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Envirotent

  • 8 and over
  • Biodiversity
  • Climate Change
  • Sustainability

Why Biodiversity is important – with Sir David Attenborough

Biodiversity is under intense pressure from human activity worldwide. David Attenborough explains why biodiversity is so important to humans, how biodiversity loss is impacting our world and how there is still time to change direction, if we act now.
  • 8 and over
  • Biodiversity
  • Nature
  • Sustainability

Brian Cox – Soil

Professor Jennifer Dungait and Professor Brian Cox investigate how different types of soil, even soil from the same field, can change how well plants grow, and how much food we're able to produce.
  • 8 and over
  • Biodiversity
  • Nature
  • Polar

Superheroes of the Southern Ocean

This short 3 minute video shows the role of krill as superheros of the Southern Ocean, supporting the Southern Ocean web of life whilst drawing down and storing carbon. They are climate heroes and climate victims.
  • 8 and over
  • Biodiversity
  • Nature

Rewilding

Scotland has famously empty landscapes. Tourists travel to see the huge rolling hills and moorlands populated by deer and grouse. We think of these as a very natural environment, however it has been made this way by humans!
  • 8 and over
  • Biodiversity
  • Climate Change
  • Nature

Why are rainforests important?

Rainforests are a vital part of the Earth's ecosystem. Watch this short video to see some of the reasons that rainforests are so important for life on Earth! Thanks to our friends at Dynamic Earth for providing the video.
  • 11 and over
  • Biodiversity
  • Citizenship
  • Climate Change
  • Energy

We WILL fix climate change

Our home is burning. Rapid climate change is destabilizing our world. It seems our emissions will not fall quickly enough to avoid runaway warming. But we CAN fix it.
  • 8 and over
  • Biodiversity
  • Climate Change
  • Conservation

Migrating Toads

Laura Piper from STV News discovers how volunteers are helping migrating toads in Edinburgh to navigate roads and new buildings to reach their breeding ground.
  • 8 and over
  • Biodiversity
  • Climate Change
  • Conservation
  • Sustainability

Cairngorms Wild Plant Project

Explore the plants and habitats in the huge landscape of the Cairngorms and discover how Plantlife Scotland have been working with landowners, volunteers, communities, outdoor leaders to protect fragile environments.
picture of the blue sea and blue sky
  • all ages
  • Biodiversity
  • Citizen Science
  • Oceans
  • Pollution

Ocean Explorers

Dive into the ocean explorer zone with the Marine Conservation Society to find out more about the secrets of our seas and what we can do to protect them.
Man standing on a hillside
  • 8 and over
  • Biodiversity
  • Climate Change
  • Conservation
  • Sustainability

Clean Air Day: Cleaner Air for Cairngorms’ Wildlife

When we think about air pollution our instincts are to look to urban areas. But our most sensitive species and beautiful habitats are affected by air pollution from miles away. Iconic landscapes are in danger if we fail to recognise the silent killer
A picture of a forest
  • all ages
  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation

Saving Scotland’s Rainforest

Who knew that Scotland had a rainforest? Many people aren’t aware that the west coast of Scotland is home to temperate rainforest – a rare and stunningly beautiful habitat full of special kinds of plants and animals.
  • 8 and over
  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation
  • Research

BiB Breathes

This NERC funded animation is about pollution and the citizen science project BiB Breathes, where children in Bradford measured how much air pollution they're exposed to on the way to and from school. 
  • 8 and over
  • Biodiversity
  • Climate Change

Learning Lab: Biodiversity

Video

What is biodiversity, where can we see it and why is it important? Discover more in GSC’s Learning Lab video.