Can we trust science to keep our water safe to drink? Drought, increasing populations and shifting rainfall patterns are placing ever greater demands on our water supplies.
Shopping. We all do it – but beyond basic food and shelter, why do we buy? Dr Jonica Newby travels to the US to meet the scientists investigating the power of the shopping instinct.
In the green hills of South East Queensland, there's a Buddhist commune called Frogs Hollow. Curled amidst lush rainforest, peaceful streams and abundant wildlife, it seems tranquil enough.
Catholic Bishop Chris Toohey is acutely aware of climate change. His western NSW diocese of Wilcannia-Forbes is the size of France and in the grip of deep drought.
Fourteen billion years of evolution is being swayed by a thousand years of human excess.
'A thoughtful, surprising and really important film'
DAVID SUZUKI environmental guru, author, presenter of 'The Nature of Things'
This series explores the design process from conception to realisation in a broad range of settings. These programs present working designers solving real design problems.
A dramatised reconstruction of the tragic 1912 expedition of Professor Sir Douglas Mawson to Antarctica.
Celebrate the strange and wonderful place that is our universe with Australia's most popular Science Communicator Dr Karl Kruszelnicki.
The story of the incredible struggle for survival of the land and marine iguanas; the dragons of the Galapagos Archipelago.
This series for secondary school students explores the technology and science behind our food supply.
Chris Masters reports on major revelations of corruption in the NSW Police Force.
Across the world, coral reefs are turning into marine deserts. It's estimated that more than a quarter have been lost and that 40 per cent could be gone by 2010.
We visit the Northern Territory which has the largest network of "barefoot doctors" to see why they are proving to be so successful, and why attempts to impose Western health standards on Aborigine
Australia is in the midst of a water crisis ... no longer is this a story of drought in the bush – it’s reached right into our city suburbs.
Australia may be one of the most internet-connected countries on earth, with a super-fast broadband network on the way.
For more than 30 years Australia has rested its security on the seemingly ageless wings of its F-111 fighter fleet. But in aviation circles these days there are doubts and rumblings.
Scientists now fear that in less than 25 years from now, for the first time in human existence, there will be no sea ice in the North Pole in parts of the summer.
He's been admired and envied by scientists around the world. His students held him in awe. But now the stellar career of Professor Bruce Milne Hall is at the brink of ruin.
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?