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The Pantanal

The Pantanal

The world’s largest wetland, the Pantanal in South America, is a paradise for wildlife. Its annual cycles of flooding and drought create a strikingly beautiful and rich ecosystem. It’s a haven for nearly 5,000 species of animals and plants, and attracts about a million tourists a year – joining the eight million people who live there.

WWF and partners are working together to record how important this ecosystem is. Reports indicate that half the region is under threat from poor management of agriculture, energy production and climate change.

The next steps are to continue to asses the impacts of climate change and learn how best to adapt to this while implementing a portfolio of conservation methods.

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Ep.7 Extreme Weather with Vestas

Ep.7 Extreme Weather with Vestas

Floods and droughts hit Australia, temperatures plunge to record lows in Eastern Europe, South Africa is pounded by tropical cyclones and we take a look at how to predict extreme weather events.

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Ep.5 Extreme Weather with Vestas

Ep.5 Extreme Weather with Vestas

We take a look at the most extreme weather events that have taken place around the world in the last few weeks featuring:
South East Asia battered by Tropical Storms.
No end in sight for Texas drought.
And we take a special look at the foggiest places on Earth.

Tell us about your extreme weather experiences on twitter with hash tags ExtremeWeather and Green_TV.

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Extreme Weather 2011

Extreme Weather 2011

A look back at the most extreme weather events that took place around the world during 2011 from the floods in Australia to Hurricane Irene, Groundhog Day blizzards and the drought in Africa. Weather data from Vestas.

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Extreme Weather – episode 3

Extreme Weather – episode 3

Mexico suffers worst dry-spell in seventy years, natural disaster declared as floods hit Australia, and we take a special look at one of the busiest hurricane seasons on record.

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Extreme Weather – episode 2

Extreme Weather – episode 2

Severe droughts, deadly tornadoes and threatening floods are taking place around the world. We review the latest extreme weather events and talk to a leading scientist about the impact of global warming.

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