The Living river

United Kingdom, 1972

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Episode number 4 of Series “The Web of life”.
Thoughtless actions by humans can easily upset the delicately adjusted balance of life in a river. Shows how the seasons, weather, flora and fauna of the River Test are all integrated and woven into a “web of life”. Includes underwater shots of birds feeding from the river bed and thousands of eels on migration.

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producer

Richard Brock

production company

British Broadcasting Corporation

British Petroleum

Duration

00:30:14:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1972

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The Web of life

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The Web of life

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