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Race To Save The Planet

07/13/1991

Video Modules: Saving the Land, Saving the Air, Saving the Water, Saving the Diversity of Life


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Series
Race To Save The Planet
Series Description

Hosted by Meryl Streep, this 10-part series examines the major environmental issues facing the world today ranging from population growth to soil erosion, from the destruction of forests to climate changes induced by human activity--taking into account the wide spectrum of opinion about what constitutes an environmental problem, as well as disagreements about appropriate remedial measures--analyzing problems and possible solutions. Themes include: sustainability; interconnection of economy and ecosystem; short-term vs. long-term; tradeoffs; decision-making. NOTE: Seven 15-minute modules plus an on-air outreach wrap-up airs locally in a 2-hour slot 3/10/94. Series release date: 1994

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Broadcast program

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Video

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Documentary
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Citation
Chicago: “Race To Save The Planet,” 07/13/1991, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 7, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3F4C676BC62E41A3956A2848BA0D2349.
MLA: “Race To Save The Planet.” 07/13/1991. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 7, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3F4C676BC62E41A3956A2848BA0D2349>.
APA: Race To Save The Planet. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3F4C676BC62E41A3956A2848BA0D2349
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