What the Flora?!
Prepare to be amazed by plants and the cutting-edge research that goes into saving them in our new science video series that’ll have you saying: What the Flora!?
In each episode of What the Flora!? you'll get up close with Australia's unique plant life with your host Vanessa Fuchs to discover how world-leading scientists at the Australian Institute of Botanical Science are delivering real solutions to protect plants and our future. From hand pollinating tiny endangered orchids with toothpicks to battling plant diseases with DNA science, What the Flora!? is your chance to see our science in action like never before.
What the Flora?! Season 1
Orchids are like the canaries of our ecosystems – their health acts as an indicator of overall ecosystem health. Watch the latest episode of What the Flora!? To find why scientists are trying to protect the world’s orchids.
Episode 1 - Bushfires: pushing plants to extinction