Environmental Science


New! Ocean Invaders 54 min.

Lionfish, long prized in home aquariums, have invaded the Atlantic, and are now one of the ocean’s most successful invasive species, wreaking havoc in waters across the globe. Join ocean explorer Danni Washington on a journey to find out how they took over, why they’re doing so much damage, and what can be done about it. And look into the impacts of invasive species in a globalized world.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2022

New! Chad Climate Change: Creation of Refugees 9 min.

The climate crisis is now a reality worldwide, but it's nowhere more apparent than the parched landscapes of northern Africa. Thousands are on the move looking for water to grow crops and graze livestock. Special correspondent Willem Marx looks at just how dire this crisis has become in this NewsHour clip.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2022

Rewild 60 min.

Temperatures are rising and biodiversity collapsing at an unprecedented rate in the history of mankind. Almost 60% of wild animals have disappeared in the last 40 years. And the reason is always the same: the presence of man. Man whose activities emit greenhouse gases. Man who destroys living things and all animal species through deforestation, intensive agriculture, mining, and fossil extraction....

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Trees in Trouble 6 min.

This NewsHour production discusses a new report that warns that at least one in nine tree species in the U.S. are at risk of extinction. Trees face a host of threats including invasive species, deadly disease, and climate change. The data comes as part of the most comprehensive threat assessment ever collected on U.S. forests.

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Can Humans Adapt to Climate Change?: A Debate 77 min.

Rising temperatures, melting glaciers, massive floods—the dangers of climate change are "no longer over the horizon" and humanity may soon pass the "point of no return." These are the phrases that Secretary-General António Guterres of the United Nations used in a 2019 speech to describe what he called an "utterly inadequate" international response to global warming. Despite the calls of scientists...

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Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition: Everglades to Okefenokee 57 min.

This Emmy-award winning program documents a team's 1,000-mile, 100-day journey hiking and kayaking their way from the southern tip of the Florida Everglades to Georgia’s Okefenokee Swamp; it highlights the importance of preserving a corridor for animals and explores the natural lands, waters, and ranches that connect and protect these threatened wildlife pathways.

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Southwest Florida's Mangrove Coast 56 min.

Narrated by Dale Mason, this program displays the nature and beauty of southwest Florida, delving into the scientific work being done at Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve on mangroves, pythons, sea turtles, and other species.

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Biomes, Ecosystems, and Habitats 6 min.

This brief program gives the viewer an introduction to biomes, ecosystems, and habitats and discusses biotic and abiotic features.

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Earth Science 42 min.

This series of short programs looks at different aspects of earth science, including continents, tectonic plates, landforms, biological classification, biomes, ecosystems, and the moon.

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How Does the Greenhouse Effect Work? 2 min.

Things are heating up. We explore how the greenhouse effect works, including causing global warming, climate change and consequent effects.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2022