The roots of trees
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The roots of trees

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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.

How do trees breathe?
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How do trees breathe?

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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.

The job of an arborist
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The job of an arborist

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Centennial Parklands arborist Jason Cutcliffe explains the various aspects of his job.

Centennial Parklands arborist Jason Cutcliffe explains the various aspects of his job.

Trees 101
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Trees 101

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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.

Tree farming in Australia
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Tree farming in Australia

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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.

Conserving suburban vernal pools
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Conserving suburban vernal pools

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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

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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

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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.

Cape Town water crisis
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Cape Town water crisis

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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.

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

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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.

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

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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.

Hot pickle preserve
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Hot pickle preserve

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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.

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

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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.

The Checkout: Snack Size
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The Checkout: Snack Size: Who Do They Think They Are?

ABC2 Kids November 17, 2016

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All the nutritious goodness of an episode is jam-packed into a handy snack-sized package.

All the nutritious goodness of an episode is jam-packed into a handy snack-sized package.

The Checkout: Snack Size
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The Checkout: Snack Size: The Bank Job/Spongebob Iceblock

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All the nutritious goodness of an episode is jam-packed into a handy snack-sized package.

All the nutritious goodness of an episode is jam-packed into a handy snack-sized package.

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

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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

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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.

The Checkout: Snack Size
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The Checkout: Snack Size: I Streamed a Stream

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All the nutritious goodness of an episode of The Checkout jam-packed into a handy snack-sized package.

All the nutritious goodness of an episode of The Checkout jam-packed into a handy snack-sized package.