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Earth

A New Wild

DVD - 2015
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Take a stunning new look at our wild planet by turning the cameras around to show the world as it really is, with humans in the picture. Dr. M. Sanjayan journeys to the frontiers of where man and animal meet to discover how our relationship with the greatest natural history events on the planet can provide a key to preserving our present and enriching our future.
Publisher: [Alexandria, Virginia] : PBS, 2015
ISBN: 9781627892148
Branch Call Number: DVD 304.27 EAR
Characteristics: 2 videodiscs (300 min.) : sd, col. ; 4 3/4 in

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scrubble4
Jan 11, 2018

Some of the best nature photography we have ever viewed. Dr. Sanyayan has an enthusiastic, compassionate connection to nature for all he is also an excellent scientist. Almost a boyish embracing of possibilities for the future that he calls "A new wild." This tuly captured both hope for the future as well as a somewhat condemning knowledge of the present. In short realistic, informed and hopeful.

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bobbles1
Apr 23, 2016

They have found a replacement for David Suzuki, about time! This fellow seems fresh and open, transparent and not so hypocritical as Mr. Suzuki who owns four massive homes on the ocean..... and discussion of climate change was low key as well, and if it is happening (real evidence is lacking) is not blamed on humans...... in general the presentation was balanced and fair, human beings do care about the environment and are doing something at an institutional level to solve problems if they are real and not a product of politics......

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hagrid46
Apr 11, 2016

We are avid viewers of science and nature shows. This exceeded expectations. The diversity of the content, the intelligence and delivery of the narrator and the beautiful photography.
We learned so much. Highly recommend.

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aepearson21
Feb 13, 2016

This was an amazing film about the Scenery in the different parts of the 2 DVD. I enjoyed this very much.

AladarNyc May 08, 2015

A great PBS series exploring the new world of Human interaction with the Natural World. Realizing past mistakes, the episodes give us examples of new and innovative remidies the Modern World is attempting to implement. The episode "Water" is especially relevant in light of California's current drought situation.

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Keogh
Mar 08, 2015

An outstanding series of documentaries following a scientist, M. Sanjayan, as he explores various ecosystems and lifeforms, particularly in how we as humans interact with them. The mistakes of the past and present are shown, but also solutions for problems we have caused, giving a measure of hope for the future. The condition of the Aral Sea is disturbing, to say the least, in one documentary, as is the Colorado River's outlet (or lack thereof), though there is some good news on that front. Sanjayan's enthusiasm makes the series work so well as a whole. He's an engaging host and terrific source of information. The cinematography is spectacular as well.

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