Videos tagged with "science"
The Durban Botanic Gardens (South Africa) [01:27]
(EN) .The Durban Botanic Gardens is situated in the City of Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. It is Durban's oldest public institution and Africa's oldest surviving botanic gardens. The gardens cover an area of 15 hectares in a subtropical climate.The Durban Botanic Gardens was established to participate in the quest of Kew Gardens to establish a series of botanic gardens across the world which would assist in the introduction of economically valuable plants, and to supply plants to Kew that were new to science. The first garden was established in December 1849 by Dr Charles Johnston on the edge of the Berea Ridge next to the Umgeni River (near Quarry Road). He was in charge of the gardens for less than 1 year. A Scot called Mark McKen then took his place and began to establish gardens of plants of economic value such as sugar cane, tea, coffee and pineapples. In 1851 the botanical gardens were relocated closer to town, to its present site. From 1853 to 1860 there were various curators, the most notable of which was Robert Plant, who died of malaria while collecting plants near Lake st. Lucia. McKen then returned in 1860 and was the curator for the next 12 years; until his death in 1872. A German by the name of William Keit arrived from Glasnevin in Ireland to take over the curatorship of the gardens, but economic depression in Natal, a drought, and the Anglo-Zulu War took its toll. Keit resigned in 1881 to become a nurseryman and was later Durban's first director of ...
Chumming for Great White Sharks, Mossel Bay, South Africa [00:26]
The practice of spooning fishy, bloody chum to lure great white sharks for science (in this case) or sport (cage diving) has become controversial in South Africa and other places where people share ocean waters with the dangerous predators. Video © 2012 by Martin Totland, Zaev Suskin and Jason Forker Ruoff (shot June 15). Posted with permission for Dot Earth. More on sharks, chumming and other issues on the blog here: dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com
Tags: sharks, South Africa (Country) Fish, great white sharks, diving, oceans, travel
Syngenta Demo Days are being held in all regions of the world and will be coming to South Africa in September. Across the world, thousands of people have already experienced the innovative Demo Day events and this short video gives an idea of how those attending discover how through its world-class science, Syngenta is delivering integrated solutions that will transform the way crops are grown around the globe, extending contribution beyond yield.
Tags: Syngenta, Demo Day, South Africa (country), Syngenta Demo Day, trailer, new, preview
Crafts from South Africa and India at dilli haat [01:59]
Dilli Haat is an open-air food plaza cum craft bazaar located in Delhi, run by Delhi Tourism and Transportation Development Corporation (DTTDC). At present Delhi has two such bazaars, one near the All India Institute of Medical Sciences on Sri Aurobindo Marg, opposite INA Market on Sri Aurobindo Marg established in 1994. The second, Dilli Haat is situated in Pitampura, in North Delhi, at Netaji Subash Place was established in April 2008. Dilli Haat has permanent food stalls representing each state of India, giving a complete variety of tastes available all over India, while the crafts stall change every 15 days. Source - Wikipedia Thisfootage is part of the professionally-shot broadcast stock footage archive of Wilderness Films India Ltd., the largest collection of imagery from South Asia. The Wilderness Films India collection comprises of thousands of hours of high quality broadcast imagery, mostly shot on HDCAM 1080i High Definition, HDV and XDCAM. Write to us for licensing this footage on a broadcast format, for use in your production! We are happy to be commissioned to film for you or else provide you with broadcast crewing and production solutions across South Asia. We pride ourselves in bringing the best of India and South Asia to the world... Reach us at wfi @ vsnl.com and firstname.lastname@example.org
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South Africa 2011 [05:56]
A team of college students went to Pretoria, South Africa on Summer Project with Campus Crusade for Christ (Cru). They tutored for three weeks in the Mamelodi township the topics of math, science, English, and technology. These students learned about the diversity of culture, how fun translates readily in any language, and the depth of God's love for themselves and for everyone with whom they interact.
Tags: South Africa, Mamelodi, CCC