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PBS's premier science-documentary series, which has won six Peabody Awards and more than 20 Emmys (four in 2002 alone) since its 1974 debut. `Nova' clearly, and often engagingly, `demystifies' a vast range of science, technology and history topics---past a (more…)

Premiered: March 3, 1974

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Season 14, Episode 19 Will the World Starve?

First Aired: March 24, 1987

Examining the connection between soil erosion and famine by focusing on farmers in Nepal, Ethiopia and northern China. Included: measures being taken to replenish forests and teach farmers better agricultural techniques.

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Season 14, Episode 18

March 10, 1987

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The Desert Doesn't Bloom Here Anymore

Season 14, Episode 20

March 31, 1987