The effects of cyclones
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The effects of cyclones

Clip from Behind the News

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BTN visits Vanuatu as they recover from one of the worst natural disasters in the pacific. Find out about the damage caused and how it is affecting everyday life on the island.

BTN visits Vanuatu as they recover from one of the worst natural disasters in the pacific. Find out about the damage caused and how it is affecting everyday life on the island.

An underground adventure
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An underground adventure

Clip from Totally Wild

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Head underground to learn about the features of caves and how the spectacular formations are created by nature.

Head underground to learn about the features of caves and how the spectacular formations are created by nature.

Segwaying through the bush
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Segwaying through the bush

Clip from Totally Wild

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Duane Strauss takes bushwalking to a new level, riding a Segway through Lamington National Park.

Duane Strauss takes bushwalking to a new level, riding a Segway through Lamington National Park.

Latitude and longitude and the shifting of Australia's coordinates
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Latitude and longitude and the shifting of Australia's coordinates

Clip from Behind the News

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As tectonic plates beneath the Earth's surface continue to shift, over time it has begun to impact the latitude and longitude coordinates of Australia. This video explores how ...

As tectonic plates beneath the Earth's surface continue to shift, over time it has begun to impact the latitude and longitude coordinates of Australia. This video explores how those minor changes will likely lead to much bigger changes over time and how that impacts things like maps as well as modern technology that relies on GPS.

Naturally Australia: Great Barrier Reef - Fishing and Tourism
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Naturally Australia: Great Barrier Reef - Fishing and Tourism

Clip from Naturally Australia

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This clip looks at the interaction of people within these environments and issues relating to the care of these geographical and

This clip looks at the interaction of people within these environments and issues relating to the care of these geographical and

How rice is farmed on hillsides
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How rice is farmed on hillsides

Clip from Go Jetters

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The Go Jetters give us a quick look at some hillsides in China where rice is grown.

The Go Jetters give us a quick look at some hillsides in China where rice is grown.

Spectacular lava tubes of the Galapagos
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Spectacular lava tubes of the Galapagos

Clip from David Attenborough's Galapagos

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There are thousands of untouched tunnels running under the Galapagos. The tunnels, called lava tubes, host unique species of animals and plants that are only now being documented.

There are thousands of untouched tunnels running under the Galapagos. The tunnels, called lava tubes, host unique species of animals and plants that are only now being documented.

Coral reefs and penguins co-exist on the Galapagos
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Coral reefs and penguins co-exist on the Galapagos

Clip from David Attenborough's Galapagos

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As the Galapagos' volcanic islands die, they create strange currents and bays that mix both warm water for coral reefs and cold Antarctic currents for penguins.

As the Galapagos' volcanic islands die, they create strange currents and bays that mix both warm water for coral reefs and cold Antarctic currents for penguins.

Uranium mining debated
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Uranium mining debated

Clip from Behind The News

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As Australian states removed bans on uranium mining, Scope investigates the benefits and risks associated with mining the ore.

As Australian states removed bans on uranium mining, Scope investigates the benefits and risks associated with mining the ore.

Tsunami and earthquake warning systems
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Tsunami and earthquake warning systems

Clip from Behind The News

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After the 2010 Mentawai earthquake and tsunami, Behind The News explains what causes tsunamis and what systems are in place to warn people.

After the 2010 Mentawai earthquake and tsunami, Behind The News explains what causes tsunamis and what systems are in place to warn people.

Ocean 101
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Ocean 101

Clip from Scope

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Geographically the world can be divided into five oceans, the Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, Southern and Arctic. These oceans cover around 70 percent of the earth and although we ...

Geographically the world can be divided into five oceans, the Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, Southern and Arctic. These oceans cover around 70 percent of the earth and although we can't measure it exactly, it is estimated to have a volume of 1370 million cubic kilometres.

Evacuating a town before a flood
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Evacuating a town before a flood

Clip from Behind The News

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Behind The News explains how and why places are evacuated ahead of a flood, why they are necessary to keep people safe, and how authorities prepare for them.

Behind The News explains how and why places are evacuated ahead of a flood, why they are necessary to keep people safe, and how authorities prepare for them.

The effects of bushfires
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The effects of bushfires

Clip from Scope

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University of Melbourne ecologist Tina Bell examines the disastrous effects of bushfires in Australia and what fuels them, but also why they're also an essential part of the ...

University of Melbourne ecologist Tina Bell examines the disastrous effects of bushfires in Australia and what fuels them, but also why they're also an essential part of the ecology.

Glacier lakes and the dangers of them bursting
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Glacier lakes and the dangers of them bursting

Clip from The Tipping Points

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The climate scientists are measuring the thickness of the ice on top of the Himalayan glacier lakes. In this clip we also see some shocking footage of a flood caused by a ...

The climate scientists are measuring the thickness of the ice on top of the Himalayan glacier lakes. In this clip we also see some shocking footage of a flood caused by a glacier lake outburst that killed dozens of villagers with no warning whatsoever. The concern is that climate change may cause more of these devastating floods.

Climate scientist measures ice melt
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Climate scientist measures ice melt

Clip from The Tipping Points

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Bernice travels high up the mountain with a climate scientist to see how he is using high tech instruments to measure the composition of materials on the ground and how much ...

Bernice travels high up the mountain with a climate scientist to see how he is using high tech instruments to measure the composition of materials on the ground and how much the ice is melting.

Crossing Cooper Creek in abandoned punt
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Crossing Cooper Creek in abandoned punt

Clip from Return To Lake Eyre: The Deluge

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The bigger the drought, the bigger the flood. That certainly held true over the past year for the eastern half of Australia, with flooding rains ending the worst drought in ...

The bigger the drought, the bigger the flood. That certainly held true over the past year for the eastern half of Australia, with flooding rains ending the worst drought in history. The signs that the weather was turning began in 2009, when a deluge in the tropical north set the great desert rivers flowing through Central Australia. For the first time in years, the water flowed all the way to Lake Eyre, the huge salt pan in the dead heart of the continent. ABC TV reporter Paul Lockyer covered

Monsoon season and flooding
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Monsoon season and flooding

Clip from Behind The News

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Behind The News explains what a monsoon is and how flooding that followed heavy rain in 2010 affected the Northern Territory and Queensland.

Behind The News explains what a monsoon is and how flooding that followed heavy rain in 2010 affected the Northern Territory and Queensland.

Nuclear disaster risk after tsunami
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Nuclear disaster risk after tsunami

Clip from Behind The News Specials

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Behind The News assesses the risks of a nuclear disaster after the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami.

Behind The News assesses the risks of a nuclear disaster after the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami.