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  1. California Academy of Science Streaming

    Link
    https://www.calacademy.org
    Category
    Science and Technology
    Subject
    Astronomy, Biology, Botany, Development Studies, Education, Environmental Studies, General Science, Nature, Technology
    Medium
    Film/Video, Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Archives/Museums, Podcasting, Streaming/Download, Web Links

    A voice for biodiversity research and exploration, and environmental education, the California Academy of Science’s site offers a wide range of learning experiences via mobile applications, interactives and animal webcams. The Video Library showcases short films on the latest discoveries and research findings made by Academy scientists around the world. Prolific series include: Science Today, Ocean, Space, Human Impacts and Sustainability, Behind the Scenes and Weather and Climate. A significant number of past Lectures can be listened to as podcasts via iTunes and these are organised into four categories: Space, Life, Earth and Tech.

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  2. World Resource Institute (WRI) Streaming

    Link
    https://www.wri.org
    Category
    Science and Technology
    Subject
    Agriculture, Development Studies, Environmental Studies, Food, Geography, Nature
    Medium
    Film/Video, Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Databases, Podcasting, Streaming/Download

    WRI is a global research organisation with over 700 experts and staff whose work focuses on six critical issues at the intersection of environment and development: climate, energy, food, forests, water, cities and transport, and ocean. The WRI produces short videos to communicate their research and impact. They serve as visual, non-technical entry-point into the work they do. The site also offers access to three other vast resources: Presentations, where experts talk about their research; Data Library with maps, charts, data sets, infographics and other visual resources which can be searched by type, topic or geography; and Data Platforms, which provides open access to reliable data for those interested in monitoring forests with satellites, tracking the drivers of climate change, understanding indigenous communities’ land rights, planning for water scarcity, and examining the cross-section of global environmental issues.

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  3. Why Poverty? Streaming

    Link
    https://thewhy.dk/whypoverty/
    Category
    Social Sciences
    Subject
    Development Studies, Economics, Education, Food, Geography, Social Studies
    Medium
    Film/Video
    Type of resource
    Funding, Web Links

    A collection of eight documentaries and 34 short films, all accessible for free via the Why Poverty website. The films address eight difficult questions: How do you change the world; How much inequality is too much; What does an education get you; Is it worse to be born poor than to die poor; How do you feed the world; Are women better at getting out of poverty than men; Do we know what poverty is; How much profit is fair. Why Poverty is an initiative of The Why Foundation, which is a non-profit organisation that produces and distributes factual public media projects to promote independent information on key global issues. Other documentary series produced so far include: Why Democracy and Why Women.

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  4. Climate Watch Streaming

    Link
    https://www.climatewatchdata.org/
    Category
    Science and Technology
    Subject
    Development Studies, Environmental Studies, Nature, Technology
    Medium
    Film/Video
    Type of resource
    Blogs, Databases, Information Sources, Lists, Organisations, Web Links

    A free online platform designed to provide advanced researchers with the open climate data, visualizations and resources they need to gather insights on national and global progress on climate change. The platform, managed by the World Resource Institute, brings together dozens of datasets for the first time and allows users to analyse and compare the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) under the Paris Agreement, access historical emissions data, discover how countries can leverage their climate goals to achieve their sustainable development objectives, and use models to map new pathways to a lower carbon. The site can be searched by Countries, Economic sector, Nationally Determined Contribution, Global Historical Gas Emissions and Future Scenarios, where users can model projections of emissions.

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  5. Bertha Foundation Film Funds Streaming

    Link
    http://berthafoundation.org/storytellers/
    Category
    Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences
    Subject
    Current Affairs, Development Studies, Economics, Education, Environmental Studies, Law, Social Studies
    Medium
    Film/Video
    Type of resource
    Funding, Producers/Broadcasters, Streaming/Download

    Bertha Foundation is devoted to promoting social justice by supporting collaborations between activists, storytellers and lawyers. It offers four film funds: the Bertha Film Fund, which gives grants for the creation of social impact documentary content; the IDFA Bertha Fund, which supports documentary filmmakers and festivals in developing countries; the Bertha Doc Society Journalism Fund, which is dedicated to supporting long feature documentaries of a journalistic nature, and The Guardian Berth Documentary Partnership which is currently commissioning a series of 12 short documentary films from independent filmmakers. The site also offers trailers of all the Bertha completed films via their Film Directory section.

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  6. Earth Rights International Videos Streaming

    Link
    https://earthrights.org/stories/videos/
    Category
    Social Sciences
    Subject
    Development Studies, Environmental Studies, Law, Nature, Politics and Government, Social Studies
    Type of resource
    Streaming/Download, Video Sources

    EarthRights International (ERI) is a nongovernmental, nonprofit organisation founded to promote and protect human rights and the environment in communities across Southeast Asia, Latin America and the US. ERI specialises in fact-finding, legal actions against perpetrators of earth rights abuses, training grassroots and community leaders, and advocacy campaigns. The website includes a Video section with short educational films and case studies.

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  7. Mawah: When Ebola Came to Our VIllage Streaming

    Link
    http://www.mawahtale.com/
    Category
    Bio-Medical, Social Sciences
    Subject
    Biology, Development Studies, Social Studies
    Medium
    Film/Video, Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Streaming/Download

    A beautifully designed interactive website which tells the story of a small village in Central Liberia, using graphics, animations, video and sound to show the effects of the Ebola outbreak on the village and its inhabitants. The site is the creation of Carl Gierstorfer, a journalist and filmmaker with a background in biology.

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  8. American Museum of Natural History Streaming

    Link
    www.amnh.org/
    Category
    Science and Technology
    Subject
    Astronomy, Biology, Development Studies, Environmental Studies, Geology, Nature, Physics
    Medium
    Film/Video, Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Archives/Museums, Blogs, Information Sources, Podcasting, Streaming/Download

    The website offers over 200 podcasts on topics ranging from astrophysics and paleoanthropology to genetics and solar systems. There are podcasts of regular lectures including the annual Isaac Asimov Memorial Debate and Frontiers. In addition there are over 450 videos on a similar wide range of subjects including scientific classification, the greenhouse effect and asteroids.

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  9. IAEA Talk Podcasts Streaming

    Link
    https://www.iaea.org/newscenter/multimedia/podcasts
    Category
    Bio-Medical, Science and Technology
    Subject
    Agriculture, Biology, Development Studies, Economics, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Medicine, Physics
    Medium
    Film/Video
    Type of resource
    Podcasting, Streaming/Download

    IAEA Talk is a podcast that features scientists and experts discussing issues related to nuclear science and its peaceful applications. Based in Vienna, the IAEA works for the safe, secure and peaceful uses of nuclear science and technology. Its key roles contribute to international peace and security, and to the World’s Millennium Goals for social, economic and environmental development. Topics include forensics and security, minoring radiation with drones, nuclear science in cancer treatment and detecting avian flu. The IAEA also streams a large number of videos.

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  10. Films For Action Streaming

    Link
    http://www.filmsforaction.org/
    Category
    Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences
    Subject
    American Studies, Current Affairs, Development Studies, Economics, Environmental Studies, Media Studies, Politics and Government, Social Studies, Social Welfare
    Medium
    Film/Video
    Type of resource
    Video Sources

    The mission of Films for Action is to fight against the homogenisation and conformity of the mainstream US media. This American site features thousands of films, videos, news items, and articles relating to social, environmental, and media issues not covered by the mainstream news. The core of the site is the video list: content can be filtered by a subject search and the films are free to view. Among the subjects covered are Elections and Democracy, Net Neutrality, Peak Oil and Terrorism.

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