Tertiary Catalogue

Natural Resources and Mining


Golden Kelp: Foundation Species of the Great Southern Reef

Golden Kelp: Foundation Species of the Great Southern Reef

Great Southern Reef

The Great Southern Reef is dominated by a canopy forming seaweed species, Ecklonia radiata. This kelp, sometimes called common kelp or golden kelp is known as a foundation species as it provides food, shelter and habitat for hundreds of species....Show More
World’s Largest Cuttlefish Aggregation

World’s Largest Cuttlefish Aggregation

Great Southern Reef

Every year SARDI aquatic sciences send a team of scientists to Pt. Lowly SA, to assess the population of the Giant Australian Cuttlefish aggregation. Divers swim 50m transects counting the cuttlefish to calculate how many animals per square meter...Show More
How Climate Change is Impacting Australia's Kelp Forests

How Climate Change is Impacting Australia's Kelp Forests

Great Southern Reef

On Australia’s West coast, warming waters have led to severe consequences for kelp forests and associated marine life. In 2011 Record high ocean temperatures were experienced causing kelp loss, fish, shellfish and crayfish deaths and more.
Restoring Australia's Giant Kelp Forests

Restoring Australia's Giant Kelp Forests

Great Southern Reef

Giant kelp (Macrocystis pyrifera) are an iconic canopy forming seaweed that can grow over 35 metres long and up to half a metre each day. Like trees in a forest, giant kelp modifies the environment and the resulting conditions favour a huge...Show More
Indigenous Connection to the Great Southern Reef

Indigenous Connection to the Great Southern Reef

Great Southern Reef

Whaledreamer, songman, storyteller. These are just a few ways in which Bunna Lawrie represents the Mirning Aboriginal tribe and tells the story of his country and fight for land and sea protection along the Great Southern Reef. Born and raised...Show More
Restoring Australia's Lost Shellfish Reefs

Restoring Australia's Lost Shellfish Reefs

Great Southern Reef

Leading Australia’s largest marine restoration initiative, The Nature Conservancy has committed to protect and restore 60 shellfish reefs right across the Great Southern Reef with the aim of recovering the critically endangered marine...Show More
Sustainable Seafood on Steroids

Sustainable Seafood on Steroids

Great Southern Reef

“It’s all about the food, and about the reefs that provide that food,” Ocean Grown Abalone’s (OGA) Managing Director, Brad Adams, claims as he explains how the sustainable abalone reef system works. Adams grew up in remote western...Show More
Colleen Hughson's Beach Patrol

Colleen Hughson's Beach Patrol

Great Southern Reef

Warrnambool native and eco-activist, Colleen Hughson, first began her beach clean-up initiative after spending time walking along the Shelly Beach, a remote, rugged stretch of coastline near her hometown. During an illness she would frequent the...Show More
The Story of Southern Bluefin Tuna

The Story of Southern Bluefin Tuna

Great Southern Reef

Southern Bluefin Tuna are world renowned as one of the most sought after by fisheries for their delicate meat. An invaluable resource to Australia's economy, the fishery is a multimillion dollar industry. Back in the 1960s and 70s, the southern...Show More
Indigenous Responsibility of Caring for Country and the Great Southern Reef

Indigenous Responsibility of Caring for Country and the Great Southern Reef

Great Southern Reef

Aboriginal heritage is a central element in Aboriginal spirituality and is inseparable from the natural environment which is associated with dreaming stories and cultural learning that links Aboriginal people with who they are and where they...Show More
Arctic Warming

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

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

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

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

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

Smart City Design & Efficiency

Climate Change Solutions

How to intelligently design and build cities to cut greenhouse gas emissions.
Introducing Climate Change Solutions

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

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

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
River Landforms of the Middle Course

River Landforms of the Middle Course

Rivers

The calm appearance of a river in the middle course hides the fluvial processes at work under the surface. This video explains how landforms such as meanders and billabongs, or oxbow lakes, are created through erosion and deposition and shows...Show More