Tertiary Catalogue

Natural Resources and Mining


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 illustrates 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 Canadian tundra, this 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
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.
Water Pollution: Causes and Impact

Water Pollution: Causes and Impact

Using a variety of examples from around the world, this clip looks at how unplanned urban growth, rapid industrialisation and a lack of environmental controls is causing water pollution and impacting on human health. Examples include the impacts...Show More
Sustainable Management

Sustainable Management

Tropical Rainforests and Mangroves

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
Structure and Adaptation

Structure and Adaptation

Tropical Rainforests and Mangroves

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
Environmental Functions

Environmental Functions

Tropical Rainforests and Mangroves

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
Threats and Challenges

Threats and Challenges

Tropical Rainforests and Mangroves

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
Perfect Growing Conditions

Perfect Growing Conditions

Tropical Rainforests and Mangroves

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
How Are They Used by People?

How Are They Used by People?

Tropical Rainforests and Mangroves

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
Distribution of Rainforests and Mangroves

Distribution of Rainforests and Mangroves

Tropical 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

Arctic Warming

Climate Change Solutions

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

How More Water Vapour Triggers Record Storms, Unsurvivable Heat

Climate Change Solutions

Water vapour is the most abundant greenhouse gas: more of it means more extreme weather.

Solving Climate Change with R&D and Civic Action

Climate Change Solutions

Smart strategies like research & development and targeted civic action are very effective ways to stop climate change.

How Governments Encourage Renewable Energy and Electric Cars

Climate Change Solutions

The most effective policies for cutting emissions from the electricity and transportation sectors, the two largest sources of CO2e.

Global Temperatures Are Rising at Unprecedented Speed

Climate Change Solutions

Atmospheric scientist Dr Jennifer A Francis explains that the rate of temperature rise we are experiencing is unprecedented and can only be caused by human activity.

Smart City Design & Efficiency

Climate Change Solutions

How to intelligently design and build cities to cut greenhouse gas emissions.

Introducing Climate Change Solutions

Climate Change Solutions

A new series exploring the tools, techniques, and policies to achieve net-zero CO2e emissions and prevent the worst effects of climate change.

How to Decarbonise Methane, Cement & Industry

Climate Change Solutions

How to cut emissions from the industrial, methane "natural gas", and cement manufacturing sectors.

Carbon Pricing Explained

Climate Change Solutions

Why cutting CO2e requires pricing carbon.
A Song of Fire and Safety

A Song of Fire and Safety

When it comes to fire safety in the workplace, we might be tempted to think that it's not our concern, or that there's plenty of other things to worry about—until it's too late. However, it's everyone's responsibility to prevent fires. That...Show More
Mind over Splatter: Health and Safety Attitudes

Mind over Splatter: Health and Safety Attitudes

Safety is more than warning signs and handrails - it is an attitude of the mind. There are many traps for those whose attitude is amiss. Whether you're surviving the zombie apocalypse or just surviving daily grind of the office, the consequences...Show More
5 Critical Habitats

5 Critical Habitats

Life in the Sea

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
Weird Wonderful Water

Weird Wonderful Water

Life in the Sea

This programme is about seawater. It is the most important liquid on Earth, not only from its sheer volume, but also because it has remarkable qualities. A few of them, like buoyancy, are common to all liquids - but seawater is also the cradle of...Show More
Journey from the Source: River Severn

Journey from the Source: River Severn

Rivers

Rivers wield transformative power on the landscapes through which they flow. This video takes viewers through the upper, middle and lower courses of the longest river in the UK, introducing key terms such as drainage basin, tributary, erosion,...Show More