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.
For the first time in 35 years Lake Eyre in Central Australia is filled with life giving water.
Australia faces a population explosion of 60 per cent or more over the next four decades.
Salinity has been called the biggest environmental threat to Australia in the 21st century.
A Special Schools Compile
Following on from our extremely popular Salinity compilation in 1999, this update continues the debate about salinity and its devastating impact on the Australian environment.
It has long been held true that Australia has a 'dead heart' but now ecologist Dr Steve Morton declares war on this cherished belief.
For an experience that can be alternately savage and serene, plunge into the aquamarine waters of Shark Bay, Western Australia.
The Shipwreck Detectives, a dedicated group of Australian marine archaeologists, have made it their life's work to uncover the truth, through discovery and excavation of some of Australia's most no
The Shipwreck Detectives discover ancient shipwrecks using the latest technology.
Set in the spectacularly beautiful Antarctica, this film documents how Australia came to lead the world in understanding and conserving this last great wilderness.