WorldCat Identities

Gilmour, Dione

Overview
Works: 59 works in 88 publications in 3 languages and 636 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Nonfiction television programs  Nature television programs  Documentary television programs  Pictorial works  History 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author, Creator
Classifications: SD421.34.A8, 363.37094
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Dione Gilmour
Nature( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Australia's bushfires that tore through Victoria in 2009 incinerated over a million acres of land, including mountain ash forest ecosystems. The immediate aftermath of this firestorm was devastation, millions of animals died. But burned and traumatized survivors nursed back to health at wildlife hospitals showed an ability to bounce back, and the damaged environment demonstrated an extraordinary capacity for healing itself
Nature of Australia a portrait of the island continent by John Vandenbeld( Visual )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of six programs illustrating the continent's landscapes and the evolution of its flora and fauna
Spirits of the forest Year of the Gagadju( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spirits of the forest examines the relationship between the beautiful birds of paradise and the spiritual beliefs and rituals of the Huli people of Papua New Guinea whose men decorate their wigs with plumes from these birds. Year of the Gagadju takes us to Kakadu National Park, the traditional home of the Gagadju people who are attempting to retain their traditional culture and view of the world
Once upon Australia( Visual )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hundreds of millions of years pass by in less than half an hour in this fascinating journey through Australia's natural history, from the creation of the world to the extinction of humanity far in the future. Ancient fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals and marsupials are all brought back to life in brilliant 3-D animation
Out of the ashes( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the 7th February 2009, bushfires tore through Victoria, Australia. The fires killed 173 people; destroyed over 2,000 homes and incinerated swathes of prime forest and its wildlife. Fires, though, are a natural process and these mountain forests need fire to regenerate Severe bushfires occur here at least every 70 years and all the complexity of a mountain ash forest takes up to two hundred years to recover. Even in the face of overwhelming devastation, plants and animals have an uncanny knack of bouncing back, and the environment an extraordinary capacity for healing. Told in beautiful cinematography, this is the story of how Nature rises out of the ashes
Australia, eye of the storm( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A four part award winning series from ABC Natural History Unit that describes the powerful climate systems that batter Australia, and how they affect the weather, wildlife and people of this island continent."--Container
The Kimberley, land of the wandjina by Jonathan Holmes( Visual )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gives an idea of the rich diversity of wildlife in Western Australia's Kimberley, from the sea coast to the deep internal gorges. An Aboriginal man teaches his children about the environment and the cave art
Ribbon of life the Great Barrier Reef by Alastair Birtles( Visual )

8 editions published between 1981 and 1991 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alastair Birtles recounts his journeys of discovery among the coral
Survival on the reef( Visual )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Great Barrier Reef and the creatures which inhabit it live and survive in a sometimes hostile environment
Mysteries of the ocean wanderers( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wandering albatross is the largest and most majestic of all sea birds. A team of French scientists on the Crozet Islands have been researching these birds, and by using satellite tracking, we now know they are able to skilfully navigate to their destination thousands of kilometres away with astonishing accuracy
Rhythms of life( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A visually stunning story of our planet from birth to death and the influence of the sun and the moon on all living things
Lizards of Oz Wombats : bulldozers of the bush( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lizards of Oz explores the fascinating desert world of these little known creatures, and examines why so many different species are able to co-exist. Wombats examines the myths and reality of womabt life both above and below ground
Nature of Australia. a portrait of the island continent( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Episode 1, A separate creation, tells the story of the rise of the remarkable marsupials, especially the kangaroos. Episode 2, Seas under Capricorn, recounts the making of unique Australia with its diverse assemblies of marine life. Episode 3, The making of the bush, tells how Australia's wooded margins came to be dominated by the Eucalypt
Nature of Australia. a portrait of the island continent( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Episode 4, The sunburnt country is the story of the surprising desert formed when climatic change overtook and dried out central Australia. Episode 5, Land of flood and fire, tells the story of Australia's "top end" where the first Aboriginal people arrived, settled and perfected the use of fire as a means to manage the landscape. Episode 6, The end of isolation, tells of the European invasion 200 years ago which set Australia's plants and animals their greatest challenge yet
Nature of Australia. from Antarctica to the making of the bush( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Man who loves frogs Mike Tyler( Visual )

2 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One man's look at the enormous variey of frog species found in Australia, the differences between them, and the ways each has adapted to its own particular lifestyle/environment
Australien geheimnisvoller Roter Kontinent( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in German and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ein Film über den Fünften Kontinent, der in herrlichen Bildern die dramatische Landschaft Australiens zeigt und die Entstehung seiner einmaligen Flora und Fauna schildert. Der Film beantwortet die Fragen nach der Entstehung Australiens vor über 200 Millionen Jahren, erklärt, wieso es nur hier die seltsamen Beuteltiere gibt und führt den Zuschauer von tropischen Regenwaldgürtel im Norden zu den glühendheissen Wüstengebieten im Inneren
The koala quandary( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An examination of the feeding and habitat requirements of the koala. Their likely survival as a species in the face of environmental and biological threats is discussed
Heard Island( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heard Island takes us 4000 km to the south west of Australia to one of the most isolated and rugged places imaginable. There a team of scientists brave the forbidding conditions to participate in a rare six-month expedition to study seals, penguins and sea birds as well as the litter brought ashore by the ocean currents, and the potential effects of global warming
A Bay in the balance( Visual )

2 editions published between 1970 and 1974 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considers the Western Port Bay environmental study which put the bay under a microscope to underestand how its systems work and how best to use it
 
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