Lunar new year tradition
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Lunar new year tradition

Clip from Luke Nguyen's Memories Of Vietnam

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Luke Nguyen shares the Vietnamese lunar new year tradition of floating lanterns down the river to honour one's ancestors and ask for luck and prosperity.

Luke Nguyen shares the Vietnamese lunar new year tradition of floating lanterns down the river to honour one's ancestors and ask for luck and prosperity.

Taste testing' Fraser Island's sand
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Taste testing' Fraser Island's sand

Clip from Coast Australia

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Environmental scientist Jamie Shulmeister and Tim Flannery taste test the sand on Fraser Island, where grains of sand are different sizes according to the nutrients they contain.

Environmental scientist Jamie Shulmeister and Tim Flannery taste test the sand on Fraser Island, where grains of sand are different sizes according to the nutrients they contain.

Illegal trade in Sulawesi
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Illegal trade in Sulawesi

Clip from Dateline

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Discover the illegal trade of distinct and protected wildlife butterflies as a part of Sulawesi's extinction business.

Discover the illegal trade of distinct and protected wildlife butterflies as a part of Sulawesi's extinction business.

Colourful Weather
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Colourful Weather: Rainbows

ABC Me April 14, 2020

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All that's needed for one of the most colourful things you'll see in the sky is raindrops and sunlight. What is it? A rainbow, of course, arching high in the sky - or does it?

All that's needed for one of the most colourful things you'll see in the sky is raindrops and sunlight. What is it? A rainbow, of course, arching high in the sky - or does it?

How Eurasia formed from Pangea
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How Eurasia formed from Pangea

Clip from Rise of the Continents

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Fossil clues and fossil fuel formed from a lost ancient sea give us some tantalising clues on how modern Eurasia was formed.

Fossil clues and fossil fuel formed from a lost ancient sea give us some tantalising clues on how modern Eurasia was formed.

Colourful Weather
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Colourful Weather: Iridescent Clouds

ABC Me May 4, 2020

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Have you seen what looks like a rainbow ON a cloud? Its not really a rainbow, even though it looks a little like one. Its called iridescence. It appears when sunlight shines ...

Have you seen what looks like a rainbow ON a cloud? Its not really a rainbow, even though it looks a little like one. Its called iridescence. It appears when sunlight shines on tiny moisture droplets in the cloud.

How the Great Barrier Reef was formed
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How the Great Barrier Reef was formed

Clip from The Great Barrier Reef

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Karl Stefanovic explains how the Great Barrier Reef is a product of the Ice Age coming to an end and raising water levels 10,000 years ago.

Karl Stefanovic explains how the Great Barrier Reef is a product of the Ice Age coming to an end and raising water levels 10,000 years ago.

Weird Weather
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Weird Weather: How to Tell the Time Using a Thunderstorm

ABC ME April 28, 2020

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Did you know there is a thunderstorm named Hector that hangs around the Tiwi Islands like clockwork, arriving nearly every afternoon at 3pm during the Build Up season? Nate ...

Did you know there is a thunderstorm named Hector that hangs around the Tiwi Islands like clockwork, arriving nearly every afternoon at 3pm during the Build Up season? Nate Byrne explains weird weather.

How volcanic islands age, erode and sink (part 2)
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How volcanic islands age, erode and sink (part 2)

Clip from David Attenborough's Galapagos

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Erosion over millions of years inevitably destroys all volcanic islands. Great pieces of the island will submerge, leaving only a ridge of cliff in the ocean. Despite this ...

Erosion over millions of years inevitably destroys all volcanic islands. Great pieces of the island will submerge, leaving only a ridge of cliff in the ocean. Despite this destruction, animals have evolved to live on these dying islands.

Colourful Weather
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Colourful Weather: Red Dust Storms

Episode 2 ABC Me April 27, 2020

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What's red, wide, high, travels long distances and can move really fast? And it's really, really dusty. A dust storm. The outback is a huge source of dust so, unsurprisingly, ...

What's red, wide, high, travels long distances and can move really fast? And it's really, really dusty. A dust storm. The outback is a huge source of dust so, unsurprisingly, dust storms are common. But why are they red?

Why mangroves need to be conserved for the future
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Why mangroves need to be conserved for the future

Clip from Totally Wild

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Where are mangroves located? How do they protect the shoreline? What kinds of animals shelter in mangroves? Why are they known as 'coastal kidneys'? How do mangroves improve ...

Where are mangroves located? How do they protect the shoreline? What kinds of animals shelter in mangroves? Why are they known as 'coastal kidneys'? How do mangroves improve ocean water quality? How have mangrove trees adapted to survive changing conditions around them?

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.

Cotton fields in Bangladesh
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Cotton fields in Bangladesh

Clip from Reality Trip

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The talent spend their first morning on the cotton fields of Bangladesh. They dress as the locals do and spend the morning picking cotton for Bangladesh's garment industry. ...

The talent spend their first morning on the cotton fields of Bangladesh. They dress as the locals do and spend the morning picking cotton for Bangladesh's garment industry. How much does the worker, Yasmin, earn a day? How does this compare to wages in Australia? How does it compare to the cost of a t-shirt in Australia? What are the conditions like for these workers?

Rangers set up feeding stations for possums in fire damaged alpine forests
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Rangers set up feeding stations for possums in fire damaged alpine forests

Clip from Out Of The Ashes

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Park rangers set up feeding stations for endangered Leadbeater's possums following the Victorian black Saturday bushfires. They monitor the animals using night vision cameras, ...

Park rangers set up feeding stations for endangered Leadbeater's possums following the Victorian black Saturday bushfires. They monitor the animals using night vision cameras, with heartening results.

Introducing Mongolia's Gobi Desert
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Introducing Mongolia's Gobi Desert

Clip from Planet Earth

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David Attenborough describes the conditions that formed the Gobi Desert and some of the characteristics of the environment.

David Attenborough describes the conditions that formed the Gobi Desert and some of the characteristics of the environment.

Introducing Mongolia's Gobi Desert
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Introducing Mongolia's Gobi Desert

Clip from Planet Earth

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David Attenborough describes the conditions that formed the Gobi Desert and some of the characteristics of the environment.

David Attenborough describes the conditions that formed the Gobi Desert and some of the characteristics of the environment.

The five seasons
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The five seasons

Clip from Gardening Australia

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Melbourne Royal Botanic Gardens CEO Tim Entwisle explains why there are five rather than four seasons: sprinter, sprummer, long summer, short autumn and short winter.

Melbourne Royal Botanic Gardens CEO Tim Entwisle explains why there are five rather than four seasons: sprinter, sprummer, long summer, short autumn and short winter.

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.