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Author: David Springbett; Heather MacAndrew; Des Kennedy; Asterisk Productions.; Bullfrog Films.
Publisher: Oley, PA : Bullfrog Films, ©2000.
Series: ReInventing the world.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
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Discusses the effects of the world's increasing urban population on the environment and on our quality of life. Addresses issues such as transportation, urban sprawl, socioeconomic divisions, and pollution. Looks at what sustainability means in locations as diverse as East L.A., Vancouver, Portland, and São Paulo and Curitiba, Brazil. Includes commentary by Jane Jacobs, Bill McKibben, Bill Rees, California senator  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Feature films
Nonfiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David Springbett; Heather MacAndrew; Des Kennedy; Asterisk Productions.; Bullfrog Films.
OCLC Number: 64584794
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: "Produced by Asterisk Productions Ltd."
"Is 'sustainable cities' an oxymoron or can they be made to work?"--Container.
Credits: Photography, Gord More, Quadra Productions ; editors, Jack Morbin, Gord More ; original music, Tobin Stokes.
Performer(s): Narrator, Des Kennedy.
Description: 1 videodisc (49 min., 42 sec.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R.
Series Title: ReInventing the world.
Responsibility: directed and produced by David Springbett, Heather MacAndrew ; writers, Heather MacAndrew, Des Kennedy.

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Discusses the effects of the world's increasing urban population on the environment and on our quality of life. Addresses issues such as transportation, urban sprawl, socioeconomic divisions, and pollution. Looks at what sustainability means in locations as diverse as East L.A., Vancouver, Portland, and São Paulo and Curitiba, Brazil. Includes commentary by Jane Jacobs, Bill McKibben, Bill Rees, California senator Martha Escutia, and John Ryan.

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