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.
The roar of a hunting dinosaur echoes through the misty forest, while safe in a burrow the great-great grandmother of today's platypus gives birth to an egg...
Dr Willie Smits operates the largest primate rescue centre in the world. This year he will rescue his 1000th orphaned baby orangutan from the illegal pet trade in Indonesia.
Geology as a science is recent, beginning in the 18th century, but its heritage is ancient.
Award winning wildlife film maker, David Parer has built his reputation on delivering the pictures we never thought we'd see.
Like many Australians, the average oyster likes living by the sea and having a good drink. Every hour it sucks in an average of ten litres of water, as it sieves for it's food.
In October, 1996, residents of the twin towns of Albury-Wadonga on the NSW-Victoria border were shocked when the floodgates of the nearby Hume Dam were opened.
El Nino is not new and can be traced back as far as European records.
Vast deposits of granite rocks lie five kilometres underneath Australia.
An excellent program for geography students. Divided into three parts, this 30 minute special focuses on river health and water quality in Australia.
A visually stunning story of our planet from birth to death and the influence of the Sun and Moon on all living things.
Marine biologist Alastair Birtles has made hundreds of dives on the Great Barrier Reef.