Rise and Fall of DDT, The

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Rise and Fall of DDT, The

  • 1976 ----- color ----- 19 min ----- 16mm
  • (Nova series) Deals with the pros and cons of a chemical compound that has been a source of controversy for years. First hailed as a miracle insecticide and the savior of millions of lives, DDT came to be regarded by many as a threat to the environment, an indiscriminate destroyer of wildlife. Emphasizes the fact that there is no evidence that DDT causes cancer.
  • Topics: (Biology, Environmental Studies, Forest Resources)