Tertiary Catalogue

Geography


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...Show More

Urbanisation and Megacities: Mumbai's Case Study

Urban Environments

Using Mumbai as a case study this title explores the reasons for rapid urbanisation in LICs/NEEs and the emergence of megacities. It looks at the location and importance of Mumbai, nationally, regionally and internationally and considers the...Show More

Mumbai: Managing a Megacity

Urban Environments

Waste management and traffic congestion are two of the biggest environmental issues facing Mumbai. This title looks at the challenges facing Mumbai's urban planners as they struggle to manage this megacity's rapid growth. It then explores the...Show More

Mumbai's Slum Redevelopment: Bottom up or Top Down

Urban Environments

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 programme evaluates the pros and cons of different strategies used in this...Show More

Shanghai

Megacities

Shanghai is the richest, largest and most populous megacity in China and a global centre for trade, finance and industry. This informative video explores the past, present and future of the Shanghai municipality, examining its geography,...Show More

New York City

Megacities

Known throughout the world as ‘The City that Never Sleeps’, New York is the epitome of a vibrant megacity. This informative video explores the past, present and future of the New York metropolitan area, examining its geography, population and...Show More
Climate Change

Climate Change

Miniclips

This Miniclip defines climate change and explains the greenhouse effect and the role of greenhouse gases in our atmosphere. While it explores the consequences of climate change on our environment – such as rising sea levels, more frequent...Show More
5 Critical Habitats

5 Critical Habitats

Life in the Sea

In the sea life is everywhere, but five habitats are like underwater cities. They are coral reefs, mangroves, salt marshes, sea grass beds and kelp forests. They provide safety, food, and a nursery for the young of many species. Yet they are in...Show More
Weird Wonderful Water

Weird Wonderful Water

Life in the Sea

This programme is about seawater. It is the most important liquid on Earth, not only from its sheer volume, but also because it has remarkable qualities. A few of them, like buoyancy, are common to all liquids - but seawater is also the cradle of...Show More
River Landforms of the Middle Course

River Landforms of the Middle Course

Rivers

The calm appearance of a river in the middle course hides the fluvial processes at work under the surface. This video explains how landforms such as meanders and oxbow lakes are created through erosion and deposition and shows viewers the rapid...Show More
Journey from the Source: River Severn

Journey from the Source: River Severn

Rivers

The River Severn, the UK’s longest river, is a perfect example of the transformative power of rivers on the landscape. This video takes viewers through the upper, middle and lower courses of a river, introducing key terms such as drainage...Show More
River Landforms of the Lower Course

River Landforms of the Lower Course

Rivers

As a river comes to end of its journey in the lower course, distinctive fluvial landforms emerge. This video explains how floodplains, levees and estuaries are created through deposition and shows viewers the transformative impact of changing...Show More
Fluvial Processes

Fluvial Processes

Rivers

As rivers journey from source to sea, they shape the landscape through a variety of fluvial processes. This video offers viewers in-depth explanations of erosion, transportation and deposition, covering the four types of erosion, the four types...Show More
River Landforms of the Upper Course

River Landforms of the Upper Course

Rivers

The upper course of a river contains impressive landforms created from thousands of years of vertical erosion. This video explains how landforms such as waterfalls, gorges and interlocking spurs are created through the fluvial process of erosion,...Show More
Rocky Shores and Reefs

Rocky Shores and Reefs

Life in the Sea

This programme looks at how rocky shores and shoreline reefs are formed, explains the three zones of a coastline, and examines the fauna and flora that live on on the coastline.
Abraham: How Football Saved My Life

Abraham: How Football Saved My Life

Woven Threads: Stories from Afar

It’s 1987, South Sudan is in conflict, children from villages are seized and forced to join enemy armed forces. Eleven-year-old Abraham is herding cattle in the fields when pandemonium broke out in the village: gunfire, screaming and the...Show More
Atika: The Amazing Gift of Education

Atika: The Amazing Gift of Education

Woven Threads: Stories from Afar

It’s 1999 and Atika and her family flee to a refugee camp in Quata, Pakistan. They are Hazara people and Afghanistan has become too dangerous for them. Atika being a girl could not be educated in the small country village where they had lived...Show More
The Abbouds: The Reunion

The Abbouds: The Reunion

Woven Threads: Stories from Afar

It’s 1999, Iraq and Christians are subject to discrimination, government-sanctioned intimidation and routine violence. Kabil has a jewellery business that has been in the family for many generations, but for Mandean Christians, Iraq is becoming...Show More
Fablice: A Strange Island Called Australia

Fablice: A Strange Island Called Australia

Woven Threads: Stories from Afar

It’s 1993, Burundi, and Fablice is a seven-year-old orphan. His parents, one a Hutu the other a Tutsi, are victims of the civil war that ravages Burundi for twelve years. Though living on the street, Fablice attends school during the day, and...Show More
Carina: The Gift I Will Never Forget

Carina: The Gift I Will Never Forget

Woven Threads: Stories from Afar

It's 1979 Vietnam: post-Vietnam war, but at war with Cambodia, husband in re-education camp, and children teenagers; what can you do to save them? Send them to America. Easier said than done; but Carina’s mother takes the risk. She secures a...Show More
Zainab: Feelings of Thankfulness

Zainab: Feelings of Thankfulness

Woven Threads: Stories from Afar

It’s 2020 and there are more than 1 million stateless Rohingya in the world and the number keeps increasing. The Rohingya are an ethnic, Muslim minority in the Rakhine State of Myanmar. They have no freedom of movement, access to education or...Show More
Hisham: The Day I Got Back My Dad

Hisham: The Day I Got Back My Dad

Woven Threads: Stories from Afar

It’s 2014 and Hisham is 13. He lives with his family in Homs, one of Syria's most important industrial centres. His father, not an Assad supporter, protests peacefully every day until he is shot by a sniper. When his father disappears, Hisham...Show More
Marti: The Unexpected Christmas

Marti: The Unexpected Christmas

Woven Threads: Stories from Afar

It’s early on a cold and grey November morning in 1956. It’s her brother’s 15th birthday, but today there’ll be no celebration. Marti and her brother are told to dress in several layers of clothing and be ready for an adventure. Carrying...Show More
Global Atmospheric Circulation

Global Atmospheric Circulation

Weather Hazards

Earth’s diverse climate and weather patterns are predominantly governed by global atmospheric circulation and ocean currents. This programme looks at different atmospheric phenomena, including the global circulation model and how heating and...Show More
Tropical Cyclones

Tropical Cyclones

Weather Hazards

Tropical cyclones, also called hurricanes and typhoons, cause catastrophic damage when they strike land. When a cyclone’s fury unleashes on population centres, death, injury and wholesale destruction follow. This programme explores the life...Show More