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Series: BBC Bitesize: The Regenerators - Green Themes Explained


What Are Greenhouse Gases?

What Are Greenhouse Gases?

Reducing greenhouse gas emissions will play an important role in the fight to slow down climate change. Ruairi Brogan, who works for a wildlife charity, explains where greenhouse gases come from and how they can be absorbed by habitats like...Show More
What Is a Carbon Footprint?

What Is a Carbon Footprint?

People, objects and even countries all have a carbon footprint. Environmental scientist Laura Young explains how you can think of your carbon footprint as being an environmental maths sum, in which you add up all of the greenhouse gases you...Show More
What Is Air Pollution?

What Is Air Pollution?

Air pollution is a big term that’s often used when talking about the environment and our health. Youth leader Ishaa Asim explores where air pollution comes from and the different ways to help reduce it.
What Is Deforestation?

What Is Deforestation?

Deforestation might feel like something that’s happening far away, in tropical rainforests, but its impacts can affect us all. Ruairi Brogan, who works for a wildlife charity, explains why forests are so important and the ways we can help to...Show More
What Is Fast Fashion?

What Is Fast Fashion?

Fast fashion is a term that we see more and more frequently on the news and social media. Rosette Ale, a sustainable fashion business owner, explains the impact fast fashion is having on the planet and the ways we can slow it down.
What Is Global Warming?

What Is Global Warming?

Global warming is often referred to in the news or in conversations about the weather. Environmental scientist Laura Young explains how human activity is causing changes in the Earth’s atmosphere and what impact this has on the climate and...Show More
What Is Habitat Loss?

What Is Habitat Loss?

Habitat loss is happening across the world, from shrinking rainforests to melting ice caps. Ruairi Brogan, who works for a wildlife charity, explains the impact this has on nature, and why maintaining and restoring habitats doesn’t just benefit...Show More
What is Net Zero?

What is Net Zero?

You might have heard the term net zero used before. Currently in the UK and around the world, countries have set goals to reach net zero. Environmental scientist Laura Young explains how net zero is a bit like balancing a set of scales. By...Show More
What Is Palm Oil?

What Is Palm Oil?

Palm oil can be found in many things, from make-up to pizza, soap to chocolate. Rosette Ale, a sustainable fashion business owner, explains how the demand for palm oil is unfortunately leading to deforestation and impacting animals.
What Is Renewable Energy?

What Is Renewable Energy?

Worldwide, many countries are thinking of ways to switch to using more renewable energy sources. Youth leader Ishaa Asim explains how alternatives to fossil fuels can help the power we use be ‘cleaner’ and better for the environment.