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Alaskan Pipe-Dream
In winter it's so cold that if you throw out your washing-up water it freezes before it hits the ground. Yet in the summer the temperature rises to 80 and the towns are sprayed with insecticide to keep the mosquitoes down. Animals and plants have survived only by a series of unique adaptations to the extreme environment.
Now there is a plan to build an oil pipe-line across Alaska. But if the plan goes ahead can Alaska use its new material wealth wisely or will plastic America obliterate this, the last great wilderness? Narrator PAUL VAUGHAN
Film editor TED WALTER Editor PETER C. OODCHILD Producer MICK RHODES

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Editor: Ted Walter
Editor: Peter C. Oodchild
Producer: Mick Rhodes

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

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