An orientation to Antarctica
10:05

An orientation to Antarctica

Clip from Sunday Night

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Marine biologist Dean Miller visits the South Pole on the 100th anniversary of Douglas Mawson's expedition, and explores the wildlife of Antarctica.

Marine biologist Dean Miller visits the South Pole on the 100th anniversary of Douglas Mawson's expedition, and explores the wildlife of Antarctica.

Japan 2011 tsunami 2011 amateur footage
5:59

Japan 2011 tsunami 2011 amateur footage

Clip from Sunday Night

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Sunday Night reveals video captured by survivors of Japan's 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami.

Sunday Night reveals video captured by survivors of Japan's 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami.

The Leshan Buddha monument
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The Leshan Buddha monument

Clip from China From Above

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A brief overview of the giant Leshan Buddha and the history of how and why it was made.

A brief overview of the giant Leshan Buddha and the history of how and why it was made.

The Hanging Temple
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The Hanging Temple

Clip from China From Above

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Find out about the Hanging Temple it's features and the reasons for building it.

Find out about the Hanging Temple it's features and the reasons for building it.

The Great Wall of China
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The Great Wall of China

Clip from China From Above

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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.

New Year festival of the Dai people
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New Year festival of the Dai people

Clip from China From Above

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An description of the New Year festival celebrated by the Dai people who live in Sichuan Banang in southwest China.

An description of the New Year festival celebrated by the Dai people who live in Sichuan Banang in southwest China.

Heaven's Gate Cave
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Heaven's Gate Cave

Clip from China From Above

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Discover another of China's holy sites, the Heaven's Gate Cave and the long and arduous journey to reach it.

Discover another of China's holy sites, the Heaven's Gate Cave and the long and arduous journey to reach it.

Illegal trade in Sulawesi
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Illegal trade in Sulawesi

Clip from Dateline

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Discover the illegal trade of distinct and protected wildlife butterflies as a part of Sulawesi's extinction business.

Discover the illegal trade of distinct and protected wildlife butterflies as a part of Sulawesi's extinction business.

Extinction report
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Extinction report

Clip from Behind the News

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The Behind the News team bring updates on a new report that has been released with some bad news for the creatures we share the planet with. Find out why more than a million ...

The Behind the News team bring updates on a new report that has been released with some bad news for the creatures we share the planet with. Find out why more than a million of the world's species are at risk of extinction.

Living Landscape
13:15

Living Landscape: Introduction To Ecosystems

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC August 7, 1995

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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

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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

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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
17:46

Living Landscape: Mangroves And Wetland

Season 1 Episode 4 ABC August 28, 1995

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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

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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

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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
15:51

Living Landscape: Urban Ecosystems

Season 1 Episode 7 ABC September 18, 1995

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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
19:04

Living Landscape: Island

Season 1 Episode 8 ABC June 17, 1998

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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
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Living Landscape: Reef

Season 1 Episode 9 ABC June 24, 1998

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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.