From the makers of The Antarctica Challenge: A Global Warning comes this brand new documentary exploring the most remote and mysterious parts of our planet: The Polar Regions.
Featuring the worlds foremost polar scientists and discovering previously inaccessible areas and new life on the ocean seabed, The Polar Explorer showcases the latest climate change discoveries from the Arctic and Antarctic.
The film and its findings were invited by the United Nations Environment Programme to present to delegates attending COP16, the Climate Change Conference in Cancun in December 2010. Will this documentary influence policy-makers and result in a new resolution being adopted? This question is answered in the programmes dramatic conclusion.
Karelia-Norway Award from the Barents Ecology Film Festival in Petrozavodsk, 2012.
Silver Ace Award for Best Documentary at the Las Vegas International Film Festival 2011.
Best Documentary Feature, Best Cinematography and Best Narration at the Los Angeles Movie Awards 2011.
Best Picture at the Alaska International Film Festival.
Mark Terry “ Gemini Humanitarian Award, August 2011.
Featured at the Dominican Republic Environmental Film Festival (DREFF) in September 2011 with a panel discussion on the controversy surrounding scientific evidence for climate change and how this feeds in to policy decisions.
Audience Choice Award at the American Conservation Film Festival (Nov 2011).
Best Picture at the Arctic Film Festival (Nov 2011).
Features on the Top 10 List of the American Ecology Global Network for Best Environmental Films of 2011.
This is the epic story of how World War I changed the face of battle forever. This war was a war of firsts , a transitional war from old style hand-to-hand combat with small guns and fixed bayonets and cavalry charges to high-tech weaponry that are still features of present-day armed conflicts. Firsts include aerial bombardment of cities, epic tank battles, fight for control of the skies, development of submarines, chemical and bunker warfare. Troops who were bunkered down in vast trenches became overwhelmed by powerful, new weapons including tanks, WMDs, submarines and the first blitz. World War I had horrible consequences 15 million died and 20 million were injured. Through experts, eyewitness testimony, riveting archive and special recreations seamlessly blended into an archival background, each episode features the story of one of these weapons. This mini-series event will bring the legendary, unrecorded events of World War I to life to create a seamless account of how people born into a simpler age learned to deal with the future shock of rapid technological advances driven by the engine of total war.
A fascinating look at how we have shaped our planet. In our relatively brief time on the planet, mankind has truly changed the world in many ways, from the global scale down to the minutiae of our day-to-day lives. Groundbreaking technological inventions, objects of beauty and genius, agricultural advances and increasingly deadly weapons have continually reshaped the world in which we live. This incredible 3 DVD collection explores just how those changes have come about, and what they mean to all of us. Including inventions such as the telescope and the internet, everyday objects from guitars to wedding rings and everything from fast food to atomic bombs and audio cassettes, these programmes reveal how even the smallest items can have globally significant effects. The results will make you look at the world around you from the TV you re watching to the contents of your pockets in an entirely new way!
Law of Attraction & EFT Guide to maximising the 2012 consciousness shift. Ancient texts, wise old masters and up-to-date scientific evidence supports the upcoming shift in universal consciousness. 2012 represents the end of a 26,000 year cycle where all the planets in our universe coming into Galactic alignment. Something wonderful is coming so relax and enjoy the ride!
A fascinating insight into warfare technology of the past, present and future.
The machines and weapons designed to fight the heavy metal wars of the 21st Century now face a grim challenge: they must adapt or die.
Today, the armies of the world operate in low burn guerilla conflict often in urban environments where civilian casualties must be avoided at all costs. Are today s enemies gaining ground against the cutting-edge military might of the West? And how can the designers and manufacturers of 21st Century War Machines counter these ever growing threats?
In this compelling series, renowned military analyst Simon Pearson provides a fascinating insight into warfare technology past, present and future. He expertly guides us through the origins of main battle tanks, attack helicopters, missiles, fighter and bomber aircraft and artillery right through to today s state-of-theart digital battlefield .
We hear from the makers and users of the military technology whilst also investigating the history and the future of man and machine in combat. Supported by spectacular action-packed footage and intricate 3D computer-generated imagery, 21st Century War Machines poses and answers many questions on this extremely topical and important subject and is a must have for anyone interested in military history.