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Angier, John

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Most widely held works by John Angier
Saving the ocean( Visual )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two thirds of the globe is ocean. And while most people are just starting to hear about problems with overfishing, pollution, coral reef troubles, and the like, marine biologists, fisheries scientists, and conservationists worldwide are already hard at work inventing, devising, and implementing solutions. By focusing on those solutions, we'll help our viewers understand both what the problems are and the vision forward. In Shark reef, Carl visits a marine reserve where sharks are thriving. The sacred island is the story of Pemba, part of Zanzibar, once threatened by development but now being managed by and for the locals
Don't Forget( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why do some memories slip away, never to return, while others leave a permanent mark? Alan Alda meets scientists who are trying to unravel the mysteries of memory -- where memories come from, how they're remembered and what people can do to hold on to them
Saving the ocean with Carl Safina( Visual )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saving the Ocean is about people solving problems. The news is grim: overfishing, pollution, coral reefs are in trouble. A group of unsung heroes - scientists, conservationists, and local communities are hard at work with solutions. Join marine biologist and writer Carl Safina, founder of the Blue Ocean Institute, as he takes viewers around the globe to bring back good news from the world's oceans
Beyond science? by David M Huntley( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What is science fact and what is science fiction? Beyond Science, a part of the PBS Scientific American Frontiers series, explores the topics that go beyond the realm of science: the phenomenon that are nearly impossible to examine in a rigorous scientific way. A provocative behind-the-scenes look at scientific exploration, this program presents top scientists expressing their thoughts on the importance of a scientific method of research as well as offering evidence both for and against the claims made for "fringe" topics such as therapeutic touch, dowsing, graphology, palm reading, UFOs, and the possibility of building free energy machines
Hot planet, cold comfort( Visual )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the latest warnings from scientists that large-scale changes in the earth's climatic systems are taking place, with potentially serious consequences. Shows what is already happening to the Alaskan glaciers
Hot times in Alaska( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alaska is warming up. It's now a few degrees warmer than it was a century and a half ago, and the trend seems to be accelerating. Already the landscape is changing dramatically -- permafrost is thawing, glaciers are melting, forests are succumbing to drought and insect attack. Alan Alda meets Alaskan scientists who are working to find out if these are the first signs of global warming and what the future may hold
In the name of progress( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Are environmental protection and economic development inherently in conflict? Viewers in Brazil and India to see how some environmental disasters began as well-intentioned development projects and to learn how development could proceed while protecting the environment
Coming into America( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Who were the first Americans? Did they get here by land or sea? Did a single group populate the continent, or did many? Experts used to agree that the first Americans walked across the Bering land bridge from Asia about 12,000 years ago, eventually colonizing all of North and South America. But exciting recent finds at sites on both continents have triggered new theories. Alan Alda tries to find out who's saying what, and why."--Container
The Environmental revolution( Visual )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The historical relationship of humans to their environment is examined - how we once existed with nature, what changed, and how we are now literally transforming the face of the Earth
Remnants of Eden by Christopher McCullough( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Protecting the diversity of living organisms while addressing the needs of growing human populations is the focus of projects in Thailand's and Costa Rica's tropical forests, Oman's deserts, Kenya's savannah game parks, and Florida's Everglades
Do we really want to live this way?( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells how freeways, shopping malls, and industrial and technological wealth have been the rewards of modern society. Examines the price of progress, including smog, toxic wastes, and contamination of once-pristine waters, all by-products of Western industrial life-styles
Hydrogen Hopes( Visual )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Magazine-format television series exploring the frontiers of science
Save the Earth, feed the world( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Australia, Indonesia, West Africa, and the American Midwest are rediscovering traditional farming practices and using science and technology to work with nature, rather than conquer it
More for less( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tracks the efforts of citizens in Iowa, Brazil, Denmark, and India as they search for new ways to use energy more efficiently. It also looks at how we can lessen our dependence on fossil fuels, which contribute to the greenhouse effect
It needs political decisions( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This segment examines the power of politics in protecting the environment. Three nations in varying stages of economic development-Zimbabwe, Thailand, and Sweden-offer three different strategies for conserving the environmental future
Now or never( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The final program focuses on individuals who are working now to effect critical changes that will determine the environmental quality of life in the 21st century. It encourages everyone from the average citizen to world leaders to play an active role in sustaining the earth
Waste not, want not( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Demonstrations of how to generate less waste, as seen in Peru, Japan, Denmark and California, take advantage of recycling and waste treatment
Alien invasion( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how the accidental or purposeful introduction of alien species into new areas affects that environment
Scientific American frontiers( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Into the Deep" watches scientists unlock secrets from the last frontier on Earth, the ocean's depths, where explorer Bob Ballard is changing science, history, and the future. "The Uncivilized Engine of War" traces the world's first submarine attack on the Union warship Housatonic, in February 1864. In 1995, after a lengthy search, shipwreck hunter Clive Cussler's team located the Confederate sub Hunley, now in dry dock in South Carolina
Only one atmosphere( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the global commons of the atmosphere. Explains that the worldwide impact of global warming demands an international response that may be considered the largest environmental challenge society has ever faced
 
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