In the name of progress

Australia, 1990

Film
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Episode number 4 of Series “Race to save the planet”.
This program examines well-intended development projects in the third world and the environmental disasters that resulted, and questions whether environmental protection and economic development are inherently in conflict. It profiles ‘sustainable development’ alternatives in Brazil and India. Narrated by Karina Kelly. Teacher’s notes accompany the video.

Credits

producer/director

Katherine Carpenter

production company

Film Australia

Chedd-Angier Productions

WGBH (Boston)

Language

English

Duration

00:53:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

37569

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Management

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Economic development - Environmental aspects

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Brazil - Economic policy

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Developing countries - Economic policy

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Economic development - Environmental aspects

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → India - Economic policy

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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