Thalassa
24:43

Thalassa: Favignana - The Prison Island

SBS November 22, 2009

Civics and citizenship

Geography

Earth and Environment

Ethical Understanding

Personal and Social Capability

Intercultural Understanding

9-10
11-12
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Favignana, the largest of the Aegadian Islands off western Sicily, is a prison island. Located in the heart of the village, the jail looks no different to the other buildings; ...

Favignana, the largest of the Aegadian Islands off western Sicily, is a prison island. Located in the heart of the village, the jail looks no different to the other buildings; and Stromboli - Going off the Deep End - Located in the archipelago of the Aeolian Islands, the Stromboli volcano rises 924m above sea-level. About 350 people live permanently on this stretch of land that vibrates and explodes every day.

Thalassa
25:00

Thalassa: The Kerkennah Islands

SBS November 29, 2009

Civics and citizenship

Geography

Earth and Environment

Ethical Understanding

Personal and Social Capability

Intercultural Understanding

9-10
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Looks at the relaxed lifestyle of the Kerkennah Islands in Tunisia where islanders collect fish using palm branches and education is highly valued.

Looks at the relaxed lifestyle of the Kerkennah Islands in Tunisia where islanders collect fish using palm branches and education is highly valued.

Thalassa
25:00

Thalassa

SBS December 20, 2009

Civics and citizenship

Geography

Earth and Environment

Ethical Understanding

Personal and Social Capability

Intercultural Understanding

9-10
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The inspiring story of Enzo Maiorca, a free-diving legend and world record holder; and Hunting and studying giant crabs in Tasmania.

The inspiring story of Enzo Maiorca, a free-diving legend and world record holder; and Hunting and studying giant crabs in Tasmania.

Fearless: Stories From Asian Women
25:44

Fearless: Stories From Asian Women

SBS July 25, 2006

Civics and citizenship

Geography

Intercultural understanding

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Examines the experiences of four women fighting for social justice. Fathima Burnad is fighting to change a social structure in India that has existed for 3,000 years.

Examines the experiences of four women fighting for social justice. Fathima Burnad is fighting to change a social structure in India that has existed for 3,000 years.

Stacey Dooley: World's Worst Place To Be A Woman?
55:03

Stacey Dooley: World's Worst Place To Be A Woman?

SBS2 May 31, 2016

Civics and citizenship

Geography

History

Intercultural understanding

Ethical understanding

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Stacey travels to the current most dangerous place in the world to be a woman, Honduras, which has the highest murder rate of women. She uncovers how years of conflict and ...

Stacey travels to the current most dangerous place in the world to be a woman, Honduras, which has the highest murder rate of women. She uncovers how years of conflict and civil war have led to women routinely being targeted and killed. And she reveals a country scarred by violence, shockingly macho attitudes and little justice or help for young women, 16 of whom are murdered during Stacey's two-week visit.

I Can Change Your Mind About Climate
1:00:48

I Can Change Your Mind About Climate

ABC April 26, 2012

Sustainability

Earth and environment

Science

Geography

Personal and social capability

Ethical understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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What better way to open up the discussion about climate change than to send two very passionate and intelligent Australians, with opposing views, on a mutual journey of ...

What better way to open up the discussion about climate change than to send two very passionate and intelligent Australians, with opposing views, on a mutual journey of discovery around the globe. Each has the chance to track down whomever they like to help aid their side of the ongoing climate change debate.

Thalassa
24:58

Thalassa: Jellyfish Day

SBS February 20, 2011

Civics and citizenship

Geography

Earth and environment

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Intercultural understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
One day a year in the town of Jiegou in China, the harbour prepares for a short but very profitable campaign - the harvesting of a tidal wave of jellyfish - a delicacy in ...

One day a year in the town of Jiegou in China, the harbour prepares for a short but very profitable campaign - the harvesting of a tidal wave of jellyfish - a delicacy in China. For the fishermen, the long wait is worth it - the money made from the catch accounts for about a third of their yearly income.

Thalassa
18:24

Thalassa: Cotton Across The Atlantic

SBS September 12, 2010

Civics and citizenship

Geography

Earth and environment

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Intercultural understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Is the American cotton industry in crisis? Not according to cotton exporter Jeff, whose company alone manages four million bales of cotton each year, a billion-dollar annual ...

Is the American cotton industry in crisis? Not according to cotton exporter Jeff, whose company alone manages four million bales of cotton each year, a billion-dollar annual turnover. One harvest will head to Turkey, before being re-imported to the US as T-shirts or luxury towels.

Thalassa
25:00

Thalassa: The Great Ocean Road

SBS January 31, 2010

Civics and citizenship

Geography

Earth and environment

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Intercultural understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
The Great Ocean Road is a stretch of road stretching along 300 kilometres of coastline from Melbourne to Adelaide. We speak to a selection of locals.

The Great Ocean Road is a stretch of road stretching along 300 kilometres of coastline from Melbourne to Adelaide. We speak to a selection of locals.

Thalassa
19:19

Thalassa: Apples For The World

SBS March 7, 2010

Civics and citizenship

Geography

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Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Intercultural understanding

9-10
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Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Looks at how apple-picking is a good way for backpackers to earn money when travelling in Australia. French Charles and Nino, Japanese Junko and Korean Yunen work seasonal ...

Looks at how apple-picking is a good way for backpackers to earn money when travelling in Australia. French Charles and Nino, Japanese Junko and Korean Yunen work seasonal small jobs in Victoria to help finance their trips.

