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Playing Judo with Nature

  • Aired: 10/29/2013
  • 02:08
  • Rating: NR
Scientists in the Netherlands are turning to "eco-engineering", using natural barriers to hold back rising tides and flood waters. Mindert De Vries explains how they are playing "judo with nature", creating a balance with nature instead of fighting it with brute strength.
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Netherlands scientists play "judo with nature", using nature's own forces against storms.
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