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Interactive NOVA; Race to Save the Planet

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Interactive NOVA
Race to Save the Planet
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NOVA videodisc. Series release date: 1990

Program 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.



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Broadcast program

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Chicago: “Interactive NOVA; Race to Save the Planet,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 11, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C395D2D62003439A9EB50BECBE3EAC93.
MLA: “Interactive NOVA; Race to Save the Planet.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 11, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C395D2D62003439A9EB50BECBE3EAC93>.
APA: Interactive NOVA; Race to Save the Planet. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C395D2D62003439A9EB50BECBE3EAC93
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