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Extreme Environments, 7, Sun
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produced by Evan Clark, fl. 2012, in Extreme Environments, 7 (Geelong, Victoria: Switch International, 2010), 23 mins
The Sun provides light and warmth that makes our Earth inhabitable. A yellow dwarf star that fuses hydrogen atoms into helium and releases huge amounts of energy in the process, the Sun is serves many functions. Used as an accurate basis for calendars, worshiped as a God and celebrated at Stonehenge, the Pyramid o...
produced by Evan Clark, fl. 2012, in Extreme Environments, 7 (Geelong, Victoria: Switch International, 2010), 23 mins
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Extreme Environments, 9, Forest
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produced by Evan Clark, fl. 2012, in Extreme Environments, 9 (Geelong, Victoria: Switch International, 2010), 24 mins
Forests currently account for around 10 per cent of the Earth’s surface; however forests around the world are dwindling due to the demands of an increasing population and industry. Forests are important to the planet’s biosphere as they retain water, preserve soil quality and provide habitat for many species o...
produced by Evan Clark, fl. 2012, in Extreme Environments, 9 (Geelong, Victoria: Switch International, 2010), 24 mins
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Extreme Environments, 8, Tropics
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produced by Evan Clark, fl. 2012, in Extreme Environments, 8 (Geelong, Victoria: Switch International, 2010), 23 mins
The tropics of the world feature the broadest range of plant and animal life, and tropical forests use intense sunlight to replenish the atmosphere with oxygen and water vapor. The Amazon is referred to as the ‘Lungs of the World’; however increases in logging and the population is posing threat to this. Eco-t...
produced by Evan Clark, fl. 2012, in Extreme Environments, 8 (Geelong, Victoria: Switch International, 2010), 23 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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Extreme Environments, 14, Storms
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produced by Evan Clark, fl. 2012, in Extreme Environments, 14 (Geelong, Victoria: Switch International, 2010), 23 mins
Storms can be manifested as Hurricanes, Cyclones, Sandstorms, Sea Storms and Tornadoes. Different geographic locations are more susceptible to cyclogenisis (the development or strengthening of cyclonic circulation in the atmosphere), and the resulting devastation. Sailors participating in the Sydney to Hobart Race...
produced by Evan Clark, fl. 2012, in Extreme Environments, 14 (Geelong, Victoria: Switch International, 2010), 23 mins
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Extreme Environments, 25, Climate Change
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produced by Evan Clark, fl. 2012, in Extreme Environments, 25 (Geelong, Victoria: Switch International, 2010), 24 mins
Across the world, a series of extreme weather events are affecting local conditions in a variety of ways. Some areas are getting drier, and hotter, while others are getting wetter, as floods are becoming more frequent, and more extreme. Formal weather records go back 150 years. While these records indicate wildly...
produced by Evan Clark, fl. 2012, in Extreme Environments, 25 (Geelong, Victoria: Switch International, 2010), 24 mins
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