David Attenborough's Life
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David Attenborough's Life: Mammals

Season 1 Episode 3 National Geographic November 19, 2016

Biology

Earth and environment

Science

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In this landmark series David Attenborough discovers the glorious variety of life on Earth. See 30 polar bears gather to feed on a bowhead whale carcass and witness the ...

In this landmark series David Attenborough discovers the glorious variety of life on Earth. See 30 polar bears gather to feed on a bowhead whale carcass and witness the biggest fight on Earth...male humpback whales battling for a female.

David Attenborough's Life
48:26

David Attenborough's Life: Challenges Of Life

Season 1 Episode 1 National Geographic November 19, 2016

Biology

Earth and environment

Science

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In this landmark series David Attenborough discovers the glorious variety of life on Earth. Witness capuchin monkeys smashing open palm nuts with stone 'hammers' and sprint ...

In this landmark series David Attenborough discovers the glorious variety of life on Earth. Witness capuchin monkeys smashing open palm nuts with stone 'hammers' and sprint with cheetahs as they band together to tackle ostriches.

David Attenborough's Micro Monsters
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David Attenborough's Micro Monsters: Family

Season 1 Episode 5 ABC June 27, 2014

Earth and environment

Biology

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Some arthropods have found a new way to prosper in the world. Instead of fighting each other, they co-operate.

Some arthropods have found a new way to prosper in the world. Instead of fighting each other, they co-operate.

Mars
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Mars: Power

Season 1 Episode 4 National Geographic August 20, 2017

Science

Media arts

Earth and environment

Biology

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In 2037, four years after Mars colonisation, a storm threatens the outpost while in the present, a bustling station in Antarctica serves as a site for scientists to study a ...

In 2037, four years after Mars colonisation, a storm threatens the outpost while in the present, a bustling station in Antarctica serves as a site for scientists to study a simulated human settlement.

MARS
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MARS

Season 1 Episode 7 National Geographic December 18, 2016

Science

Media arts

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Biology

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The creative and scientific minds behind the series MARS, share the science behind the series and explain why we need to go to the red planet, how close we are to it and how ...

The creative and scientific minds behind the series MARS, share the science behind the series and explain why we need to go to the red planet, how close we are to it and how it will eventually happen.

The Botany Of Desire
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The Botany Of Desire

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC August 5, 2010

Geography

Biology

Earth and environment

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While tulip breeders may spend long days tending their cultivars, nothing compares to the high-tech, 24-hour intensive care given another plant -- cannabis, a.k.a. marijuana. ...

While tulip breeders may spend long days tending their cultivars, nothing compares to the high-tech, 24-hour intensive care given another plant -- cannabis, a.k.a. marijuana. The Botany of Desire explores the history and physiology of this lowly weed that has made itself so desirable that nearly 15 million Americans risk arrest each month by smoking it.

Into the Crystal Cave
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Into the Crystal Cave

National Geographic December 23, 2016

Earth and environment

Science

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A team of experts ventures back into Mexico's giant crystal cave. Described as Superman's fortress, the cave is as deadly as it is beautiful. But could it lead to another, ...

A team of experts ventures back into Mexico's giant crystal cave. Described as Superman's fortress, the cave is as deadly as it is beautiful. But could it lead to another, more spectacular cave?

How Earth Made Us
59:21

How Earth Made Us: Deep Earth

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC March 8, 2011

Earth and environment

Science

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This video has closed captioning
An epic five part series about how the natural forces of the planet have shaped human civilisation. The traditional interpretation of history has focused largely on human ...

An epic five part series about how the natural forces of the planet have shaped human civilisation. The traditional interpretation of history has focused largely on human factors, yet the natural environment has also shaped history since the dawn of time but how, and to what extent?

Living Landscape
19:04

Living Landscape: Island

Season 1 Episode 8 ABC June 17, 1998

Geography

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Earth and environment

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Program looks at ways in which islands are formed and how they are colonised by plants and animals. In particular the importance of islands as breeding sites for turtles, and ...

Program looks at ways in which islands are formed and how they are colonised by plants and animals. In particular the importance of islands as breeding sites for turtles, and the problems associated with introduced animals.

Living Landscape
13:15

Living Landscape: Introduction To Ecosystems

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC August 7, 1995

Geography

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With the use of computer graphics,. This program introduces students to the concept of an ecosystem. Several ecosystems are briefly explained and illustrated, and examples are ...

