Australian Environmental History

Australian Environmental History

Professor Richard Broome and Professor Katie Holmes

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Just two centuries after European settlement, the human impact on the land, massive species extinction, and climate change, pose serious threats to the continent's fragile ecology. Students will consider Australia's early geological history; Indigenous land use; the competing ideas of land and land use among early settlers; and how various forms of land use shaped, and changed the environment.
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The History of a Dry Cont...

23 Nov 2011 | 31 mins 06 secs

The History of a Dry...

23 Nov 2011 | 31 mins 06 secs

The Australian Environmen...

18 Nov 2011 | 32 mins 50 secs

The Australian Envir...

18 Nov 2011 | 32 mins 50 secs

Aboriginal Land Managemen...

09 Nov 2011 | 21 mins 16 secs

Aboriginal Land Mana...

09 Nov 2011 | 21 mins 16 secs

Antarctica: The Crystal D...

06 Nov 2011 | 26 mins 35 secs

Antarctica: The Crys...

06 Nov 2011 | 26 mins 35 secs

Growth in Environmental T...

21 Oct 2011 | 27 mins 55 secs

Growth in Environmen...

21 Oct 2011 | 27 mins 55 secs

The Great Barrier Reef

14 Oct 2011 | 21 mins

The Great Barrier Re...

14 Oct 2011 | 21 mins

Drought and Fire

23 Sep 2011 | 21 mins 43 secs

Drought and Fire

23 Sep 2011 | 21 mins 43 secs

Melbourne's Natural Histo...

16 Sep 2011 | 18 mins 19 secs

Melbourne's Natural ...

16 Sep 2011 | 18 mins 19 secs

Environmental Consciousne...

07 Sep 2011 | 14 mins 39 secs

Environmental Consci...

07 Sep 2011 | 14 mins 39 secs

Mining in Australia

31 Aug 2011 | 20 mins 08 secs

Mining in Australia

31 Aug 2011 | 20 mins 08 secs

Invasive Pests

26 Aug 2011 | 17 mins 50 secs

Invasive Pests

26 Aug 2011 | 17 mins 50 secs

Pastorialism and the Shoc...

18 Aug 2011 | 21 mins 49 secs

Pastorialism and the...

18 Aug 2011 | 21 mins 49 secs

Aboriginal People, Fire a...

12 Aug 2011 | 15 mins 54 secs

Aboriginal People, F...

12 Aug 2011 | 15 mins 54 secs

Gondwana to Australia

05 Aug 2011 | 20 mins 18 secs

Gondwana to Australi...

05 Aug 2011 | 20 mins 18 secs

Introduction to Australia...

29 Jul 2011 | 21 mins 46 secs

Introduction to Aust...

29 Jul 2011 | 21 mins 46 secs