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Angier, John

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

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 207 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
Hot planet, cold comfort( Visual )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 205 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 204 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
Saving the ocean( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 135 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
In the name of progress( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 118 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
The Environmental revolution( Visual )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 116 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. Begins with hunter-gatherer societies : the Shoam-Kalahari bushmen. Traces the impact of the agricultural and industrial revolutions, then worldwide changes in population growth and resource consumption
Remnants of Eden by Christopher McCullough( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 115 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 114 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
Save the Earth, feed the world( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 107 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 105 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 )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 102 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 97 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 96 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
Only one atmosphere( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 90 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
Deep crisis( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's no accident that the ocean inhabitants we humans like to eat are the ones with the most uncertain futures. We follow efforts by biologists to figure out what's going on with salmon, once abundant on both East and West coasts of North America and now in catastrophic decline; and with the ocean-ranging giant bluefin tuna, which scientists have recently succeeded in tracking on its epic journeys between Europe and America
Race to save the planet( Visual )

4 editions published in 1990 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gives an unflinching picture of the effect of human activity on the environment today, and offers workable solutions for individuals, governments and industry to consider implementing in the years to come
Toxic trials( Visual )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program examines the origin of hazardous waste in Woburn, and follows government and private investigators as they try to assess the extent of contamination. It also explores the controversial subject of possible health effects, and whether epidemiologists can identify these effects in a scientifically reliable way
Scientific American frontiers Hot planet, cold comfort( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Magazine-format television series exploring the frontiers of science
Race to save the planet( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of documentaries discussing issues related to the environment and the effects of man's inventions upon it. Topics include: ozone layer damage from fossil fuels and industry; and water pollution and land damage from intensive agricultural practices, chemical dependence and refuse treatment and disposal. Attempts to overcome such effects while still pursuing modern lifestyles are discussed
Scientific American frontiers wild places( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses wilderness conservation issues from around the globe
 
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