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Green Roofs

Green Roofs

Green roofs can minimise storm water run-off, cool the environment and help absorb CO2. Find out how they work and how they can help local climates.

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The Electric Car Guide

The Electric Car Guide

Get the lowdown on electric, plug-in hybrid and extended-range electric vehicles. Find out what the benefits are to motorists, including lower running costs.

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Hal in the Mangroves

Hal in the Mangroves

Hal Wallis visits Thailand’s mangroves and finds out about their vital role in the environment and about efforts to preserve and restore them.

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Funny Talking Elephants

Funny Talking Elephants

Our animal friends aren’t great at communicating about conservation and biodiversity. This funny animal film, with Alistair McGowan’s voiceover, is part of the IUCN’s Love not Loss campaign. Find out how to communicate better at http://www.iucn.org/cec #lovenotloss

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Growing Doubt

Growing Doubt

The impact of genetically engineered herbicide tolerant crops in Argentina and the US.

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Science Nation – Wave Energy

Science Nation – Wave Energy

Watch the leading efforts to capture wave energy through creating powerful devices that can withstand heavy winds, monster waves, and corrosive salt water.

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A Celebration of Wildlife-friendly Farmers

A Celebration of Wildlife-friendly Farmers

Farmers sometimes get a bad press but their role as ‘custodians of the countryside’ is more important than ever. Four previous winners of ‘The Nature of Farming Awards’ talk about their passion for nature and why wildlife-friendly farming can also make commercial sense.

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Science Nation – Emperor Penguin Populations in Antarctica and Climate Change

Science Nation – Emperor Penguin Populations in Antarctica and Climate Change

You might call them the ‘poster children’ of Antarctica. Penguins have long topped the charts as the iconic animal of the frozen continent.

But now, a new study indicates melting sea ice, caused by climate change, may soon wreak havoc on one colony of emperor penguins – and that could spell doom for a large swath of the entire species.

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Connection to Nature

Connection to Nature

Jumping in puddles, kicking up leaves, and listening to birds singing from the tops of trees. A group of families share their favourite reasons for getting outside.

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STOP IT – Stop the illegal trade in rhino horn and ivory

STOP IT – Stop the illegal trade in rhino horn and ivory

TRAFFIC’s global elephant and rhino programme leader describes the current rhino and elephant poaching crisis, and the illegal trade in their horn and ivory that is driving this. Illegal wildlife trade is a highly organised, serious crime that TRAFFIC and WWF are working to stop. Governments need to take action to protect wildlife from poaching and illegal trade. Everyone can play their part to help stop illegal wildlife trade.

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