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Global Warming: You Can Make a Difference (2006)

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Our appetite for the earth's resources and consumer goods has led to increased levels of carbon dioxide entering our atmosphere, trapping more heat from the sun and leading to global warming of the atmosphere.

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00:27
Global Warming: You Can Make a Difference

Minimum Impact: Take Only Photos, Leave Only Footprints (2005)

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Getting outdoors is one of the great pleasures in life. But our expeditions into natural environments can also cause real horror stories to unfold. Discarded rubbish causes the waterways to become clogged, a campfire can leave a nasty visual scar that can last for years. How can we avoid causing these problems? This program examines ways to minimise our impact when enjoying the outdoors.

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00:24
Minimum Impact: Take Only Photos, Leave Only Footprints

Energy in Ecosystems (2002)

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Any ecosystem needs energy to sustain it, and the organisms within it. This energy comes in massive quantities from the Sun, although only a tiny fraction of the solar energy hitting the Earth goes towards sustaining life. The flow of energy through an ecosystem is complex, and vital to sustaining all life within it.

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00:25
Energy in Ecosystems

The Greenhouse Effect: Climate Change and Global Warming (2007)

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What exactly are greenhouse gases? Are they really causing climate change? Global warming has suddenly become the hottest environmental issue, and this program clearly explains the science of the greenhouse effect and the evidence that we are causing climate change.

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00:24
The Greenhouse Effect: Climate Change and Global Warming