Marine Studies

Reptilian Battleground

For most of the year Crab Island, off Australia’s north coast seems like a piece of paradise. But from early May, dark forces are unleashed, as the players in a remarkable drama begin to show up. No...

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The Search for the Ocean's Super Predator

In the depths of Australias Southern Ocean a Great White Shark is savagely attacked by a far larger mystery predator. An electronic tracking device attached to its fin records a high-speed underwater...

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50 Million Years Under the Sea

A scientific odyssey devoted to one of the natural world's great survivors, the coral reef - animal survivors unchanged after 50 million years under the sea. The journey begins in a fossil mine in th...

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Landline - Three Men and a Boat

It's unusual for Landline in that this story is not about a farmer or a property but a boat, a wooden boat that changed the fortune of an entire town. The Tacoma was Australia's first purpose-built tu...

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Catalyst - Plastic Oceans

In our throw away world a plastic bag outlives it's usefulness after around fifteen minutes. A plastic bottle might last a little longer, party balloons a whole occasion. But the ocean likes to hang o...

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Foreign Correspondent - Bali: They Paved Paradise

There’s a growing resistance - particularly among young Bali locals - to rampant development on the island and tourism at any cost so they’re mobilising. They’re angry about the environmental a...

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For the Juniors - Sea, The

This series of four programs for lower primary science aims to increase an understanding and appreciation of various aspects of the sea. Different shorelines and depths of the sea are examined as plac...

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Island Life

Island Life is a six-part series exploring some of Australia's most remarkable islands - from the Tropics to the Antarctic – and the interaction of their human and animal inhabitants. Lizard Island...

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Shark Bay

For an experience that can be alternately savage and serene, plunge into the aquamarine waters of Shark Bay, Western Australia. Best known for its tourist-friendly dolphins, Shark Bay is home to a di...

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Tasmanian Tales Whales and Whaling

In the 1840s Tasmania's capital Hobart was the second largest whaling port in the world. Total commercial exploitation of whales was the order of the day. As the first truly global industry, whaling...

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