The World's Worst Disasters
46:00

The World's Worst Disasters: Devastating Landslides

ABC July 26, 2010

Geography

Earth and environment

Science

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The destructive power of a landslide is overwhelming. Nothing can withstand the force of such an awesome torrent; whole towns and villages are destroyed and people die, ...

The destructive power of a landslide is overwhelming. Nothing can withstand the force of such an awesome torrent; whole towns and villages are destroyed and people die, sometimes in their thousands.

Back Roads
27:54

Back Roads: Mundulla

Season 2 Episode 1 ABC November 28, 2016

Geography

Intercultural Understanding

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Heather Ewart visits Mundulla, this tiny South Australian community cherishes its old world values, but doesn't mind a bit of healthy competition.

Heather Ewart visits Mundulla, this tiny South Australian community cherishes its old world values, but doesn't mind a bit of healthy competition.

Living Landscape
14:54

Living Landscape: Remnant Ecosystems

Season 1 Episode 10 ABC September 23, 1998

Geography

Science

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 In many places, forest, woodland, wetland and heath have been replaced by towns, farmland, roads, ...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 In many places, forest, woodland, wetland and heath have been replaced by towns, farmland, roads, railways and industrial areas.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.

One Plus One
27:59

One Plus One: The Road to Alice

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC September 18, 2015

Geography

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Host, Jane Hutcheon takes One Plus One on the road and travels to the Red Centre to present a three-part series, The Road to Alice. This week we meet inspiring young, ...

Host, Jane Hutcheon takes One Plus One on the road and travels to the Red Centre to present a three-part series, The Road to Alice. This week we meet inspiring young, indigenous midwife, Cherisse Buzzacott.

Weird Wonders of the World
50:30

Weird Wonders of the World

Episode 3 BBC Knowledge August 9, 2019

Geography

Earth and environment

7-8
9-10
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Meet a man who gets drunk without touching even a single drop of alcohol thanks to his strange metabolism. Also featuring a look at some chart-topping molecular music.

Meet a man who gets drunk without touching even a single drop of alcohol thanks to his strange metabolism. Also featuring a look at some chart-topping molecular music.

Cuckoo
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Cuckoo

ABC April 4, 2010

Geography

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Monstrous murderer or merely misunderstood? Filmed over two years, this program seeks to unravel the secret and seemingly scandalous world of this infamous bird. This is one ...

Monstrous murderer or merely misunderstood? Filmed over two years, this program seeks to unravel the secret and seemingly scandalous world of this infamous bird. This is one of those rare occasions where reality is more amazing than folklore. The cuckoo has intrigued and inspired people for thousands of years, with Greek philosophers, poets and Shakespeare writing about these birds and their dubious reputation. But what separates the facts from the fiction?

Our World
26:13

Our World: Freedom to be Single

BBC World News March 7, 2014

Geography

News and current affairs

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Life in India for single women can be tough. Rupa Jha meets single women across the country who are single and she uncovers some uncomfortable truths.

Life in India for single women can be tough. Rupa Jha meets single women across the country who are single and she uncovers some uncomfortable truths.

Living Landscape
15:51

Living Landscape: Urban Ecosystems

Season 1 Episode 7 ABC September 18, 1995

Geography

Science

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.

The Search for China's Blue Hole
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The Search for China's Blue Hole

National Geographic June 14, 2017

Geography

Earth and environment

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A group of underwater cave enthusiasts and mountaineering organisations explore China's Guangxi Zhang Autonomous Region. Never before filmed, these underwater caves are home ...

A group of underwater cave enthusiasts and mountaineering organisations explore China's Guangxi Zhang Autonomous Region. Never before filmed, these underwater caves are home to species not yet discovered.

Weird Wonders of the World
50:19

Weird Wonders of the World

Episode 2 BBC Knowledge August 8, 2019

Geography

Earth and environment

7-8
9-10
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Revealing the secrets of a suspiciously fishy oil slick, the mysterious cause of a lemming's extreme anger, and how one man can see using his ears.

Revealing the secrets of a suspiciously fishy oil slick, the mysterious cause of a lemming's extreme anger, and how one man can see using his ears.

Our World
22:35

Our World: Fallout 9/11

BBC World News September 3, 2011

Geography

News and current affairs

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Featuring news on issues around the world. David Shukman visits Manhattan to discover how thousands of people have become seriously ill from toxic dust after 9/11.

Featuring news on issues around the world. David Shukman visits Manhattan to discover how thousands of people have become seriously ill from toxic dust after 9/11.

Our World
22:35

Our World: Bahrain's Forgotten Spring

BBC World News March 16, 2012

Geography

News and current affairs

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Featuring news on issues around the world. It's been nearly a year since Saudi troops rolled into Bahrain to help crush a pro-democracy uprising.

Featuring news on issues around the world. It's been nearly a year since Saudi troops rolled into Bahrain to help crush a pro-democracy uprising.

Forecast For Disaster
41:20

Forecast For Disaster: The Weather Behind Black Saturday

The Weather Channel February 6, 2010

Geography

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Australia's worst bushfire struck regions across Victoria on Black Saturday, February 7, 2009. It took over 170 lives, left more than seven thousand homeless and became the ...

Australia's worst bushfire struck regions across Victoria on Black Saturday, February 7, 2009. It took over 170 lives, left more than seven thousand homeless and became the country's most devastating weather events on record. As Australia still counts the cost, this exclusive documentary looks behind the human tragedy and explains the culmination of extreme weather conditions that led to Black Saturday.

Our World
22:07

Our World: Inside Assad's Syria

BBC World News July 1, 2011

Geography

News and current affairs

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Sue Lloyd-Roberts travels undercover through Syria to the capital Damascus to find out what is really going on under Bashar al-Assad's rule.

Sue Lloyd-Roberts travels undercover through Syria to the capital Damascus to find out what is really going on under Bashar al-Assad's rule.

Living Landscape
17:46

Living Landscape: Mangroves And Wetland

Season 1 Episode 4 ABC August 28, 1995

Geography

Science

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

Science

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

Science

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.

Living Landscape
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Living Landscape: Introduction To Ecosystems

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC August 7, 1995

Geography

Science

Earth and environment

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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