Environment and Natural History

On Riversleigh station in northwest Queensland a major palaeontological discovery has been made.

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.

Two Australian families are hit by a Category 3 tropical cyclone and a catastrophic bushfire. Are they ready? ... And are you? What would you do if a natural disaster was heading for you?

The coal seam gas industry promotes itself as a cleaner carbon-fuel alternative; but how do we know this is true?

In the depths of Australias Southern Ocean a Great White Shark is savagely attacked by a far larger mystery predator.

This documentary explodes the myth that plants merely sit around and do nothing. Taking a light-hearted approach to serious science, this film explores the behaviour of plants across the world.

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.

Dick Smith, self proclaimed single biggest individual fuel user in Australia, goes in search of the energy options that will decide Australia's future.

In February 2000, an international team of biologists met in Hobart, Tasmania to discuss what they believe is a global crisis - the sudden appearance of strange marine micro-organisms capable of po

Ask any visitor to Australia what they'd like to do and they'll probably tell you they'd love to cuddle a koala.