With the use of computer graphics,. This program introduces students to the concept of an ecosystem. Several ecosystems are briefly explained and illustrated, and examples are given of human involvement in these systems

Living Landscape
17:40

Living Landscape: Watercourses And Riparian Fringe

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC August 14, 1995

Geography

Science

Earth and environment

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In studying this ecosystem the program investigates the whole catchment approach, problems arising downstream, the valuable corridors of remnant vegetation and movement of ...

In studying this ecosystem the program investigates the whole catchment approach, problems arising downstream, the valuable corridors of remnant vegetation and movement of wildlife. Seasonal changes are also considered together with human impact on waste.

Living Landscape
13:54

Living Landscape: Dry Sclerophyll Forest

Season 1 Episode 3 ABC August 21, 1995

Geography

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Earth and environment

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The dry sclerophyll forest is the most characteristic Australian vegetation, although it is less valued than other ecosystems. This program examines the unique flora and ...

The dry sclerophyll forest is the most characteristic Australian vegetation, although it is less valued than other ecosystems. This program examines the unique flora and fauna of this ecosystem, and focuses on the koala. Also shown is the effect humans.

Living Landscape
19:52

Living Landscape: Reef

Season 1 Episode 9 ABC June 24, 1998

Geography

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Earth and environment

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Program looks in detail at corals, the framework of the reef and the complex reef energy cycle. It also examines threats to reefs such as natural ones like the crown or thorns ...

Program looks in detail at corals, the framework of the reef and the complex reef energy cycle. It also examines threats to reefs such as natural ones like the crown or thorns starfish and threats through the impact of humans in farming, fishing and tourism.

Living Landscape
14:54

Living Landscape: Remnant Ecosystems

Season 1 Episode 10 ABC September 23, 1998

Geography

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Earth and environment

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Human activity has made vast changes to the natural landscape of Australia. In many places, forest, woodland, wetland and heath have been replaced by towns, farmland, roads, ...

Human activity has made vast changes to the natural landscape of Australia. In many places, forest, woodland, wetland and heath have been replaced by towns, farmland, roads, railways and industrial areas. But in between these areas if development survive patches of the native remnant vegetation. These remnants are often the only places where some species of native plants and animals continue to survive.

Living Landscape
15:51

Living Landscape: Urban Ecosystems

Season 1 Episode 7 ABC September 18, 1995

Geography

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Earth and environment

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Why are urban settlements in particular locations? This program addresses this question and looks at the inputs and outputs of an urban ecosystem and the matter and energy ...

Why are urban settlements in particular locations? This program addresses this question and looks at the inputs and outputs of an urban ecosystem and the matter and energy flows. Students are shown how the ecosystem is totally artificial.

Living Landscape
17:46

Living Landscape: Mangroves And Wetland

Season 1 Episode 4 ABC August 28, 1995

Geography

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Earth and environment

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This program features mangroves and wetlands, one of the most product ecosystems. We see the importance of this ecosystem for migratory birds and as nursery areas for fish ...

This program features mangroves and wetlands, one of the most product ecosystems. We see the importance of this ecosystem for migratory birds and as nursery areas for fish and crustacean species. Benefits such as silt traps and their role in stabilising ecosystem includes drainage, use of the land for industrial purposes and as landfill dumps.

Living Landscape
15:01

Living Landscape: Rainforests

Season 1 Episode 5 ABC September 4, 1995

Geography

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Earth and environment

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Before 1788 rainforests made up 1% of the landmass of Australia. At present well over half of that has disappeared, and much of the remainder is threatened. Because many of ...

Before 1788 rainforests made up 1% of the landmass of Australia. At present well over half of that has disappeared, and much of the remainder is threatened. Because many of Australia's watercourses start in rainforests, they play a vital role in water quality and quantity.

Living Landscape
18:52

Living Landscape: Arid Inland

Season 1 Episode 7 ABC September 11, 1995

Geography

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Earth and environment

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Arid inland ecosystems are investigated in this program. Topics covered include the poor, ancient soils and the fallacy of vastness which often renders the ecosystem useless, ...

Arid inland ecosystems are investigated in this program. Topics covered include the poor, ancient soils and the fallacy of vastness which often renders the ecosystem useless, day/night cycle, seasonal variations & the effect of introduced species.