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NOVA; Farmers of the Sea

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Farmers of the Sea
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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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Modern advances in the ancient art of raising aquatic animals and plants in the United States, Japan, Scotland and other countries.



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Chicago: “NOVA; Farmers of the Sea,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed November 19, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_EC4778C3C2C745A68E4D76FE02356E8E.
MLA: “NOVA; Farmers of the Sea.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. November 19, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_EC4778C3C2C745A68E4D76FE02356E8E>.
APA: NOVA; Farmers of the Sea. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_EC4778C3C2C745A68E4D76FE02356E8E
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