Can the earth provide?

Canada, 1961

Film
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Episode number 5 of Series “The Earth and mankind”.
When the earth’s capacity to produce meat and potatoes, wheat, rice or corn is exhausted, will science be able to feed us? Sea plankton, algae, hydroponics, synthetics - all hold great potential for development. But the vital questions are: How much? How soon? Animation: Rene Jodoin, Kaj Pindal Narrated by Stanley Burke.

Credits

director

Donald Fraser

producer

Nicholas Balla

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Duration

00:28:00:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1961

Appears in

The Earth and mankind

Group of items

The Earth and mankind

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

001654

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Agriculture

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Agriculture - Environmental aspects

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Agriculture - Research

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Food - Research

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Food supply

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Hydroponics

Animals & Wildlife → Marine biology

Animals & Wildlife → Marine ecology

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Agriculture - Environmental aspects

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Conservation of natural resources

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Earth

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Hydroponics

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Marine ecology

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Canada

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Food supply

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Food supply - Political aspects

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Research

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Food - Research

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Food supply

History → Science and civilization

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Hydroponics

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Algae

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Earth

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Earth sciences

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Food - Research

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Marine biology

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Marine ecology

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Science and civilization

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

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Sound

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Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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