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The Great Reshuffling [electronic resource]

National Geographic Television & Film
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Across the world, plants and animals are silently finding their way into places where they don't belong. These interlopers, upon which scientists frequently bestow the term invasive species, have been known to display fearsome powers-including uncanny abilities to spread disease, damage soil, even devour buildings. This program examines the dangers posed by invasive species and the roles they are playing in an epic rearrangement of life on Earth.
Release Date
2010
Run Time
51 min.
Language
English
Rating
8 & up
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Jan. 13, 2010.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Series
The Living Machine
Living Machine
Contents
  • Introduction: The Great Reshuffling (1:13)
  • Invaders (1:31)
  • Species Displacement (2:00)
  • Transporting Species Across Oceans (1:36)
  • Potential Impact of Species Displacement (1:39)
  • Formosan Subterranean Termite (1:55)
  • Talk About The Termite Blues (1:46)
  • Buildings Under Siege (1:43)
  • Managing Termites (1:54)
  • Exploiting Termite Traits (2:06)
  • Lake Victoria, Uganda (0:59)
  • Walter Borne Illness from Lake Victoria (1:46)
  • What is Going Wrong in Uganda? (1:36)
  • Alien Plant in Lake Victoria (1:22)
  • Impact of Alien Plant on Lake Victoria (1:20)
  • Bio-control in Uganda (0:57)
  • Bio-control Hazards (1:20)
  • Constructive Destruction (2:01)
  • Success Over Alien Species in Uganda. (1:27)
  • Dangers of Species Displacement (0:45)
  • Big Island Hawaii, U.S.A (2:03)
  • Miconia in Hawaii (2:32)
  • Dangerous Destabilizing Menace (1:21)
  • Invasion on the Big Island of Hawaii (1:07)
  • Mapping Miconia (2:08)
  • The Green Ebola (1:51)
  • Port of Oakland, CA U.S.A (1:45)
  • Alien Tsunami (2:23)
  • Species Without Borders (1:52)
  • Danger Ahead: Habitat Destruction (2:08)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2010], c2004.
Publisher no.
  • 40784s Films Media Group
  • 40787 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (51 min.) : sd., col., digital file.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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