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Geography

Contains over 184 Videos

Strategies for Managing Malaria

Strategies for Managing Malaria

Understanding Malaria

Including interviews with world-leading scientists and researchers, this video evaluates the many management strategies that have been employed in the fight against malaria. From physical barriers, to hazardous natural predators, controversial...Show More
Impacts of Malaria

Impacts of Malaria

Understanding Malaria

Dr James Tibenderana, technical director of the Malaria Consortium, knows the impact of malaria better than most, having contracted the deadly parasitic disease as a child. In this video, James unpicks the effects malaria can have on an infected...Show More
Causes of Malaria

Causes of Malaria

Understanding Malaria

This video describes the natural and built conditions that can lead a buzzing mosquito to become a menacing killer. By first exploring how Plasmodium falciparum, a microscopic parasite, is carried by mosquitoes from one unfortunate human host to...Show More
Beaches

Beaches

Life in the Sea

Everyone likes to visit the beach. But for living things a beach represents one of the toughest environments on earth. Beaches are in constant flux, hammered by waves and wind and extremes of temperature, sometimes submerged and sometimes dry....Show More
Rubber Jellyfish

Rubber Jellyfish

We all know that throwing rubbish on the ground is littering, so why is letting a balloon float away seen as something different? "Rubber Jellyfish" explores the effects of helium balloons on the environment, wildlife, and human beings. Carly...Show More
Watan

Watan

Seven years. Six million displaced people. The biggest humanitarian emergency of our time. The Syrian refugee crisis remains at the forefront of the global consciousness: as statistics, as photographs, as a bargaining chip in international...Show More
Estuaries

Estuaries

Life in the Sea

Estuaries… many of us live on or near an estuary and maybe use it for boating or fishing or swimming, or even just for the view. Estuaries are often at the heart of coastal cities. But what’s their story? What’s happening under the water...Show More
Global Atmospheric Circulation

Global Atmospheric Circulation

Weather Hazards

Earth’s diverse climate and weather patterns are predominantly governed by global atmospheric circulation and ocean currents. This programme looks at different atmospheric phenomena, including the global circulation model and how heating and...Show More
Tropical Cyclones

Tropical Cyclones

Weather Hazards

Tropical cyclones, also called hurricanes and typhoons, cause catastrophic damage when they strike land. When a cyclone’s fury unleashes on population centres, death, injury and wholesale destruction follow. This programme explores the life...Show More
The Impact of Tropical Cyclones

The Impact of Tropical Cyclones

Weather Hazards

Tropical cyclones devastate people, property and infrastructure. This programme outlines how cyclones are classified across the world, and then examines the impact of Hurricane Matthew on south-eastern USA and Haiti, in 2016. It compares the...Show More
The Great Barrier Reef: A Natural Wonder

The Great Barrier Reef: A Natural Wonder

Ecosystems

Australia is home to one of the world’s largest, most complex and amazing ecosystems – the Great Barrier Reef. This video explores the reef’s biotic and abiotic features, including coral formation and how changes in abiotic factors affect...Show More
The Great Barrier Reef: Coral, Carbon and Climate Change

The Great Barrier Reef: Coral, Carbon and Climate Change

Ecosystems

The future of the Great Barrier Reef, one of the world’s most significant marine environments, is under threat due to modern industry and agriculture. Featuring interviews with reef experts, including the director of the GBR Marine Park...Show More
Mumbai

Mumbai

Megacities

Mumbai, the world’s most densely populated city, has been a thriving commercial hub for millennia. Its population has increased massively over the past 50 years, and although it has slowed, growth continues today, placing the city’s...Show More
London

London

Megacities

London is one of the world’s most important megacities. It has long attracted people from all over the globe, as well as migrants from within the UK, and continues to do so today. This programme explores some of London’s history and presents...Show More
Water in the UK

Water in the UK

Water Supply and Management

The UK’s more densely populated and growing urban areas are, for the large part, located in regions of the country where rainfall is lower. Conversely, high rainfall occurs in regions where there is less demand. This programme explores British...Show More
Water around the World

Water around the World

Water Supply and Management

Clean water is essential for human existence. However, international requirements are not met by the available supply. This programme examines rising global water demand and some of the serious issues with inadequate and/or contaminated water...Show More
The Formation of Landforms

The Formation of Landforms

Mountains, valleys, islands, hills ... What makes our planet have such diverse landforms? Has it always been as it is now? In this clip we will learn that the landforms of the earth´s crust are due to internal and external processes that have...Show More
Sustainable Management

Sustainable Management

Tropical Rainforests

Ecuador needs to exploit the Amazon's resources to develop. Leaving it untouched is not an option. This programme looks at the challenges of achieving sustainable management in the Amazon. It explores the political and economic factors that...Show More
Threats and Challenges

Threats and Challenges

Tropical Rainforests

Follow a indigenous environmental campaigner as he introduces you to his rainforest world and explores the threats facing it. This title considers the value of rainforests, both locally and globally in terms of their goods and services. It then...Show More
Environmental Impacts of Consumer Products

Environmental Impacts of Consumer Products

Geographies of Interconnections

We often don’t realise it, but the decisions we make as consumers – from what products we buy to how we end up disposing of them – often affect other people in other places. In this programme we investigate how the sourcing, manufacturing...Show More
Global Connections through Trade

Global Connections through Trade

Geographies of Interconnections

We use foreign-made products every day. Some have components that originate in many different countries. This programme explores how international trading connects us with other places. It looks at the history of western manufacturing and trade,...Show More
Chasing Asylum

Chasing Asylum

'Chasing Asylum' exposes the real impact of Australia’s offshore detention policies and explores how ‘The Lucky Country’ became a country where leaders choose detention over compassion and governments deprive the desperate of their basic...Show More
Coming and Going

Coming and Going

Two orphaned teenage brothers leave their remote mountain village behind to seek their fortune in two separate major cities. Meanwhile, their young neighbours anxiously await the return of their father, a migrant worker who left the village a...Show More
Hope City

Hope City

Majak, a teenage boy from South Sudan is haunted by his dark past and torn between his new life and a burning desire to return to home to find his mother.
Glaciation in the UK

Glaciation in the UK

How has ice shaped the UK landscape? What are the processes operating at differing scales and how have they been influenced by geology, climate and human activity? With examples drawn from around the UK, this programme provides illustrations and...Show More