Synopsis by Sally Barber
Nature Knows Best is a 13-volume children's series exploring contemporary environmental issues, as well as possible local and global solutions to ecological problems plaguing the planet. Backed by solid research, the programs offer information in an entertaining format. Animation and fun characters capture the attention of viewers, while presenting important concepts. In part eight, Rain Forests - Long May They Reign, host Albert has a wildly wonderful time in the rain forest playing Tarzan until he meets up with a hungry boa. In his escapades, Albert explores the secrets of the unique flora and fauna of the rain forests and the interdependent systems, which allow them to flourish. The subjects of how these systems are damaged and why rain forests are becoming extinct are also examined. The series is appropriate for youngsters in elementary through junior high grades. Other titles include Air - It's Everywhere, Food for All Seasons?, Oceans - Save the Wave, Animal Factory, Rubbish and Waste - A Boomerang, Sound and Music - Unplugged, A Tree Is More Than Just a Tree, Energy - There Are Better Ways, The Earth's Alive, The Value of a Bird, Water and Weather, and Water - The Never Ending Cycle.