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wind 00:29:00

Endless Energy

by Various Presenters
Endless Energy
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 775 views
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How green are you prepared to be? Burning fossil fuel is choking our planet with carbon dioxide, but would you stop using petrol or allow wind farms to be built in your back yard? Is it finally time for renewable energy to stop being the alternative ....

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Malhi 00:14:00

Environmental Scientist & Space Forester

by Yavinder Malhi
Environmental Scientist & Space Forester
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 8 years ago | 714 views
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Yadvinder works in the Geography department at Oxford University. He looks at how human activity and especially carbon dioxide emissions have changed the ecosystems of tropical rainforests. This work takes him on regular trips to his two research sit....

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seti_farm 00:29:00

Is There Anybody Out There?

by Various Presenters
Is There Anybody Out There?
for All ages,
Discussions | All ages | 8 years ago | 739 views
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Is there life out there? Either on other worlds, deep space, or even deep in our oceans that we haven't encountered yet? Our panel of experts discusses the possibilities, and if there is life, what it may be like.

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Anderson 00:59:00

The Epidemic of Mad Cow Disease (BSE) in the UK

by Roy Anderson
The Epidemic of Mad Cow Disease (BSE) in the UK
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 847 views
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Roy discusses the disturbing events of the then (1997) recent history of the BSE epidemic and some of the crucial mistakes which contributed to the epidemic are highlighted.

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Voyage to the Bottom of the Deep

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Voyage to the Bottom of the Deep
for All ages,
Discussions | All ages | 8 years ago | 613 views
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We are only just developing the technology necessary to probe deep beneath our oceans. Contrary to earlier expectations, we are finding whole new ecosystems of life. Are the ocean depths the next new frontier? Over half the surface of the earth is co....

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