Deforestation and the use of fossil fuels are not the only human activities causing climate change. Other aspects of modern life are adding to the problem by producing greenhouse gases, like methane, nitrous oxide and chlorofluorocarbons. Let’s examine where they come from. Show Less
WARNING: This film contains footage that may be distressing for some viewers. Teacher discretion is advised. Is it acceptable to kill animals for fashion? From the makers of award-winning films 'Cowspiracy' and 'What the Health', 'Slay' follows filmmaker Rebecca Cappelli’s journey around the world to uncover the dark side of the fashion industry. Rebecca's investigation into the animal skins trade unravels a harrowing story of greenwashing, mislabeling, animal cruelty and cover-ups from some of the world's major luxury fashion brands. 'Slay' provides an in-depth and eye-opening look into the realities of today’s fashion industry while pointing the way towards viable and sustainable alternatives. Are you ready to get under fashion’s skin? Show Less
'The Giants' is a poetic, cinematic portrait of environmentalist Bob Brown and the Forest. The film draws on emerging science about trees and Brown’s experiences of activism to inspire a new chapter in our relationship with trees.
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 forests and peatlands. Show Less
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 protect them. Show Less
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.
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.
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 release into the atmosphere as part of your daily life. Show Less
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 reducing how many greenhouse gases we emit into the atmosphere, at the same time as removing those already out there, we can achieve net zero. Show Less
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 plants and animals, but positively impacts us too. Show Less
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.
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.