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Marine Science Early Career Researchers and Seaing Country with Lisa Waup

Allyson O’Brien from the Australian Marine Sciences Association talks about the upcoming event ‘Showcasing Victoria’s Marine Science: Spotlight on early careers researchers'; Celebrated Melbourne-based artist and curator Lisa Waup and her colleague Paul…


Baykeeping, Mapping the Seafloor, Orcas Circa 1930

Baykeeper Neil Blake reports on the 20th anniversary celebrations of Victoria’s Marine National Parks and Sanctuaries. Dr Tim O’Hara, Museums Victoria Research Institute’s senior curator of marine invertebrates, chats about CSIRO’s research vessel…


Port Phillip Sea Pilots, Oceans and Climate, and The Sea Urchin Problem

Rex Hunter talks about Port Phillip Heads and the work of the Port Phillip Sea Pilots; Dr Kim Reid is a researcher in the Centre of Excellence for Climate Extremes at Monash University…


Western Port Bay's Ghost Ship, and Front Beach, Back Beach

Cabin Boy recounts the tale of the ‘Edwina May’, a Ghost Ship that you may have seen from the South Gippsland Highway. Then, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery and Deakin University's Public Art Commission…


Giant Prehistoric Seabirds, NZ's Sustainable Seaweed Aquaculture, and Frozen Water Bears

Presenters Bron and Dr Beach talk to coastal paleontologist Ben Francischelli about Naarm’s very own giant seabird dinosaurs known as ‘pelagornithids’, the largest flying bird that ever existed; Dr Nigel Bradly, CEO of…


Bellarine Coastcare, Seagrasses of WA, and Ethel Mermaid

Presenters Bron and Fam catch up with Matt Crawley and Suzanne Hudgell from the Bellarine Catchment Network about the launch of an exciting new Coastcare group on the Bellarine Peninsula; Caitlyn O’Dea, Master’s…


Stranded Whales, 20 Years of Marine National Parks, UK Wind Farms

Presenters Bron, Anth and Kade chat to Dave Donnelly about killer whales and recent mass strandings; Kade asks... What do we know about our Marine National Parks? Sure, they were created 20 years…


Pesky Penguins, The Sea Slug Sensus, Whales' Wonderful 'New' Nets

Baykeeper Neil Blake talks about his brilliant new penguin-proof plant guards that support the nests of the resident penguins from the St Kilda penguin colony; the brilliant work of Brighton Sea Scouts, plus…


Titanic Myths and Ocean Liner Design, OZ Dive and the Advanced Diving Conference, Bond Villains and their Nuclear Submarines

Michael Brady (not the Up There Cazaly one!), Maritime researcher and illustrator joins Cabin Boy, Jeff and Kade to talk about his business Oceanliner Designs and the work that goes into creating large…


A Dolphin Named Jock and whales - from exploding carcasses to migration season

The Beach is back! Fresh from his summering in Europe, Dr Beach joins Bron and Rex for this week’s Marinara to talk about the value of decomposing whales, new tech for deep dives…

About this program

The team continues the great Marinara tradition of bringing you a quirky but informative look at all that is marine. Get to know all things wet and salty.

The podcast intro and outro theme is Soft Illusion and was generously provided by Andras.