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NOVA; Will the Fishing Have to Stop


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Will the Fishing Have to Stop
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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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Fish is an excellent source of protein; it could help ease the growing international food shortage. But in 1972 the total world fish catch dropped. NOVA explores the possible reasons for this decline.



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Chicago: “NOVA; Will the Fishing Have to Stop,” 06/17/2004, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 28, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3D45D731A34145AFA5BD867AC9131D39.
MLA: “NOVA; Will the Fishing Have to Stop.” 06/17/2004. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 28, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3D45D731A34145AFA5BD867AC9131D39>.
APA: NOVA; Will the Fishing Have to Stop. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3D45D731A34145AFA5BD867AC9131D39
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