Our World
22:49

Our World: That September Day

BBC World News September 9, 2011

Geography

News and current affairs

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Laura Trevelyan meets three New Yorkers all affected in different ways by 9/11. Their minute-by-minute recollections of that azure-blue morning convey the chaos and confusion ...

Laura Trevelyan meets three New Yorkers all affected in different ways by 9/11. Their minute-by-minute recollections of that azure-blue morning convey the chaos and confusion which engulfed Manhattan as the twin towers were hit by hijacked planes.

Our World
21:53

Our World: Crossing Steinbeck's America

BBC World News September 24, 2011

Geography

News and current affairs

9-10
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As America grapples with a deepening recession, white-collar workers are now losing their homes in increasing numbers. Paul Mason travels the country down the same road as ...

As America grapples with a deepening recession, white-collar workers are now losing their homes in increasing numbers. Paul Mason travels the country down the same road as John Steinbeck's migrants in The Grapes of Wrath. Visiting homeless shelters along the way, he unexpectedly finds a growing number of middle-class people who have ended up on the street.

Our World
24:38

Our World: In Darwin's Footsteps

BBC World News November 12, 2009

Geography

News and current affairs

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As the world celebrates the 200th anniversary of Charles Darwin's birth, David Shukman retraces his footsteps on the Galapagos Islands that are now threatened by tourism.

As the world celebrates the 200th anniversary of Charles Darwin's birth, David Shukman retraces his footsteps on the Galapagos Islands that are now threatened by tourism.

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.

Planet Food
25:48

Planet Food: Lebanon

ABC July 3, 2010

Intercultural Understanding

Geography

7-8
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Follow our cook's journey through a chosen destination. On route they learn about staple foods, the history and culture of the food and where to find the best restaurants.

Follow our cook's journey through a chosen destination. On route they learn about staple foods, the history and culture of the food and where to find the best restaurants.

Polar Bears: Living On Thin Ice
44:09

Polar Bears: Living On Thin Ice

Animal Planet June 18, 2009

Science

Geography

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The Arctic winter storms sweep over at more than 100km/h over the ice with temperatures dropping down to -60 degrees C. In this inhospitable world lies a nursery of polar ...

The Arctic winter storms sweep over at more than 100km/h over the ice with temperatures dropping down to -60 degrees C. In this inhospitable world lies a nursery of polar bears, ringed seals, walruses and belugas. Thomas Behrend and his team follow two polar bear families over one year capturing rare and unique pictures of a polar bear mother and her triplets. Polar Bears: Living on Thin Ice shows the beauty of the Arctic as well as the unique behaviour of its inhabitants, and their struggle against the negative forces of climate change.

Sh*tsville Express
34:48

Sh*tsville Express: Assault

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC2 July 2, 2013

Civics and citizenship

Geography

11-12
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Australia is the 'Lucky Country'. At least that's what many Australians smugly think. But almost four decades after Donald Horne's slamming indictment of 'a lucky country, run ...

Australia is the 'Lucky Country'. At least that's what many Australians smugly think. But almost four decades after Donald Horne's slamming indictment of 'a lucky country, run by second-rate people who share its 'luck' what are Australia's festering sores? What are the big problems, and who has the bright ideas to fix them? Joe Hildebrand has a plan. He's taking four leaders of tomorrow on a red double-decker bus ride to 'Shitsville' in order to tackle some of Australia's most fraught issues. This week Joe tackles the issue of violence.

Simon Reeve In Russia
58:56

Simon Reeve In Russia

Episode 1 SBS January 31, 2018

Intercultural understanding

Geography

9-10
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Simon Reeve embarks on an epic three-part journey across the largest country in the world in search of the real Russia. One hundred years after the Russian Revolution, Simon ...

Simon Reeve embarks on an epic three-part journey across the largest country in the world in search of the real Russia. One hundred years after the Russian Revolution, Simon travels through this land of extremes to investigate what the next century might bring for the powerful Russian Federation and its relationship with the rest of the world. Simon uses his trademark insight and warm manner to get to the heart of a nation that’s more often viewed through the bleak prism of cold war hostility. He meets an extraordinary range of characters while unlocking the beauty and variety of this vast country. Setting out amongst the active, snow-capped volcanoes of Kamchatka, over 6,000 kilometres from Moscow, Simon explores one of the remotest regions of the country. The population of Russia's Far East has fallen dramatically in recent years, but travelling by chopper and skidoo, Simon finds indigenous reindeer herders who are still eking out a fragile existence in this spectacular but inhospitable wilderness.

Slavery: A 21st Century Evil
25:29

Slavery: A 21st Century Evil: Sex Slaves

Al Jazeera English July 20, 2016

Ethical Understanding

Civics and citizenship

Geography

11-12
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Rageh Omaar investigates the plight of the millions of women every year sold into sex slavery.

