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Through vivid personal stories, The People Paradox reveals many startling trends. In Japan, Europe and Russia, birth rates are shrinking and the population is aging. But in parts of India and Africa, more than half of the still growing population is under 25. The surprising conclusion: world population is now careening in two dramatically different directions.
The second hour, China Revs Up, is an insiders look at Chinas booming economy and its growing impact on the environment. What will happen as China follows Americas affluent lifestyle and begins to rival the U.S. as the worlds biggest polluter?
In this groundbreaking, worldwide investigation of humanitys future, NOVA shows how decisions made now will change the fate of everyone over the next fifty years.
Special DVD features include: materials and activities for educators; a link to the NOVA Web site; scene selections; closed captions; and described video for the visually impaired.
On one DVD5 disc. Region coding: All regions. Audio: Dolby stereo. Screen format: Letterboxed.
This was actually ordered to help out my father. He had seen this program on PBS and really wanted to own it (Hint.... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Sharon H.
My Consciousness Has Been shifted. This SHould be Required Viewing. It Really Puts A LoT Of Things In Perspective. The Future Now Seems Shaky At Best. Read morePublished 17 months ago by DMor1516
A focused look at many of the ramifications of the growing disparities in population growth rates - social, environmental, economic, & political among others.Published 21 months ago by Sage of Sippewissett
This is the perfect video to show my 10th grade AP Human Geography students. They've never thought about population like this before. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Laura Lee Modesitt
I loved this and the broad spectrum of global threats that it covered. Well presented and informative. I recomend this DVD to anyone interested in global crisisPublished 23 months ago by PuddleDuckie