Listen to Communicating Weather, Benefits of Beavers, The State of the Environment Report54:1324 July 2022

Jonathan How, Senior Meteorologist at the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) runs through a typical day as a meteorologist and how the BOM has changed how they communicate weather to the public; Dr Laura brings us news of innovations in the humble toothbrush - a hands-free toothbrush which uses shapeshifting microrobots; we talk about the benefits of beavers and how they are critical to the environment with Dr. Euan; and Dr. Shane gets excited about the upcoming Roman Space Telescope. Dr. Euan and Dr. Shane then dive into the 2021 State of the Environment report. This report is the most comprehensive environmental report in Australia - threatened species, the condition of the waterways, soil, air - the works. Hear the conclusions from the authors and discuss what must happen next. With presenters Dr. Shane, Dr. Euan, and Dr Laura.

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