32 Videos clips on Environmental Mini-series by students of Mass Department, Faculty of letters, NUOL PDF Print E-mail

Forest Protection

01 - Forests Benefit People


At a hut surrounded by trees, an older brother is about to go to get some bamboo for food from the nearby forest while his little sister having stomachache. Apart from bamboo, the brother also came back with Jivone (Lao name) leaves for curing stomachache. The sister gets recovered and the family all realize that the forest is very beneficial—it is source for food, medicines and income.

02 - Forests Give Life


A father and son go out to forest to collect food and happen to see a deer eating fruits. The son is curious and asks where his home is. The son learns that the forest is the deer’s home, and other wild animals’ home; the forest is where the animals find food; and the forest is where all wild animals reproduce and grow. His father also shows him how significant forest is for human beings.

03 - Forests Protect against Natural Disaster


Storm with heavy rain and thunder is hitting Uncle Sa’s wooden house situated on a hill surrounded by trees –those trees are the ones who all work together to fight the storm and save the uncle’s house by blocking the wind, holding the soil and absorbing water. However, in the dry season, Uncle Sa decided to sell these trees to a vendor --- but when a similar storm hit his house this time, he has to suffer.

04 - Forests Provide Clean Water and Air


A frog is enjoying the clean and clear water in a forest creek. While wondering around, he starts to ask himself where this clean water comes from?  He then begins his journey to explore why the water is so clean and clear. Along the way, he happens to meet an old tree who claims that he is the one who produces clean water--by allowing trees to drink water through the leaves – sending it off into the air as oxygen– also pushes the water down through its roots filtering out harmful substances as it flows into our groundwater.

05 - Forests Benefit the Economy


A tourist enjoys trekking in Nam Et Phou Louey National Protected area and appreciates that the ecotourism here allow local people to be a tour guide, provide accommodation and food for tourists. The community can get benefits from the tour and consequently, Laos’ economy will benefit from this eco-tourism.

06 - Forests in Decline


A tree family (including mother and two sons) discussing sadly how people take the tree father’s life for illegal trade and now people are going to cut them down one by one—the people is cutting the mother who is crying out with pain while the two sons are scared to death and beg for life but the human did not care but wanting only timber to trade for money.

07 - People Can Save the Forest

 

Two boys happen to see a group of illegal loggers transporting logs and hear that they pick up more logs the following day. One of the boys insists to inform the village head while another boy does not want to get involved. After the village head knows about this and report this to the village police who finally prepare to raid on the illegal loggers and later arrest them. The brave boy got praised from the village while another boy also learn that he can take part in helping to protect the forest in his own village area.


Biodiversity Conservation


01 - What is Biodiversity?

 

Students wonder and ask their teacher why various insects are flying and feeding on nectar flowers in their schoolyard while lots birds are flying above their schoolyard as well. The students start to learn from the teacher about biodiversity and realize that Laos is so rich in biodiversity.

02 - Biodiversity in Laos Important for the World

 

Saola mother and child observing that wild animals all look happy at Nakai Namtheun NPA. While the two Saolas talking, the Red shanked Douc Langur, one of global endangered animals, and a big tree start to join the conversation and they all learn that Laos still have endangered animals such Saola and Red shanked Douc Langur. Therefore, biodiversity in Laos still play a very important role in the world environment.

03 - Living Things Supporting Each Other


An earthworm happens to meet with a desperate dying tree, who is requesting for help. Then the earthworm and his friends offer to help the tree through their action on soil processes and later encourage the tree grow.

04 - Biodiversity Benefits People

 

A mother taking her daughter to catch fish, snails and shrimps from a small river nearby their village. The daughter wonder about the diversity in this small river while her mother explains how the diversity in this river does benefit their family and people living nearby. On the way home, they also collect mushroom, bamboo, vegetable and leaves as the father’s medicine.

05 - Biodiversity and Agricultural Products

 

Two farmers compare their cucumber crops—the farmer with productive crops show her tips of using natural fertilizer and let the nature help her farm. She shows her neighbor the importance of bees who are one of the main insect pollinators and are effective pollinators of cucumbers, usually transfer pollen from male flowers to the female to create fruits and vegetables and shows the role of snakes and birds also.

06 - Biodiversity under Threat

 

Mother bat and child bat have to escape from human who are logging the trees and who are hunting bats by using the net to capture the bats from their cave. The mother bat and child bat including other bats escaping from the human actions that destroying their habitat and hunting them for trade.

07 - Laos is Rich in Wildlife

Saola, one of the endangered animals wondering in a forest to look for his relatives/family but happen to meet and talk to a monkey who shows off that endangered animals such Saola still exists in Laos and Laos is still rich of wildlife such as mammals while a bird also shows off that Laos sti ll have many kinds of birds.


Wildlife Protection


01 - Laos is Rich in Wildlife


Saola, one of the endangered animals wondering in a forest to look for his relatives/family but happen to meet and talk to a monkey who shows off that endangered animals such Saola still exists in Laos and Laos is still rich of wildlife such as mammals while a bird also shows off that Laos still have many kinds of birds.

