Educational Television aims to influence the knowledge, attitudes and values of the beholder, so it is considered as a resource for social transformation and service to the community, its contents are of public interest, educational, scientific, social and cultural.
In 2015, the Department of Research Innovation and Sustainability created the educational television program Mundo Sustentable, in order to promote sustainable development of the university and society, encouraging viewers to adopt a pro-sustainable attitude
Mundo Sustentable lasts thirty minutes and is now being broadcasted on Mondays at 15:00 hours, saturdays at 16:00 hours through TV UNI with retransmittions on thursdays at 19:00 also available on the internet http://www.uanl.mx/. Tv programs will be also available on demand through media streaming on the web page http://sds.uanl.mx/
Until August 2016, Mundo Sustentable, has produced 46 tv programs divided in two seasons. During the first season (july-november 2015) nineteen progras were produced and transmitted. During the period December 2015 – January 2016 ten programs of season 1 were retransmitted. For season two (january-june 2016) 27 programs were produced and transmitted, and during the period july-august 2016, 5 programs were retransmitted out of 46 in total from season 1 and 2. Since the end of July 2016 third season is being produced and will start airing from August 22, 2016.
The issues that have been addressed in the program include human health, environmental education, green economy, environmental conservation, and adequate use of natural resources, animal welgare, sustainable food production, sustainable infrastructure, consequences of pollution, environmental management, operational security, climate change, alternative sustainable building, sustainable communication, and research for sustainability and cultural diversity.
During first and second season of Mundo Sustentable, we have received the participation of students, academic and administrative staff, as well as external guests who are part of civil society, public and private institutions at national and international levels.