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Behind the News: Gun Campaign/Recycling Issues/Aussie Seeds/How Eyes Work/Poetry Prodigy
Gun Campaign/Recycling Issues/Aussie Seeds/How Eyes Work/Poetry Prodigy
ABC Me  |  February 27, 2018
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Gun Campaign
Tragedy has inspired a group of young people in America to campaign for stricter gun control. The leaders of this movement were caught up in last week's school shooting in Florida. And now they're taking their message right to the President's door.

Recycling Issues
Our next 'Ask a Reporter' topic
We're previewing Clean Up Australia Day on the 2nd of March with a special look at recycling. Last year, we revealed that some of it is being stored in warehouses and some is being shipped overseas for processing. But now, China has announced that it's banning these imports, leaving Australian recycling companies worried about the future of the scheme.

Aussie Seeds
Australia will soon make its biggest deposit of seeds into the doomsday vault. We'll find out what that is and why locally-grown seeds could one day help save the world.

BTN Investigates: How do eyes work?
One of our viewers has asked us to find out how our eyes work. We will give you some insight!

Poetry Prodigy
Last year, 13-year old Solli Raphael became the youngest ever Australian Slam Poetry Champion. But what is slam poetry and how is it different to the forms of poetry you'd be more used to? We've asked Solli to explain.

Gun Campaign
Tragedy has inspired a group of young people in America to campaign for stricter gun control. The leaders of this movement were caught up in last week's school shooting in Florida. And now they're taking their message right to the President's door.

Recycling Issues
Our next 'Ask a Reporter' topic
We're previewing Clean Up Australia Day on the 2nd of March with a special look at recycling. Last year, we revealed that some of it is being stored in warehouses and some is being shipped overseas for processing. But now, China has announced that it's banning these imports, leaving Australian recycling companies worried about the future of the scheme.

Aussie Seeds
Australia will soon make its biggest deposit of seeds into the doomsday vault. We'll find out what that is and why locally-grown seeds could one day help save the world.

BTN Investigates: How do eyes work?
One of our viewers has asked us to find out how our eyes work. We will give you some insight!

Poetry Prodigy
Last year, 13-year old Solli Raphael became the youngest ever Australian Slam Poetry Champion. But what is slam poetry and how is it different to the forms of poetry you'd be more used to? We've asked Solli to explain.

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