Miyazaki's Stink Spirit explores human pollution
7:08

Miyazaki's Stink Spirit explores human pollution

Clip from Spirited Away

Earth and environment

F
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3-4
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A Stink Spirit - a polluted god, visits the bath house. Chihiro, assisted by the rest of the staff, removes discarded objects and pollution caught in the spirit's side. The ...

A Stink Spirit - a polluted god, visits the bath house. Chihiro, assisted by the rest of the staff, removes discarded objects and pollution caught in the spirit's side. The Stink Spirit turns out to be a beautiful dragon. Miyazaki, describes helping to restore a polluted river as a child and watching it turn back into a clear, habitable ecosystem. The motif explores the damage of human pollution on the environment.

U3A test
1:20

U3A test

Clip from Perpetual Planet

Earth and environment

12+
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This is a test clip!

This is a test clip!

Deforestation, ecology and care
9:57

Deforestation, ecology and care

Clip from Fly Away Home

Earth and environment

F
1-2
3-4
5-6
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Thomas wakes up to the sound of tractors destroying the neighbouring marsh. Amy refuses to go to school, seeking solace in the marsh instead - a motif for her own life. While ...

Thomas wakes up to the sound of tractors destroying the neighbouring marsh. Amy refuses to go to school, seeking solace in the marsh instead - a motif for her own life. While exploring the damaged environment, Amy finds a nest of abandoned goose eggs. Deciding to care for them, Amy turns a chest of drawers into a makeshift incubator. The next evening, while her father is at a town meeting, Amy finds that the goslings have begun to hatch.

Greece shifting with Aegean Sea Plate
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Greece shifting with Aegean Sea Plate

Clip from Faces Of Earth

Earth and environment

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Tectonic forces continue to shape the Mediterranean as Greece breaks away from Europe.

Tectonic forces continue to shape the Mediterranean as Greece breaks away from Europe.

Gondwana breaks up ... in four minutes
3:51

Gondwana breaks up ... in four minutes

Clip from Faces Of Earth

Earth and environment

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
In this clip, the past 200 million years of tectonic plate movement is explained in less than four minutes.

In this clip, the past 200 million years of tectonic plate movement is explained in less than four minutes.

Drawdown a sign of 2004 Boxing Day tsunami
1:45

Drawdown a sign of 2004 Boxing Day tsunami

Clip from World's Worst Natural Disasters

Earth and environment

7-8
9-10
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Coastal engineer Jose Borrero describes how the phenomenon of drawdown, where the sea retreats from the shore, would have warned people that the impending arrival of the 2004 ...

Coastal engineer Jose Borrero describes how the phenomenon of drawdown, where the sea retreats from the shore, would have warned people that the impending arrival of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami.

Jabiluka uranium mine protests
10:42

Jabiluka uranium mine protests

Clip from Dirty Business: How Mining Made Australia

Earth and environment

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Jacqui Katona and Dave Sweeney describe how Indigenous land rights and environmental activists blocked Jabiluka uranium mine.

Jacqui Katona and Dave Sweeney describe how Indigenous land rights and environmental activists blocked Jabiluka uranium mine.

Shark Bay's stromatolites
3:42

Shark Bay's stromatolites

Clip from Coast Australia

Earth and environment

7-8
9-10
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Tim Flannery meets Shark Bay Marine Park's Dave Holley to learn how some of the earliest forms on life, stromatolites, have managed to survive in Shark Bay for billions of years.

Tim Flannery meets Shark Bay Marine Park's Dave Holley to learn how some of the earliest forms on life, stromatolites, have managed to survive in Shark Bay for billions of years.

Green turtles laying eggs on Raine Island
2:46

Green turtles laying eggs on Raine Island

Clip from The Great Barrier Reef

Earth and environment

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Female green turtles dig into the sand on Raine Island to lay around 100 pingpong ballsized eggs each, leaving them to incubate in the warm sand, before returning to the water.

Female green turtles dig into the sand on Raine Island to lay around 100 pingpong ballsized eggs each, leaving them to incubate in the warm sand, before returning to the water.

Ghost net hunting
3:11

Ghost net hunting

Clip from Coast Australia

Earth and environment

7-8
9-10
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Xanthe Mallett joins Australian Customs officers as they go in search of ghost nets, the discarded fishing tackle that endanger marine life.

Xanthe Mallett joins Australian Customs officers as they go in search of ghost nets, the discarded fishing tackle that endanger marine life.

Coral cores reveal climate change
4:16

Coral cores reveal climate change

Clip from Coast Australia

Earth and environment

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Tim Flannery meets the Australian Institute of Marine Science's Eric Matson, who demonstrates how coral cores provide a record of environmental change.

Tim Flannery meets the Australian Institute of Marine Science's Eric Matson, who demonstrates how coral cores provide a record of environmental change.

Flying foxes rely on river
3:55

Flying foxes rely on river

Clip from Lands Of The Monsoon

Earth and environment

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
While they wait for the monsoon rains to arrive, little red flying foxes rely on the Roper River to keep them hydrated but risk being eaten by freshwater crocodiles.

While they wait for the monsoon rains to arrive, little red flying foxes rely on the Roper River to keep them hydrated but risk being eaten by freshwater crocodiles.

Caving in a sinkhole
3:02

Caving in a sinkhole

Clip from Horizon

Earth and environment

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Geologist Iain Stewart goes underground with Jason Polk to examine the kind of sinkhole that swallowed Jeff Bush in his Florida bedroom in 2013.

Geologist Iain Stewart goes underground with Jason Polk to examine the kind of sinkhole that swallowed Jeff Bush in his Florida bedroom in 2013.

Shark Bay's stromatolites
3:42

Shark Bay's stromatolites

Clip from Coast Australia

Earth and environment

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Tim Flannery meets Shark Bay Marine Park's Dave Holley to learn how some of the earliest forms on life, stromatolites, have managed to survive in Shark Bay for billions of years.

Tim Flannery meets Shark Bay Marine Park's Dave Holley to learn how some of the earliest forms on life, stromatolites, have managed to survive in Shark Bay for billions of years.

An introduction to plate tectonic theory
3:30

An introduction to plate tectonic theory

Clip from Tectonics: Processes and Landforms

Earth and environment

5-6
7-8
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Continental drift and sea floor spreading are introduced in this basic history of plate tectonic theory.

Continental drift and sea floor spreading are introduced in this basic history of plate tectonic theory.

The impact of climate change
9:35

The impact of climate change

Clip from Can We Save Planet Earth?

Earth and environment

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
David Attenborough evaluates the use of levees to resist Hurricane Katrina, examines the changing risk of bushfires in Australia, and reviews ways to control carbon emissions.

David Attenborough evaluates the use of levees to resist Hurricane Katrina, examines the changing risk of bushfires in Australia, and reviews ways to control carbon emissions.

Japan's 2011 earthquake and tsunami
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Japan's 2011 earthquake and tsunami

Clip from World's Worst Natural Disasters

Earth and environment

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Engineering academic Alison Raby uses models to demonstrate how Japan prepares for seismic events, and resident Chris Alderson describes his experience in the 2011 Tohoku ...

Engineering academic Alison Raby uses models to demonstrate how Japan prepares for seismic events, and resident Chris Alderson describes his experience in the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami.

Coral bleaching and blooming
4:12

Coral bleaching and blooming

Clip from The Great Barrier Reef

Earth and environment

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Karl Stefanovic provides a basic description of the conditions that lead to coral bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef, and footage of coral blooming in spring shows the reef ...

Karl Stefanovic provides a basic description of the conditions that lead to coral bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef, and footage of coral blooming in spring shows the reef regenerating.