The Paris Agreement and climate change
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The Paris Agreement and climate change

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Reporter Matt Holbrook explains what the 2016 Paris Agreement under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change is and the significance of the US withdrawing ...

Reporter Matt Holbrook explains what the 2016 Paris Agreement under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change is and the significance of the US withdrawing from the treaty.

Australia's unique dinosaurs
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Australia's unique dinosaurs

Clip from Australia: The Time Traveller's Guide

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The Outback is home to Australia's unique dinosaur discoveries, including theropod Banjo and sauropod Matilda.

The Outback is home to Australia's unique dinosaur discoveries, including theropod Banjo and sauropod Matilda.

What are greenhouses gasses?
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What are greenhouses gasses?

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When people talk about climate change, it can be a bit confusing as far as what that means and what causes it. The main culprit is greenhouse gases, which occur naturally but ...

When people talk about climate change, it can be a bit confusing as far as what that means and what causes it. The main culprit is greenhouse gases, which occur naturally but due to human involvement, a lot more have been released. What are the consequences and how can we reverse them

What are wave energy generators and how do they work?
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What are wave energy generators and how do they work?

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Did you know that waves in the ocean can be used to generate electricity The energy produced by waves can be harnessed using some called the wave energy generator. It's a ...

Did you know that waves in the ocean can be used to generate electricity The energy produced by waves can be harnessed using some called the wave energy generator. It's a pretty handy invention but there are a few reasons why it may now enjoy widespread use anytime soon.

Turning marine debris into art!
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Turning marine debris into art!

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Stacey gives us all another think about what art is, and how to create it! She talks with Christine Holden, an environmental artist who uses only recycled materials in her ...

Stacey gives us all another think about what art is, and how to create it! She talks with Christine Holden, an environmental artist who uses only recycled materials in her work and especially targets marine debris. Items such as fishing nets, fishing line, lures, sinkers, pieces of thong, tennis balls ... as long as it's safe and nontoxic. We feel part of a classroom experience in which Christine has the young students construct a big sea turtle all to promote environmental awareness and fun!

The formation of banded iron
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The formation of banded iron

Clip from Australia: The Time Traveller's Guide

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Richard Smith explains how the rusting of the oceans produced the iron ore now mined in the Pilbara.

Richard Smith explains how the rusting of the oceans produced the iron ore now mined in the Pilbara.

Great Barrier Reef fishing and tourism
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Great Barrier Reef fishing and tourism

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Naturally Australia describes how fishing and tourism brings people to the Great Barrier Reef, and why those industries need to be managed to keep the reef healthy.

Naturally Australia describes how fishing and tourism brings people to the Great Barrier Reef, and why those industries need to be managed to keep the reef healthy.

Snowy Flow and river ecology
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Snowy Flow and river ecology

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Catalyst's Mark Horstman investigates the affect of the Snowy Flow Response Program releasing a flood of water in an effort to restore the ecology of the Snowy River.

Catalyst's Mark Horstman investigates the affect of the Snowy Flow Response Program releasing a flood of water in an effort to restore the ecology of the Snowy River.

Protecting native species from feral animals
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Protecting native species from feral animals

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Reporter Sowaibah Hanifie reveals how conservationists are using chicken wire structures to give native animals a place to hide from feral animals in the Outback.

Reporter Sowaibah Hanifie reveals how conservationists are using chicken wire structures to give native animals a place to hide from feral animals in the Outback.

Spectacular dust storms on Mars
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Spectacular dust storms on Mars

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Mars has an extremely low atmospheric pressure leading to dust storms that cover the entire planet for months - and 'dust devils' that are a kilometre high.

Mars has an extremely low atmospheric pressure leading to dust storms that cover the entire planet for months - and 'dust devils' that are a kilometre high.

The hellish atmosphere on Venus
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The hellish atmosphere on Venus

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Explains the impact of extreme atmospheric pressure on temperature and how greenhouse gasses have created hellish conditions on Venus.

Explains the impact of extreme atmospheric pressure on temperature and how greenhouse gasses have created hellish conditions on Venus.

Risks to koala habitats
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Risks to koala habitats

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Reporter Jack Evans explains how tree clearing and climate change are endangering koalas and what governments are doing to protect their habitat.

Reporter Jack Evans explains how tree clearing and climate change are endangering koalas and what governments are doing to protect their habitat.

Evolutionary consequences of continental isolation
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Evolutionary consequences of continental isolation

Clip from Australia: The Time Traveller's Guide

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The oldest rainforests in the world evolve along with kangaroos and eucalyptus trees after Australia separates from Antartica.

The oldest rainforests in the world evolve along with kangaroos and eucalyptus trees after Australia separates from Antartica.

Celebrating national tree day
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Celebrating national tree day

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A group of students participates in National Tree Day, planting trees in their community while we learn about all the things that trees do for us and why they're more ...

A group of students participates in National Tree Day, planting trees in their community while we learn about all the things that trees do for us and why they're more important than we might realize.

How planned burns help the bushland
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How planned burns help the bushland

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Today, Alex reports on controlled burns in the bushland. We learn it's a twopronged rejuvenation process to protect our native flora. Disproportionate growth of some tall ...

Today, Alex reports on controlled burns in the bushland. We learn it's a twopronged rejuvenation process to protect our native flora. Disproportionate growth of some tall trees blocks the sunlight needed, while fallen leaves smother new native growth. Burnt down to ash, the forest floor turns to fertile soil!

Cutting down on excess packaging
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Cutting down on excess packaging

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Find out about some of the ways that our reliance on excess packaging can have a negative impact on the environment and what one group of kids is doing to cut down on their use.

Find out about some of the ways that our reliance on excess packaging can have a negative impact on the environment and what one group of kids is doing to cut down on their use.

The Great Barrier Reef and climate change
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The Great Barrier Reef and climate change

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The Great Barrier Reef is known for its great beauty and is depicted in films like Finding Nemo full of colourful, vibrant ocean life. As we look towards the future, coral ...

The Great Barrier Reef is known for its great beauty and is depicted in films like Finding Nemo full of colourful, vibrant ocean life. As we look towards the future, coral bleaching and other effects of climate change are a real concern and this video addresses them as well as possible solutions for the future.

Fighting to protect orangutans
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Fighting to protect orangutans

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Talia is passionate about orangutans and wants to protect them but the massive palm oil industry is quickly taking over their home in the rainforest. Find out what she's doing ...

Talia is passionate about orangutans and wants to protect them but the massive palm oil industry is quickly taking over their home in the rainforest. Find out what she's doing to help ensure the orangutans continue to thrive despite losing so much of their home.