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Journey to planet Earth. Dispatches from the Gulf /

by Weiner, Marilyn [television producer.]; Weiner, Hal [screenwriter,]; Damon, Matt [narrator.]; Screenscope, inc [production company.]; Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative [sponsoring body.]; Wallace Genetic Foundation [sponsoring body.]; Farvue Foundation [sponsoring body.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialPublisher: Washington, D.C. : Screenscope, [2016]Description: 1 videodisc (55 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.ISBN: 9781928964384; 1928964389.Language note: Closed-captioned.Other title: Journey to planet Earth. Dispatches from the Gulf.Uniform titles: Journey to planet Earth (Television program).Subject(s): 2010 | Ecology | BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010 | Oil spills and wildlife | Oil spills | Fishes -- Effect of oil spills on | Nature -- Effect of human beings on | Marine animals | Energy development -- Environmental aspects | Ecology | Energy development -- Environmental aspects | Fishes -- Effect of oil spills on | Marine animals | Nature -- Effect of human beings on | Oil spills | Oil spills and wildlife | Mexico, Gulf of | Gulf of Mexico | Documentary television programs | Environmental television programs | Nonfiction television programs | Films for the hearing impaired | Video recordings for the hearing impairedOnline resources: Connect online to series website | Book for a Specific Date.
Contents:
The journey begins -- What's at stake? -- The mud & blood cruise -- It gets complicated -- This is fishery science -- Failing hearts -- Lessons from the past -- Where did the oil go? -- Ginger snap cookies -- Holy cow moments -- Tracking contamination -- Final thoughts.
Narrator, Matt Damon.Summary: This program investigates the environmental health of the Gulf of Mexico six years after the Deepwater Horizon blowout in April 2010. That's when the world's ninth largest body of water became a place where thousands of communities and millions of citizens were put in jeopardy by a single incident--the biggest oil spill in U.S. history. Today, a global team of scientists is working together to protect and restore one of our planet's most valuable natural resources. Their ultimate goal is to learn how to cope with the challenges of future oil spills.
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Narrated by Matt Damon, ¿Dispatches from the Gulf¿ is a one-hour documentary that investigates the environmental health of the Gulf of Mexico six years after the Deepwater Horizon blowout in April 2010. That¿s when the world's ninth largest body of water became a place where thousands of communities and millions of citizens were put in jeopardy by a single incident ¿ the biggest oil spill in U.S. history. Today, a global team of scientists is working together to protect and restore one of our planet's most valuable natural resources. Their ultimate goal is to learn how to cope with the challenges of future oil spills.

This disc is a recorded DVD and may fail to play on some DVD equipment.

Originally produced as the television series, Journey to planet earth.

Disc contains a full length episode (55 min.) plus an abridged version (36 min.); includes educators' guides.

"Dispatches from the Gulf" investigates the environmental health of the Gulf of Mexico six years after the Deepwater Horizon blowout in April 2010. That's when the world's ninth largest body of water became a place where thousands of communities and millions of citizens were put in jeopardy by a single incident--the biggest oil spill in U.S. history. Today, a global team of scientists is working together to protect and restore one of our planet's most valuable natural resources. Their ultimate goal is to learn how to cope with the challenges of future oil spills"--Container.

The journey begins -- What's at stake? -- The mud & blood cruise -- It gets complicated -- This is fishery science -- Failing hearts -- Lessons from the past -- Where did the oil go? -- Ginger snap cookies -- Holy cow moments -- Tracking contamination -- Final thoughts.

Editor, Jim McNamee ; director of photography, William Mills ; original music, Frank Ferrucci and Christopher Mangum

Narrator, Matt Damon.

This program investigates the environmental health of the Gulf of Mexico six years after the Deepwater Horizon blowout in April 2010. That's when the world's ninth largest body of water became a place where thousands of communities and millions of citizens were put in jeopardy by a single incident--the biggest oil spill in U.S. history. Today, a global team of scientists is working together to protect and restore one of our planet's most valuable natural resources. Their ultimate goal is to learn how to cope with the challenges of future oil spills.

DVD; NTSC; Hi-Fi Stereo.

Closed-captioned.

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