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Global Ideas: Forests

Synopsis
This film contains four case studies, each looking at a certain aspect of forests. Part 1 looks at Brazil’s tropical rainforests; Part 2 looks at ways in which farmers are combating desertification in Morocco; Part 3 looks at a scheme in Rwanda to protect the country’s cloud forests while simultaneously looking after the needs of the population; Part 4 examines the rainforests of Suriname, and how the plans of mining companies are threatening its unique ecosytems.
Series
Global Ideas, Series
Language
English
Country
Germany
Year of release
2011
Subjects
Geography; Science
Keywords
agriculture; desertification; environmental issues; forest ecosystems; mining; Morocco; rain forests; Rwanda; Surinam; nature

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£49.00 (DVD), £20.00 (1 Year Digital Licence), £49.00 (3 Year Digital Licence)
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
30 minutes
Year
2013

Sections

Title
Protecting Brazil’s Rain Forests

Title
Morocco - Fighting Desertification

Title
Rwanda - Cloud Forest

Title
Suriname - Wildlife Conservation

Production Company

Name

Deutsche Welle

Distributor

Name

Classroom Video

Notes
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