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  1. Academic Video Online: Premium Streaming

    Link
    http://search.alexanderstreet.com/avon
    Category
    Arts and Humanities, Bio-Medical, Science and Technology, Social Sciences
    Subject
    American Studies, Architecture, Art, Business Studies, Design, Environmental Studies, Film Studies, History, Literature, Media Studies, Medicine, Music, Politics and Government, Psychology, Religious Studies, Social Studies, Social Welfare, Women’s Studies
    Medium
    Film/Video
    Type of resource
    Databases, Streaming/Download

    Academic Video Online: Premium is the largest and most comprehensive video subscription available to libraries. It delivers more than 50,000 video titles spanning all academic subject areas including anthropology, business, counselling, film, health, history, music, and more. More than 12,000 titles are exclusive to Alexander Street. From Jan 1 2016, it includes the new “AVON-to-Own” feature, where subscribing libraries receive perpetual rights to videos they select at the end of each annual term commensurate with the amount of the subscription, using an entire year of usage data to support selections. Subscribing libraries also receive Alexander Street’s Media Hosting Service at no charge.

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  2. Science Alert Streaming

    Link
    http://www.sciencealert.com/
    Category
    Bio-Medical, Science and Technology
    Subject
    Astronomy, Biology, Environmental Studies, General Science, Medicine, Nature, Physics

    Popular website which aggregates and promotes the latest scientific research from universities and research bodies around the world, featuring news stories, articles, videos and images. There is a particular (though not exclusive) emphasis on the Australian scientific research community. Users can search under several broad categories, including Health, Environment, Space, Physics and Nature. The videocontent is collected on one page.

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  3. Earth Vision Institute Streaming

    Link
    http://earthvisioninstitute.org/
    Category
    Science and Technology
    Subject
    Environmental Studies, Geography
    Medium
    Film/Video
    Type of resource
    Organisations, Streaming/Download

    Founded by scientist and photographer James Balog, this site aims to ‘bridge the divide between art and science through unique conceptual insights, technological innovation, and scientific knowledge’ One of the aims of the institue is to educate people about the impact of environmental change on the world, and one of the ways they do this is the use of time-lapse videos. These films illustrate the retreat, deflation and break up of glaciers, dramatically showing the effects of climate change.

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  4. Environment and Society Portal Streaming

    Link
    http://www.environmentandsociety.org/mml
    Category
    Social Sciences
    Subject
    Environmental Studies
    Medium
    Film/Video, Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Podcasting, Streaming/Download, Web Links

    This worthy enterprise is a dynamic digital archive which aims to make images, podcasts, scholarly texts, documentary films, and other materials of the environmental humanities openly accessible to all users. The portal is the digital publication platform and archive of the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society (RCC), a nonprofit joint initiative of the LMU (University of Munich) and the Deutsches Museum

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  5. Welcome to the Anthropocene Streaming

    Link
    http://anthropocene.info/
    Category
    Science and Technology
    Subject
    Biology, Environmental Studies, Geography
    Medium
    Film/Video
    Type of resource
    Streaming/Download

    Visually impressive site with a wide range of information about the Anthropocene - a term coined for Earth’s most recent geologic time period as being human-influenced, or anthropogenic, based on ‘overwhelming global evidence that atmospheric, geologic, hydrologic, biospheric and other earth system processes which are now altered by humans’.

    The site features an interactive map and a range of graphically inventive summaries and depictions of the main points around environmental change, such as Tipping Elements, Viable Future and Global Goals. There are a number of short films on the subject, one which provides an overview, the others covering changes to the global water cycle, urbanisation and climate change.

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  6. Exploring Environmental History Streaming

    Link
    https://www.eh-resources.org/podcast/
    Category
    Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences
    Subject
    Environmental Studies, Geography, History
    Medium
    Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Podcasting

    This is a podcast about the history of human societies and their interaction with the environment. The periodic programmes feature interviews with academics and researchers working in the field, reports on conferences and discussions about the use and methods of environmental history. The podcasts are accompanied by brief bibliographical list and a textual summary. The podcasts cover a broad range of subjects including the climatic influence of forests, the problems of rewilding and the environmental history of the River Tyne.

    The site is also linked to Environmental History Resources, which contains a blog, text essays and links to other environmental history resources on the web.

    The website is maintained by Dr Jan Oosthoek, an environmental historian based in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia who has lectured and researched at the Universities of Newcastle (UK) and Edinburgh.

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  7. The Polar Sea Streaming

    Link
    http://polarsea360.arte.tv/
    Category
    Science and Technology
    Subject
    Biology, Environmental Studies, Geography, Nature
    Medium
    Film/Video
    Type of resource
    Streaming/Download

    Online interactive resource created to accompany the TV Ontario series of the same name. Includes maps, photographs, text and 3D interactive videos covering the ten episode series which follows three explorers as they traverse the North West passage from Iceland to Alaska via the Bering Strait. Available in English, French and German versions.

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  8. BBC Inside Science Streaming

    Link
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b036f7w2/episodes/downloads
    Category
    Bio-Medical, Science and Technology
    Subject
    Biology, Chemistry, Current Affairs, Engineering, Environmental Studies, General Science, Genetics, Physics, Technology
    Medium
    Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Podcasting, Streaming/Download

    BBC Radio 4 series. Dr Adam Rutherford and guests illuminate the mysteries and challenge the controversies behind the science that’s changing our world. Recent topics have included preserving global biodiversity, zero gravity space, new images of Pluto from the New Horizons space probe and artificial intelligence. The content information accompanying each programme is full but only a summary appears as the title; there is no subject searching facility. Episodes are available indefinitely.

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  9. Science and Society Podcasts Streaming

    Link
    http://www.scienceandsociety.net/podcasts/
    Category
    Bio-Medical, Science and Technology, Social Sciences
    Subject
    Biology, Computing, Environmental Studies, Genetics, Medicine
    Medium
    Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Podcasting, Streaming/Download

    Science and Society, launched in June 2003, was one of the first-internet radio programmes, and the site claims that it was one of the first in the United States to introduce downloadable podcasts as a value-added service. The podcasts present interviews with more than 600 world leaders in science, industry, and education. It focuses on Environmental conservation and sustainable energy policy, Medical breakthroughs, including cancer research, genetics and genomics, and bioengineering, Nanotechnology, Space exploration, Robotics and computer science and K-12 science education. The podcasts can be searched by themes such as Genetics and Genomic Medicine, Robotics and AI and Stem Cell Research. Each entry incorporates information about the speaker and bullet points summarising content.

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  10. 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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