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Planet Earth II

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This 2016 follow-up to the 2006 documentary mini-series "Planet Earth" examines the natural features and wildlife found in various parts of the world, each of the six episodes corresponding to a different category of natural or man-made terrain (e.g., island, mountain, jungle, urban area, etc.).
DVD
2017; 2016
Clemons (Stacks)
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Pad Yatra: A Green Odyssey

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Follows 700 people trekking across the Himalayas with a call to save the planet's "third pole," a glacial region now devastated by the climate chaos associated with global warming, spreading their message of ecological compassion through human's most basic means--by walking on foot, village to village, and showing by example
DVD
2013; 2012
Clemons (Stacks)
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Glacial Balance

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Glacial balance is a journey along the spine of the Andes mountain range, from Colombia to Argentina, getting to know the individuals and lives of those who are affected by the dwindling tropical glacier reserve, the canaries in the mine regarding climate change. Along the way, we are accompanied by scientists who give us a perspective on what is happening in the natural world and what we can expect. And from that, we learn of the chain reaction effect that these disappearing glaciers are having on us and the rest of the world.
DVD
2013
Clemons (Stacks)
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Frozen Planet

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The Arctic and Antarctic remain the greatest wildernesses on Earth. The scale and beauty of the scenery and the sheer power of the elements, the weather, the rough ocean and the ice, is unmatched anywhere else on our planet. tells the compelling story of animals such as the wandering albatross, the adelie penguin and the polar bear, and paints a portrait that will take your breath away, at a moment when, melting fast, the frozen regions of our planet may soon be changed forever.
DVD
2012; 2011
Clemons (Stacks)
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Human Planet: The Complete Series

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Following in the footsteps of Planet Earth and Life, this epic eight-part blockbuster is a breathtaking celebration of the amazing, complex, profound, and sometimes challenging relationship between humankind and nature. Humans are the ultimate animals - the most successful species on the planet. Each episode focuses on a particular habitat and reveals how its people have created astonishing solutions in the face of extreme adversity.
DVD
2011
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Next Industrial Revolution: William McDonough, Michael Braungart & the Birth of the Sustainable Economy

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Tells the story of the movement led by architect Bill McDonough and chemist Michael Braungart to bring together ecology and human design. Explores how businesses are transforming themselves to work with nature and profitability.
DVD
2001
Clemons (Stacks)
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Alien Invaders

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This eye opening video explains the problem and its possible solutions through a compelling futuristic drama reminiscent of Hollywood science fiction and packed with scientific fact.
VHS
2001; 1998
Ivy (By Request)
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Nature's Numbers

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Follows scientists in Bolivian rainforest attempting to quantify eradication as example of the controversial practice of extrapolating from data gathered in small areas to predict global extinction rates. Highlighted area discussed is Park Noel Kempff Mercado, Santa Cruz, Bolivia.
VHS
1998; 1996
Ivy (By Request)
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The Frontiers Decade

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VHS
2000
Ivy (By Request)
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MicroCosmos: Le Peuple de L'herbe

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A wordless close-up view of a variety of the insects as they hatch from eggs, search for food and cope with a rain storm. Ants race to gather food as a pheasant gobbles them up while a dung beetle moves his prize up hill and down. Timelapse and mircophotographic techniques are used.
Laserdisc
1996
Ivy (By Request)
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Planet Neighborhood

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A three-part series looking at the latest in energy saving technology and good design.
VHS
1997
Ivy (By Request)
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How the Earthquake Bird Got Its Name and Other Tales of an Unbalanced Nature

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Dr. Shugart used the story, The wolf who was woman's best friend, to illustrate how stories can illustrate important ecological concepts. He talked about the relationships of various animals in evolution, and mentioned the ecological and environmental concepts of several important people in the past including Francis Galton and Daniel Webster.
VHS
2005
Ivy (By Request)
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Norman Myers

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A lecture by Norman Myers discussing the shift in consumption patterns.
VHS
1999
Ivy (By Request)
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Blue Planet

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Blue Planet dramatically reveals the forces affecting the earth's fragile ecological balance : hurricanes, volcanoes, earthquakes and, ultimately, humankind.
DVD
2001; 1990
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Developing Child [electronic resource]

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Discusses how much of behavior is inherited and how much is prompted by the world. The impact of heredity and environment on children's development illuminates the age-old nature vs. nurture debate. Includes commentary by Dr. Renee Baillargeon of the University of Illinois and Dr. Judy De Loache of the University of Illinois.
Online
2001
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The Science of Fuels and Gases [electronic resource]

The Earth is surrounded and permeated by gases. This program, a Science Screen Report, looks at the composition, properties, and applications of fuels and gases. Through experiments and real-world examples, it illustrates how the uses of different gases relate to their weight, combustibility, and degree to which they can be compressed or liquefied. The video also discusses how fossil fuels and gases such as methane and hydrogen are applied to heating, cooking, and vehicular travel. Correlates to National Science Education Standards. Produced in association with the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology and the Junior Engineering Technical Society.
Online
2006; 2002
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The Road to Nowhere [electronic resource]: Life After People

This program theorizes about what would happen if people disappeared from Earth and what might occur in Detroit and San Antonio. We look at oil refineries and the Alamo. Longhorn cattle flourish on the plains; dogs may rediscover their hunting instincts; and some animals, including armadillos, may adapt and thrive. Detroit's Packard plant, abandoned 40 years ago, is also discussed.
Online
2009