Day 12

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DAY 12 – NATURAL MEDICINE – PART 1

Claire Barry: Anti Biotics have had a wonderful effect on the health of the general population. However, they have been overused over the last 20 to 40 years or so, and this has had a very detrimental effect on the effect that antibiotics have had on bacteria. Antibiotics don’t work on viruses, they only work on […]

DAY 12 – WASTE 1

Liam: Today we are in the False Bay area, at the dump, and as you can see behind me with all the trucks coming through that there is a large magnitude of waste just in this area, which is probably the biggest thing for me. There are these landfill sites all over the Western Cape […]

DAY 12 – OCEANS 2

The surface of Planet Earth is around 70% water, over 96% of which is salt water. While this vast area is mostly interconnected, it is broken up into large and small bodies by the seven continents and other landmasses. The largest of these bodies are known as the Great Oceans. This University of Earth episode focuses on […]

DAY 12 – OCEANS 3

John Adams – Marine Engineer: I’m a marine engineer by trade. I work on supertankers and I work on passenger liners. As you see behind me, these are trawlers which are smaller than the capacity that I work on and we are six months to a year away from home, and the pollution that is […]