Embracing the Future

Australia, 1990

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Episode number 13 of Series “Under southern skies”.
Historian and environmentalist Dr. Jonathon King points to an optimistic future, citing that humans are rational beings with the capacity to change and ensure a sustainable future. Phillip Toyne, Director of the Australian Conservation Foundation, demonstrates viable ways of reversing much of the damage done to our soil. Presenter Sue Hanckel concludes that “…we owe it to ourselves and our children to embrace the future with a vision that is life-affirming and positive.”

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director

Michael Edols

producer

Mark Falzon

production company

Central Coast Media

Duration

00:27:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1990

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Under southern skies

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Under southern skies

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