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A SUNPARCHED COUNTRY
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Sunparched Country
Tuesdays, 9.30 - 9.45am
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Tuesday 22 April - 27 May 2008
9.30 - 9.45am
Parched earth where there should be lush green pasture
Caroline Holmes discovers how Australia is facing up to its worst drought on record.
 
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Tuesday 22 April: Water Is Precious
Caroline discovers how Australian city dwellers are coping with daily water restrictions and visits a house in Brisbane which is leading the way in water-wise living.
Tuesday 6 May: Farming Waterwise
Australian farmers dependent on irrigation from the rivers of the Murray Darling basin have been badly affected by the drought. Caroline meets a man who believes he knows how to drought-proof Australian farmland in the future.
Tuesday 13 May: Save our Soil, Save the Planet
Could soil, rather than forests, hold the key to removing carbon dioxide emissions from the atmosphere, and help farmers and biodiversity too?
Tuesday 20 May: Changing Gardens
Can you imagine how you would have to change if your garden was slowly relocated to a different climate? That's just what's happening to millions of Australians right now.
Tuesday 27 May: Green Buildings, Cool Cities
Caroline meets architects and greenroof experts who are championing greener buildings that will make cities better places to live and work.
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