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A new town in the Paris Basin: Marne-la-Vallee
A new town in the Paris Basin: Marne-la-Vallee

Duration: 03:25

Paris is relying on the provision of motorways and railway connections to encourage urban-rural migration. The growth of the new town Marne-la-Vallee has led to both benefits and problems.

 
A village in the Paris Basin: Vaux-sur-Lunain
A village in the Paris Basin: Vaux-sur-Lunain

Duration: 05:09

The mayor and two families explain the benefits and attractions of rural life in the village of Vaux-sur-Lunain near Paris.

 
Conflict between local people and second home owners in Cornwall
Conflict between local people and second home owners in Cornwall

Duration: 02:03

There are rising tensions between locals and second home owners over the building of a new jetty for fishermen in the Cornish village of Helford.

 
Greenfield sites: development (pt 1/2)
Greenfield sites: development (pt 1/2)

Duration: 02:55

An outline of the reasons for pressure to build on the green belt. Greenfield sites have never been built on and are usually agricultural land or natural vegetation.

 
Greenfield sites: development (pt 1/2) (no narration)
Greenfield sites: development (pt 1/2) (no narration)

Duration: 02:55

An investigation into the pressure to develop greenfield sites. Two reasons for this pressure are suggested. No narration.

 
Greenfield sites: development (pt 2/2)
Greenfield sites: development (pt 2/2)

Duration: 03:12

An illustration of the economic, social and environmental impacts of building on a greenfield site.

 
Greenfield sites: development (pt 2/2) (no narration)
Greenfield sites: development (pt 2/2) (no narration)

Duration: 03:12

Three possible futures for a greenfield site are outlined along with a simple cost/benefit analysis. Which is the most suitable? No narration.

 
Investigating new towns (pt 1/3)
Investigating new towns (pt 1/3)

Duration: 03:48

Over recent decades the previously rural landscape of East Anglia has been transformed by the introduction of new towns and improvements in transport.

 
Investigating new towns (pt 2/3)
Investigating new towns (pt 2/3)

Duration: 02:54

Planners and developers are returning to the concept of new towns in an attempt to address demand for housing in East Anglia.

 
Investigating new towns (pt 3/3)
Investigating new towns (pt 3/3)

Duration: 01:53

The new town of Cambourne in Cambridgeshire has been built since 1998 to meet the need for new housing in East Anglia.

 
Moving from London to the Outer Hebrides
Moving from London to the Outer Hebrides

Duration: 02:00

A family move from London to the Outer Hebrides in search of a quieter, safer environment and a better quality of life.

 
Poverty in India - rural-urban migration
Poverty in India - rural-urban migration

Duration: 03:50

Seventy-five percent of India's population lives in rural poverty, which results in a stagnated economy and drives people to move to the city.

 
Rural students describe their environment
Rural students describe their environment

Duration: 01:53

Rural students describe their local environment.

 
Urbanisation: why do people leave the countryside?
Urbanisation: why do people leave the countryside?

Duration: 00:35

Rural life is very difficult in many areas of Brazil. Poverty and lack of services lead many to wonder if life would be better in the city.

 

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