When shipwrecked sailors first encountered wombats they did what they had to do to survive, they ate them.
Have you noticed any weird weather round your place lately? And do you ever wonder if it's normal... or not?
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.
Ask any visitor to Australia what they'd like to do and they'll probably tell you they'd love to cuddle a koala.
In February 2000, an international team of biologists met in Hobart, Tasmania to discuss what they believe is a global crisis - the sudden appearance of strange marine micro-organisms capable of po
Dick Smith, self proclaimed single biggest individual fuel user in Australia, goes in search of the energy options that will decide Australia's future.
A scientific odyssey devoted to one of the natural world's great survivors, the coral reef - animal survivors unchanged after 50 million years under the sea.
This documentary explodes the myth that plants merely sit around and do nothing. Taking a light-hearted approach to serious science, this film explores the behaviour of plants across the world.
In the depths of Australias Southern Ocean a Great White Shark is savagely attacked by a far larger mystery predator.
The coal seam gas industry promotes itself as a cleaner carbon-fuel alternative; but how do we know this is true?
Two Australian families are hit by a Category 3 tropical cyclone and a catastrophic bushfire. Are they ready? ... And are you? What would you do if a natural disaster was heading for you?
For most of the year Crab Island, off Australia’s north coast seems like a piece of paradise. But from early May, dark forces are unleashed, as the players in a remarkable drama begin to show up.
On Riversleigh station in northwest Queensland a major palaeontological discovery has been made.
The Dugong is a rare and endangered sea animal.
Over the past decade, there has been an alarming surge in large, uncontrollable fires across the world.
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.
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.
This is the story of two scientists who discover ancient human remains that challenge everything we know about human evolution.
Australians have always been aware of great white sharks. They have split the community, and changed the rules. Off Perth's ocean beaches, sharks are attacking and killing more than ever before.
In the vein of Hugh Fearnley-Wittingstall's River Cottage, Wild Kitchen uncovers Australian Indigenous chef Clayton Donovan's unique approach to food, while exploring the diverse landscape and cult