Item Details

Endangered [electronic resource]: Biodiversity and Economic Development

National Association of Home Builders of the United States
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Year by year the tourist trade has dwindled in fictional Pingwah Falls, leaving the town practically bankrupt. When a plan was unveiled for a modern resort, everyone's hopes rose.until they learned the land is home to a threatened species of bird. In this Fred Friendly Seminar moderated by Harvard Law School's Arthur Miller, panelists including former county supervisor Tom Mullen; Christopher Williams, of the World Wildlife Fund; Kieran Suckling, of the Center for Biological Diversity; Thomas McGill, of Michael Brandman Associates; and seven others try to determine what sacrifices should be made in the name of biodiversity-and who should make them.
Release Date
2005
Run Time
58 min.
Language
English
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Sept. 19, 2005.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Variant Title
Biodiversity and economic development
Series
Building America: Land Development Issues in the 21st Century-a Fred Friendly Seminar
Building America
Contents
  • Biodiversity Threatened (4:06)
  • Development vs. the Environment (3:36)
  • Official Habitat of Endangered Species (3:52)
  • Impact of Endangered Species Act (3:25)
  • Environmental Lawsuit (3:38)
  • Role of Fish and Wildlife Service (3:31)
  • Science vs. Politics in Development (2:25)
  • Developers in Trouble (3:11)
  • Proposal to Change Plans (5:00)
  • Concerns May Create New Opportunities (6:26)
  • Extinct Species Re-discovered (4:09)
  • Identifying an Extinct Species (2:36)
  • Ethical Considerations (3:31)
  • Accountability and Negative Incentives (3:15)
  • Conflicting Interests and Compromise (4:08)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2005], c2001.
Publisher no.
  • 30904s Films Media Group
  • 30906 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (58 min.) : sd., col., digital.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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