Plants
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Plants

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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.

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!

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.

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.

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.

Enviroweek outdoor classroom
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Enviroweek outdoor classroom

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Kids leave technology, electricity and all of their devices behind for a week to cut down on the amount of energy that their classroom uses. They head outside for class and ...

Kids leave technology, electricity and all of their devices behind for a week to cut down on the amount of energy that their classroom uses. They head outside for class and begin to see just how much they rely on electricity in daily life and think about how they may cut down on their use in the future.

How climate change is impacting mangroves
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How climate change is impacting mangroves

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Mangroves are the home to many different animals and sea creatures and play the crucial role of protecting coastlines against erosion during big storms. Unfortunately, due to ...

Mangroves are the home to many different animals and sea creatures and play the crucial role of protecting coastlines against erosion during big storms. Unfortunately, due to the impact of climate change, mangroves are under threat and as we're taught all of the important roles mangroves play in nature, we also reflect on how important it is to preserve them for the future.

Rehabilitating injured seabirds
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Rehabilitating injured seabirds

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Animal keeper Jacob Emerson explains how Seaworld cares for injured seabirds, reveals the kind of objects that humans discard that pose a risk to marine life, and describes ...

Animal keeper Jacob Emerson explains how Seaworld cares for injured seabirds, reveals the kind of objects that humans discard that pose a risk to marine life, and describes some of the successes of the rehab program.

How mangroves help the ocean
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How mangroves help the ocean

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Dr Damien Maher from Southern Cross University reveals the vital role mangroves play in balancing the ocean's ecosystem.

Dr Damien Maher from Southern Cross University reveals the vital role mangroves play in balancing the ocean's ecosystem.

Climate change may cause too many girl turtles
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Climate change may cause too many girl turtles

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For turtles, gender is decided by the temperature of an egg rather than by genes, which means that turtles are one animal being noticeably effected by climate change. ...

For turtles, gender is decided by the temperature of an egg rather than by genes, which means that turtles are one animal being noticeably effected by climate change. Scientists have noticed an increase in the number of girl turtles being born and are exploring what they can do to slow down this trend and what impact it may have down the line.

An introduction to plate tectonic theory
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An introduction to plate tectonic theory

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Continental drift and sea floor spreading are introduced in this basic history of plate tectonic theory.

Continental drift and sea floor spreading are introduced in this basic history of plate tectonic theory.