Sunday, August 19, 2007

Green In The Media 20th August - 26th August

My weekly round up of all the programmes in the media this week that touch on environmental issues. It's not a bumper week, so if you're feeling a need for more greenery in your life then check out green.tv, or watch Earth Talk Today on Joost (if you want a Joost invite then just email me).

Monday 20th August

View from the Green Room
Channel: Community Channel (Freeview) 87
Time: 07:00 to 07:30
Duration: 30 minutes.
Pre-Watershed version.
View from the Green Room is the UK's first environmental surf documentary. It examines the pollution issues of today through the eyes of Surfers Against Sewage (SAS) campaigners.

World Challenge
Channel: Community Channel (Freeview) 87
Time: 08:00 to 08:30
Duration: 30 minutes.
Well Water / Blooming Business.
The World Challenge 2006 invited entries from businesses around the world that want to give something back to the community and to the environment, while still making a profit.

Nossa Terra
Channel: Community Channel (Freeview) 87
Time: 08:30 to 09:00

Duration: 30 minutes.
Our Land.
For many, the struggle to preserve the Amazon rain forest is about abstract notions related to global warming and climate change. But for the Kaapor people of the Brazilian Amazon it's about food.

Tuesday 21st August

View from the Green Room
Channel: Community Channel (Freeview) 87
Time: 06:00 to 06:30

Duration: 30 minutes.
Pre-Watershed version.
View from the Green Room is the UK's first environmental surf documentary. It examines the pollution issues of today through the eyes of Surfers Against Sewage (SAS) campaigners.

Home Planet
Channel: BBC Radio Four 74
Time: 15:00 to 15:30
Duration: 30 minutes.
Richard Daniel and the team discuss listeners' questions about the natural world and our impact on it.

Wednesday 22nd August

Nossa Terra
Channel: Community Channel (Freeview) 87
Time: 07:00 to 07:30
Duration: 30 minutes.
Our Land.
For many, the struggle to preserve the Amazon rain forest is about abstract notions related to global warming and climate change. But for the Kaapor people of the Brazilian Amazon it's about food.

Think Green
Channel: Community Channel (Freeview) 87
Time: 08:30 to 09:00
Duration: 30 minutes.
Episode 15.
An informative and empowering half hour magazine style eco series dedicated to preserving the future of our fragile planet.

Escape to the Country
Channel: BBC 2 Scotland 02
Time: 14:45 to 15:45
Duration: 1 hour.
High Wycombe to West Wales.
A series which helps prospective buyers find their dream home in the country. Val Frost and her partner Jill Rowell want to go green in Wales, but while they want compost loos and a windfarm Jill's two teenagers have other ideas. Can Melissa Porter find a home for all tastes within the 350,000 pound budget?

Thursday 23rd August

One Planet
Channel: BBC World Service Radio 80
Time: 12:30 to 13:00 (Also 1630, 2030, 0030)
Duration: 30 minutes.
Richard Hollingham visits Bitterfeld in East Germany once described as the 'dirtiest town in Europe'.

The Material World
Channel: BBC Radio Four 74
Time: 16:30 to 17:00
Duration: 30 minutes.
Quentin Cooper joins students on an Open University course studying the environment in the Yorkshire Dales. The students are learning how to observe, sample and measure different types of vegetation. But plants also provide vital clues about air quality and pollution. Biologist Hilary Denny and earth scientist Mark Brandon help to interpret the evidence.

Friday 24th August

World Challenge
Channel: Community Channel (Freeview) 87
Time: 08:00 to 08:30
Duration: 30 minutes.
Shark Park / Making a Buzz.
The World Challenge 2006 invited entries from businesses around the world that want to give something back to the community and to the environment, while still making a profit.

Think Green
Channel: Community Channel (Freeview) 87
Time: 08:30 to 09:00
Duration: 30 minutes.
Episode 16.
An informative and empowering half hour magazine style eco series dedicated to preserving the future of our fragile planet.

Saturday 25th August

Breaking the Ice
Channel: Sky News 82
Time: 02:30 to 03:00 (Also 1330, 1930 and Sunday 0230, 1630, 2030
Duration: 30 minutes.
The search for the elusive Northwest Passage cost hundreds of sailors their lives. Ian Woods investigates this legendary Arctic sea route and the effect global warming is having on it.

Sunday 26th August

View from the Green Room
Channel: Community Channel (Freeview) 87
Time: 07:30 to 08:00
Duration: 30 minutes.
Pre-Watershed version.
View from the Green Room is the UK's first environmental surf documentary. It examines the pollution issues of today through the eyes of Surfers Against Sewage (SAS) campaigners.


Excerpts taken from DigiGuide - the world's best TV guide available from http://www.getdigiguide.com/?p=1&r=20818
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