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Race To Save The Planet

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Race To Save The Planet
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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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Chicago: “Race To Save The Planet,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 21, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C7036A7B2C3F488288DB3E211151D515.
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APA: Race To Save The Planet. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C7036A7B2C3F488288DB3E211151D515
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