02 - Loss of Wildlife

 

After a shot gun, a baby barking deer has to run for life and could not find his mother who was shot but find a monkey instead. The monkey himself cannot help the barking deer who asks the monkey to look for his mother because the monkey himself also lost his children from the and lost his wife from illegal hunting.

03 - The Importance of Wild Animals

 

A snake who shows off his important role by eating mice that destroying crops and vegetable while a tiger also show that he is the most important wild animal because he helps maintain a healthy ecosystem. Both show off how important they are.

04 - The Role of Birds

 

Three birds are eating seeds on a tree and poo on a tiger’s head. The tiger gets angry and blame that birds are useless and poo everywhere. The birds argue back that they are good at seed dispersal for plants. This process will make tree grows and consequently will help grow the forest.

05 - The Importance of Plants

 

Two friends picking up local fruit in a forest nearby their village and start to learn that plants are very important—they can be food, medicine and some can be sold for income.

06 - Benefits of Wildlife

 

A wild pig and a barking deer discuss predators such as a tiger and wild animals such as themselves including wild plants are all beneficial for balancing ecosystem and people’s livelihood.

07 - Protecting Wildlife

 

A villager shot a barking deer and carry it home but on the way, he is stopped by the authority who arrest him because he hunts a prohibited wild animal; he hunts in breeding season; plus, he uses a gun. At the end, he is punished by law.


Co-management in National Protected Areas


01 - National Protected Areas


Two birds enjoy living in their habitat—the forest that is rich of trees and fruits for them and the two birds discuss that the National Protected Areas are very important and the NPAs are needed to be established to protect forests, rivers and biodiversity in forests including plants and wildlife and promote research and tourism.

02 - Hin Nam No


A father and daughter are proud of Hin Nam No which is the forest of their village. The father explains to his daughter HNN has become a national protected area due to its unique limestone mountains and its rich biodiversity. Endangered wild animals such as rock rats, Red-shanked Douc Langur, and the Southern White-cheeked Gibbon and other primate species are found there.

03 - The Importance of Managing Protected Areas together


A tourist paddling along the Xe Bangfai river cave is amazed with the beauty of Hin Nam No’s nature. The boatman then shares with the tourist about co-management which is a participatory approach. The government and local people living nearby work together to protect biodiversity and the natural resources. All parties share common goals and objectives and share responsibilities and benefits. That’s why Hin Nam No NPA still maintains its beauty.

04 - Villagers Protecting their Forest


A group of village rangers helping a child monkey who just lost his mother monkey. The rangers arrest the poacher who shot the monkey and show the child monkey their role of protecting the forest, wildlife and enforcing the law with illegal hunters or loggers.

05 - The Challenges of Co-management


While doing a regular forest patrolling, a group of village rangers helps a wild pig being trapped and arrests the poacher later –and at the same time, they also come across a team of illegal loggers and confront with those loggers who are arrested and punished according to the law.

06 - Benefit of Co-management


Bouavanh comes to visit her village in Hin Nam No after leaving the village for a long while and notices that people can earn income from eco- tourism which is co-managed by local communities and authorities. Her friend, Khamphaeng earn more income by selling food and handicraft and some works as tour guides and boatmen. At the same time, fine fee from illegal loggers and poacher can also contribute to be fee for villager rangers, village fund and the government.


Climate Change


01 - Climate Change in Laos

 

A young girl and her mother just lost the house vanishing with the flood that hit their Oudomxay Province (based on true story). Other provinces are also flooded and two years ago, freezing weather hit Houaphan province. The mother and daughter start to discuss whether this is the effects of climate change as rainfall, droughts and floods become more severe.

02 - Adaptation to Climate Change

 

A couple from a rural village starts to talk about how to adapt to climate change after they heard about drought that will hit their area. The couple and their neighbor also share with each other about the new rice seed or new vegetable to plant after the rice season and how to monitor or follow the news about climate change.

03 - Forests Help Reduce Climate Change Risks

 

Uncle Som, a farmer who decides to cut trees near his rice field. The uncle does not listen to Kham who is his neighbor trying to tell the uncle to keep the trees to help reducing the risk of flooding and preventing soil erosion ..Two months later, a flash flood take the uncle’s rice field. The uncle now realized the role of forest that can help minimize the natural disasters and mitigate climate change.

04 - Each Person Can Help Mitigate Climate Change 

 

Khamchan, a rural villager decides to plant trees because he knows that trees can give benefits to the environment and people. He is concerned about climate change and natural disasters and he believes that people can do to help restore the forest which means consequently this will help prevent natural disaster and reduce climate change.

05 - The Role of Laos in Mitigating Climate Change

 

A teacher explains to his two curious students that Laos can contribute to mitigate global climate change because Laos is still rich with natural resources such as forests as they play a very important role to mitigate climate change.







 

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