Tim Jarvis – Trees are more important now than ever before

Trees are not only useful for mitigating carbon emissions, they play many critical roles. Yet we are not doing enough to protect or restore them, writes environmental scientist Tim Jarvis.

 

This article highlights the importance of science communication in protecting Australian ecosystems and Indigenous knowledge. It is best suited to students in years 6, 7, 9 and10 studying Biological and Earth and Space Sciences.

 

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Tim Jarvis – Trees are more important now than ever before – Australia’s Science Channel

Tim Jarvis – Trees are more important now than ever before – Australia’s Science Channel

Years: 6, 7, 9, 10

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Topics:

Biological Sciences –  Ecosystems

Earth and Space Sciences – Renewable/non-renewable resources, The Changing Earth

Additional: Careers, Technology

Concepts (South Australia):

Biological Sciences – Interdependence and Ecosystems

Earth and Space Sciences – The Earth’s Surface