What are we doing to our world

United States, 1969

TV show
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Episode of Series “21st Century”.
Discusses the serious changes in the ecology if many environments caused by industrial pollution, taking Lake Erie as an example. Oil, silt, sewage and various industrial wastes and pesticides have destroyed most of the lake’s fish. Also considers the effects of water and air pollution, including such problems as the “Greenhouse effect” from increased atmospheric carbon dioxide, which is influencing climate and the radioactive contamination arising from disposal of nuclear waste.

Credits

director

Edmond Levy

producer

Isaac Kleinerman

production company

CBS News

Language

English

Duration

00:50:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

30348

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Pesticides

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

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Pesticides

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

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Pollution

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Pollution - United States

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Sewage

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Sewage disposal

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Television

Television → Television programs

Television → Television programs → Television programs - United States

Television → Television series

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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