Secondary Catalogue

Geography


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Shanghai

Megacities

Shanghai is the richest, largest and most populous megacity in China and a global centre for trade, finance and industry. This informative video explores the past, present and future of the Shanghai municipality, examining its geography,...Show More
Climate Change

Climate Change

Miniclips

This Miniclip defines climate change and explains the greenhouse effect and the role of greenhouse gases in our atmosphere. While it explores the consequences of climate change on our environment – such as rising sea levels, more frequent...Show More
Forests

Forests

In this video, we learn about forests, one of the world’s biggest biomes. We’ll start by discussing what a forest really is - because it’s a lot more than just trees! The forest is in many ways a key resource, above all for the climate,...Show More
If There Were 100 People on Earth

If There Were 100 People on Earth

There are almost eight billion people in the world, and one of them is you! But what if there were only 100 people, what would life on Earth look like? Let’s create a micro-world of our own, populated by only 100 people and find out. How many...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
The Globe of the Earth

The Globe of the Earth

Ele learns about how the Earth is represented on the globe, and explains how latitudes and longitude are displayed on the globe, and how they are used to divide the Earth into hemispheres.
Migration Case Study: One of Many

Migration Case Study: One of Many

Perspectives on Citizenship, Diversity, and Identity

Refugee crises often eclipse individual experience and become just about the statistics. This video spotlights the case of Maya, a 16 year old refugee of the 2011 Syrian Civil War, and explores the struggles faced by refugees before and after...Show More
When None Give Shelter: Shamima Begum

When None Give Shelter: Shamima Begum

Perspectives on Citizenship, Diversity, and Identity

Lured by cunning recruiting tactics, thousands of people from around the world left their countries to join ISIS. Public resistance to the reintegration of defectors has been strong. This video spotlights the case of Shamima Begum, whose UK...Show More
The Life of Charlie Gard

The Life of Charlie Gard

Perspectives on Citizenship, Diversity, and Identity

Few things are considered more precious than the life of an infant and the protection of life goes to the core of human rights principles. This video spotlights the case of critically ill infant Charlie Gard, in which courts gave rulings based on...Show More
Sustainable Cattle Feeding

Sustainable Cattle Feeding

Agriculture and the Triple Bottom Line

A triple bottom line approach that incorporates social and environmental responsibility can help businesses sustain their financial success in the long term. This video looks at sustainability in relation to feeding cattle for the dairy and beef...Show More
Triple Bottom Line in Action: Wattle Park Merino Wool Farm

Triple Bottom Line in Action: Wattle Park Merino Wool Farm

Agriculture and the Triple Bottom Line

A successful triple bottom line approach allows farmers to balance their environmental, social and financial goals. This video looks at sustainability and social responsibility on the Wattle Park wool farm in Mooralla, with insight from wool...Show More
What Makes a Sustainable Agriculture Business?

What Makes a Sustainable Agriculture Business?

Agriculture and the Triple Bottom Line

A sustainable business approach that considers people, planet and profit can be particularly important in the agricultural sector. This video introduces the idea of the triple bottom line, how it applies to agricultural businesses and its...Show More
Rivers of New Zealand

Rivers of New Zealand

Miniclips

Rivers are a significant part of our natural landscape – they offer habitats for animals, support biodiversity, provide spiritual connections and much more. This Miniclip visits New Zealand's three longest rivers – the Waikato River, the...Show More
Extreme Weather

Extreme Weather

Miniclips: Earth's Changing Surface

Heat waves, tropical cyclones, droughts, tornadoes, hailstorms, floods, and severe thunderstorms. These are all examples of extreme weather that shape our landscape. But what exactly are they and how do they happen? This Miniclip explores each of...Show More
Erosion

Erosion

Miniclips: Earth's Changing Surface

Some of Earth’s magnificent landforms are caused by erosion and weathering. But what is erosion and how does it change the Earth’s surface so drastically? This Miniclip explains the process of erosion including the various mechanisms such as...Show More
Weathering

Weathering

Miniclips: Earth's Changing Surface

Some of Earth’s magnificent landforms are caused by weathering and erosion. But what is weathering and how does it create magnificent structures on our planet? This Miniclip explains the process of weathering including the two main types:...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