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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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Judgment Day: Intelligent Design on Trial

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"Judgment day: intelligent design on trial" captures the turmoil that tore apart the community of Dover, Pennsylvania, in a landmark battle over the teaching of evolution in public schools. In 2004, the Dover school board ordered science teachers to read a statement to high school biology students about an alternative to Darwin's theory of evolution called intelligent design--the idea that life is too complex to have evolved naturally and so must have been designed by an intelligent agent. The teachers refused to comply, and both parents and teachers filed a lawsuit in federal court accusing the school board of violating the constitutional separation of church and state. ... Featuring trial reenactments based on court transcripts and interviews with key participants and expert scient [...]
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
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Lost at Sea: The Search for Longitude

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Recounts how John Harrison discovered the concept of longitude in the 18th century, thus making the waters safe for navigation.
DVD
2008; 1998
Clemons (Stacks)
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Journey to Planet Earth: The State of the Planet's Oceans

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"Investigates the health and sustainability of the world's oceans, with a special emphasis on climate change and issues affecting marine reserves, fisheries and coastal ecosystems" -- Container.
BookDVD
2009
Clemons (Stacks)
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Life After People

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What will the world be like when mankind is extinct? The pyramids may stand forever, but the cities will disappear. Our greatest masterpieces will fade and crumble. As global warming and the depletion of natural resources become ever more pressing issues it is critical to consider how we can reduce our impact on the planet. Journey to locations around the globe already going through the processes of a lack of human intervention. See the changes wrought in just decades in ghostly settlements like Chernobyl, which was abandoned since only 1986, and island towns off the coast of Maine. How long would it take before the last remnants of mankind completely disappeared?
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
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Life in Cold Blood

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Amphibians and reptiles ruled the world for nearly 200 million years, and today there are well over 14,000 species. Ranging from some of the largest, most deadly creatures on Earth to the smallest and strangest, these are some of the most fascinating and dramatic animals on the planet. Looks at parental and breeding behavior, as well as adaptability. A magnificent overview of life on the planet Earth.
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
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Frankensteer

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An exposé on Canada's cattle industry, driven by the economic incentives of agribusiness. Beef cattle are raised on huge feedlots which expose them to diseases, then treated with antibiotics and growth hormones.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
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Sex and the Healthy Gene Pool

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Discusses the methods by which the animal world maximizes each sexual encounter to produce the optimum number and/or hardiest offspring, thereby ensuring the continuation of the species.
VHS
2004
Ivy (By Request)
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E².: Energy

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A six-part series featuring people and places around the globe where efforts are being made to improve our environment for the future.
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
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Miracles by Design

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An exploration of how technological innovations are impacting our lives.
VHS
1993; 1991
Ivy (By Request)
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Climbing Redwood Giants

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These giant trees stretch more than 300 feet above the ground, with hidden gardens and mysterious predators thriving within their canopy. Obsessive redwood climber Steve Sillett of Humboldt State University investigates their monster crowns, tallying biological material and discovering new record-breaking trees, while escaping falling branches and crashing trees in the process. Explorer-in-Residence Mike Fay charts the redwood range.
DVD
2009
Clemons (Stacks)
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SuperCroc

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This program details the discovery of the fossil of a 40-foot crocodile who lived 110 million years ago.
DVD
2002
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Mind's Big Bang: What About God?

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In The mind's big bang: Between 100,000 and 50,000 years ago, something happened that triggered a creative, technological and social explosion, allowing humans to dominate the planet. What forces may have contributed to the emergence of the modern human mind? In What about God?: Of all the species on earth, only humans try to explain who they are and how they came to be. Encounter real stories of people struggling to find a balance between religion and science, realms that play very different roles in assigning order to the universe and a purpose to life.
DVD
2001
Clemons (Stacks)
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Tesla

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"Nikola Tesla has come to be seen by many as a tragic figure, a visionary engineer who died impoverished and largely forgotten--eclipsed by names such as Edision and Marconi. A tireless inventor who registered numerous patents and developed many working prototypes, Tesla would becom most famous for his dazzling demonstrations. Audiences flocked to see him send thousands of volts of electricity pulsing through his body, dazzled by the spectacle of the inventor seemingly on fire. Even more read about his claims of receiving signals from outer space and his plans for using the earth's natural charge to distribute free electricity. Tesla the strange wizard and mad scientist overtook Tesla the brilliant engineer--the seer of the wireless world we all live in. Lost in the spectacular rise [...]
DVD
2016
Clemons (Stacks)
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Space Men

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On an August morning in 1960, Air Force Captain Joseph Kittinger stepped out of a helium balloon twenty miles above Earth, hurtling down at over 400 miles per hour. The little-known story of the men whose scientific experiments laid critical groundwork for NASA's manned space program, a decade before President Kennedy committed the nation to sending a man to the moon.
DVD
2016
Clemons (Stacks)
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Hunting the Nightmare Bacteria

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Washington post reporter David Hoffman investigates the rise in hospitals, communities, and across the globe of untreatable infections. Fueled by decades of antibiotic overuse, the crisis has deepened as major drug companies have abandoned the development of new antibiotics. Without swift action, the miracle age of antibiotics could be coming to an end.
DVD
2017
Clemons (Stacks)
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Storm Chasers Season 2: Wrong Place, Right Time

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"Storm chasers returns to tornado alley for a second season as research meteorologist Josh Wurman, filmmaker Sean Casey, and weather expert and videographer Reed Timmer pursue deadly twisters and capture nature at its most extreme. For these guys, seeing a storm is never enough. Getting inside one is their goal."--Container.
DVD
2010; 2007
Clemons (Stacks)
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Madagascar: The Land Where Evolution Ran Wild

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For 65 million years, Madagascar was lost to the world, isolated, undiscovered, and untouched by humans. Left to its own devices it became a hotbed of evolution, resulting in the greatest concentration of unique creatures anywhere on the planet. More than 80% of Madagascar's animals and plants are found nowhere else on Earth. Recognized as one of the world's most important biodiversity hotspots. The primates seen include: the indri (Indri indri), the largest lemur, jumping across the land on its hind legs when it moves between trees; the critically endangered reed lemur (Hapalemur alaotrensis), is shown practicing parenting and feeding behavior, as well as it specially-evolved jumping mechanisms needed to navigate the floating reed beds on which it lives; crowned lemurs (Eulemur coro [...]
DVD
2011
Clemons (Stacks)
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Hyperspace

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A brief introduction to the universe, from the beginning to the end. Explores the Big Bang, black holes, the possibilities of extra-terrestrial life, and terraforming.
DVD
2002; 2001
Clemons (Stacks)