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Pollution and Climate Change
This sub-section examines the effects of air pollution on forests and of greenhouse gases on climate, the danger of insecticides for birds and human health, and the pollutants in our rivers.
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René Dumont: Global Ecologist
2001, production : Richard D. Lavoie
French agronomist René Dumont was an important early...
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Something in the Air
2001, production : Sylvie Dauphinais
Pesticides help increase food production, particularly in a...
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Trouble in the Forest
1988, production : Gary Toole
In the 1960s when air pollution was becoming an issue,...
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Atonement
1970, production : Michael McKennirey
The story of DDT is now recognized as the trigger that...
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Warmer winters have enabled the mountain pine beetle infestation to grow into an epidemic in British Columbia's interior forests. The beetle has killed half of the province's lodgepole pine trees and is expected to kill over three-quarters of the marketable pine forests by 2015.