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Bog recovery in Fermanagh, Northern Ireland
Bog recovery in Fermanagh, Northern Ireland

Duration: 01:33

News report about turf-cutting aiding the recovery of a blanket bog in Northern Ireland.

 
Changing ecosystems - the deforestation of Britain
Changing ecosystems - the deforestation of Britain

Duration: 04:03

After the last ice age, Britain was covered with broadleaf forests. Over time these forests were removed to make way for the cultivation of crops.

 
Ecological threat posed by tuna farming
Ecological threat posed by tuna farming

Duration: 02:26

The WWF is working to highlight the environmental consequences of over-exploitation of tuna in the Mediterranean and to introduce sustainable tuna farming practices.

 
Forest fires - How forest fires influence the natural vegetation of an area
Forest fires - How forest fires influence the natural vegetation of an area

Duration: 02:11

How wildfires start and how they are responsible for controlling the development of the natural vegetation of parts of Florida and Georgia in the USA.

 
Forest fires – how and why the first fires started
Forest fires – how and why the first fires started

Duration: 03:57

A look at the combination of factors necessary to support wildfires and why they are only a very recent occurrence in Earth's history.

 
Forest fires – how Yellowstone survives the fires
Forest fires – how Yellowstone survives the fires

Duration: 02:51

A review of the impact of fire on the forests of Yellowstone National Park and how the forest survives this apparently devastating event.

 
Images of a hot desert biome (no narration)
Images of a hot desert biome (no narration)

Duration: 02:01

A series of images from a hot desert biome, featuring the sandstone formation of Uluru, Australia. No narration.

 
Images of a mountain biome (no narration)
Images of a mountain biome (no narration)

Duration: 01:28

Images from a mountain biome in Patagonia including mountains, glaciers and fauna. No narration.

 
Images of a savannah biome (no narration)
Images of a savannah biome (no narration)

Duration: 01:29

Various images of the African savannah including wide landscape shots, weather and typical flora and fauna. No narration.

 
Images of a tropical rainforest biome
Images of a tropical rainforest biome

Duration: 01:32

Images and sounds from a tropical rainforest ecosystem.

 
Lyminge Forest - protest against ecosystem destruction
Lyminge Forest - protest against ecosystem destruction

Duration: 05:01

Lyminge Forest in Kent is under threat from the development of a holiday and leisure park. Eco-warriors have moved into the forest to protest against the proposed development.

 
Mangrove forest habitat
Mangrove forest habitat

Duration: 01:53

It is not only animal species which are endangered but natural habitats too, as Stephen Fry finds out when he visits a mangrove forest.

 
Rainforest destruction - Kalimantan, Indonesia and Costa Rica
Rainforest destruction - Kalimantan, Indonesia and Costa Rica

Duration: 03:48

Rainforests in Kalimantan on the Indonesian island of Borneo are being destroyed. In Costa Rica, the rainforests are being conserved by the creation of National Parks.

 
Rainforest sustainability - Costa Rica
Rainforest sustainability - Costa Rica

Duration: 05:10

In Costa Rica, the rainforests are being conserved through National Park designation. In Talamanca, sustainable farming techniques have proved profitable.

 
Report on disputed peat extraction in Northern Ireland
Report on disputed peat extraction in Northern Ireland

Duration: 00:54

News report about disputed peat extraction at Ballynahone Bog in Northern Ireland.

 
Sustainable forestry using animal power
Sustainable forestry using animal power

Duration: 05:19

Timber is one of the most valuable resources on Earth and as a result, there is rapid deterioration of jungle forests due to heavy logging, but some indigenous communities are attempting to control the environmental devastation.

 
The biodiversity of a dwarf forest in the Arctic
The biodiversity of a dwarf forest in the Arctic

Duration: 03:38

Chris Packham takes a look at the biodiversity of a ten centimetre high forest in the Artic, which the team are camping on.

 
The global importance of rainforest photosynthesis
The global importance of rainforest photosynthesis

Duration: 01:08

Life on Earth relies on the process of photosynthesis in tropical rainforests. Changes to the delicate balance of the rainforest could have a knock-on effect around the world.

 
The problem of zebra mussels in Lough Neagh, Northern Ireland
The problem of zebra mussels in Lough Neagh, Northern Ireland

Duration: 01:55

The increasing number of zebra mussels found in Lough Neagh is becoming a serious environmental problem in Northern Ireland.

 
What can we learn from a bog?
What can we learn from a bog?

Duration: 04:03

An explanation of the composition of the bog at Sluggan near Randallstown.

 

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