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Alien invasion

Author: John AngierDavid HuntleyAndrew LiebmanAlan AldaChedd-Angier Production Company.All authors
Publisher: [Arlington, Va.] : PBS, [2007]
Edition/Format:   eVideo : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Globalization of trade and travel has brought increased threats from alien species: plants, animals, insects and diseases that wreak havoc when introduced into regions without natural defenses against them. Alda examines the cases of the gypsy moth, brown tree snake and Asian longhorn beetle.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Science television programs
Television programs
Documentary
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)48772268
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John Angier; David Huntley; Andrew Liebman; Alan Alda; Chedd-Angier Production Company.; Connecticut Public Television.; PBS Home Video.; OverDrive, Inc.
OCLC Number: 191802368
Notes: Downloadable video file.
Title from title screen (viewed Feb. 4, 2008).
Originally broadcast as a segment of the television series Scientific American frontiers in 2001.
Credits: Editors, David Berenson, David Huntley ; photography, Peter Hoving ; music, Randy Roos.
Performer(s): Narrated by Alan Alda.
Target Audience: Age group: NR.
Details: Mode of access: World Wide Web.; System requirements: OverDrive Media Console (file size: 298064KB).
Other Titles: Scientific American frontiers (Television program)
Responsibility: Chedd/Angier ; presented by Connecticut Public Television ; written, produced, and directed by John Angier, David Huntley, and Andrew Liebman.

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Globalization of trade and travel has brought increased threats from alien species: plants, animals, insects and diseases that wreak havoc when introduced into regions without natural defenses against them. Alda examines the cases of the gypsy moth, brown tree snake and Asian longhorn beetle.

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