Tertiary Catalogue

Agriculture


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
The Challenges of New Technologies

The Challenges of New Technologies

Agriculture and Technology

For many new agricultural technologies, feasibility issues need to be considered before they can be adopted by farmers and businesses. This video explains why scientific verification and practical adoption of technology are both important and...Show More
Impact of New Technologies

Impact of New Technologies

Agriculture and Technology

New technologies in the agricultural industry can have environmental, social and economic impacts. This video explores the technology that targets methane emissions, how fruit yield and quality can lead to greater profitability and how commercial...Show More
Defining the Problem

Defining the Problem

Agriculture and Technology

Agricultural processes have a large-scale impact on natural resources and ecosystems and many businesses are turning to technology to help. This video introduces some issues that agricultural technologies aim to address, including water scarcity,...Show More
Developing Technological Solutions

Developing Technological Solutions

Agriculture and Technology

Before agricultural technologies can be adopted by businesses, they need to be thoroughly tested and evaluated. This video looks at the techniques and systems researchers use to collect and evaluate data, such as internet-connected sensors and...Show More
Photosynthesis

Photosynthesis

Life in the Sea

Photosynthesis supplies all oxygen for life, and it began in the sea. Amazingly, it all relies on one basic kind of chemical reaction that was achieved over two billion years ago by cyanobacteria, and cyanobacteria living as endosymbionts in...Show More
Eat, Grow, Love

Eat, Grow, Love

We often ask ourselves, how can I contribute to a more sustainable society? What’s the best thing I can be doing? Eat, Grow, Love travels across the globe to find that permaculture could well hold some of the answers. Six individuals living in...Show More
Sensitivity of Plants and Animals to pH Change

Sensitivity of Plants and Animals to pH Change

Acids, Bases, and Salts

Objective: To learn about how changes in the pH affect plants and animals. Learning outcomes - students will be able to: 1. Identify the changes in the pH value of soil and its effect on the plants. 2. Recognise the changes in the pH value...Show More
Drought in Australia

Drought in Australia

Natural Hazards

Australia is the driest inhabited continent on the planet. Drought in many parts of this nation is a fact of life. At just about any point in time, somewhere in Australia will be experiencing drought. It poses challenges to many areas of society...Show More
Australia's Diverse Environments: Natural and Human

Australia's Diverse Environments: Natural and Human

Join us on a whirlwind tour of Australia's diverse natural and man-made environments. We kick off with the Great Dividing Range's impact on rainfall and human habitation, and then dive into the Great Barrier Reef, revealing the impact of global...Show More
Genes and Cloning

Genes and Cloning

This program looks at the way man has modified genomes of plants and animals used for food since the dawn of agriculture.
Biodiversity: The Web of Life

Biodiversity: The Web of Life

This program focuses on the incredible variety of life on our planet and explores the biological processes at work in communities and ecosystems throughout the globe.
Gene Technology

Gene Technology

This programme is about gene technology - the actual techniques used by the scientists producing remarkable breakthroughs in areas like health, agriculture and forensics.
Biophysical Environment: Ecosystems and Interactions

Biophysical Environment: Ecosystems and Interactions

In this program we look at the interactions between the atmosphere, hydrosphere, lithosphere and biosphere at three scales: - Global: latitude and vegetation patterns. - Regional: catchment. - Local: mangroves.
Sustainable Agriculture: Managing Our Land for the Future

Sustainable Agriculture: Managing Our Land for the Future

This program presents 4 case studies of sustainable agriculture: - Whole form planning: inputs, outputs, erosion control, soil management, tree planting, water management, and salinity control. - Landcare: Communities banding together. -...Show More