Secondary Catalogue

Geography


The Vital Nutrients

Life in the Sea

Life in the sea around Australia seems to be rich. Yet in terms of marine biomass Australia is poor. For example some fifty other countries catch more fish than we do. Why are Australian waters less productive? In this programnm, we look at why...Show More
Regenerating Australia

Regenerating Australia

Regenerating Australia is a 17-minute short film based on a four-month interview process with a diverse group of Australians who shared their hopes and dreams for the country's future. Set on New Year's Eve of December 2029, a news anchor is...Show More
Italy: A Shrinking Population

Italy: A Shrinking Population

Population Case Studies

Once home to the capital of a vast empire that stretched across the Mediterranean, Italy’s fertility rate has been steadily dropping for more than a century. This video presents a case study of the factors contributing to Italy’s population...Show More
The Causes and Impacts of Migration

The Causes and Impacts of Migration

Population Dynamics

Migration is a way of life for humans and has been for millions of years. This video provides an overview of migration, exploring migration trends, the push and pull factors that lead people to migrate and the impacts of migration, both in...Show More
The Malthusian Theory of Population

The Malthusian Theory of Population

Population Dynamics

In the past, governments and nations have been guided by Malthusian or Neo-Malthusian theory, but it has also caused pain and hardship for many throughout history. This video explains how the problems observed by Malthus inspired problematic laws...Show More
The Demographic Transition Model

The Demographic Transition Model

Population Dynamics

The demographic transition model is a helpful too for understanding the complex relationship between changes in a population as a nation develops over time. This video guides viewers through the five stages of the model, providing clear...Show More
Population Structures

Population Structures

Population Dynamics

A population pyramid is one of the easiest ways to capture humanity in a single snapshot. This video helps students understand population pyramids, explaining how to read a pyramid and interpret changes to a pyramid’s shape over time, with...Show More
Causes of Population Change

Causes of Population Change

Population Dynamics

Populations are influenced by a wide variety of factors, but understanding population change in the past helps us to better predict the future. This video provides an introduction to demography, defining key terms such as crude birth rate, total...Show More
Global Population Trends

Global Population Trends

Population Dynamics

Tracking population growth is more complex than it looks, but the trends can help us to project how the world will look in the future. This video explains how population growth rate is calculated and explores what different rates in different...Show More
China: Population Challenges and Opportunities

China: Population Challenges and Opportunities

Population Case Studies

While China’s fertility rate has steadily dropped over the decades, thanks in part to family planning policies , these policies have had a tragic cost. This video presents a case study of both the problems posed by China’s population...Show More
China: A Fluctuating Population

China: A Fluctuating Population

Population Case Studies

In the past, China had to deal with the consequences of a booming population, but in the future, it may be reckoning with the consequences of a shrinking one. This video presents a case study of the factors contributing to China’s population...Show More
Italy: Population Challenges and Opportunities

Italy: Population Challenges and Opportunities

Population Case Studies

Since 2015, Italy has been heading towards a larger population of retirees being supported by a shrinking population of workers: a rising dependency ratio. This video presents a case study of both the problems posed by Italy’s population...Show More
Chad: Population Challenges and Opportunities

Chad: Population Challenges and Opportunities

Population Case Studies

While a rapidly growing population presents many problems for Chad, understanding these challenges could help the country become a thriving nation. This video presents a case study of both the problems posed by Chad’s population structure and...Show More
Chad: A Soaring Population

Chad: A Soaring Population

Population Case Studies

Chad is one of the world’s poorest nations, yet it also has one of the highest fertility rates. This video presents a case study of the factors contributing to Chad’s population structure, including high fertility rate, increasing life...Show More
The Social and Cultural Impacts of Globalisation

The Social and Cultural Impacts of Globalisation

State of Disruption

Globalisation necessitates cultural exchange, leading to both societal unity and division. This video examines the benefits of globalisation, such as solidarity on global issues, and its drawbacks, such as the impact of nationalism and xenophobia...Show More
The Economic Impacts of Globalisation

The Economic Impacts of Globalisation

State of Disruption

Economic globalisation is strongly tied to the ideology of neoliberalism. This video guides viewers through the economic history of globalisation, from the downfall of communism and the rise of the free market following the Cold War, to the 2008...Show More
The Political Impacts of Globalisation

The Political Impacts of Globalisation

State of Disruption

At the heart of political globalisation is the idea of cooperation and consensus between nations. This video takes viewers through the political history of globalisation, from the formation of global institutions following World War II, to the...Show More
Understanding Globalisation

Understanding Globalisation

State of Disruption

Our world is increasingly interconnected, from politics, to economics, to society and culture. This video gives an overview of what globalisation is and the factors driving its rapid speed, explaining how it can create both opportunities and...Show More
Ruby Bron: Climate Justice Activist

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

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

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

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

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

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

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