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The Community Cup Episode

Dr Beach, Fam, Kade and Cabin Boy for Marinara The Community Cup Edition

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SS Queensland, Queensland marine news, internationally acclaimed sailor and NEW world record breaker Lisa Blair

It’s Queen’s Birthday weekend, and Bron, Cabin Boy, Rex and Dr Beach talk SS Queensland, Queensland marine news (live from Queensland), and… yeah that’s enough. We speak with internationally acclaimed sailor and NEW…

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‘Ocean Mind’, the imminent arrival of the Giant Spider Crabs, effects of floods on marine ecosystems, and the impact of commonly used sunscreens to tropical corals.

Bron and Dr Beach explore ‘Ocean Mind’, the imminent arrival of the Giant Spider Crabs, effects of floods on marine ecosystems, and the impact of commonly used sunscreens to tropical corals.
• Ocean…

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Surprising celeb sailors, A Cleaner Coast, Sea Creatures podcast, and the history of medieval diving techniques according to James Bond ...

Bron, Fam Cabin Boy and Jeff talk surprising celeb sailors, A Cleaner Coast, Sea Creatures podcast, and the history of medieval diving techniques according to James Bond ...

• Cabin Boy brings us…

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Caspian terns, 50 years of diving the Ships Graveyard, Spider Crabs, cleaning up the Surf Coast, and some brilliant citizen science work on the Great Barrier Reef..

Bron, Dr Beach, Kade and Rex talk Caspian terns, 50 years of diving the Ships Graveyard, Spider Crabs, cleaning up the Surf Coast, and some brilliant citizen science work on the Great Barrier…

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Bellarine Catchment Network, Spider Crabs 2022, Baykeeper

Bron and Fam check out the Bellarine Catchment Network, Spider Crabs 2022 (will they or won’t they), approaches to managing coastal erosion, and community rapid response to outbreaks of the Northern Pacific Seastar...

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Election Policy Platforms, Friends of Hobson's Bay, Filmaker Tim Bonython & Life's A Beach

Happy May Day on Sunday. Bron, Anth and Dr Beach are in the good ship Marinara!

Anth has been looking at the election platforms of the 4 main parties and looking for anything…

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Spider Crabs, Marine fauna of Port Phillip, & Baykeeper Neil Blake

Kade, Bron and Fam will talk with Dr Elodie Camprasse from Deakin Uni about Spider Crab Watch, a new citizen science project to help solve one of the most mysterious natural phenomena of…

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Kade & Anth, Bells Beach surfing, Eggs of The Sea and Jeff with diving in James Bond Films

Happy Easter People. Kade and Anth are on air this weekend. We will start with an update on the Bells Beach comp and a special surprise guest. Radio Surfarama!

Then we Marinarians are…

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The past and to the future of marine and coastal management, Bob Kearny, Chris Symth, & Mechelle Cheers

Bron and Kade get out the crystal ball and look to the past and to the future of marine and coastal management – perspectives from 60 years of recreational fishing, 20 years of…

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1850s Seabathing, Friendly Jellyfish & Arctic Research

Bron, Dr Beach and Rex talk seabathing in the 1850s, friendly jellyfish and current problems with Arctic research…

• Rex Hunter talks sea bathing in Port Melbourne during the gold rush era –…

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Baykeeping with Neil Blake, Ocean Literacy with Dr Prue Francis

Bron and Kade talk Baykeeping with Neil Blake, Ocean Literacy with Dr Prue Francis, and the history of diving with Maynard...Jeff Maynard.

• Baykeeper Neil Blake talks about the ‘City Nature Challenge’, a…

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Ocean Film Festival, 'I Am Ocean'

It’s a long weekend in Victoria, which means it’s ocean festival season! Bron and Dr Beach check out the Ocean Film Festival, one of its short films ‘I am Ocean’ about Melbourne’s mermaid…

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Teh Endeavour Discovery, Ocean Literacy, Sunfish

Bron and Fam cover the announcement of the Endeavour discovery, developments in Ocean Literacy, and the science of sunfish:

• Marinara’s maritime archaeology guru Rex Hunter discusses the recent announcement of the identification…

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Women of The Great Barrier Reef, Killer Whales, National Dog Surfing Champion

Bron and Dr Beach bring you an hour of all things wet and salty.

• This Wednesday, the State Library of Queensland hosts a free in-person and online event called ‘The Women of…

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20 years of Marine Parks, The Great Barrier Reef and Jeff does James Bond on Soundwaves

Bron, Anth and Kade in the good ship RM.

In November we celebrate 20 years of marine parks in Victoria. Meaning, 20 years ago there were no marine parks in the state! Which…

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Big jellies, little coastal snails, beach clean-ups, standup paddleboarding and seaslugs, as Bron and the Cabin Boy set sail

Hey there Marinara friends - we’re back, and we’re excited for a big year ahead of all things wet and salty! Hope you’re having a good summer, and getting some sweet sea goodness…

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Anth and Dr Beach Bring The Wet and Salty

n a week where we saw a lot about COP26 Dr Beach and Anth thought they'd delve into what it all means for the oceans.
What actually is a COP and why have…

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WW11 Submarines, Marine Debris, Bay Protection

As so often happens with Marinara, a theme has emerged for this week's show - defence - against WWII submarines, the rising influx of plastics on our coastlines, and introduced marine pest species…

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Ocean Plastics, Hyperallometry, Port Phillip Dolphins

Bron and Dr Beach steer the good ship Marinara – we’ll start and finish with plastics in the ocean, and in between navigate hyperallometry and, a new catalogue of Port Phillip Bay’s magnificent…

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Yacht racing, whales migrating, fish counting, Flinders Community campaigning, and Yarra monsters spooking...

