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Coping with Climate Change, Season 1, Episode 10, Storms, Starfish and Warmer Waters Wiped Out Half of Great Barrier Reef Coral
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presented by Gwen Ifill, 1955-; produced by MacNeil-Lehrer Productions; interview by Gwen Ifill, 1955-, in Coping with Climate Change, Season 1, Episode 10 (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2012), 6 mins
A new study finds that in the last 27 years, half of Australia's Great Barrier Reef coral has died. Gwen Ifill talks to Nancy Knowlton, a coral reef biologist and chair of Marine Science at the Smithsonian Institution, about ecological and economical consequences of the collapse, as well as measures to help mediat...
presented by Gwen Ifill, 1955-; produced by MacNeil-Lehrer Productions; interview by Gwen Ifill, 1955-, in Coping with Climate Change, Season 1, Episode 10 (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2012), 6 mins
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Coral Sea Dreaming
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directed by David Hannan, fl. 1993; produced by David Hannan, fl. 1993, Lucy Trippett, fl. 2010 and Peter Simon, fl. 2010, Plankton Productions (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 2009), 3 hours 1 mins
Coral Sea Dreaming - Awaken is a vivid, in depth exploration of one of the planet's great natural wonders – coral reefs – which harbor the greatest biodiversity of any ecosystem on earth. The story of coral reefs spans 500 million years and stars some of the most exotic and wondrous creatures on earth.Emmy Aw...
directed by David Hannan, fl. 1993; produced by David Hannan, fl. 1993, Lucy Trippett, fl. 2010 and Peter Simon, fl. 2010, Plankton Productions (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 2009), 3 hours 1 mins
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Crown Of Thorns Starfish: Monster From The Shallows
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directed by Larry Zetlin, fl. 1981; produced by Larry Zetlin, fl. 1981 (Mill Valley, CA: Green Planet Films), 48 mins
The mystery of one of the most efficient eating and breeding machines in nature. This starfish eats only one thing – coral. It has already reached uncontrollable numbers over a large part of the Great Barrier Reef. Also under impact from global warming and coral bleaching, this diverse and delicate reef ecosyste...
directed by Larry Zetlin, fl. 1981; produced by Larry Zetlin, fl. 1981 (Mill Valley, CA: Green Planet Films), 48 mins
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Extreme Environments, 1, Ocean
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produced by Evan Clark, fl. 2012, in Extreme Environments, 1 (Geelong, Victoria: Switch International, 2010), 24 mins
Looks at the oceans of the world and the marine life that inhabits them. The Great Barrier Reef, marine scientific research, Whale Sharks, The Mexican Turtle Centre, Albatross, Seals, mini submarines and big wave tow-in surfers are all reliant on conditions only made possible in great bodies of water.
produced by Evan Clark, fl. 2012, in Extreme Environments, 1 (Geelong, Victoria: Switch International, 2010), 24 mins
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Extreme Environments, 12, Reef
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produced by Evan Clark, fl. 2012, in Extreme Environments, 12 (Geelong, Victoria: Switch International, 2010), 23 mins
Coral reefs are the rainforests of the ocean as they are incredibly bio- diverse areas formed in water with little or no nutrients. Over millions of years the cumulative work of tiny coral polyps has built vast formations that support coral, plants and other species. This episode reviews some of the most remarkabl...
produced by Evan Clark, fl. 2012, in Extreme Environments, 12 (Geelong, Victoria: Switch International, 2010), 23 mins
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Green Matters, Green Matters, Episode 13
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produced by Nick Farrow, in Green Matters (Geelong, Victoria: Switch International, 2009), 23 mins
Costa Rica Solar Ovens- In the North Pacific area of Costa Rica is this small community centre. La Casa Del Sol trains and teaches women about recycling, environmental care, farming and solar energy. It is the Sun’s power that is the focus here, with very practical applications. Turtle Tracking- They’ve manage...
produced by Nick Farrow, in Green Matters (Geelong, Victoria: Switch International, 2009), 23 mins
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Muddy Waters - Life and Death on the Great Barrier Reef
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directed by Sally Ingleton, fl. 2000; produced by Tony Wright, fl. 2002, Stuart Menzies, fl. 2002 and Sally Ingleton, fl. 2000, 360 Degree Fillms and Film Australia Ltd. (Acton, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 2002), 52 mins
By 2010, forty per cent of the world's coral reefs may be dead. By 2030, half of the Great Barrier Reef may be gone. Parts of it are already dying, but the reasons have not always been clear. Global warming and outbreaks of crown-of-thorns starfish have put extraordinary pressure on the reef. Now scientists have...
directed by Sally Ingleton, fl. 2000; produced by Tony Wright, fl. 2002, Stuart Menzies, fl. 2002 and Sally Ingleton, fl. 2000, 360 Degree Fillms and Film Australia Ltd. (Acton, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 2002), 52 mins
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Natural State, Natural State: Episode 2
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produced by Stuart Allan, fl. 2005, in Natural State (Geelong, Victoria: Switch International), 25 mins
Talking Plants- A young British inventor has come up with the idea of a pot that tells people when their indoor plants need watering. Great Barrier Reef- A new push to have more fishing banned to protect Australia’s heritage listed reef. Rhino Charge- Here we look at a bush bashing rally to raise funds for a K...
produced by Stuart Allan, fl. 2005, in Natural State (Geelong, Victoria: Switch International), 25 mins
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Natural State, Natural State: Episode 19
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produced by Stuart Allan, fl. 2005, in Natural State (Geelong, Victoria: Switch International), 24 mins
Water Pollution- Here we look at a successful scheme that cleaned up a once disgusting river. Innocent Drink Company- A product that is absolutely 100 percent natural... Wildlife Photography- Here we take a look at the entries for this annual photographic competition. Darwin Centre- Here we pass through a museum d...
produced by Stuart Allan, fl. 2005, in Natural State (Geelong, Victoria: Switch International), 24 mins
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Nature Inc., Episode 5, Coral Cashpoint
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produced by Ken Pugh, fl. 2013, Krisztina Katona, fl. 2004 and Bernard Robert-Charrue, One Planet Pictures and Dev TV, in Nature Inc., Episode 5 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2009), 21 mins
NATURE INC. investigates a claim that coral reefs are worth $30 billion a year. We go diving on the Barrier Reef, the Maldives and other bottom of the North Sea to find out how coral reefs supply food and work for half a billion people. But the reefs are steadily being destroyed and could vanish entirely in less t...
produced by Ken Pugh, fl. 2013, Krisztina Katona, fl. 2004 and Bernard Robert-Charrue, One Planet Pictures and Dev TV, in Nature Inc., Episode 5 (Montréal, QC: CinéFête, 2009), 21 mins
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