Ecuador needs to exploit the Amazon’s resources to develop. Leaving it untouched is not an option. This DVD looks at the challenges of achieving sustainable management in the Amazon rainforest.
In this DVD resource an indigenous environmental campaigner introduces us to his rainforest world and explores the threats facing it. This resource considers the value of rainforests and the challenges facing them.
This DVD resource uses drone footage to take you on a visual journey through the tropical rainforest ecosystem in Ecuador and discover the extraordinary biodiversity of the Amazon rainforest.
Although renewable energies are seen as “clean and green”, their development can often be cause for conflict. Some forms of renewable energy are also limited by weather and climate. With this DVD students can examine the pros and cons
You can use this DVD resource to encourage students to judge whether or not climate change will impact upon people differently around the world.
What makes some countries more energy secure than others and what are the strategies that can be pursued to improve security? With case studies from the EU, Iceland, China, India, Canada and the US, this DVD provides a wealth of contrasting examples
With case studies from the US, the UK, China and India, this DVD asks how important coal, gas and nuclear will be in the future global energy mix.
Filmed in the French town of Chamonix in the Alps, this DVD resource explores the social, economic and environmental opportunities and challenges facing the region.
This DVD presents a case study of a volcano in a Less Economically Developed Country (LEDC). It provides a clear explanation of the processes causing Montserrat’s recent volcanic activity. It then assesses the social, economic and environmental impacts of the continuing eruptions.
This DVD resource exemplifies the effects of a geo-hazard in a Less Economically Developed Country (LECD) – the 2010 earthquake in Haiti. The film first sets out Haiti’s historical context to explain why the impacts were so devastating.
Filmed in Bangladesh and the UK, this DVD resource assesses the environmental impacts of the textile industry both here and abroad.
Filmed in Bangladesh, one of the world’s largest textile manufacturers, this resource explores the social cost of our cheap textiles. With footage filmed inside a number of Bangladeshi textile factories, it explores the issues of sweatshop labour, poor working conditions, a fair wage and the right to unionise and asks who is responsible?
This DVD explores all the issues and implications associated with managing a youthful and growing population. The Gambia, with one of the most youthful populations in the world, is used as a case study. The role of contraception and family planning is looked at in detail, as are the pressures on resources and the environment.
This DVD includes footage shot during and after a recent cyclone in Bangladesh. It explores the causes, impacts and management of tropical storms in a Less Economically Developed Country.
This DVD resource visits several rural communities in the Tamil Nadu region of India to examine causes of poverty. These include: the role of land ownership, subsistence farming, the caste system, climate, globalisation, lack of access to services and the plight of women.
Made in consultation with the Geographical Association, this DVD looks at the causes, impacts and management of the UK’s current period of rapid immigration. It is designed to encourage students to think about migrants’ different countries of origin, motivations, intended durations of stay and their socio-economic situation both in the UK and back home.
An adaptable and engaging resource for the learning and teaching of development, poverty and inequalities. It takes Bangalore as a case study and looks at the causes and impacts of urban poverty, including the role of urbanisation and push-pull factors of rural to urban migration.
Using the international fashion industry as a case study this resource asks: what is globalisation, what are the causes, and what is the role played by Transnational Corporations (TNCs)? It then looks at the effects of globalisation and asks what are the pros and cons and who benefits?
Can economic growth be environmentally sustainable? In this DVD, residents of Dhaka’s slums show how extreme industrial pollution is destroying their environment and health.
India faces a major energy crisis because of its rapid growth, but traditional energy sources won’t be enough to meet all future needs. This DVD looks at sustainable alternatives.