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Interpreting the Environmental Assessment for Legionellosis Outbreaks

Interpreting the Environmental Assessment for Legionellosis Outbreaks

((Music)) This video is the second in a series addressing environmental aspects of legionellosis outbreak investigations. During this video, we will discuss how to conduct and interpret an Environmental Assessment. An Environmental Assessment should be performed in order to: identify risk factors for Legionella growth and transmission, help determine whether interventions, like shutting down potential …

What If Earth Ran Out Of Water And Food?

What If Earth Ran Out Of Water And Food?

Conservation is something we’re hearing a lot about these days, because Earth has finite resources and we’re kind using them up fast. But what if we didn’t conserve? What would happen if the Earth ran out of food and water? So, the good news is Earth isn’t going to run out of water anytime soon. …

Threats to the environment – with Dr. Dave

Threats to the environment – with Dr. Dave

(Music plays) Dave: The first threat and by far the most significant threat to box gum grassy woodlands is clearing. As mentioned at the outset only five per cent of this habitat type remains and, unfortunately, clearing is ongoing. Incremental loss of paddock trees, clearing around roadsides is still whittling away what little woodland we …