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Ageing Populations

Ageing Populations

This excellent resource examines the current issues surrounding an ageing population in the UK, using East Devon as a case study.  It illustrates the causes, impacts and management of the UK's ageing population and changing dependency ration.  It shows how governments, NGOs and individuals are meeting the challenges at a national and local level. ...

28 mins

£40.00

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Coastal Processes and Landforms

Coastal Processes and Landforms

 

Why do novice surfers prefer constructive waves?  What happens when you take away a village's natural sea defences?  Filmed along the dorset coastline, this resource provides up-to-date explanations and examples of the processes and landforms that shape coastal environments, bringing the subject alive thro...

38 mins

£49.00

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Debating Energy Futures: Coal, Gas and Nuclear

Debating Energy Futures: Coal, Gas and Nuclear

With case studies from the US, the UK, China and India, this title asks how important coal, gas and nuclear will be in the future global energy mix. Find out what is being done to clean up coal, the dirtiest of all fossil fuels.  With the growth of fracking in the US improving energy security in the States, what are the potential benefi...

34 mins

£49.00

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Flooding in the UK: Tewkesbury

Flooding in the UK: Tewkesbury

A freak weather event or a disaster waiting to happen? Explore the physical and human causes of the Tewkesbury 2007 flood with this resource that looks in detail at runoff, infiltration rates and the factors affecting storm hydrographs. First hand accounts from residents and busin...

37 mins

£49.00

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Holderness: Sustainable Coastal Management

Holderness: Sustainable Coastal Management

Taking the stretch of coastline from Flamborough Head down to Spurn Point, this resource looks at the causes, effects and management of coastal erosion. It shows the different landforms created along the coast, the issues they create and the different ways in which they are managed, including hard and soft engineering. It then goes on to evaluate th...

32 mins

£40.00

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Managing the Dorset Coast: Conflicts, Challenges and Opportunities

Managing the Dorset Coast: Conflicts, Challenges and Oppo...

How can you balance the needs of the 25,000 visitors who descend on Studland Bay on a busy day, meet the requirements of Europe's largest oil field and protect the environment? This DVD explores the values, attitudes and impact of the different players who use this area, before assessing the sustainability and su...

41 mins

£49.00

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Population Change: Migration to the UK

Population Change: Migration to the UK

This resource looks at the causes, impacts and management of the UK's current period of rapid immigration. The DVD is designed to encourage students to think about migrants' different countries of origin, motivations, intended durations of stay and their socio-economic situation both in the UK and back home. The DVD talks to a range of people, inc...

40 mins

£40.00

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Regenerating a City: The Re-branding of Glasgow

Regenerating a City: The Re-branding of Glasgow

Glasgow is undergoing a huge economic and cultural transformation. A major re-branding initiative, extensive dockside developments and improvements in the housing stock (Gorbals) have enabled Glasgow to overcome the legacy of its ship building past to become one of the most prosperous cities in the UK. The programme talks to architects, developers, ...

31 mins

£40.00

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River Processes and Landforms

River Processes and Landforms

Provide your students with memorable examples of potholes, rapids, waterfalls, gorges, meanders, braiding, flood plains and deltas, with our high quality video footage filmed both in the UK and abroad. Use these case studies, along with the detailed graphics provi...

31 mins

£49.00

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Sustainable Communities: Studying Settlement

Sustainable Communities: Studying Settlement

With increased emphasis on getting students to carry out a local study, this DVD is a good prompt. It encourages students to think about their methodology and how they might evaluate and study their own locality. It contains case study material for “sub-urbanised villages”, “managing rural environments”, “change in urban and rural environments”, ...

54 mins

£40.00

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The 2012 Olympics and East London's Regeneration

The 2012 Olympics and East London's Regeneration

  

This interactive pack explores to what extent the London 2012 Olympics will help regenerate London's East End. Students are given a mission and as journalists discover why cities bid to host mega sporting events and why London won. They investigate the challenges of staging the games, design a layout and compare it to the real Olym...

40 mins

£30.00

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The Greening of Energy

The Greening of Energy

Although renewable energies are seen as "clean and green", their development can often be cause for conflict. Some forms of renewable energy are also limited by weather and climate. Examine the pros and cons of a variety of renewable energy sources with this title that draws examples from the UK, India and Europe.  The de-carbonisation o...

46 mins

£49.00

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The Tropical Rainforest Ecosystem

The Tropical Rainforest Ecosystem

Let our drone take you on a visual journey through the extraordinary biodiversity of the amazon rainforest, providing fantastic examples of adaptation, stratification and competition.  From the forest floor to way up in the canopy, this title explores the tropical rainforest's distinct biotic and abiotic characteristics and the conditions that help create this biodiversity hotspot.  Climate, soil profile, nutrient and water cyc...

24 mins

£49.00

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Tropical Rainforests: Sustainable Management

Tropical Rainforests: Sustainable Management

Ecuador needs to exploit the Amazon's resources to develop.  Leaving it untouched is not an option.  This programme looks at the challenges of achieving sustainable management in the Amazon.  It explores the political and economic factors that contribute to sustainable management and the role of businesses, governments, indigenous communities and NGOs.  Examples include eco-tourism, bio-reserves and conservation, community proj...

24 mins

£49.00

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Tropical Rainforests: Threats and Challenges

Tropical Rainforests: Threats and Challenges

Follow our indigenous environmental campaigner as he introduces you to his rainforest world and explores the threats facing it. This title considers the value of rainforests, both locally and globally in terms of their goods and services. It then explores the impacts of deforestation and the threats from logging, cattle ranching, commercial palm oil production and oil and mineral extraction. Climate change, soil erosion, water ...

24 mins

£49.00

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