Tertiary Catalogue

Agriculture, Environment and Animal Care


Acids in Industry

Acids in Industry

Shedding Light on Acids and Bases

In Acids in Industry, we look at what acids are, how they're made, and how they're used in steel making and agriculture. We also take a quick trip back to the 1770s to look at how acids were used by Captain James Cook to save his crew from the...Show More
Kangaroo Tales

Kangaroo Tales

Wild Australians

The red kangaroo is iconic, but as Aaron Pedersen explains there is more to the kangaroo family than just one famous face. Explore how these marsupials spread across the continent, taking on a variety of shapes and forms.
Building Greener Cities

Building Greener Cities

Catalyst

Cities are one of our greatest inventions, they bring us together and drive wealth - but as more of us flock to live and work in them, we need to find ways to make them greener, more sustainable and efficient places to live. Physicist Dr Niraj...Show More
Orca: Intelligent Assassins

Orca: Intelligent Assassins

Wild Australians

Orcas are notorious for being merciless ocean killers, but as Aaron Pedersen explains, this is mostly a misunderstanding of what is one of Earth's most intelligent mammals, who live together in complex family groups.
Platypus and Echidna

Platypus and Echidna

Wild Australians

Echidnas and platypuses are unique, the only mammals in the world to share some traits with reptiles, such as laying eggs. Aaron Pedersen explains how they are highly-tuned to their environment.
Parrot Paradise

Parrot Paradise

Wild Australians

Parrots are by far some of the world's most intelligent birds. Aaron Pedersen explores why these intelligent birds thrive in Australia, and what kind of impact their exceptional intellect has on our environment.
Wombat Kingdom

Wombat Kingdom

Wild Australians

Known as the bulldozers of the bush, wombats are Australia's largest burrowing animals. Aaron Pedersen explores how their digging has transformed landscapes and changed the face of the continent.
Reptile Realm

Reptile Realm

Wild Australians

There's more to Australia's reptiles than being cold-blooded killers. Aaron Pedersen explores intimate mating rituals and protective mothers as we scratch beneath the scales of our reptiles.
Arctic Warming

Arctic Warming

Climate Change Solutions

The oceans absorb 90% of the heat from greenhouse gasses, causing ever more ice to melt.
How More Water Vapour Triggers Record Storms, Unsurvivable Heat

How More Water Vapour Triggers Record Storms, Unsurvivable Heat

Climate Change Solutions

Water vapour is the most abundant greenhouse gas: more of it means more extreme weather.
Solving Climate Change with R&D and Civic Action

Solving Climate Change with R&D and Civic Action

Climate Change Solutions

Smart strategies like research & development and targeted civic action are very effective ways to stop climate change.
How Governments Encourage Renewable Energy and Electric Cars

How Governments Encourage Renewable Energy and Electric Cars

Climate Change Solutions

The most effective policies for cutting emissions from the electricity and transportation sectors, the two largest sources of CO2e.
Global Temperatures Are Rising at Unprecedented Speed

Global Temperatures Are Rising at Unprecedented Speed

Climate Change Solutions

Atmospheric scientist Dr Jennifer A Francis explains that the rate of temperature rise we are experiencing is unprecedented and can only be caused by human activity.
Smart City Design & Efficiency

Smart City Design & Efficiency

Climate Change Solutions

How to intelligently design and build cities to cut greenhouse gas emissions.
Introducing Climate Change Solutions

Introducing Climate Change Solutions

Climate Change Solutions

A new series exploring the tools, techniques, and policies to achieve net-zero CO2e emissions and prevent the worst effects of climate change.
How to Decarbonise Methane, Cement & Industry

How to Decarbonise Methane, Cement & Industry

Climate Change Solutions

How to cut emissions from the industrial, methane "natural gas", and cement manufacturing sectors.
Carbon Pricing Explained

Carbon Pricing Explained

Climate Change Solutions

Why cutting CO2e requires pricing carbon.
The Challenges of New Technologies

The Challenges of New Technologies

Agriculture and Technology

For many new agricultural technologies, feasibility issues need to be considered before they can be adopted by farmers and businesses. This video explains why scientific verification and practical adoption of technology are both important and...Show More
Factors of Production

Factors of Production

The Economics of Agriculture

For an agricultural business to be financially viable, expenditure on land, labour and capital is key. This video looks at the approaches taken by a wool farm and a beef farm towards these three factors of production. Featuring insight from...Show More
The Laws of Supply and Demand

The Laws of Supply and Demand

The Economics of Agriculture

For an agricultural business to be financially viable, expenditure on land, labour and capital is key. This video looks at the approaches taken by a wool farm and a beef farm towards these three factors of production. Featuring insight from...Show More
Defining the Problem

Defining the Problem

Agriculture and Technology

Agricultural processes have a large-scale impact on natural resources and ecosystems and many businesses are turning to technology to help. This video introduces some issues that agricultural technologies aim to address, including water scarcity,...Show More
Agricultural Markets

Agricultural Markets

The Economics of Agriculture

As in all international markets, the price of agricultural goods is determined by their supply and demand. Spotlighting wool and beef markets, this video discusses domestic and international markets, value adding and economic disruption and...Show More
Developing Technological Solutions

Developing Technological Solutions

Agriculture and Technology

Before agricultural technologies can be adopted by businesses, they need to be thoroughly tested and evaluated. This video looks at the techniques and systems researchers use to collect and evaluate data, such as internet-connected sensors and...Show More
Sustainable Cattle Feeding

Sustainable Cattle Feeding

Agriculture and the Triple Bottom Line

A triple bottom line approach that incorporates social and environmental responsibility can help businesses sustain their financial success in the long term. This video looks at sustainability in relation to feeding cattle for the dairy and beef...Show More
What Makes a Sustainable Agriculture Business?

What Makes a Sustainable Agriculture Business?

Agriculture and the Triple Bottom Line

A sustainable business approach that considers people, planet and profit can be particularly important in the agricultural sector. This video introduces the idea of the triple bottom line, how it applies to agricultural businesses and its...Show More