Secrets Of The Irish Landscape

September 2016
50:53

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Derek Mooney follows in the footsteps of one of Ireland's greatest unsung scientists, Robert Lloyd Praeger. In the final episode, Derek discovers how the modern Irish landscape came to be, as waves of invaders and new ideas were imported into the country. He examines how each phase of its history left an indelible mark on the land, none more so than the Great Famine, a period of mass starvation, disease and emigration in the 1850s. (Part 3 of 3) (From Ireland) (Documentary) G CC
August 2016
50:16

Ep2

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Derek discovers how humans and particularly Ireland's first farmers around 6,000 years ago, completely altered the Irish landscape. New scientific research now shows how the population of Ireland was almost wiped out by dramatic weather events around 4,000 years ago. (Part 2 of 3) (From Ireland) (Documentary) G CC
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Ep1

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Derek Mooney follows in the footsteps of one of Ireland's greatest unsung scientists to uncover the true extent of the extraordinary scientific journey started by Praeger. What Praeger began was a process - discovering the true make-up of Ireland's distinct and unique plant life - that is far from over. It is still subject to much scientific endeavour and hot debate today. The story is ongoing and ever changing with new questions being asked and answered all the time. (Part 1 of 3) (From Irelan...
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