Bron and Kade wade in to the world of yacht racing, whales migrating, fish counting, Flinders Community campaigning, and Yarra monsters spooking...
• Cabin Boy opens up his 1983 diary, and takes us…

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850s Hobson’s Bay, plastics in the oceans (yep it hasn’t gone away), and pay tribute to the late, great Bob Whiteway, OAM.

Bron, Fam and Rex look at 1850s Hobson’s Bay, plastics in the oceans (yep it hasn’t gone away), and pay tribute to the late, great Bob Whiteway, OAM.

• Maritime Heritage guru Rex…

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Flinders Pier, Ningaloo Reef, and will try to not talk like pirates for a solid harrrrrgggh!*

This week Bron, Kade and Captain Trash take you to Flinders Pier, Ningaloo Reef, and will try to not talk like pirates for a solid harrrrrgggh!*…
• Jo Richards and Michael Sams join…

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Bron, Beach and Cabin Boy in the fishbowl

Bron, Beach and Cabin Boy in the fishbowl

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Cabin Boy Brett, Edie's plan to save endangered sharks & trout addicted to meth

This week, Bron and Dr Beach take out their sorting brushes and see what’s what in the Marinara petri dish…
• Our Cabin Boy Brett Ditchfield talks about three different mooring systems –…

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Rex Hunter, Dive Report. Shellfish Restoration Project and Jeff with Soundwaves

This week, Bron and Kade brush off the dry suits …
• Rex tells us about the wreck of the small ketch Water Witch lost off Red Bluff in 1870, with the loss…

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Neuston, New Deakin U Centre for all things marine

Dr Beach and Anth are floating the marinara lilo out this week. Live on Sunday 9.00 AM. Poddie anytime after that.

Dr Beach will kick of with a beauty of a LaB by…

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Killer Whales, Spider Crabs, & Our Antarctica Correspondent

This week, Bron and Fam go beachcombing…
• We continue our chat with Dave Donnelly (Killer Whales Australia, Dolphin Research Institute), live on location for the ORRCA whale census day. We’ll find out…

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Baykeeping, King Diving, Killer Whales

his week, Bron and Kade grab the bucket & spade…
•Baykeeper Neil Blake has been looking at the known habitats of thin-ribbed cockles after thousands of freshly dead shells were cast up by…

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Baykeeper Neil, Spider Crabs, Kathryn Heyman as Deck Hand on Timor Sea, and Community Grants

This week, Bron and Kade don the virtual mask and snorkel and go exploring…
• Baykeeper Neil Blake talks up the concept of a rapid response community taskforce to report and remove newly…

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Seafaring during COVID, Spider Crabs and All Things Wet & Salty

This week, Bron and Dr Beach grab the bucket and spade and head to the sand…

•Dr Beach brings a card-carrying seafarer into the studio to talk about the plight and tribulations of…

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Pint of Science & Jeff with Soundwaves

This week, Bron and Dr Beach head into the marine lab (to see what’s on the slab), and will peer down the microscope to examine...
• Pint of Science 2021! Are you feeling…

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Seaspiracy, Parks Victoria and Marine Vertibrates

Fam and Anth are on deck Sunday with a diverse rock pool of marine and coastal stuff!

Fam been watching Seaspiracy - yep - and like all of us has some views. Join…

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Cabin Boy, Baykeeper, Bellerine Art & Flinders Pier Demolision

This week, Bron and Kade are in the beach house:
•Cabin Boy joins us for a sailing report, taking a look at places to sail if you don’t live by the sea.
•We’re…

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Tommy Dodd, Ethic of Fossil Hunting, Soundwaves

Bron and Fam catch up with
•Rex Hunter about exciting news about the discovery of the Tommy Dodd in Port Phillip Bay
•Ben Francischelli (Museums Victoria), to explore the ethics of fossil hunting…

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Cape Bridgewater, Nudibranch, Vegetarian Sharks and Little Penguins of Middle Island

Dr Beach and Kade bring you a diverse hour of all things wet and salty, including:

•an update on Save Cape Bridgewater campaign with campaign spokesperson Mary Picard
•a fascinating new science paper…

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Whales - All Killer...

Anth and Bron And Cabin Boy bring you all things wet and salty this week - really very interesting updates on killer whales included.

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Baykeepers, Platypus, Spidercrabs and Life's A Beach

Bron and Dr Beach bring you this week’s hour of all things wet ‘n salty, including:
• Baykeeper Neil Blake calls creeks and rivers the ‘skinny bits of the bay’, so with that…

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Cabin Boy, Save Cape Bridgewater & Mt Martha Beach Patrol

Bron, Fam and Kade bring you this week’s hour of all things wet ‘n salty, including:
• Brett-the-Cabin-Boy, from somewhere in the middle of Port Phillip Bay, who’ll talk us through the logistics…