BOTANIC MAN, EPISODE 7: WHITE DEATH - NEW LIFE (TV)

Summary

Part seven of this 10-part series of documentaries concerning the role man plays in the society of nature and the process of evolution. In this part, host David Bellamy, a biologist, visits Canada to examine the role of the Ice Age in evolution. Highlights of this part include footage and discussion of the following: Niagara Falls; wheat farming; northwest territories; the edge of the Arctic ice cap; permafrost; algae at the ice cap's edge; the Arctic tern; sphagnum moss; mainland Canada; lichen; peat and permafrost in cross section; conifer forests; the maple; and glacial clay.

Details

  • NETWORK: Thames (United Kingdom)
  • DATE: 1978
  • RUNNING TIME: 0:30:00
  • COLOR/B&W: Color
  • CATALOG ID: T82:0586
  • GENRE: Public affairs/Documentaries
  • SUBJECT HEADING: International Collection - United Kingdom
  • SERIES RUN: Thames (United Kingdom) - TV series, 1978
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CREDITS

    • Terence Dixon … Executive Producer
    • Randal Beattie … Producer, Series Producer
    • Graeme Duckham … Producer, Director
    • Michael Feldman … Associate Producer
    • David Bellamy … Writer, Host