Tertiary Catalogue

Natural Resources and Mining

Contains 55 Videos

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
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
Rise of the Eco-Warriors

Rise of the Eco-Warriors

A group of passionate and adventurous young people leave their known worlds behind to spend 100 days in the jungles of Borneo. Their mission: saving rainforests and endangered orangutans. But time is running out and the odds are against them....Show More
An Aquarium in Space

An Aquarium in Space

Life in the Sea

In the solar system only earth has life, and clearly that has been made possible because we have oceans of liquid water. But why only on earth? And what are the factors that have made earth’s oceans hospitable to life? If you set up an...Show More
Climate Change

Climate Change

Use this fantastic video resource to encourage students to judge whether or not climate change will impact upon people differently around the world. The impacts of climate change can be quite hard to see in the UK, but as engaging footage from...Show More
The Alps: Opportunities and Challenges

The Alps: Opportunities and Challenges

Filmed in the honeypot site of Chamonix in the Alps, this programme looks at the social, economic and environmental opportunities and challenges facing the region. The resource explores the variety of activities in the area, including tourism,...Show More
National Parks: The Lake District

National Parks: The Lake District

National Parks conserve the natural beauty of a region: unique landscapes, flora and fauna for present and future generations. But what qualifies as a National Park? In this documentary style programme we look at Yellowstone, The Lake District...Show More
National Parks: Kakadu

National Parks: Kakadu

National Parks conserve the natural beauty of a region: unique landscapes, flora and fauna for present and future generations. But what qualifies as a National Park? In this documentary style programme we look at Yellowstone, The Lake District...Show More
National Parks: Yellowstone

National Parks: Yellowstone

National Parks conserve the natural beauty of a region: unique landscapes, flora and fauna for present and future generations. But what qualifies as a National Park? In this documentary style programme we look at Yellowstone, The Lake District...Show More
The Nitrogen Cycle

The Nitrogen Cycle

The Cycles

The continuously moving nitrogen cycle is essential to life on earth. Found in the cells of all living things, it is also the most common gas in our atmosphere. This motion-graphics based clip looks at how nitrogen is removed from the atmosphere,...Show More
The Carbon Cycle

The Carbon Cycle

The Cycles

The carbon cycle has played a critical role in the history of our planet. Found everywhere on earth, in the oceans and the atmosphere, carbon is also crucial to the life of animals, plants and bacteria. This motion-graphics based clip outlines...Show More
Eco Pioneers: A Case Study of Bega

Eco Pioneers: A Case Study of Bega

The town of Bega, on the south coast of NSW are working to transform their town into a sustainable community. Through the work of "Clean Energy for Eternity", the program follows Dr Matthew Nott as he charts their journey into solar PV, windpower...Show More
Chromatography

Chromatography

Chemical Analysis Techniques

Chemical analysis is integral to modern society. The testing of consumer goods, industrial products and food relies upon a number of different techniques. This program will investigate the analytical techniques of chromatography, mass...Show More
The Phosphorus Cycle

The Phosphorus Cycle

The Cycles

Phosphorus is an essential nutrient for all plant and animal life inhabiting the earth, including marine and fresh water environments. The key steps of the phosphorus cycle: weathering and erosion of phosphorus rich rock; how phosphates move into...Show More
The Water Cycle (Basic)

The Water Cycle (Basic)

The Cycles

When scientists search for life on other planets, the first thing they look for is the presence of water. On Earth, water exists naturally in solid, liquid and gas states, and is essential to all forms of life. This motion-graphics based clip...Show More
The Water Cycle (Advanced)

The Water Cycle (Advanced)

The Cycles

Water is one of our planet's most important substances. It sustains all living organisms and enables many crucial biological, chemical and physical processes to occur. This motion-graphics based clip explains the processes involved in the water...Show More
Natural Hazards: Floods

Natural Hazards: Floods

Floods can cause enormous devastation that has lasting social, psychological, economic and environmental impacts on a community. Flooding can also be a seasonal weather event that helps sustain life across many ecosystems. In this interview led...Show More
Managing the Dorset Coast: Conflicts, Challenges and Opportunities

Managing the Dorset Coast: Conflicts, Challenges and Opportunities

How can you balance the needs of the 25,000 visitors who descend on Studland Bay on a busy day, meet the requirements of Europe's largest oil field and protect the environment? This programme explores the values, attitudes and impact of the...Show More
Industrial and Sustainable Farming

Industrial and Sustainable Farming

One of the biggest challenges facing the farming industry today is feeding the growing world population while also caring for the environment. At the centre of this debate are industrial and sustainable farming practices. This presenter led...Show More
Create a Great Plate

Create a Great Plate

The secret to healthy, balanced eating is to create a great plate! This inspiring and informative programme shows teens what healthy eating looks like, and tells them how to make at least half their grains whole, vary their veggies, focus on...Show More
Deserts: Global Environments

Deserts: Global Environments

Every continent has deserts – they occupy more area of the surface of our planet than any other type of landscape. They occur in all climatic zones including the hottest and coldest locations on Earth. This programme takes an in-depth look at...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
Issues in Globalisation: Environmental Impacts and Sustainability

Issues in Globalisation: Environmental Impacts and Sustainability

Can economic growth be environmentally sustainable? Residents of Dhaka's slums show how extreme industrial pollution is destroying their environment and health. Next we talk to Bangladesh's environmental activists, factory owners and government...Show More
The Rock Cycle

The Rock Cycle

Join environmental engineer Will Toliopoulos as he takes us into the field to explore the rock cycle. We begin with a tour of Earth's core, mantle and crust, and how they interact to form the three main types of rock - igneous, sedimentary, and...Show More