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Series: Geography


1850 - Present Day

1850 - Present Day

In recent history, Australia's relationship with nature has evolved with the arrival of settlers and increased population. We are more aware of the importance of preserving our natural environment. In this programme we investigate how white...Show More
21 Ada Street: Sustainable House Documentary

21 Ada Street: Sustainable House Documentary

The 21 Ada Street Sustainable House Documentary is a comprehensive audio/visual record of the development of a sustainable house in Adelaide, showcasing details of the methodology and products of sustainable building practices. The documentary...Show More
5 Critical Habitats

5 Critical Habitats

In the sea life is everywhere, but five habitats are like underwater cities. They are coral reefs, mangroves, salt marshes, sea grass beds and kelp forests. They provide safety, food, and a nursery for the young of many species. Yet they are in...Show More

A Brief History of Plastic

For centuries, billiard balls were made of ivory from elephant tusks. But when excessive hunting caused elephant populations to decline, they began to look for alternatives. John Wesley Hyatt took up the challenge. In five years, he invented a...Show More
A Smarter Country

A Smarter Country

There are infinite opportunities and benefits created by renewable energy, ecologically sustainable farming, and green buildings and lifestyles. "A Smarter Country" follows Sydney’s Lord Mayor Clover Moore, Environmentalist Professor Tim...Show More
Abraham: How Football Saved My Life

Abraham: How Football Saved My Life

It’s 1987, South Sudan is in conflict, children from villages are seized and forced to join enemy armed forces. Eleven-year-old Abraham is herding cattle in the fields when pandemonium broke out in the village: gunfire, screaming and the...Show More
African Leopards

African Leopards

In the hunt for prey, the young African leopard must adapt and fend for himself in the bare Kalahari desert.
Ageing Populations

Ageing Populations

This excellent resource examines the current issues surrounding an ageing population in the UK, using East Devon as a case study. It illustrates the causes, impacts and management of the UK's ageing population and changing dependency ration. It...Show More
Air Pollution

Air Pollution

Objective: To learn about air pollution and its sources. Learning outcomes - students will be able to: 1. Define air pollution. 2. Discuss the human pollutants of air and their sources.

An Avalanche Hits a Small Town and the Effects it Has

In the small American town Missoula, learn just how devastating an avalanche can be.
Applying Environmental Science: A Land Rehabilitation Case Study

Applying Environmental Science: A Land Rehabilitation Case Study

In this program we follow a project where an entire tract of bushland is moved from one location to another. We explore: - Project planning, execution, completion and assessment. - Scientific trials and scientific method used as a basis for...Show More
Arctic Warming

Arctic Warming

The oceans absorb 90% of the heat from greenhouse gasses, causing ever more ice to melt.

Are We Running Out of Clean Water?

Despite water covering 71% of the planet’s surface, more than half the world’s population endures extreme water scarcity for at least one month a year. Current estimates predict that by 2040, up to 20 more countries could be experiencing...Show More
Atika: The Amazing Gift of Education

Atika: The Amazing Gift of Education

It’s 1999 and Atika and her family flee to a refugee camp in Quata, Pakistan. They are Hazara people and Afghanistan has become too dangerous for them. Atika being a girl could not be educated in the small country village where they had lived...Show More

Atlantic Volcanoes

Journey down to the ocean depths to discover a fascinating underwater world of volcanoes.
Australia's Diverse Environments: Natural and Human

Australia's Diverse Environments: Natural and Human

Join us on a whirlwind tour of Australia's diverse natural and man-made environments. We kick off with the Great Dividing Range's impact on rainfall and human habitation, and then dive into the Great Barrier Reef, revealing the impact of global...Show More
Australia's Role in the Asia-Pacific Region

Australia's Role in the Asia-Pacific Region

Geographically, Australia is part of the region known as the Asia-Pacific Region. A region is a human concept that can be mapped and analysed. (Definition: Regions are identified as having something in common that identifies them, such as a type...Show More
Australia's Threatened Plants and Animals

Australia's Threatened Plants and Animals

Produced in conjunction with the Australian Nature Conservation Agency, this program is an introduction to some of the nation's rare and threatened species. By exploring some of Australia's fragile ecosystems, we define the links between...Show More
Australia: An Ecological Profile

Australia: An Ecological Profile

This beautiful video highlights the flora and fauna of a unique landscape briefly explaining the concept of Gondwana in relation to Australia's endemic species.

Avalanche Experiment Results

An explosive experiment is underway on a snowy mountain top to understand how an avalanche is caused.

Avalanche Experiment: Hitting a Car

How does a small car fare in the impact of an avalanche?
Barbel Fish and Hippopotamus

Barbel Fish and Hippopotamus

In a relationship of give and take, the barbel fish and the hippopotamuses of Kenya form an unlikely relationship for food and hygiene.
Beaches

Beaches

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
Biodiversity Under Threat: The Sundarbans

Biodiversity Under Threat: The Sundarbans

Bangladesh's Sundarban Mangroves is one of the world's most bio-diverse areas and home to the endangered Bengal Tiger. This video resource bank looks at why the Sundarbans is so important: as a bio-diversity hotspot, as a carbon bank and as...Show More

Bioluminescence in the Atlantic

A display of light and colour brighten the waters of the Atlantic late at night. Find out how bioluminescence is created through the power of the sun.