Australia's stromatolites first signs of life
8:54

Australia's stromatolites first signs of life

Clip from Australia: The Time Traveller's Guide

Earth and environment

7-8
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Richard Smith investigates the "first tangible evidence of life", stromatolites, in Western Australia.

Richard Smith investigates the "first tangible evidence of life", stromatolites, in Western Australia.

Australia's first land-based animals
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Australia's first land-based animals

Clip from Australia: The Time Traveller's Guide

Earth and environment

7-8
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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Tetrapod vertebrates evolve to climb out of the water and become the first land-based animals.

Tetrapod vertebrates evolve to climb out of the water and become the first land-based animals.

Fossil evidence of Cambrian explosion
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Fossil evidence of Cambrian explosion

Clip from Australia: The Time Traveller's Guide

Earth and environment

7-8
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The fossil record reveals evidence of recognisable animals taking over Earth's oceans during the Cambrian explosion.

The fossil record reveals evidence of recognisable animals taking over Earth's oceans during the Cambrian explosion.

Australia's first land plants
4:09

Australia's first land plants

Clip from Australia: The Time Traveller's Guide

Earth and environment

7-8
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Fossils reveal the greening of Gondwana and the first life on dry earth.

Fossils reveal the greening of Gondwana and the first life on dry earth.

Bears, salmon and forests
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Bears, salmon and forests

Clip from Secrets Of Our Living Planet

Earth and environment

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Naturalist Chris Packham reveals how salmon returning to rivers help both bears and the forest store nutrient for winter.

Naturalist Chris Packham reveals how salmon returning to rivers help both bears and the forest store nutrient for winter.

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
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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.

Drawdown a sign of 2004 Boxing Day tsunami
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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.

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.

Great Barrier Reef fishing and tourism
2:10

Great Barrier Reef fishing and tourism

Clip from Naturally Australia

Earth and environment

7-8
9-10
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Naturally Australia describes how fishing and tourism brings people to the Great Barrier Reef, and why those industries need to be managed to keep the reef healthy.

Naturally Australia describes how fishing and tourism brings people to the Great Barrier Reef, and why those industries need to be managed to keep the reef healthy.

Green turtles laying eggs on Raine Island
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Green turtles laying eggs on Raine Island

Clip from The Great Barrier Reef

Earth and environment

7-8
9-10
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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
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Ghost net hunting

Clip from Coast Australia

Earth and environment

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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
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Coral cores reveal climate change

Clip from Coast Australia

Earth and environment

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9-10
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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.

Stone fish and cone snails
4:45

Stone fish and cone snails

Clip from Going Places With Ernie Dingo

Earth and environment

7-8
9-10
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Toxinologist Jamie Seymour teaches Ernie Dingo how to handle the most venomous fish on the planet, the stone fish, and handfeeds the most venomous snail, the cone snail.

Toxinologist Jamie Seymour teaches Ernie Dingo how to handle the most venomous fish on the planet, the stone fish, and handfeeds the most venomous snail, the cone snail.

Flying foxes rely on river
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Flying foxes rely on river

Clip from Lands Of The Monsoon

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9-10
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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.

The Svalbard Global Seed Vault
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The Svalbard Global Seed Vault

Clip from Human Universe with Brian Cox

Earth and environment

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9-10
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Brian Cox inspects the Svalbard Global Seed Vault in Norway, where 800,000 collections of seeds are stored, and meets conservationist Cary Fowler, who initiated the project.

Brian Cox inspects the Svalbard Global Seed Vault in Norway, where 800,000 collections of seeds are stored, and meets conservationist Cary Fowler, who initiated the project.

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.

An introduction to plate tectonic theory
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An introduction to plate tectonic theory

Clip from Tectonics: Processes and Landforms

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7-8
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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.

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

Clip from World's Worst Natural Disasters

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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.