Geography


10 Homes that Changed America 55 min.

10 Homes that Changed America highlights ten architecturally adventuresome dwellings, which provided Americans with more than just a “roof over their heads”—these homes elevated living to an art form. Meet the talented architects who brought these buildings to life, along with their often-eccentric clients, and the lucky individuals who live in these historic homes today. A primer in domestic arch...

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2016

The Anthropocene: A New Age of Humans—Catalyst 29 min.

Human impacts on the way our planet functions have now become so extreme that many scientists are claiming the Earth has shifted out of the Holocene state and into a new geological epoch. They’re calling it "The Anthropocene", the new age of humans, because millions of years after we are gone, the scar of our existence will be visible in the rocks of tomorrow. In this program, we look at how the l...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016

Seasonal Wonderlands 150 min.

Set in three of the most seasonally changeable landscapes on Earth, this beautiful series reveals the stunning transformations that occur each year and how wildlife copes with them. In Svalbard, follow the transformation from dark, frozen winter to rich tundra, home to birds, Arctic foxes, polar bears, walrus and reindeer. In the Okavango Delta, the film reveals how the yearly flood not only trans...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016

Seasonal Wonderlands: New England 53 min.

New England is the stage for the most incredible color change on earth, when the vivid greens of summer give way to the golds and reds of autumn. This film reveals how this vibrant fiesta is created by the battles between the trees and the forests' inhabitants. Moose, chipmunks, rattlesnakes and a bizarre mixture of caterpillars all play a crucial role, but surprisingly the forest itself was made...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016

Seasonal Wonderlands: Okavango 53 min.

The Okavango Delta is one of the world's largest inland deltas - and supports a variety of life as rich as any you will see in Africa. Yet this lush wetland of islands and lagoons lies in the middle of the vast, featureless Kalahari Desert. This is the story of how it happens. Following groups of wildlife, including hippos, baboons, catfish, kingfishers, leopards, warthogs and elephants, the film...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016

Seasonal Wonderlands: Svalbard 53 min.

Svalbard in the Arctic spends many months of the year in complete darkness, an unrelenting frozen winter with temperatures down to -40 Celsius. But when the sun finally reappears, the landscape magically transforms from an ice world into a rich tundra, full of exotic plants, birds, arctic foxes, polar bears, walrus and reindeer. This film captures the changes in all their glory and reveals how thi...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016

Greece with Simon Reeve 120 min.

Join Simon Reeve on a surprising journey through the most turbulent and beautiful country in Europe. Greece is a country rich in history, politics, sunshine and sheer drama – yet one in the midst of economic crisis. Simon dives in the crystal clear waters of the Aegean and visits stunning mountain landscapes as he travels from the beautiful islands to the bear-inhabited forests of northern Greece....

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016

Greece with Simon Reeve: Episode 1 60 min.

Simon Reeve travels to Greece, one of the most beautiful, troubled, and extreme countries in Europe. Travelling from the Islands of the Aegean to the rugged and mountainous north, Simon gets behind the picture postcard image to learn more about Greece and the Greeks and why the country has faced a seemingly endless economic crisis. Along the way he encounters an extraordinary cast of characters fr...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016

Greece with Simon Reeve: Episode 2 60 min.

Simon Reeve travels from the Peloponnese peninsula to the rugged and mountainous north of the country. To learn more about Greece and the Greeks, he meets an extraordinary cast of characters, from a group of rebel monks to conservationists caring for an injured bear cub. Getting behind the picture postcard image of this beautiful country, he finds out how the Greeks are coming to terms with a seem...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016

Extreme Weather: Coastal Flooding 32 min.

With climate change, extreme storms are becoming ever more frequent. In December 2013, a giant storm surge hit the East Coast of England, the like of which hadn't been seen for 60 years. It caused millions of dollars worth of damage to people, homes and wildlife. This program looks at the causes and impacts and assesses how best to protect this vulnerable stretch of coastline against extreme weath...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016