2019 National Tree Day CSA

National Tree Day Radio CSA 2019 5.67MB

This is the 2019 National Tree Day CSA as sent to radio stations. Runtime: 30 seconds.

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National Tree Day 2019 News Grab #1 with Rebecca Gilling 4.20MB

National Tree Day was established twenty-three years ago as a positive, community-based activity to bring native plants back into the Australian environment and re-establish the connection between people and nature. Since then, almost five million amazing volunteers from all over Australia have planted over twenty-five million trees, shrubs and grasses.

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National Tree Day 2019 News Grab #2 with Rebecca Gilling 4.37MB

At a time when the environment’s importance to human civilisation is well and truly in the international spotlight, planting trees and engaging with nature is vital. As it nears a quarter of a century in the running, National Tree Day is more relevant than ever, and one of the easiest ways for individuals to make a positive impact on the environment.

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National Tree Day 2019 News Grab #3 with Dr Tony Matthews 1.60MB

The Living Cities report from Planet Ark points to a quiet revolution which is now underway in many Australian cities, and that involves a huge amount of research and investment into trying to understand how to best add greenery to benefit our cities and the people that live in them.

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National Tree Day 2019 News Grab #4 with Dr Tony Matthews 1.93MB

Trees are hugely important in cities for a variety of different reasons. First of all they're not expensive, so in many ways they're probably the most cost effective and positive intervention that we can have in cities and the many benefits they offer include managing climate change impacts, reducing urban heat, improving wellbeing and improving environmental outcomes.

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National Tree Day 2019 News Grab #5 with Dr Tony Matthews 2.60MB

The Living Cities report from Planet Ark provides a wonderful snapshot of some of the important and great work that's being undertaken around Australia and in many Australian cities, and that's focused on trying to best leverage the capacity of trees in cities to provide many benefits including managing climate change impacts, reducing urban heat, improving human health, improving wellbeing and generally getting better environmental outcomes.

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