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Author: Jorge Sánchez Gallo; Chema Rodríguez; Alvaro Perales Navas; New Atlantis (Firm); Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Publisher: Hamilton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ©2008.
Series: Terra report, a world of trouble.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Looks at the implications of the growing need for dumping grounds for the waste generated by the manufacture of new consumer goods and the discarding of old ones. Examines the globalization of industrial waste disposal, including toxic materials, and the shifting of the burden to less-developed nations in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Also discusses the likelihood of more severe consequences of environmental  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
DVD-Video discs
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jorge Sánchez Gallo; Chema Rodríguez; Alvaro Perales Navas; New Atlantis (Firm); Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
OCLC Number: 298507240
Language Note: In English with optional English subtitles.
Notes: Copyright date on title frames: 2006. Originally produced for television under the title Latidos.
Widescreen format.
Credits: Music, Alvaro Perales Navas.
Description: 1 videodisc (53 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: Prelude : progress and poverty --
Toxic industrial byproducts --
Electronic and appliance waste products --
Toxic threats from abandoned shipping vessels --
Toxic manufacturing and waste disposal --
Chemical waste in developing countries --
Environmental deterioration and natural disasters --
Technology and environmental destruction --
Annihilation of Amazon rain forest and peoples --
Climate, water, and deforestation --
Extinction of plants and animal species --
Traditional fishing vs. fish farm boats --
Disappearance of land and sea creatures --
Climate change and its consequences --
Unsustainability of urban world --
First World exploitation of Third World.
Series Title: Terra report, a world of trouble.
Other Titles: Toxic waste and the planetary ecosystem
Latidos (Television program)
Responsibility: New Atlantis presenta ; productor, Jorge Sánchez Gallo ; dirección y guión, Chema Rodríguez.

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Looks at the implications of the growing need for dumping grounds for the waste generated by the manufacture of new consumer goods and the discarding of old ones. Examines the globalization of industrial waste disposal, including toxic materials, and the shifting of the burden to less-developed nations in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Also discusses the likelihood of more severe consequences of environmental change and degradation in the Third World.

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