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PBS NewsHour, Water-Stressed Cities In India Turn To Innovation For A Safe, Stable Supply
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produced by Public Broadcasting Service, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2020), 7 mins
Half the population of India lives in areas where water resources are highly stressed. In the coastal city of Chennai, rapid economic development and a population boom have jeopardized supplies of freshwater, prompting officials to rely on desalination of the ocean. But some local residents have found a simpler an...
produced by Public Broadcasting Service, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2020), 7 mins
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American Experience, Season 31, Episode 1, The Swamp
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directed by Randall MacLowry, 1963-; produced by Rebecca Taylor, fl. 1999 and Randall MacLowry, 1963-, Film Posse and WGBH Educational Foundation, in American Experience, Season 31, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 1 hour 54 mins
The Swamp tells the dramatic story of humanity's attempts to conquer the Florida Everglades, one of nature's most mysterious and unique ecosystems. Home to a profusion of plants and animals found nowhere else on the continent, the Everglades was an immense watershed covering the southern half of the Florida penins...
directed by Randall MacLowry, 1963-; produced by Rebecca Taylor, fl. 1999 and Randall MacLowry, 1963-, Film Posse and WGBH Educational Foundation, in American Experience, Season 31, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 1 hour 54 mins
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Climate Activist Greta Thunberg On The Power Of A Movement
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produced by NewsHour Productions; interview by William Brangham, 1968- (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2019), 11 mins
Although more Americans than ever are worried about climate change, less than 40 percent expect to make “major sacrifices” to tackle the problem. But according to Greta Thunberg, a Swedish teenager and climate activist, drastic action is exactly what's needed to address the problem. William Brangham sits down...
produced by NewsHour Productions; interview by William Brangham, 1968- (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2019), 11 mins
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Finite Water
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directed by Dianne Wennick, fl. 2019 and Zach Thomson, fl. 1994; produced by Dianne Wennick, fl. 2019 and Zach Thomson, fl. 1994, Modern Creative Media (Honolulu, HI: Modern Creative Media, 2019), 40 mins
The “Finite Water” documentary discusses global water concerns as seen through the eyes of an average person. After attending the Global Water Summit in Paris as an academic participant, it inspired me to make a documentary without having any experience in filmmaking. The film opens the discussion about water...
directed by Dianne Wennick, fl. 2019 and Zach Thomson, fl. 1994; produced by Dianne Wennick, fl. 2019 and Zach Thomson, fl. 1994, Modern Creative Media (Honolulu, HI: Modern Creative Media, 2019), 40 mins
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Marketplace Africa, Kenya Wastewater Management; Mteto Nyati
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presented by Zain Asher, 1983-; produced by Cable News Network (CNN); interview by Eleni Giokos, fl. 2005, in Marketplace Africa (Atlanta, GA: Cable News Network (CNN), 2019), 11 mins
New businesses are finding innovative solutions to deliver clean water and tackle sanitation problems in Nairobi; South African tech firm Altron's CEO on his new strategies.
presented by Zain Asher, 1983-; produced by Cable News Network (CNN); interview by Eleni Giokos, fl. 2005, in Marketplace Africa (Atlanta, GA: Cable News Network (CNN), 2019), 11 mins
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PBS NewsHour, Aug 14, 2019, New analysis finds parts of the U.S. have already warmed close to critical  2-degree level
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produced by NewsHour Productions, in PBS NewsHour, Aug 14, 2019 (Arlington Heights, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2019), 6 mins
For years, scientists have warned that we need to stop the planet from warming an additional two degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels to avoid catastrophic problems. But a new analysis by The Washington Post finds many major areas across the U.S. have already reached that mark. The Post’s Chris Mooney joi...
produced by NewsHour Productions, in PBS NewsHour, Aug 14, 2019 (Arlington Heights, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2019), 6 mins
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The Adventurers of Species, In Praise of Slow, Monique and the sloths
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directed by Franck Sanson, fl. 2005; produced by Pronto Prod, in The Adventurers of Species (Paris, Ile-de-France: Windrose SAS, 2018), 53 mins
The emblematic sloth, inspiring a certain form of wisdom, is threatened by human activity such as deforestation. Monique Pool, Surinam scientist with Dutch origins, is dedicated to the protection of this iconic species.
directed by Franck Sanson, fl. 2005; produced by Pronto Prod, in The Adventurers of Species (Paris, Ile-de-France: Windrose SAS, 2018), 53 mins
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Fixing Our Broken Water Cycle
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presented by Sarah Donovan Huckins, fl. 2018; produced by Island Press (District of Columbia: Island Press, 2018), 1 hour 1 mins
Sandra Postel and Abbie Gascho Landis discuss the health of our water cycle and how we can recognize and address human impact on water’s natural rhythms.
presented by Sarah Donovan Huckins, fl. 2018; produced by Island Press (District of Columbia: Island Press, 2018), 1 hour 1 mins
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Helping Social Entrepreneurs, Episode 2, Water Management
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directed by Cassie Farrell, fl. 2008; presented by Alvin Hall, 1952-; produced by Cassie Farrell, fl. 2008, in Helping Social Entrepreneurs, Episode 2 (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 22 mins
In India, water management is a very big issue and one Social Entrepreneur is doing an amazing job of helping farmers to do this. In India, farmers struggle to grow their crops during the long dry months. The company, IDEI, tries to help by making affordable irrigation products that feed plants a drop of water at...
directed by Cassie Farrell, fl. 2008; presented by Alvin Hall, 1952-; produced by Cassie Farrell, fl. 2008, in Helping Social Entrepreneurs, Episode 2 (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 22 mins
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Helping Social Entrepreneurs, Episode 3, Sustainable Fishing
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directed by Amanda Burrell; presented by Alvin Hall, 1952-; produced by Jill Marshall, fl. 1979-2010, in Helping Social Entrepreneurs, Episode 3 (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 22 mins
Sustainable fishing is important for the millions of fishermen who depend on the oceans for their livelihood and to the billions of people who eat fish. But at the moment there is little sustainable fishing. The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) was set up with the dual task of convincing both fishermen and consume...
directed by Amanda Burrell; presented by Alvin Hall, 1952-; produced by Jill Marshall, fl. 1979-2010, in Helping Social Entrepreneurs, Episode 3 (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 22 mins
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