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World in the balance

Author: Linda HarrarSarah HoltJackie MowMichael BaconChris SchmidtAll authors
Publisher: [Boston, Mass.] : WGBH Boston, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The people paradox: In Japan, Europe and Russia, birth rates are shrinking and the population is aging. In parts of India and Africa, more than half of the still growing population is under 25. The world population is now careening in two dramatically different directions. China revs up: Examines China's booming economy and the impact it is having on the environment.
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Genre/Form: TV documentary
DVD-Video discs
Documentary television programs
History
Statistics
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Documentary
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Linda Harrar; Sarah Holt; Jackie Mow; Michael Bacon; Chris Schmidt; Joel Olicker; Oliver Platt; David Carnochan; Gary Henoch; WGBH Video (Firm); Linda Harrar Productions.; Powderhouse Productions.; WGBH Educational Foundation.
ISBN: 1593751435 9781593751432
OCLC Number: 55696543
Language Note: Closed-captioned; optional audio description for people with visual disabilities.
Notes: Special features include: printable materials for educators ; access to the World in the Balance web site.
DVD-ROM features: 11 PDF files.
Letterbox format.
Credits: Music, Michael Bacon. People paradox: camera, Ned Johnston, Steve McCarthy, Bob Poole ; editor, Sarah Holt ; written, produced and directed by Sarah Holt ; Kenya segment produced and directed by Jackie Mow. China revs up: produced and directed by Chris Schmidt ; editor, David Carnochan ; director of photography, Gary Henoch.
Performer(s): Narrator, Oliver Platt.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1; Dolby Digital.; DVD-ROM segments requires DVD-ROM player and PDF reader.
Contents: People paradox / a co-production of Nova and Linda Harrar Productions ; written, produced and directed by Sarah Holt ; Kenya segment produced and directed by Jackie Mow --
China revs up / a co-production of Nova and Powderhouse Productions, Inc. ; written by Chris Schmidt & Joel Olicker; produced and directed by Chris Schmidt.
Other Titles: People paradox.
World in the balance, the people paradox.
China revs up.
World in the balance, China revs up.
Nova (Television program)
Responsibility: Nova ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; executive producer, Linda Harrar.
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The people paradox: In Japan, Europe and Russia, birth rates are shrinking and the population is aging. In parts of India and Africa, more than half of the still growing population is under 25. The world population is now careening in two dramatically different directions. China revs up: Examines China's booming economy and the impact it is having on the environment.

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