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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  • Premiered: March 3, 1974
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  • Premise: 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)

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