Manhattan's Sea Level Problem - short clip
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Manhattan's Sea Level Problem - short clip

Clip from Horizons

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This BBC clip looks at New York's proposed solution to sea level rise - a huge barrier that would in theory manage water levels

This BBC clip looks at New York's proposed solution to sea level rise - a huge barrier that would in theory manage water levels

Recycling sorter in factory
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Recycling sorter in factory

Clip from Bang Goes The Theory

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Bang Goes The Theory visits a recycling plant and sees machines sorting household waste.

Bang Goes The Theory visits a recycling plant and sees machines sorting household waste.

Tree deaths
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Tree deaths

Clip from Catalyst

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Inside the carcasses of dead trees across the globe are thriving larvae that are responsible for the death of millions of trees. Catalyst investigates the terrifying reality ...

Inside the carcasses of dead trees across the globe are thriving larvae that are responsible for the death of millions of trees. Catalyst investigates the terrifying reality of tree deaths.

Hot pickle preserve
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Hot pickle preserve

Clip from Food Lab by Ben Milbourne

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Ben Milbourne and Dr Joel Gilmore make up a hot pickle preserve using vinegar and vegetables, demonstrating a delicious way to extend the longevity of perishable food items ...

Ben Milbourne and Dr Joel Gilmore make up a hot pickle preserve using vinegar and vegetables, demonstrating a delicious way to extend the longevity of perishable food items and cut down on food waste. Hot pickle preserves, rather than cold pickle preserves, are a handy way of breaking down cell walls and lightly softening the vegetables.

Tree clearing
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Tree clearing

Clip from Landline

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Changes to tree clearing laws could cause a major change to Queensland's agricultural sector.

Changes to tree clearing laws could cause a major change to Queensland's agricultural sector.

E-waste, recycling and sustainability
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E-waste, recycling and sustainability

Clip from Catalyst

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What happens when you try recycling electronic waste (e-waste)? Watch this clip about the physics of recycling and find out how useful materials are captured from waste at a ...

What happens when you try recycling electronic waste (e-waste)? Watch this clip about the physics of recycling and find out how useful materials are captured from waste at a local materials recovery facility. Presenter Tanya Ha investigates e-waste, the products it comes from, and the recycling and sustainability challenge it poses.

Matthew visits a school to talk chickens
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Matthew visits a school to talk chickens

Clip from For the Love of Meat With Matthew Evans

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How much space do you think a chicken needs on a farm? Matthew visits a school and gets the students to estimate how many chickens per square metre is a fair amount of space. ...

How much space do you think a chicken needs on a farm? Matthew visits a school and gets the students to estimate how many chickens per square metre is a fair amount of space. He also brings along some new feathery friends.

Cape Town water crisis
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Cape Town water crisis

Clip from Dateline

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In 2018, Cape Town was approaching 'day zero' when the taps would be turned off due to a three year drought. A Cape Town family shows us how they drastically reduced their ...

In 2018, Cape Town was approaching 'day zero' when the taps would be turned off due to a three year drought. A Cape Town family shows us how they drastically reduced their daily household water consumption during this crisis.

Hugh visits illegal plastic processing facilities in Malaysia
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Hugh visits illegal plastic processing facilities in Malaysia

Clip from Hugh's War on Plastic

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Hugh realises that hundreds of thousands of tonnes of plastic is exported from the UK to Malaysian every year. With the help of Greenpeace and a local environmental action ...

Hugh realises that hundreds of thousands of tonnes of plastic is exported from the UK to Malaysian every year. With the help of Greenpeace and a local environmental action group, he visits some illegal plastic processing plants and is shocked by what he finds. Mountains of plastic bags and packaging that are clearly from the UK and Europe contaminate the environment and waterways of Malaysia. Consumers are under the impression their local council is recycling their waste but it appears that this

Craig tries a $100 chicken nugget
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Craig tries a $100 chicken nugget

Clip from Foreign Correspondent

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In this clip from Foreign Correspondent Craig visits a company making cell based and plant based meat. He tries a 'cultured chicken' nugget.

In this clip from Foreign Correspondent Craig visits a company making cell based and plant based meat. He tries a 'cultured chicken' nugget.

Straws really do suck
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Straws really do suck

Clip from War on Waste

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Craig meets ‘Straw no more’ campaigner Molly. Why are straws and plastic so damaging to the environment? What does the term ‘single use plastic’ mean? How can we reduce the ...

Craig meets ‘Straw no more’ campaigner Molly. Why are straws and plastic so damaging to the environment? What does the term ‘single use plastic’ mean? How can we reduce the amount of straws being used? How did Molly convince people to stop using straws?

Conserving suburban vernal pools
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Conserving suburban vernal pools

Clip from Totally Wild

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Seasonal vernal pools provide a habitat for species so small they can only be seen under a microscope, right up to ducks.

Seasonal vernal pools provide a habitat for species so small they can only be seen under a microscope, right up to ducks.

Tree-dwelling species
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Tree-dwelling species

Clip from Scope

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Senior ranger Adam Northam discusses the ways scientists and rangers are researching tree-dwelling species.

Senior ranger Adam Northam discusses the ways scientists and rangers are researching tree-dwelling species.

The CSIRO's Silviscan device
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The CSIRO's Silviscan device

Clip from Scope

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The CSIRO's Dr Robert Evans demonstrates a Silviscan machine and explains its use.

The CSIRO's Dr Robert Evans demonstrates a Silviscan machine and explains its use.

How do trees breathe?
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How do trees breathe?

Clip from Scope

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The process of stomata, the microscopic openings on plants that allow them to breathe, is demonstrated.

The process of stomata, the microscopic openings on plants that allow them to breathe, is demonstrated.

Trees 101
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Trees 101

Clip from Scope

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CSIRO tree researcher and forest ecologist Jacqui England provides a short rundown on trees and their importance.

CSIRO tree researcher and forest ecologist Jacqui England provides a short rundown on trees and their importance.

The roots of trees
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The roots of trees

Clip from Scope

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The importance of tree roots in absorbing water and nutrients, as well as keeping them upright, is explained.

The importance of tree roots in absorbing water and nutrients, as well as keeping them upright, is explained.

Tree farming in Australia
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Tree farming in Australia

Clip from Scope

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The process for planting and harvesting sustainably farmed trees in Australia is explained.

The process for planting and harvesting sustainably farmed trees in Australia is explained.