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  • Sanpierotta show

    Sanpierotta

    Alberto wants to base their water taxi on one of the boats that was made in his boatyard. He’s lending them a traditional...

    (02:51)
  • Motor Boats show

    Motor Boats

    Dick and Jem travel to Italy to take on one of the world’s most polluting forms of transport -motor boats.

    (02:43)
  • Water War show

    Water War

    The Planet Mechanics are battling to conjure up electricity out of thin air. They must make England’s most remote youth...

    (01:57)
  • Tailfin show

    Tailfin

    The wind turbine is almost complete. The final stage is to weld the tailfin to the generator. The tailfin will keep the...

    (05:00)
  • Handy Work show

    Handy Work

    With Dick’s runner now complete, he has to figure out a way of directing the water at it. By creating a nozzle for the end...

    (04:49)
  • Jem Races Ahead show

    Jem Races Ahead

    While Dick waits anxiously for an answer, Jem has raced ahead and started work on his generator. But how exactly will it...

    (03:59)
  • No Room for Error show

    No Room for Error

    First off, the wind turbine blades. With each of them needing to be just over a meter long, equally balanced, perfectly...

    (03:00)
  • Wind Turbine show

    Wind Turbine

    Having never built a wind turbine before, Jem needs to figure it out on a smaller scale first.

    (04:51)
  • Reconnaissance Mission show

    Reconnaissance Mission

    Having agreed that wind and water are the most promising elements in this inhospitable landscape, it’s time for a...

    (02:47)
  • Radical Project show

    Radical Project

    Here in Ennerdale, there’s a radical project underway to rip out the rows of regimented pines and restore this valley to its...

    (03:00)
  • Final Day show

    Final Day

    It’s the final day at the finca. And the Planet Mechanics have one last chance to draw water from Jesus’s well.

    (02:45)
  • Low Tech Pump show

    Low Tech Pump

    Like the rest of the windmill, the pump is unashamedly low tech but remarkably effective.

    (02:48)
  • High Spinning Windmill show

    High Spinning Windmill

    Dick’s also got a mechanical mountain to climb. He’s got a few short days to manufacture a high spinning windmill.

    (02:50)
  • Hi-Tech Lab show

    Hi-Tech Lab

    Jem is finally beginning to realize the enormity of the challenge he’s set himself. Stirling engines are usually built in...

    (04:55)
  • Stirling Engine show

    Stirling Engine

    In theory a Stirling engine can be an extremely quiet efficient way of converting heat into movement, and if that heat is...

    (02:50)
  • Diesel Pump show

    Diesel Pump

    Antonio draws drinking water using an antiquated fume belching diesel pump. It’s not exactly environmentally friendly and...

    (02:55)
  • Sunseekers show

    Sunseekers

    Our eco-engineers are seeking out sunshine and they’ve certainly arrived in the right place – Andalucia, the most...

    (02:55)
  • World Island Wonder show

    World Island Wonder

    An in-depth look at the Petronus Twin Towers; the world’s tallest towers stand an amazing 1483ft above Kuala Lumpur.

    (01:01)
  • High Wire Act show

    High Wire Act

    During construction, a team of specialists install and operate some of the world's largest cranes.

    (02:34)
  • Aboriginal Traditions show

    Aboriginal Traditions

    The Eco School is recruiting the help of a native artist to integrate its design with aboriginal traditions.

    (03:01)