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Future Earth Season 1 Episodes

Season 1 Episode Guide

Season 1

4 Episodes 2009 - 2009

Episode 1

Journey to the End of the World

Sun, Apr 26, 2009 60 mins

The first installment of the four-part series about the environment chronicles a 2006 scientific expedition to the Arctic that examined the melting ice cap. The documentary also uses CGI animation to details how rising sea levels will affect the planet, including such cities as New York and Shanghai. Lester Holt narrates.

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Episode 2

100 Heartbeats

Sun, Nov 22, 2009 120 mins

Jeff Corwin details the damage that humans are doing to the planet, helps the authorities expose illegal practices killing off species and spotlights people who are working to save endangered animals.

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Episode 3

Future Earth 2025

Sun, Dec 20, 2009 60 mins

A look at the possible threats to the world's water supply from global warming and population growth, as well as what may result from a global water crisis by 2025, including dust bowls, flooding, wildfires and even wars.

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Episode 4

Addicted to Power

Thu, Apr 22, 2010 60 mins

A look at the potential dangers facing the world unless alternative energy become viable in the near future. Included: remarks from Secretary of Energy Steven Chu. Host: Sam Waterston.

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