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'Working together to save water' booklet, 2003

This illustrated 18-page booklet promotes water conservation. It was published in October 2003 by the Victorian Department of Sustainability and Environment. On the blue-and-white cover, the title of the booklet, 'Working together to save water', is set against a background design of water rippling. At the bottom right ...

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Leaky weirs hydrate a thirsty landscape

Peter Andrews is a natural engineer. His 'leaky weirs' are helping to keep farm soils hydrated, even in extended periods of drought. Peter appears to be working in concert with nature, so why are his ideas so revolutionary?

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Lake Eyre bursts into life

Watch and be amazed at how Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre is transformed from a dry salt pan to a vast lake bursting with life. Find out what attracts thousands of pelicans to this region from thousands of kilometres away.

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Bob Brown recalls the Franklin River campaign, 2007

This is an edited sound recording of the environmentalist, Robert 'Bob' James Brown, recalling the successful campaign to stop the Tasmanian Government from building a hydro-electric dam that would have flooded the Franklin River in the island's south-west. Brown outlines the World Heritage process used by the federal government ...

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Murray River in crisis, 2008

This photograph shows an aerial view of part of the lower lakes system near the mouth of the Murray River in South Australia on 7 August 2008. Dried lakes and exposed mudflats can be seen. On the left of the photograph can be seen part of the extensive barrage system that prevents the salt waters of the Coorong (centre ...

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Life in a floating village

This is an online module containing teacher notes, three stimulus resources and inquiry-based student activities exploring how people who live on Tonlé Sap Lake in Cambodia have adapted to seasonal floods. The teacher notes provide pedagogical advice and online reference materials. The stimulus resources include a physical ...

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Watering the largest river red gum forest

This nine minute video explores the importance of environmental flows to maintain the ecological health of the Barmah-Millewa Forest in the Murray Darling Basin. This forest is a RAMSAR site and an icon site of the Living Murray with great social, economic, cultural, environmental and spiritual significance. While the forest ...