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Author: Jean-Michel Cousteau; KQED-TV (Television station : San Francisco, Calif.); Ocean Futures Society.; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : PBS Home Video, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English
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After twenty-five years Jean-Michel Cousteau returns to the Amazon and revisited areas he'd explored with his father, Jacques Cousteau. Deforestation, population shifts and burgeoning cities have taken their toll on the area but so have numerous efforts to protect the rainforests, wildlife and indigenous people. The ecology of this one river has global consequences.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jean-Michel Cousteau; KQED-TV (Television station : San Francisco, Calif.); Ocean Futures Society.; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
ISBN: 0793694345 9780793694341
OCLC Number: 226227034
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Credits: Director of photography, Chuck Davis.
Performer(s): Host, Jean-Michel Cousteau ; narrated by Delroy Lindo.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, widescreen presentation.
Contents: Manaus, Brazil, beginning the journey --
Xixuau Reserve --
Traditional medicines --
The most important reptile --
17 percent --
Valuable lessons --
Soya, a recent arrival --
Eco tourism --
Benefiting nature --
Economically viable --
Legend of the pink dolphin --
The abundance of the Amazon --
Weeks of investigation ---
Vale Do Javari : deep into the valley --
A rewarding experience --
Illegal animal trafficking --
Ornamental fish --
High in the treetops --
Global warming, disappearing glaciers of the Andes --
Everything is connected.
Other Titles: Return to the Amazon
Jean-Michel Cousteau ocean adventures (Television program)
Responsibility: Public Broadcasting Service ; KQED Broadcasting ; Ocean Futures Society ; executive producer/Producer, Jean-Michel Cousteau ; co-producer/creative director/editor, Byron W. Thompson ; co-producer/writer, Pamela Stacey.

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After twenty-five years Jean-Michel Cousteau returns to the Amazon and revisited areas he'd explored with his father, Jacques Cousteau. Deforestation, population shifts and burgeoning cities have taken their toll on the area but so have numerous efforts to protect the rainforests, wildlife and indigenous people. The ecology of this one river has global consequences.

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