The term "environment" and ideas about how it is to be protected have different meanings in countries around the globe. This segment looks at the environmental challenges faced by three nations at very different stages of economic development - Zimbabwe, Thailand and Sweden. Each nation must reconcile the needs of the people with those of the natural environment. In addition, there is the challenge of planning for a sustainable future - the actions of today will have consequences for future generations. Available for loan.
Teacher's guide included.