel Carson's Silent Spring
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presented by David McCullough, 1933-; produced by Neil Goodwin, fl. 1974, WGBH Boston and Peace River Films, in American Experience, Season 29, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2007), 55 mins
When Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring was published in 1962, the book became a phenomenon. A passionate and eloquent warning about the long-term dangers of pesticides, the book unleashed an extraordinary national debate and was greeted by vigorous attacks from the chemical industry. But it would also inspire Presid...
presented by David McCullough, 1933-; produced by Neil Goodwin, fl. 1974, WGBH Boston and Peace River Films, in American Experience, Season 29, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2007), 55 mins
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Animal Tracks, Animal Tracks, Episode 12
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produced by Elisa Thomson, fl. 2011 and Andrew Thomson, fl. 2009-2011, Astro Media Pty Ltd, in Animal Tracks (New York, NY: Big Media, 2011), 25 mins
From cute and cuddly, to spiky and slimy, Animal Tracks looks at how animals and humans co-exist on our fragile planet. Trek to the depths of the jungle to see what's being done to save our most endangered species. Discover the many ways animals are contributing to advances in medical technology.
produced by Elisa Thomson, fl. 2011 and Andrew Thomson, fl. 2009-2011, Astro Media Pty Ltd, in Animal Tracks (New York, NY: Big Media, 2011), 25 mins
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