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Envirotent

  • All Ages
  • Climate Change

Can Scotland meet it’s Net Zero targets?

Steven Brown from STV News reports on Scotland’s ambitious targets to reach net zero by 2045. What does net zero mean, how will we achieve it and are we on track?
  • All Ages
  • Climate Change
  • Oceans
  • Water

Scotland’s ‘beacon of hope’ in the battle against climate change

Haley Bouma from STV News reports visits a seagrass restoration project in Argyll. The seagrass is good for biodiversity and also traps blue carbon.
  • All Ages
  • Climate Change

Why is COP26 so important to our futures?

Laura Piper from STV News explains what COP26 is all about and why we should care.
  • 8 and Over
  • Climate Change
  • Energy
  • Technology

Flight

Louise Scott from STV news reports on trials of a hybrid electric plane.
  • 8 and Over
  • Climate Change
  • Energy
  • Technology

Tidal Turbines

Steven Brown from STV News reports on a powerful tidal turbine which is generating power to homes off Orkney.
  • 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
  • Climate Change

What is Net Zero?

Ever heard the term Net Zero and wondered what it means? Science Communicator Jennifer explains.
  • 8 and Over
  • Climate Change
  • Weather

What is Climate Change?

Science Communicator Jennifer explains the difference between climate change and weather.
  • 8 and Over
  • Climate Change

What is COP26?

In November 2021, Glasgow hosts COP26, but what is COP26 and why is it important?
  • 8 and Over
  • Climate Change

GeoBus Glaciology in a Minute: What is Glacial Calving?

Discover glacial calving - what is it and how is it affected by climate change? Join GeoBus for their 1 minute introduction to the topic.
oak tree in feild
  • 11 and Over
  • Climate Change
  • Pollution
  • Research

Using Tree Rings for Past Weather and Climate

Find out how trees can tell stories about the weather and climate.
  • 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.
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
illustrated image of power plant
  • 11 and Over
  • Climate Change
  • Energy
  • Research
  • Technology

Katrick Technologies: Innovative Energy Capture Solutions

In a world-first project, Katrick Technologies provides solutions that can Capture, Converge, and Convert vibrations (thermal/mechanical) from waste heat, wind, and wave with our ground-breaking technology.
A cicture of a yellow solar powered boat
  • 8 and Over
  • Climate Change
  • Oceans
  • Research

Climate Change: Observing the Global Ocean

Find out how 4000 robots are helping us understand how our oceans are changing due to climate change.
Earth
  • 8 and Over
  • Climate Change
  • Oceans
  • Research

Climate Change: Increasing Global Ocean Temperatures

Our oceans are warming due to climate change. Find out how we measure sea surface temperatures back to 1850.
CDT
  • 8 and Over
  • Climate Change
  • Oceans
  • Research

The Ocean and Climate Change: What is a CTD?

The oceans play a major role in our climate. Find out how we measure the chemical composition, temperature and density of our oceans.
  • All Ages
  • Citizenship
  • Climate Change
  • Conservation

RZSS Edinburgh Zoo Tour: Rhino

Join the team at Edinburgh Zoo for a tour of the Greater One-Horned Rhinoceros enclosure. Learn about rhinos, how climate change is affecting them and about the conservation work at Edinburgh Zoo. 
  • All Ages
  • Citizenship
  • Climate Change
  • Conservation

RZSS Edinburgh Zoo Tour: Koalas

Join the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland’s Edinburgh Zoo for a tour of Koala Territory. Learn about koalas, how climate change is affecting them and about the conservation work at Edinburgh Zoo. 
  • 8 and Over
  • Climate Change
  • Conservation
  • Food

WWF: Climate Change and Species in East Africa

It’s not just polar bears facing the effects of climate change! Join GSC and WWF to discuss the affects climate change will have on species like sea turtles, mountain gorillas and African elephants. 
  • 8 and Over
  • Climate Change
  • Conservation

WWF: Climate Change in Scotland

Join GSC and Sheila George, the Food and Environmental Policy Manager at WWF to discuss the effects of climate change in Scotland and the UK.  
  • 8 and Over
  • Climate Change
  • Conservation

WWF: Human-Wildlife Conflict in the Arctic

Join GSC and Rhona Kent, a Polar Oceans Specialist to explore how WWF are developing technology that helps to limit human and animal conflict, due to melting ice in the Arctic.  
  • 8 and Over
  • Climate Change

Q&A With Dr. James Rae

Video

Dr. Rae returns to help investigate climate science further, answer any questions and give advice on sustainable lifestyles by responding to questions put forward by our followers on social media.
  • 8 and Over
  • Climate Change
  • Energy

Dr. James Rae: Climate Change – Simple, Serious & Solvable

Video

We are joined by Dr. James Rae to help us understand just what climate change is, why it’s so serious and how we can go about solving it.
  • 8 and Over
  • Climate Change
  • Polar
  • Research

Film: Ice Coring in Antarctica

Video

Antarctic ice cores hold the secrets of our past climate. In this film, EPICA shows us how they drilled in East Antarctica to retrieve a climate record.
  • 8 and Over
  • Climate Change

GeoBus Glaciology in a Minute: How is Climate Change Affecting Glaciers?

Video

Join GeoBus for a 1 minute insight into how human activity is contributing to climate change and the impact this is having on glaciers and life on our world.
  • 8 and Over
  • Climate Change
  • Weather

GeoBus Climate Science in a Minute: What are the impacts of Climate Change?

Video

Join GeoBus for a 1 minute introduction to climate change and discover how a rise in global temperature is contributing to rising sea levels and changing weather.
smoke pipe polluting air smoke
  • 8 and Over
  • Climate Change
  • Weather

GeoBus Climate Science in a Minute: What is the Greenhouse Effect?

Video

Join GeoBus as they explain what the Greenhouse Effect is in under a minute.
  • 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.