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NOVA; Memories from Eden


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Memories from Eden
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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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As man has realized that he has all but destroyed much of the world's wilderness and its wildlife, he is realizing that the zoo may be the last refuge for wildlife. NOVA visits several United States zoos to examine a variety of activities of concern today: breeding, public education, creative new animal habitats, and the reintroduction of animals to their natural environment.



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Chicago: “NOVA; Memories from Eden,” 12/12/1988, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 23, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_457490D2E96140389A3A69F6BA3338A8.
MLA: “NOVA; Memories from Eden.” 12/12/1988. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 23, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_457490D2E96140389A3A69F6BA3338A8>.
APA: NOVA; Memories from Eden. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_457490D2E96140389A3A69F6BA3338A8
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