The Resource Animal nation, Year of the locust, (videorecording)

Animal nation, Year of the locust, (videorecording)

Label
Animal nation, Year of the locust
Title
Animal nation
Title part
Year of the locust
Title variation
Year of the locust
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"In September 2000, as the eyes of the world focusd on the Sydney Olympics, many Australian eyes were staring at the horizon, awaiting the rise of a locust plague of biblical proportions - a time bomb that could destroy the heart of rural Australia. The previous summer, normally a time of drought in one of the driest continents on earth, was different. Flooding rains combined with summer warmth provided the ideal conditions for the Australian plague locust to explode out of its normal range and into the fertile southern agricultural lands of Australia, an area equivalent in size to the state of Texas. During the winter of 2000 the huge swarms went to ground, laying the highest density of egg beds ever recorded. In spring the earth came alive as an estimated 1000 billion plauge locusts rose up from the ground. As well as looking a t the biology of the insect itself, this examines methods of controlling the plauge, the aftermath and the people invovled"--Container
Cataloging source
VDES
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
595.726
Intended audience
Rating: E. Exempt from classification
Language note
In English
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  • Natural History New Zealand Ltd
  • Pegasus Entertainment
Runtime
50
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  • Locusts
  • Locusts
  • Documentary films
  • Wildlife films
Technique
live action
Label
Animal nation, Year of the locust, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "A modern war against an ancient plague"--Container
  • "PEGDVD 1305."
  • Copyright, 2001 Natural History New Zealand Ltd
  • "A modern war against an ancient plague"--Container
  • Includes special features
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
Predicting numbers -- The young begin to hatch -- The army marches on -- Ready to fly -- Organic control
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (DVD) (ca. 50 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
PEGDVD 1305
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) a690280
System details
PAL; All regions
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Animal nation, Year of the locust, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • "A modern war against an ancient plague"--Container
  • "PEGDVD 1305."
  • Copyright, 2001 Natural History New Zealand Ltd
  • "A modern war against an ancient plague"--Container
  • Includes special features
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
Predicting numbers -- The young begin to hatch -- The army marches on -- Ready to fly -- Organic control
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (DVD) (ca. 50 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
PEGDVD 1305
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) a690280
System details
PAL; All regions
Video recording format
DVD

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