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Listed under:  Living things  >  Invertebrates  >  Termites
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Termites: destroyers or recyclers?

Be amazed by what these young scientists find out about termites. Discover where termites live and what they eat. You may be surprised to find out that they are not actually ants, and that they are blind! This video was a finalist in the 2013 Sleek Geeks Eureka Science School Prize competition.

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EnviroNorth: soils of the savannas

This is a website about the soil in Australia's tropical savannas. It provides information about the formation of soil; the process of soils losing and regaining nutrients; different soil types; characteristics of savanna soils; impacts of soil on grazing; and a glossary of soil terms. Images and maps support the information. ...

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EnviroNorth: savanna walkabout

This is an interactive website about Australia's savannas. It has four main sections providing information about where tropical savannas are located across the world; the importance of termites in Australia's tropical savannas ecosystem; the lifecycle of the termite; and the research being conducted in Australia's savannas. ...