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A fragile paradise: The environmental challenge of tropical America

Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialPublisher: Cali (Colombia) : CIAT|AGCOM, 1992Description: 1 video cassette VHS (27:45 min).Subject(s): America | Environmental protection | Gene banks | Germplasm conservation | Natural resources | Plant biotechnology | Resource conservation | South America | Tropical zonesDDC classification: 0046-V Summary: Why is the well-being of millions of poor farmers in Central and South America crucial to the future of tropical rain forests, and our global environment? Can farmers around the world learn to produce food without destroying the very land that feeds them? Does science hold the key to settling the differences that emerged during the Rio Earth Day Conference between developed and developing nations? From Caribbean islands to Amazonian jungles, from farmers' fields to genetic laboratories, "A Fragile Paradise" explores the options and finds surprising evidence that there is a better way. Winner of top video documentary honors from Agricultural Communicators in Education in 1993. Superb viewing for students of agriculture, geography, biology, political science, ecology, and Latin American studies.Collection: Video Collection
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Video / Film CIMMYT Knowledge Center: John Woolston Library

Lic. Jose Juan Caballero Flores

 

Video Collection 0046-V (Browse shelf) 1 Available 627022
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Why is the well-being of millions of poor farmers in Central and South America crucial to the future of tropical rain forests, and our global environment? Can farmers around the world learn to produce food without destroying the very land that feeds them? Does science hold the key to settling the differences that emerged during the Rio Earth Day Conference between developed and developing nations? From Caribbean islands to Amazonian jungles, from farmers' fields to genetic laboratories, "A Fragile Paradise" explores the options and finds surprising evidence that there is a better way. Winner of top video documentary honors from Agricultural Communicators in Education in 1993. Superb viewing for students of agriculture, geography, biology, political science, ecology, and Latin American studies.

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