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.

Bernice looks at black carbon in the snow of the Himalayas
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Bernice looks at black carbon in the snow of the Himalayas

Clip from The Tipping Points

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Bernice is shocked to see black specks in the snow of The Himalayas, that has potentially come from sea level industrial pollution.

Bernice is shocked to see black specks in the snow of The Himalayas, that has potentially come from sea level industrial pollution.

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.

Poverty, migration and Jimmy Barnes
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Poverty, migration and Jimmy Barnes

Clip from Jimmy Barnes: Working Class Boy

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Jimmy Barnes explains why his parents relocated their family from Scotland to Australia, revealing the "official" reason as well as the context of poverty, alcohol and ...

Jimmy Barnes explains why his parents relocated their family from Scotland to Australia, revealing the "official" reason as well as the context of poverty, alcohol and violence in which the decision was made.

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.

Poverty, migration and Jimmy Barnes
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Poverty, migration and Jimmy Barnes

Clip from Jimmy Barnes: Working Class Boy

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Jimmy Barnes explains why his parents relocated their family from Scotland to Australia, revealing the "official" reason as well as the context of poverty, alcohol and ...

Jimmy Barnes explains why his parents relocated their family from Scotland to Australia, revealing the "official" reason as well as the context of poverty, alcohol and violence in which the decision was made.

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.

How earthquakes cause mega-tsunamis
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How earthquakes cause mega-tsunamis

Clip from The World's Worst Disasters

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Computer animations reveal how earthquakes cause megatsunamis, as University College London's Bill McGuire explains why the giant tidal waves are so destructive.

Computer animations reveal how earthquakes cause megatsunamis, as University College London's Bill McGuire explains why the giant tidal waves are so destructive.

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.

The migration centre and the lion
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The migration centre and the lion

Clip from Jimmy Barnes: Working Class Boy

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Jimmy Barnes describes how he would spend his time as a child in Adelaide with other migrants, and recounts the time a lion escaped from a circus, likening the emaciated ...

Jimmy Barnes describes how he would spend his time as a child in Adelaide with other migrants, and recounts the time a lion escaped from a circus, likening the emaciated condition of the lion to the health of migrant children.

The migration centre and the lion
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The migration centre and the lion

Clip from Jimmy Barnes: Working Class Boy

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Jimmy Barnes describes how he would spend his time as a child in Adelaide with other migrants, and recounts the time a lion escaped from a circus, likening the emaciated ...

Jimmy Barnes describes how he would spend his time as a child in Adelaide with other migrants, and recounts the time a lion escaped from a circus, likening the emaciated condition of the lion to the health of migrant children.

A simple solution to pollution from cooking smoke
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A simple solution to pollution from cooking smoke

Clip from The Tipping Points

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With a population of over one billion, serious air pollution and health problems arise from cooking smoke produced in traditional ways in India. A new 'simple stove' is ...

With a population of over one billion, serious air pollution and health problems arise from cooking smoke produced in traditional ways in India. A new 'simple stove' is reducing emissions and giving villagers carbon credits for making the switch to a cleaner way of burning fuel.

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.

How the 'atmospheric brown cloud' was discovered
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How the 'atmospheric brown cloud' was discovered

Clip from The Tipping Points

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We hear from climate scientists about their astounding discovery of the 'atmospheric brown cloud' in the late 1990s. The scientists used high tech equipment including former ...

We hear from climate scientists about their astounding discovery of the 'atmospheric brown cloud' in the late 1990s. The scientists used high tech equipment including former military drones to prove the existence of this potentially catastrophic phenomenon which is warming the atmosphere while cooling the ocean.