Essential Fire

Australia, 1990

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Episode number 3 of Series “Under southern skies”.
Fire is the generative force that has been essential in the development of Australia’s unique flora. Botanist Ian Telford reveals the resilience and ingenious adaptability of eucalypts after fire, when dormant buds protected by thick bark shoot out and seeds cracked open by heat, germinate. Even from the most severe destruction of fire, new life emerges on this continent. Presented by Ruth Hanckel.

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producer

Mark Falzon

director

Michael Edols

production company

Central Coast Media

Duration

00:23:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1990

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Under southern skies

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Under southern skies

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