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Subject: Science: Environment

Advances in Science & Technology Series: Environment

Advances in Science & Technology Series: Environment

9 of 41 state-of-the-art programs from the Advances in Science and Technology Series that focus on Environmental Science advances. Each program offers 4 - 6 clearly illustrated individual segments. Produced by London Television Service. Series: 41 x 30-minute programs.
Other focus areas in the series include: Agriculture; Computer Science; Health & Medicine; Vocational Ed.


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List of Titles


Environment Advances 1

Environment Advances 1

"Starfish Sentinels" - a simple and safe way to use wildlife to serve as a warning system for low levels of invisible pollution; "Frogmat" - a straw-filled mattress that can clean up oil pollution without harmful chemicals; "Bean Cleaner" - clean water, without expensive chemicals, for Third World countries from the Click for more


Environment Advances 2

Environment Advances 2

"Lily Mops" - a look at microbiological method for cleaning up agricultural chemicals using Irises; "Lagan Water" - construction of a hi-tech weir has meant new life for the Lagan River; "Water Less C" - a waterless, electronic, biological toilet that can be installed anywhere; "Water Logger" - a portable Water Quality Click for more


Environment Advances 3

Environment Advances 3

"Poultry Power" - poultry droppings used as an inexpensive and renewable fuel source; "Quiet Motor" - newly designed, efficient motors save on electricity; "Viper" - a new kiln to improve charcoal production and the better use of local resources; "Baby Breather" - a canopy for baby carriages to protect children from Click for more


Forest Management

Forest Management

"Recommended. Describes how foresters make use of computer graphics when re-planting a mixed forest and how genetic manipulation can be used to tailor plants to our various needs." -EMRO Review
"Mixed Forest" - computer graphics, modeling, and photography are used by foresters in planting efficient forests; Click for more


Insecticide Advances

Insecticide Advances

"Recommended. Well illustrated, each shows how background knowledge of the undesirable insect can lead to a unique and ecologically sound solution to bothersome insects." -Science Books & Films
"Black Widow" - choosing one element from a Black Widow spider and synthesizing it has given us a new insecticide, Click for more


Insecticides and Repellents

Insecticides and Repellents

"Highly Recommended. A good complement to a course on integrated pest management or on pesticides and the environment." -Science Books & Films
"Vine Weevil" - this female only insect lays thousands of eggs a year. Here we learn how a beetle is found to be its natural predator; "Aphid Control" - the latest Click for more


Marine Science Advances

Marine Science Advances

"Sea Salmon" - environmentally-safe method to farm fish without chemical use; "Trout Treatment" - natural solution in lieu of pesticides to rid Rainbow Trout of parasitic disease; "Strangford Lough" - profile of one of Europe's richest marine sites and the nearby aquarium; "Ragworms" - profiles the world's first ragworm Click for more


Recycling Advances 1

Recycling Advances 1

"Recommended. Context is very informative, presenting some recent advances in recycling innovations." -School Library Journal
"Green Teaching" - the long-term benefits of recycling is taught to young children by a waste management company; "Waste to Wood" - polystyrene, widely used as food packaging, can Click for more


Recycling Advances 2

Recycling Advances 2

"New Machines for Old" - recycling parts to expensive, high-precision machines can save hundreds of thousands of dollars; "Green Heat" - solar panels made from recycled parts produce hot water for efficient central heating; "Compucycle" - upgrading and refurbishing electronics help lower amounts being dumped in landfills; Click for more





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