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Summary: Diseases that were largely eradicated in the U.S. a generation ago - including whooping cough, measles, mumps - are returning, in part because nervous parents are skipping their children's shots. This takes viewers around the world to track epidemics, explore the science behind vaccinations, and shed light on the risks of opting out. The vast majority of Americans - more than 90% - vaccinate...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV VAC

Summary: "Every year, over a million babies are born worldwide with a hereditary disease; most are serious, and many are fatal. For most of the history of medicine, doctors could only treat symptoms. Now an elite cadre of pioneers, gene doctors, is starting to target root causes. Through intimate stories of families whose lives are being transformed, the film takes viewers to the frontlines of a medical...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV GEN

Summary: When top predators disappeared from Mozambique's Gorongosa National Park, other animals fell into unusual patterns. Now scientists are reintroducing wild dogs to restore the park's 'landscape of fear' and with it the natural balance of the ecosystem.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV NAT

Summary: Travel back in time, from the Arctic Ocean to Pacific tide pools, with a pioneering group of scientists who make surprising discoveries that transform human understanding of nature and ecology.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV SER

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