They had been warned, they thought they had made the necessary preparations but nothing could prepare the people of Victoria for the fireball that swept through their state. How did it happen?
When it comes to generating waste Australians are top of the heap. We are the second largest producers of rubbish in the world behind America.
Australia's well is running dry. The world's most arid continent is also the biggest user of water per head of population.
It was billed as a "victory for the whales". The International Whaling Commission meeting in Korea had fended off Japan's push for a return to commercial whaling.
Six half-hour programs produced from the best natural history archives.
Australians are eating themselves out of house and home, destroying and squandering precious resources to a point where our lifestyles and our very survival are at stake - and it is a pattern that
Solo round-the-world yachtsman, builder, businessman, unstoppable environmentalist and generally all-round good bloke - someone had the temerity to call him 'Captain Yucky-Poo of the High Seas' - M
Cane toads, originally from South America, have hopped steadily into the rich habitats of Arnhem Land and Kakadu National Park.
An 2004 ATOM Awards Nominee.
According to a group of leading scientists brought together by documentary maker Martin Durkin everything you've ever been told about global warming is probably untrue.
The defining aspect of Sydney's proposal to host the 2000 Olympic games was the emphasis on 'clean and green".
Geoffrey Robertson, QC, hosts and orchestrates a series of discussions on social issues, using a "hypothetical" format - i.e., an imaginary situation is created, and a selected panel of experts dis
Dough Thost is an Australian glaciologist who has worked on Heard Island and is now heading for the Amery Ice Shelf, on the Antarctic mainland.
"Islands of the Vampire Birds" is the story of how a tiny finch made its way to a barren group of islands in the Pacific and evolved into one of the most fascinating groups of birds on ea
Tells the story of perhaps the most extraordinary partnership ever forged between humans and wild animals.
An Australian Geography Education series aiming to provide both an historical and modern understanding of the Australian environment. Suitable for lower- middle secondary students.
This series explores eight significant geographic features of the Australian landscape.
Honoured with multiple film, documentary and nature awards including the 1991 Logie for Best Documentary feature, the series explores the diversity of Australia's landscapes, from the seas to the a
It's impossible to ignore the fact that Australia is in the middle of a severe water crisis.
The untold story of Australia's most prized tree, the Huon Pine, and the many worlds that surround it.