Rageh Omaar investigates the plight of the millions of women every year sold into sex slavery.

Slavery: A 21st Century Evil
25:30

Slavery: A 21st Century Evil: Child Slaves

Al Jazeera English August 3, 2016

Ethical Understanding

Civics and citizenship

Geography

11-12
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There are at least 8.4 million child slaves in the world today, many of them held as forced labour. -

There are at least 8.4 million child slaves in the world today, many of them held as forced labour. -

Slavery: A 21st Century Evil
25:29

Slavery: A 21st Century Evil: Bonded Slaves

Al Jazeera English July 27, 2016

Ethical Understanding

Civics and citizenship

Geography

11-12
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Rageh Omaar goes inside Pakistan's brick kiln industry to find the families of slaves working for nothing to repay bogus "debts".

Rageh Omaar goes inside Pakistan's brick kiln industry to find the families of slaves working for nothing to repay bogus "debts".

Slavery: A 21st Century Evil
24:59

Slavery: A 21st Century Evil: Charcoal Slaves

Al Jazeera English August 10, 2016

Ethical Understanding

Civics and citizenship

Geography

11-12
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Rageh Omaar investigates the enslavement of impoverished Brazilian men in the remote and lawless Amazon regions.

Rageh Omaar investigates the enslavement of impoverished Brazilian men in the remote and lawless Amazon regions.

Slavery: A 21st Century Evil
11:32

Slavery: A 21st Century Evil: Bridal Slaves

Al Jazeera English August 17, 2016

Ethical Understanding

Civics and citizenship

Geography

11-12
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In a country where men outnumber women, Rageh Omaar investigates the emerging phenomenon of Bride Trafficking.

In a country where men outnumber women, Rageh Omaar investigates the emerging phenomenon of Bride Trafficking.

Snow Monkey
2:29:20

Snow Monkey

SBS November 6, 2016

Civics and citizenship

Intercultural Understanding

Geography

11-12
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One of Australia's greatest photojournalists goes on a riveting first-hand journey through an Afghanistan never seen on the news. For almost 50 years, activist artist George ...

One of Australia's greatest photojournalists goes on a riveting first-hand journey through an Afghanistan never seen on the news. For almost 50 years, activist artist George Gittoes has stood on the frontlines of the world's most brutal conflicts and borne witness to the best and worst of humanity. Now living in Afghanistan's remote, Taliban-ruled Jalalabad province, Gittoes turns his attention to the lives of the children and outcasts of this war-torn land. He focuses on three gangs of children: the Ghostbusters, persecuted Kochi boys who hawk exorcisms of bad luck and demons; the Snow Monkeys, who sell ice-cream to support their families; and the Gangsters, a razor gang led by a nine-year-old antihero called Steel. With a deeply humane vision that won him the Sydney Peace Prize, Gittoes shows the unseen nature of Afghanistan's politics, culture and society, up close and startlingly personal.

South Pacific
49:41

South Pacific: Castaways

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC January 9, 2011

Geography

Earth and environment

9-10
11-12
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In the South Pacific, there is no such thing as a deserted island. They may be the most isolated in the world, but across this vast region every one of its 20,000 islands has ...

In the South Pacific, there is no such thing as a deserted island. They may be the most isolated in the world, but across this vast region every one of its 20,000 islands has been colonised, from New Guinea - home to birds of paradise and the tribe whose brutal initiation ceremony turns young warriors into 'crocodile' men - to Fiji, from French Polynesia to Hawaii.

The Botany Of Desire
51:59

The Botany Of Desire

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC August 5, 2010

Geography

Biology

Earth and environment

7-8
9-10
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This video has closed captioning
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.

The Ghan: Australia's Greatest Train Journey
3:00:29

The Ghan: Australia's Greatest Train Journey

SBS January 7, 2018

Geography

Science

Indigenous Australians

11-12
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An Australian first foray into the slow TV movement, this is an immersive journey on Australia's most iconic railway that reveals, in real time, the stunning topographical ...

An Australian first foray into the slow TV movement, this is an immersive journey on Australia's most iconic railway that reveals, in real time, the stunning topographical vistas and dramatic palette changes from Adelaide to Darwin, while unpacking our Indigenous, multicultural and social history in the most surprising way. The train line and subsequent development of central Australia and the growth of Darwin, Alice Springs, and Port Augusta can be attributed to local Indigenous communities' knowledge of surviving the harsh desert, as well as early immigrants, including Europeans, Chinese and the Afghan cameleers the Ghan is named after.

The Great Wall of China
3:08

The Great Wall of China

Clip from China From Above

Geography

5-6
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This clip describes the features of the Great Wall of China and details how and why it was built.

This clip describes the features of the Great Wall of China and details how and why it was built.