Last summer, about 7 billion trees were impacted by the bushfires. Discover how scientists are using seed-banking to guard our endangered native plant species against extinction in our debut episode of What the Flora!?
While bushfires have shaped our continent for thousands of years and made Australia the fire capital of the globe, last summer’s fires are a graphic illustration of the consequences of climate change. In Episode 1 of What the Flora!? join your host Vanessa Fuchs and Chief Botanist Dr Brett Summerell to discover how plant material is collected and safely stored at the Australian PlantBank to get plants back out into the bush.