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Sustainability Resources for Faculty and Students: Multimedia


Alexander Street Press Videos

Run a keyword search "Environmental Studies" to find related videos.

View search results for environmental science.

Films on Demand

Streaming thousands of current and historical videos including news footage, educational videos, and documentaries. Also includes TEDTalks. 

NOVA Archive

You can search the NOVA Archive for shows and documentaries on Environmental Issues, and watch many of the broadcasts for free.


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Multimedia Resources

Climate Central that combines science and journalism in an effort to inform the public and decision makers about the effects of climate change. Includes news, 4 blogs, an image gallery, and a large multimedia collection that provides state- and local-level climate information.

Global Climate Change: Vital Signs of the Planet NASA hosts this wealth of multimedia resources dedicated to the topic of climate change.

Earth & Moon Viewer

Features a variety of color-enhanced satellite images of the Earth and the Moon with explanations of each image; site developed and maintained by John Walker, founder of Autodesk, Inc.

Environment : NPREnvironment Breaking news on the environmentclimate change, pollution, and endangered species. Also featuring Climate Connections, a special series on climate change co-produced by NPR and National Geographic. includes hundreds of color photographs and diagrams, videos from subject experts and industry sources, along with links to each state, as well as pertinent news articles, updated daily from various sources including the US government, newspapers, and journal articles. The site is good for obtaining factual information on many current subjects, such as fracking. It also covers subjects such as astronomy, oceanography, the hydrosphere, climate change, and hurricanes, though the primary focus is US geology. Created by Hobart King, a retired professional geologist and college professor.

NASA - Earth Provides the latest information and high-quality images of the Earth we inhabit.

NOAA Photo Library  represents the photographic and artistic evidence of the work of scientists, engineers, and other staff associated with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The site is a good resource for anyone interested in the Earth/environment, the world's oceans, and atmospheric phenomena.

Explore Ted Talks on Sustainability and other topics.

tve is a UK-registered charity founded by the United Nations Environment Programme, WWF-UK, and Central Television (now part of ITV) in 1984. Their mission is to use the power of storytelling to drive real world change for a more sustainable future.

U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) provides information about natural resources and the environment, with news, maps, image databases, and much more. There is a place to post questions about earthquakes, volcanoes, natural resources, forests, and glaciers plus a collection of resources for students and teachers.

WRI is a global research organization that works with governments, businesses, multilateral institutions and civil society groups to develop practical solutions that improve people's lives and protect nature. It produces charts, graphs, and infographics to enhance publications and communicate research.