Tertiary Catalogue

Series: Tropical Rainforests and Mangroves


Distribution of Rainforests and Mangroves

Distribution of Rainforests and Mangroves

With clear graphics, maps and footage filmed in a variety of rainforest environments, including the Amazon and in a variety of mangrove forests, including the world's largest (the Sundarbans), this title describes the distribution of tropical...Show More
Environmental Functions

Environmental Functions

This clip considers the functions or both rainforests and mangroves in the environment. The importance of rainforests as water catchment, climate regulator, green lungs of the earth, carbon store and biodiversity hotspot are all considered. We...Show More
How Are They Used by People?

How Are They Used by People?

This clip describes and shows how people use rainforests and mangroves. Examples include: as sources of timber, medicines and foods, for oil and mineral extraction, as home to indigenous peoples and as tourist destinations. Filmed in the Amazon...Show More
Perfect Growing Conditions

Perfect Growing Conditions

With clear graphics, maps and extraordinary footage filmed in a variety of rainforests and mangroves around the world, this title describes the conditions needed for tropical reinvests and mangroves to grow. It considers the role of soils and...Show More
Structure and Adaptation

Structure and Adaptation

This clip compares how tropical rainforests and mangroves have adapted to their environments. We explore how despite sharing the same climatic conditions, mangroves face an additional challenges because of their coastal location. We see examples...Show More
Sustainable Management

Sustainable Management

This clip provides a number of different examples of how mangroves and tropical rainforests can be sustainably managed. Examples from the Sundarban mangroves and Amazon rainforest include: eco-tourism, controlled logging and the role of...Show More
Threats and Challenges

Threats and Challenges

This clip considers the economic, environmental and social impacts of overusing mangroves and rainforests, including potential for economic development, deforestation, loss of habitat and biodiversity, environmental pollution, increased risk of...Show More