Geography


New! Human 55 min.

Magical Land of Ozexplores how Australia’s mesmerizing wildlifehas adapted to survive in the human environment, including a flamboyant dancing peacock spider in a suburban garden.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2019

New! Land 55 min.

This episode of Magical Land of Oz presents an exploration of one of the most magical lands on the planet. Its unique wildlife includes a tree-dwelling kangaroo, a spider that survives underwater, and a bird that spreads fire.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2019

New! Magical Land of Oz 180 min.

Across Australia, as the dawn rises the marsupials go to bed - except for the ones that don't - because there are exceptions to every rule in this land of ancient wonders, big skies and jeweled seas. Magic does not have rules. It has splendid dragons, saltwater monsters and dancing spiders. The Magical Land of Oz offers a blue chip, continent-wide series ranging from the land's highest snow pea...

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New! Ocean 55 min.

This episode of Magical Land of Oz is a natural history exploration of Australia’s magical coasts and islands where three oceans create the perfect environment for whales, giant cuttlefish, and sharks.

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Desertification: Causes, Impacts and Management 26 min.

Yahya's nomadic family has been forced off their land on the fringes of the Sahara, because of desertification. Through his story, this title considers the impacts of desertification and its causes, including: climate change, population pressure, over abstraction of water, overgrazing and salinisation. It then considers a range of responses including tree planting, the use of appropriate technolog...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

Hot Deserts: Challenges and Opportunities 24 min.

Using Morocco's Sahara desert as a case study, this program considers the challenges of hot desert environments, including extreme temperatures, lack of water, and inaccessibility. It then looks at the opportunities deserts can offer if these challenges can be overcome. Engaging case studies include: the world's largest solar plant, Atlas studios where Game of Thrones was filmed, large scale citru...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

Inside Dharavi 29 min.

Travel inside India’s biggest slum and see what it’s really like to live and work there. This film explores the economic opportunities offered by Dharavi’s 10,000 different industries, the strong sense of community and why Dharavi has become India’s best education slum. The challenges of providing basic services like water, sewage disposal, electricity and sanitation to such a densely populated ar...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

Managing a Megacity 24 min.

Waste management and traffic congestion are two of the biggest environmental issues facing Mumbai’s urban planners as they struggle to meet the challenge of this megacity’s rapid growth. This title looks at the steps being taken to make the city more sustainable and asks can a new metro system be the answer to the city’s traffic problems?

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

Mumbai Slum Redevelopment Challenge 16 min.

The challenge for Mumbai’s planners is to improve the conditions for the urban poor while at the same time making sure social communities in the slums are protected. This program evaluates the pros and cons of different strategies used in this megacity to improve the lives of its slum dwellers including: incremental housing improvements, re-settlement and re-development.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

Urbanization and Megacities 24 min.

Using Mumbai as case study, Urbanization and Megacities explores reasons for rapid urbanization in low income countries and newly emerging economies leading to the rise of megacities. It explores location and importance of Mumbai and causes of its urban growth, while illustrating challenges, opportunities, and inequalities found within a megacity.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019