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Easter Island - a warning from history
Easter Island - a warning from history

Duration: 04:00

The great stone statues of Easter Island are all that remains of the Polynesian civilisation which once colonised the island. Eventually the population died out having destroyed the forests and created a barren landscape.

 
Gold in Wales
Gold in Wales

Duration: 03:05

At Dolaucothi in Wales, gold was formed beneath a deep ocean. The weight of the ocean and sediment layers compressed the gold within the rock. Over time the rocks folded and the gold became exposed.

 
Las Vegas rises from the desert
Las Vegas rises from the desert

Duration: 01:59

The city of Las Vegas lies within a desert. Careful management of water resources has turned wilderness into a prosperous and thriving city.

 
Logging endangers the rainforest of Papua New Guinea
Logging endangers the rainforest of Papua New Guinea

Duration: 01:15

Logging cuts a swathe through the rainforest of Papua New Guinea. There is conflict between the tribal people who live in the forest and the outside world, which demands the timber.

 
New York – the city that never stops eating and drinking
New York – the city that never stops eating and drinking

Duration: 01:58

People need basic resources such as food, water and energy in order to survive. On a global scale, this means mass consumerism. The city of New York illustrates this.

 
Recycling Northern Ireland's plastics
Recycling Northern Ireland's plastics

Duration: 01:52

News report about what happens to plastics being sent for re-cycling in Northern Ireland.

 
The Adis people of Arunachal Pradesh (pt 1/2)
The Adis people of Arunachal Pradesh (pt 1/2)

Duration: 04:26

The Adis people of North East India use the resources of the forest. However, modern materials are now being introduced into village life.

 
The Adis people of Arunachal Pradesh (pt 2/2)
The Adis people of Arunachal Pradesh (pt 2/2)

Duration: 02:19

The Adis people of North East India are experiencing the modernisation of their communities. The Adis will need to adapt as their culture and lifestyle continue to change.

 
The ecological footprint of the Sanema people
The ecological footprint of the Sanema people

Duration: 04:52

A look at the growing ecological footprint of the Sanema. An end to their nomadic lifestyle may threaten their existence.

 
Water supply infrastructure
Water supply infrastructure

Duration: 2:58

Water is one of our most important resources, requiring an enormous infrastructure to bring it to our homes.

 
What might Derry have looked like when it was an oak grove?
What might Derry have looked like when it was an oak grove?

Duration: 00:59

Blueprint clip about Northern Ireland's ancient oak woodlands.

 
What's a salt mine like?
What's a salt mine like?

Duration: 02:08

How the salt mines in County Antrim were formed and what the salt is used for.

 
World water supply
World water supply

Duration: 01:26

An explanation of world water supply - less than 1% of the water covering the world is available to drink.

 

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