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The first track on this DVD nvestigates how astronauts may survive the journey to Mars, specifically using plants and algae to support life during space travel. The second is divided into two part...s and looks at two major public food scares that have occured in Britain since the 1980s: Alar and BSE. The third reviews the measures taken during Britain's last foot and mouth outbreak two years ago, and the fourth part investigates how East Anglian water companies are coping with the increase in population in this, the driest area of Britain. Video 2 is an investigation into various processes that impact the environment and public health such as nuclear power, waste management, traffic pollution, noise pollution and a study on how the environmental and health impact of these activites can be minimised.
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Module code and title: T210, Environmental control and public health
Item code: T210; DVD1
Published: 2005
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Publisher: BBC Open University
Subject terms: Air--Pollution; Agriculture--Environmental aspects--Great Britain; Food industry and trade--Environmental aspects; Noise pollution; Pesticides--Environmental aspects; Road transport--Environmental aspects; Space flight to Mars; Waste (Law)--Great Britain; Waste disposal sites--Great Britain--Law and legislation; Waste treatment--Great Britain; Water-supply--Environmental aspects--Great Britain
Footage description: Video 1 ---- Band A : Growing to Mars ---- Band B part 1 : Evolving scientific debate ---- Band B part 2 : Evolving scientific policy ---- Band C : Foot and mouth disease ---- Band D : Facets of water supply ---- Video 2 ---- Band A part 1 : Waste management cycle: minimization - incineration ----Band A part 2 : Waste management cycle: landfill ---- Band B part 1 : Introduction to noise levels ---- Band B part 2: Driving out noise ---- Band C: Air pollution ---- Band D : Eco-warriors
Production number: NINH20398
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