Science and Technology

Shark Girl

Madison Stewart is a young woman with a passion for a creature of the deep that strikes fear in the hearts of most people - sharks. She has been face to face with every kind of shark around the world...

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Catalyst - Earth on Fire

Over the past decade, there has been an alarming surge in large, uncontrollable fires across the world. We live in a time when mega-fires are reshaping landscapes in ways unprecedented in human...

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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...

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Four Corners - Power to the People

Technology is making alternative sources of energy cheaper, more user-friendly and, crucially, it's decentralising production to the rooftops of homes and commercial buildings across Australia. So...

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Catalyst - Gut Reaction Pt 1 & 2

Could our food be making us sick – very sick? In this two-part special, Dr Graham Phillips investigates whether the Western diet could be contributing to a whole litany of diseases by causing an...

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Life at 9

The fifth instalment of The Life Series, Life at 9 provides a window on Australian childhood in an effort to uncover just what it is that gives a child the best chance at life. Every two years, the...

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The Kiwai - Dugong hunters of Daru

The Dugong is a rare and endangered sea animal. Neither seal nor whale, but something like the marine equivalent of a cow, it is central to the lives of the Kiwai, a group of seafarers and fishermen...

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Quantum - The Ghosts of Riversleigh

On Riversleigh station in northwest Queensland a major palaeontological discovery has been made. The fossil deposits discovered in the area provide a window into time, 15 million years ago, and...

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Australian Story - An Unnatural History (David Rennie)

David Rennie fell in love with photography seven years ago when he was lured from his car by the sight of a passing bird overhead. The encounter led to a newfound passion for wildlife photography...

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Australian Story - Back of His Mind (David Murrell)

In 2011, 35 year old fashion photographer David Murrell was told he had just months to live. A tumour the size of an orange was removed from his brain. It was the worst kind of highly aggressive...

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