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Banwart 00:16:00

Weathering Science – how soils are formed

by Steve Banwart
Weathering Science – how soils are formed
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1404 views
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Biological weathering and how this leads to soil formation

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Mair 01:02:00

What’s going on Underground? Tunnelling into the Future

by Robert Mair
What’s going on Underground? Tunnelling into the Future
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 806 views
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Urban congestion is a serious problem in many cities, so the creation of underground space and in particular the development of underground transport is environmentally essential. How can tunnels be built in ground sometimes as soft as toothpaste? Wh....

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RSC Jones 01:00:00

What’s in my stuff?

by Hywel Jones
What’s in my stuff?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 833 views
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Sustainability is not just about carbon or carbon dioxide, it is also about the sustainable use of the planet's finite mineral and material resources. The availability, affordability and sustainable of supply of a number of important chemical element....

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RSC Bahaj 00:40:00

Why Transforming Cities?

by AbuBakr Bahaj
Why Transforming Cities?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 761 views
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Start at 35 minutes.  Professor AbuBakr Bahaj, Professor of Sustainable Energy at the University of Southampton, talks about the importance of planning cities and the potential of reducing their impact on the environment and resources.

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Writing wrongs | Rachel Carson, Silent Spring 01:08:00

Writing wrongs – Rachel Carson, Silent Spring

by Various
Writing wrongs – Rachel Carson, Silent Spring
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 474 views
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What role do literature, science and policy play in protecting the planet? Fifty years since the death of conservationist Rachel Carson, we look at her masterpiece Silent Spring, and ask: "What have we learnt? Listen to our panel of experts: author ....

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