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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, 1, Water Issues
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produced by World Wide Entertainment, in Sustainable Futures, 1 (Derry, NH: Chip Taylor Communications), 24 mins
Water connects our world: linking continents; linking people; linking lives. It is the one precious resource that every single person in the world relies on for survival. But by the end of the century, almost half the world could face a global water shortage, as water usage increases at twice the rate of populatio...
produced by World Wide Entertainment, in Sustainable Futures, 1 (Derry, NH: Chip Taylor Communications), 24 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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Sustainable Futures, 2, Energy Issues
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produced by World Wide Entertainment, in Sustainable Futures, 2 (Derry, NH: Chip Taylor Communications), 24 mins
This documentary, by World Wide Entertainment, is about the energy issues of fossil fuel.
produced by World Wide Entertainment, in Sustainable Futures, 2 (Derry, NH: Chip Taylor Communications), 24 mins
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Sustainable Futures, 3, The Landfills and Waste Issue
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directed by Marilyn Higgins, fl. 2012, in Sustainable Futures, 3 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2011), 24 mins
Industrialized societies accumulate tons of waste, and the rising need for electronic devices only exacerbates the issue. The Sierra Club is pushing for standardization of electronic waste recycling, but so far it remains a limited market in the West. Recycling of electronics outsourced to India is done under terr...
directed by Marilyn Higgins, fl. 2012, in Sustainable Futures, 3 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2011), 24 mins
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Sustainable Futures, 3, Landfill & Waste Issues
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produced by World Wide Entertainment, in Sustainable Futures, 3 (Derry, NH: Chip Taylor Communications), 24 mins
Virtually everything we use creates varying degrees of waste throughout its life cycle. Today, many nations face a looming waste management crisis, as their landfills reach capacity and continue to degrade the environment. Cheap labor costs in India are propelling a boom in the recycling of computer waste but at t...
produced by World Wide Entertainment, in Sustainable Futures, 3 (Derry, NH: Chip Taylor Communications), 24 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, 4, Deforestation
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produced by World Wide Entertainment, in Sustainable Futures, 4 (Derry, NH: Chip Taylor Communications), 24 mins
Forests across the globe are declining at an incredible rate. Population growth, poverty, and unequal access to land are among the major causes. In Brazil, an Amazon Rain Forestry Project controls illegal logging, improved certification of land ownership, and preservation projects to drive deforestation down. For...
produced by World Wide Entertainment, in Sustainable Futures, 4 (Derry, NH: Chip Taylor Communications), 24 mins
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Sustainable Futures, 5, The Global Warming Issues
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directed by Marilyn Higgins, fl. 2012, in Sustainable Futures, 5 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2011), 25 mins
Global climate change is characterized by increased extreme fluctuations in local weather patterns and an overall global warming. An experiment conducted at a biolab in the Rocky Mountains demonstrates how just a few degrees of warming completely change the local ecosystem. Lack of winter ice in the Disko Bay has...
directed by Marilyn Higgins, fl. 2012, in Sustainable Futures, 5 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2011), 25 mins
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Sustainable Futures, 5, Global Warming
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produced by World Wide Entertainment, in Sustainable Futures, 5 (Derry, NH: Chip Taylor Communications), 24 mins
In the past few years, the world has experienced many devastating natural disasters. There is much speculation that these phenomena are due to global climate changes and Global Warming. In Western Greenland, scientists say that they have found evidence that the island's massive glaciers are melting. In the USA, th...
produced by World Wide Entertainment, in Sustainable Futures, 5 (Derry, NH: Chip Taylor Communications), 24 mins
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