NOVA; Treasures of the Great Barrier Reef
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- Treasures of the Great Barrier Reef
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Premiered March 1974 NOVA is a general-interest documentary series that addresses a single science issue each week. Billed as "science adventures for curious grown-ups" when it first aired in March, 1974, NOVA continues to offer an informative and entertaining approach to a challenging subject. 1996 marked NOVA's 23rd season, which makes it the longest-running science program on national television. It is also one of television's most acclaimed series, having won every major television award, most of them many times over. Series release date: 3/3/1974
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Australia's Great Barrier Reef is host to the planet's most spectacular array of marine life, including more than 2,000 species of fish. Until now, no wildlife filmmaker has attempted to chronicle the awesome diversity of a typical 24-hour period of activity at the reef's edge. From dawn to dusk, NOVA observes the activities of such startling creatures as the blind shrimp and the pop-eyed goby fish.
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- Chicago: “NOVA; Treasures of the Great Barrier Reef,” 10/19/1995, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed May 29, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3B2EBCFF12DF491D9AD482405783CD8F.
- MLA: “NOVA; Treasures of the Great Barrier Reef.” 10/19/1995. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. May 29, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3B2EBCFF12DF491D9AD482405783CD8F>.
- APA: NOVA; Treasures of the Great Barrier Reef. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3B2EBCFF12DF491D9AD482405783CD8F