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Subject: Science: 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.
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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; "Tailor-Made Plants" - genetic engineering of trees mean they can be grown to match the demands of the paper industry; "Pigs and Pines" - a herd of pigs is an ecologically sound, organic solution to keeping a forests grounds clear; "Exploding Trees" - a new method of pruning trees, parts are literally blown off by the military to benefit the forest's micro-environment; "Green Guitar" - carefully chosen timber from managed forests eliminates the need to use endangered hardwoods for musical instruments; "Wood to Oil" - a new, environmentally-sound development for turning wood into crude oil. 02/08DE IJSCA 30 min.

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