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Ruby Bron: Climate Justice Activist

Environmental Activism

For many young people, witnessing the effects of the climate crisis firsthand has inspired them to step up and take action. This video spotlights Ruby Bron, a young climate activist from Australia who grew up in the Blue Mountains region. This...Show More

Xiye Bastida: Climate Justice Activist

Environmental Activism

For many young people, witnessing the effects of the climate crisis firsthand has inspired them to step up and take action. This video spotlights Xiye Bastida, a youth climate activist born and raised in Mexico and now based in New York City....Show More

Ridhima Pandey: Climate Justice Activist

Environmental Activism

For many young people, witnessing the effects of the climate crisis firsthand has inspired them to step up and take action. This video spotlights Ridhima Pandey, a young climate activist from northern India. This powerful and important video is...Show More

John Paul Jose: Climate Justice Activist

Environmental Activism

For many young people, witnessing the effects of the climate crisis firsthand has inspired them to step up and take action. This video spotlights John Paul Jose, a young climate activist from an agricultural family in India. This powerful and...Show More

Mitzi Jonelle Tan: Climate Justice Activist

Environmental Activism

For many young people, witnessing the effects of the climate crisis firsthand has inspired them to step up and take action. This video spotlights Mitzi Jonelle Tan, a young climate activist from the Philippines, a country that experiences regular...Show More

Dylan Hamilton: Climate Justice Activist

Environmental Activism

For many young people, witnessing the effects of the climate crisis firsthand has inspired them to step up and take action. This video spotlights Dylan Hamilton, a young climate activist from Scotland, a country which many would not expect to be...Show More

Nyombi Morris: Climate Justice Activist

Environmental Activism

For many young people, witnessing the effects of the climate crisis firsthand has inspired them to step up and take action. This video spotlights Nyombi Morris, a young climate activist from Uganda, a country particularly vulnerable to climate...Show More

The Voices of Youth Activism

Environmental Activism

Environmental awareness and activism has existed for many decades, with the first Earth Day taking place in 1970. However, for many young people, witnessing the effects of the climate crisis firsthand has inspired them to step up and take action....Show More
Carbon and Water Cycles in Tropical Rainforests

Carbon and Water Cycles in Tropical Rainforests

Carbon and Water Cycles

Filmed in the Amazon and Borneo, this resource illusrates and explains the key environmental and land use changes occurring in tropical rainforests and explores the effect they're having on the carbon ad hydrological cycles. We accompany...Show More
Carbon and Water Cycles in the Tundra

Carbon and Water Cycles in the Tundra

Carbon and Water Cycles

With stunning footage shot in the Candian tundra, ths title identifies and explores the physical and human factors, including climate change, that affect carbon and water cycles in the tundra We see the research and monitoring techniques...Show More
Extreme Weather: The Somerset Floods

Extreme Weather: The Somerset Floods

Explore the physical and human cause of the Somerset floods with this engaging resource. Then consider their impact on people's lives, the environment and property, before assessing how both hard and soft engineering options are being used to...Show More
Desertification: Causes, Impacts and Management

Desertification: Causes, Impacts and Management

Deserts

Yahya's family has been forced off their land on the fringes of the Sahara, because of desertification. Through his story, this title considers the impacts of desertification and its causes, including: climate change, population pressure, over...Show More
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
Hot Deserts: Challenges and Opportunities

Hot Deserts: Challenges and Opportunities

Deserts

Using Morocco's Sahara Desert as a case study, this title considers the challenges of hot desert environments, including extreme temperatures, lack kof water and inaccessibility. It then looks at the opportunities deserts can offer if these...Show More
The UK's Changing Landscapes

The UK's Changing Landscapes

Use this programme to explore what makes landscapes distinctive in the UK. It provides an overview of the characteristics and uses of the UK's areas of upland and lowland landscapes. Through the use of case tudies, this video contextualises how...Show More
Urbanisation and Megacities: Mumbai's Case Study

Urbanisation and Megacities: Mumbai's Case Study

Urban Environments

Using Mumbai as a case study this title explores the reasons for rapid urbanisation in LICs/NEEs and the emergence of megacities. It looks at the location and importance of Mumbai, nationally, regionally and internationally and considers the...Show More
Mumbai: Managing a Megacity

Mumbai: Managing a Megacity

Urban Environments

Waste management and traffic congestion are two of the biggest environmental issues facing Mumbai. This title looks at the challenges facing Mumbai's urban planners as they struggle to manage this megacity's rapid growth. It then explores the...Show More
The Global Desertification Challenge

The Global Desertification Challenge

Deserts

According to the UN 1.5 billion people are affected by desertification. This film follows the fortune of one family forced off their land on the fringes of the Sahara. Through their story this title considers the impacts and causes of...Show More
Deserts: Wastelands or Wonderlands

Deserts: Wastelands or Wonderlands

Deserts

This programme looks at the different ways people living on the world’s desert margins are rising to the challenge of desertification and making the most of the opportunities deserts can offer. Along the way viewers find out about the world’s...Show More
Mumbai's Slum Redevelopment: Bottom up or Top Down

Mumbai's Slum Redevelopment: Bottom up or Top Down

Urban Environments

The challenge for Mumbai's planners is to improve the conditions for the urban poor while at the same time making sure social communities in the slums are protected. This programme evaluates the pros and cons of different strategies used in this...Show More
Tectonic Hazards

Tectonic Hazards

Tectonic Hazards

This clip explores the hazards associated with earthquakes and volcanic eruptions, including ash pollution and the destruction caused by explosions, lahars, pyroclastic flows and tephra in volcanic areas; and tsunamis, disruption of services,...Show More
Impacts of Cities

Impacts of Cities

Urban Environments

Filmed in the megacity of Mumbai, this clip looks at the impact, both positive and negative, of cities on the environment and people. Examples include better access to employment and services, increased pollution, environmental damage, housing...Show More
The Haiti Earthquake: A Lesson in Effective Disaster Management

The Haiti Earthquake: A Lesson in Effective Disaster Management

Tectonic Hazards

Using the emergency response to the Haiti earthquake as an example, this clip considers the effectiveness of a variety of disaster management strategies. Examples include short-term responses like evacuation, search and rescue and the delivery of...Show More
Volcano Disaster Risk: What Affects Volcano Disaster Risk?

Volcano Disaster Risk: What Affects Volcano Disaster Risk?

Tectonic Hazards

This clip explores the factors that influence volcano disaster risk. The scale, nature and location of the hazard, level of monitoring, population density, ash forecasting are all considered.
Earthquake Disaster Risk: Why Was Haiti So Badly Affected?

Earthquake Disaster Risk: Why Was Haiti So Badly Affected?

Tectonic Hazards

This clip explores the factors that influence earthquake disaster risk. The scale and location of the hazard, population density, the level of poverty and quality of housing, services and transport infrastructure are all considered.