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Evolution of the Horse

Evolution of the Horse

In this short animation, produced for primary school children by Green.TV, supported by the Wellcome Trust, we look at the remarkable evolution of the horse from a small dog-sized creature to the animal we know today.

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Evolution of the Whale

Evolution of the Whale

In this short animation, produced for primary school children by Green.TV, supported by the Wellcome Trust, we look at the remarkable evolution of the whale from a land-based dog-like animal to the marine mammal that became the world’s largest ever creature.

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A Safe and Sustainable Future

A Safe and Sustainable Future

Our world is facing great challenges, and business as usual is not an option. But we can create a world in 2050 where nine billion people thrive within the environmental limits of the planet. In order to do that, we must overcome critical barriers and set out on a pathway for change. For more info visit http://www.dnvgl.com/technology-innovation/strategic-projects/sustainable-future/#.VLkdpabf3RI

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Climate Science

Climate Science

“It’s very clear to us that the climate is changing, changing rapidly, and changing primarily because of human activities,” says Don Wuebbles, a convening lead author on the National Climate Assessment’s Climate Science chapter. A wide range of scientific observations has shown that as the planet’s temperature has risen, there have been changes in precipitation patterns, increases in the frequency and intensity of certain extreme weather events, and other climate change impacts that can be attributed to human causes. “It’s not a matter of belief,” Wuebbles says. “The science is very clear that this is what’s happening.” To learn more about climate change impacts in the United States, go to NCA2014.globalchange.gov

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The wonder of winter walking

The wonder of winter walking

Winter is a great time to get out and explore the landscape and see things in a different light. Alan Power, the head gardener at Stourhead – and his dog – take us on one of their favorite walks in this video. For more ideas on great places to walk near you this winter go to https:www.nationaltrust.org.uk/walks

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How to make traditional paper-chains – Christmas crafts from the National Trust

How to make traditional paper-chains – Christmas crafts from the National Trust

Add a traditional touch to your Christmas decorations with these old-fashioned home made paper chains. They’re simple to make and great fun for kids. Find out how in this short video or get more crafty Christmas ideas at http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/article-1355865318398/. To find out more about Greys Court go to https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/greys-court/

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How to make scented orange decorations – Christmas crafts from the National Trust

How to make scented orange decorations – Christmas crafts from the National Trust

Add a personal touch to your Christmas with these deliciously scented dried orange and spice decorations. They’re simple to make and great fun for kids. Find out how in this short video or get more crafty Christmas ideas at http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/article-1355865318398/. To find out more about Greys Court go to https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/greys-court/

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How to make a pine-cone mouse – Christmas crafts from the National Trust

How to make a pine-cone mouse – Christmas crafts from the National Trust

Add a natural touch to your Christmas decorations with these cute little home-made pine cone mice. They’re simple to make and great fun for kids. Find out how in this short video or get more crafty Christmas ideas at http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/article-1355865318398/. These videos were shot at Greys Court in Oxfordshire. To find out more about Greys Court go to https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/greys-court/

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Change Reaction

Change Reaction

What does sustainable change look like? GoPro meets Ethiopian farmers in new music video! Film by Julia Dahr/Sør i fokus, music by Queendom. www.utviklingsfondet.no

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IPCC Fifth Assessment Report Synthesis Report

IPCC Fifth Assessment Report Synthesis Report

The SYR synthesizes the main findings of the AR5 (IPCC) based on contributions from Working Group I (The Physical Science Basis), Working Group II (Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability), and Working Group III (Mitigation of Climate Change), plus two additional IPCC reports (Special Report on Renewable Energy and Special Report on Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation).

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