Big Dreamers
54:45

Big Dreamers

ABC April 4, 2010

Visual arts

Business and economics

Geography

Personal and social capability

English

Media arts

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
Once upon a time there was a tiny sugar-producing township called Tully in Far North Queensland, Australia. Tully is renowned for its endless sugar fields and...rain. One day ...

Once upon a time there was a tiny sugar-producing township called Tully in Far North Queensland, Australia. Tully is renowned for its endless sugar fields and...rain. One day the townsfolk were shocked by the devastating news that Brazil had dumped its sugar on the world market. "What will we do?" they cried, "We will all be ruined." Not being one to knock back a challenge, life-time resident and Rotary Club member Ron Hunt calls a meeting with the town leaders to see what can be done to save Tully from financial rack and ruin. Ron proposes to build The World's Biggest Gumboot in honour of Tully's record rainfall of 7.98 metres in 1950.

Thalassa
24:59

Thalassa: The Aral Sea Resurrected

SBS October 10, 2010

Civics and citizenship

Geography

Earth and environment

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Intercultural understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
The Aral Sea lies between Kazakhstan in the north and Uzbekistan in the south. Once the world's fourth-largest inland saline body of water the Aral Sea has been steadily ...

The Aral Sea lies between Kazakhstan in the north and Uzbekistan in the south. Once the world's fourth-largest inland saline body of water the Aral Sea has been steadily shrinking since the 1960s after the rivers that fed it were diverted by Soviet Union irrigation projects. There is now an ongoing effort in Kazakhstan supported by a Danish humanitarian group, Aral Tenizi, to save and replenish the North Aral Sea.

Thalassa
24:59

Thalassa: Crisis In The Carteret Islands

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS April 11, 2010

Civics and citizenship

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Ethical understanding

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9-10
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This video has closed captioning
The residents of the low-lying Carteret Islands have the sad claim to be the planet's first climate change refugees. At certain points, the sea has advanced 50 metres inland, ...

The residents of the low-lying Carteret Islands have the sad claim to be the planet's first climate change refugees. At certain points, the sea has advanced 50 metres inland, uprooting coconut trees and even splitting one of the islands in two.

Thalassa
24:58

Thalassa: Norway's Nuclear Problem

SBS December 5, 2010

Civics and citizenship

Geography

Earth and environment

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Intercultural understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
Radioactive material from the Sellafield nuclear plant in the UK has been detected in Norwegian waters. The Sellafield plant was built over fifty years ago by the British ...

Radioactive material from the Sellafield nuclear plant in the UK has been detected in Norwegian waters. The Sellafield plant was built over fifty years ago by the British government to produce electricity and plutonium for the making of atomic bombs. Now it has reconverted into a nuclear waste processing plant, but security is still not guaranteed and fires, leakage and accidental toxic discharge have occurred over the years.

Thalassa
25:00

Thalassa: Pioneers Of Patagonia

SBS November 28, 2010

Civics and citizenship

Geography

Earth and environment

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Intercultural understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
With its complex maze of fjords, islands and channels, Aisen, in Patagonia is a beautiful but inhospitable area. It was opened up to settlement in the 1980s with the ...

With its complex maze of fjords, islands and channels, Aisen, in Patagonia is a beautiful but inhospitable area. It was opened up to settlement in the 1980s with the construction of the Southern Highway. Together with plots of land allocated to would-be settlers from all over Chile, the highway was part of a colonisation policy aimed at improving the country's access to the sea and its resources, as well as asserting its sovereignty in border disputes with neighbouring Argentina.

Thalassa
25:00

Thalassa: The Floating Courthouse

SBS March 27, 2011

Civics and citizenship

Geography

Earth and environment

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Intercultural understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
In the Amazon port of Macapa, the Tribuna is ready to begin its trip. Its passenger list includes a judge, a lawyer, a bailiff and court clerks. Indeed, this boat is a ...

In the Amazon port of Macapa, the Tribuna is ready to begin its trip. Its passenger list includes a judge, a lawyer, a bailiff and court clerks. Indeed, this boat is a floating court. It travels down the Amazon to bring the law to remote communities in the Bailique archipelago, 150 kilometres away.

Thalassa
27:03

Thalassa: Enzo - The Ulysses Of The Deep/The Many Lives Of Tara

SBS October 9, 2011

Civics and citizenship

Geography

Earth and environment

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Intercultural understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
The inspiring story of Enzo Maiorca, a free-diving legend and world record holder. The Many Lives of the Tara - The unusual story of the schooner Tara which has sailed in both ...

The inspiring story of Enzo Maiorca, a free-diving legend and world record holder. The Many Lives of the Tara - The unusual story of the schooner Tara which has sailed in both Arctic and Antarctic waters. The boat's history spans 20 years during which she's had three owners.

Thalassa
24:52

Thalassa: Salt Mine Of Araya

SBS February 14, 2010

Civics and citizenship

Geography

Earth and environment

Ethical understanding

Personal and social capability

Intercultural understanding

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Venezuelan filmmaker Margot Benacerraf revisits the Araya salt mine, the setting of her 1959 prize-winning film Araya; and Round the World - French school kids learn about ...

Venezuelan filmmaker Margot Benacerraf revisits the Araya salt mine, the setting of her 1959 prize-winning film Araya; and Round the World - French school kids learn about globalisation from Thalassa stories.