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Weiner, Hal

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Most widely held works by Hal Weiner
Journey to planet Earth( Visual )

39 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 2,379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigates the most critical questions of the 21st Century. Case studies look at how population, climate change, and economic pressures affect the world's resources such as food and water in Kenya, India, Israel, Bangladesh, the Amazon, Mexico, China, and the United States
Journey to planet Earth( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Speculates that almost half of the world's wildlife species may become extinct in the next fifty years as a result of loss of habitat, climate change, predation by humans, and other human activities. Suggests possible strategies for averting such a catastrophe. Examines the situations of lowland gorillas in Africa and in the Bronx Zoo, grizzly bears in the Blackfoot River valley of Montana, migrating birds and wetlands habitat in the Florida everglades, and elephants in Zambia
On the brink( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film "explores a growing national security threat throughout the world: how environmental pressures can lead to violence, terrorism and regional conflict. Travel to areas where environmental degradation and unsustainable development practices have had negative impacts on the quality of life for millions of people"--Container. Journeys to Bangladesh, South Africa, Peru, Haiti, Mexican/U.S. border
Journey to planet Earth( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film "explores the link between environmental change and human health: are we winning the battle to prevent global outbreaks of infectious disease? Environmental change is fostering the tide of contagion which threatens to engulf us all. Journeys to Kenya, Peru, Bangladesh, and the United States
Journey to Planet Earth( Visual )

14 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four mega-cities are investigated to see how they are meeting a major challenge of the 21st century: how to shelter and sustain the world's exploding urban population without destroying the delicate balance of our environment. Visit Mexico City, Istanbul, Shanghai, and New York City
Journey to planet Earth( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As fossil fuel prices rise, oil insecurity deepens, and concerns about climate change cast a shadow over the future of coal, a new energy economy is emerging. Wind, solar, and geothermal energy are replacing oil, coal, and natural gas, at a pace and on a scale we could not have imagined even a year ago. For the first time since the Industrial Revolution, we have begun investing in energy sources that can last forever. Plan B: Mobilizing to Save Civilization explores both the nature of this transition to a new energy economy and its effect on our daily lives." -- Container
Journey to Planet Earth( Visual )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fundemental dilemma faces farmers throughout the world: how do they feed Earth's growing population without endangering the environment. Explores the farming systems of Zimbabwe, France, China, and the United States
Journey to planet Earth( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film "journeys to four mega-cities to investigate a major challenge of the 21st century: how to shelter and sustain the world's exploding urban population without destroying the delicate balance of our environment"--Container. Locations: Mexico City, Istanbul, Shanghai, and New York City
Journey to planet Earth( Visual )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exploration of four major river systems of the world to investigate the environmental problems facing those whose lives depend upon the health of the river. Includes journeys to the Mississippi, Amazon, Jordan and Mekong Rivers
Journey to planet earth( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film "investigates the serious threats to one of our most treasured natural resources. Grasslands cover almost one-third of the Earth's surface, house nearly a billion people, and are in grave danger of disappearing"--Container. Journeys to Inner Mongolia, Kenya, South Africa, Argentina, and the American West
World of cooking : the PBS series by Hal Weiner( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journey to planet Earth( Visual )

9 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the planet we inhabit, from the crowded cities of Bangladesh and Kenya, to the remote steppes of Inner Mongolia and the wastelands along the Mexico/US border
Future conditional( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigates the link between environmental change and the future health of the planet, a future conditional on how we cope with the spread of toxic pollution. In the Arctic, animals and humans are suddenly plagued with rising levels of hazardous chemicals: DDT, PCBs, dioxins, and mercury. Along the U.S.-Mexico border, tariff-free factories have been poisoning the soil and air for more than a decade, and local communities in Tijuana struggle with contaminated water while their backyards have become toxic playgrounds for children. In Uzbekistan, the world's fourth largest inland body of water, the Aral Sea, has become the site of what the United Nations calls man's greatest ecological disaster. In the United States, a Latin neighborhood in San Diego celebrates an environmental victory, while only 150 miles away, the people of Palm Springs may be living in the path of a toxic storm of dust
The state of the planet( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigates some of the most critical environmental and earth science questions of the 21st century. Are populations soaring out of control? Are we running out of water? Will there be enough water and food for future generations? Global warming - a false alarm or a gathering storm? And why we should take these issues seriously before it is too late
Journey to planet Earth( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[1]. Investigates the link between environmental change and the future health of our planet, a future conditional on how we cope with the spread of toxic pollution. [2]. An Investigation of the most critical questions of the 21st Century. Are populations soaring out of control? Will there be enough water and food for future generations? And global warming-a false alarm or a gathering storm? [3]. Investigate what scientists call "the sixth great extinction of the world's animals" and what we are doing to stop it
Journey to planet Earth a delicate balance( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the planet we inhabit, from the crowded cities of Bangladesh and Kenya, to the remote steppes of Inner Mongolia and the wastelands along the Mexico/US border
Black girl( Visual )

3 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatic adaptation of the Broadway play of the same name. Reenacts the tensions and jealousies that exist when one girl tries to escape the destructive influences of her lazy, unfulfilled, unemployed sisters
The state of the planet's oceans( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigates the health and sustainability of the world's oceans, with a special emphasis on climate change and issues affecting marine reserves, fisheries and coastal ecosystems. Includes Portugal and New England; Greenland; Bangladesh and India; Florida Keys and Belize; and the South American Andes. With commentary from Bill Eichbaum, World Wildlife Fund; Scott Doney, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute; and Will Heyman, The Nature Conservancy
India( Visual )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indian cooking is a blend of exotic spices. Amble thru the streets of New Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. Meet Chef Simon Fernandes and his assistant who unveil secrets of their ancient cuisine
The state of the ocean's animals( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigates why so many of our ocean's animals are disappearing. Case studies focus on global issues including climate change, sea-level rise, over-fishing and habitat destruction. Areas of focus include: Antarctica and the Emperor penguin; Melbourne Beach, Florida and Loggerhead sea turtles; Klamath River, Oregon and salmon; Japan and dolphins; Monterey Bay, California and sea otters
 
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