Avoiding Apocalypse

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  • 2012
  • 1 Season
  • 5.6  (10)

Who still believes in the end of the world? These days, apocalypse announcers are no longer taken seriously. Yet, we have good reason to worry. How will we survive in a world that is overpopulated, overexploited and out of kilter because of human activities? How would we handle a cataclysm such as the ones that wiped out millions of species in the past?

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Until The End Of Progress
6. Until The End Of Progress
December 19, 2012
Human development is founded on scientific and technical progress: it is what drew humans out of their animal condition, and made them the uncontested masters of the planet. But is this race towards ever more science and technology entirely to the advantage of humans?
Until The End Of Progress
6. Until The End Of Progress
December 19, 2012
Human development is founded on scientific and technical progress: it is what drew humans out of their animal condition, and made them the uncontested masters of the planet. But is this race towards ever more science and technology entirely to the advantage of humans?
The Unlikelihood Of Life
5. The Unlikelihood Of Life
December 12, 2012
Life on earth depends on a frightening contest of circumstances. It is so accidental that scientists wonder how it could have come about. The living world has often had to start all over from scratch, and extinct species made way for Earth's new masters. Humankind, as civilized and technically advanced as it may be, is at the mercy of the same phenomena.
The Unlikelihood Of Life
5. The Unlikelihood Of Life
December 12, 2012
Life on earth depends on a frightening contest of circumstances. It is so accidental that scientists wonder how it could have come about. The living world has often had to start all over from scratch, and extinct species made way for Earth's new masters. Humankind, as civilized and technically advanced as it may be, is at the mercy of the same phenomena.
How To Feed The World?
4. How To Feed The World?
December 5, 2012
The world's population has surpassed 7 billion today and will reach nine-billion individuals by 2050. But can the planet supply food for an unlimited number of people?
How To Feed The World?
4. How To Feed The World?
December 5, 2012
The world's population has surpassed 7 billion today and will reach nine-billion individuals by 2050. But can the planet supply food for an unlimited number of people?
To The Last Drop
3. To The Last Drop
November 28, 2012
Can our planet provide water to an unlimited number of human beings? Signs of resource depletion are already numerous. Potable water is becoming increasingly scarce. The biggest culprit? Agriculture, which has to feed the seven billion people that inhabit the planet.
To The Last Drop
3. To The Last Drop
November 28, 2012
Can our planet provide water to an unlimited number of human beings? Signs of resource depletion are already numerous. Potable water is becoming increasingly scarce. The biggest culprit? Agriculture, which has to feed the seven billion people that inhabit the planet.
Energy At The Earth Of The Matter
2. Energy At The Earth Of The Matter
November 21, 2012
More than ever, humanity is dependent on fossil fuels, with world consumption of petroleum, natural gas, and coal rising a little every year. Inevitably, reserves are going to give out, and humanity isn't ready. But scientists are already working to find substitutes.
Energy At The Earth Of The Matter
2. Energy At The Earth Of The Matter
November 21, 2012
More than ever, humanity is dependent on fossil fuels, with world consumption of petroleum, natural gas, and coal rising a little every year. Inevitably, reserves are going to give out, and humanity isn't ready. But scientists are already working to find substitutes.
A Few More Degrees
1. A Few More Degrees
November 14, 2012
The Earth is heating up and this climate change will have cataclysmic consequences for humanity - namely the desertification of agricultural lands and submersion of some of the planet's most populated zones. This episode explores the best scientific solutions to rescue the climate and humanity, including carbon capture, artificial trees, production of Earth-cooling clouds, and many more.
A Few More Degrees
1. A Few More Degrees
November 14, 2012
The Earth is heating up and this climate change will have cataclysmic consequences for humanity - namely the desertification of agricultural lands and submersion of some of the planet's most populated zones. This episode explores the best scientific solutions to rescue the climate and humanity, including carbon capture, artificial trees, production of Earth-cooling clouds, and many more.
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Who still believes in the end of the world? These days, apocalypse announcers are no longer taken seriously. Yet, we have good reason to worry. How will we survive in a world that is overpopulated, overexploited and out of kilter because of human activities? How would we handle a cataclysm such as the ones that wiped out millions of species in the past?

Avoiding Apocalypse is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (12 episodes). The series first aired on November 14, 2012.

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  • Premiere Date
    November 14, 2012
  • IMDB Rating
    5.6  (10)