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Radio Marinara - 24 November 2019

our Baykeeper Neil Blake is doing beach microplastics audits around the Bay this weekend. He'll join us by phone to summarise findings of audits over 2 years, and mention other studies underway to…

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Radio Marinara - 17 November 2019

VNPA's Nicole Mertens tells us all about the 15th annual Great Victorian Fish Count – kicking off this weekend, the statewide ‘Our Marine Life Rocks’ citizen science project highlights the many wonderful and…

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Radio Marinara 10 November 2019

Fam Charko brings us her next instalment of ‘Plastic Litteracy’ – this month, plastic roads.

Kerrie Goodall and Priya Cooper from Sea Shepherd Australia join us to talk about the MV Steve Irwin…

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Radio Marinara - 03 November 2019

Brett Ditchfield brings us Chapter 2 of Cabin Boy Diaries – are you thinking about getting into sailing, and best way to go about it. Should you start on a keel boat or…

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Radio Marinara - 13 October 2019

Fam Charko brings us ‘Plastic Litteracy’ – this month, nano and microplastics in the human body (there's a marine hook we promise!), some exciting new research that’s being done this year by research…

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Radio Marinara - 06 October 2019

Big Show! Bron, Kade and Anth are in the good ship Marinara. And don't forget to put your clocks forward on Sunday morning...

How many uses of seaweed are you aware of? Zoe…

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Radio Marinara - 29 September 2019

Eleven years ago ‘Beached Az’ was born - a 90-second animation series featuring random conversations between a Kiwi seagull and his mate the whale who is, well, beached as. Next week Beached Az…

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Radio Marinara - 15 September 2019

Did you see the footage of the Sunfish just cruising around Port Phillip Bay this week? Just when we think we’ve seen everything PPB has to offer! Baykeeper Neil Blake notes his observations…

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Radio Marinara - 08 Sept 2019

Hoist the sails! Our brand new sailing reporter Brett Ditchfield brings us his inaugural segment ‘Cabin Boy Diaries’. Brett will talk about the myths and mysteries of crossing Bass Strait in a small…

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Radio Marinara - 01 September 2019

The Beachster and Anth are piloting the good ship marinara this week as we reflect on the excitement that was Radiothon.

Dr Bryce Stewart all the way from the University of York in…

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Radio Marinara - 4 August 2019

Marine Protection meets Marine Science!

Have you ever seen a sea creature and wondered ‘What on earth is that?’ If the animal or plant is from Port Phillip Bay, the answer to that…

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Radio Marinara - 28 July 2019

Radio Marinara turns 1000! Way back in December 1996, Tim Allen, Dave Speller and Anthony Boxshall launched a summer fill on RRR that still has not gone away...

Bron will talk with Tim…

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Radio Marinara - 21 July 2019

We’re somewhere near the half-way point in the annual whale migrations along Australia’s east coast, and Dave Donnelly (Killer Whales Australia) gives us a mid-season review of what’s been spotted and where, including…

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Radio Marinara - 14 July 2019

Fam Charko brings us the next installment of ‘Plastic Litteracy’, Fam’s monthly segment focusing on the problems caused by plastics in the marine environment, and what we can all do to address them…

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Radio Marinara - 7 July 2019

It's Kade and Dr Beach in the fishbowl with Dr Surf phoning in the surf report

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Radio Marinara - 30 June 2019

Big Week! Bron and Anth are joined by a huge line up of guests.

Fam Charko from Port Phillip Eco-Centre and her next in the series on plastics and our oceans.

Dave Donnelly…

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Radio Marinara - 16 June 2019

Bron and Dr Beach catch up with Port Phillip Baykeeper Neil Blake about the ‘native wells’ on the beach between Beaumaris and Brighton, there due to local sandstone layers that seep groundwater in…

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Radio Marinara - 9 June 2019

Bron and Dr Surf talk eco-friendly surf wax, orcas in the bay, and cleaning up Frankston Beach. We’ll speak with Bianca Julicher, young local surfer who has has created and set up a…

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Radio Marinara - 26 May 2019

Fam Charko presents ‘Plastic Litteracy’, a monthly exploration of the impact of plastics on our oceans, and some alternatives to their production and use. Tomorrow Fam will talk about how mushrooms can replace…

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Radio Marinara - 19 May 2019

Rex Hunter runs through the recent finding of the Iron Throne (oops Iron Crown) and the circumstances surrounding torpedoing. Well catch up with Jacqui Younger from Dive2U about the results of the Oyster…

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Radio Marinara - 12 May 2019

Neil Blake brings us the latest of marine citizen science around Port Phillip Bay, including some observations about those pesky Northern Pacific Seastars (yep they're still around!), and Neil's thoughts on their current…

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Radio Marinara - 14 Apr 2019

Bron's away so it's Dr Beach, Dr Surf and guest Web Webster steering the good ship Marinara.

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Radio Marinara - 31 March 2019

Bron's away....Dr Beach and Kade at play in the Marinara fish bowl.

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Radio Marinara - 24 March 2019

Rex Hunter gives us an update from the Maritime Archaeology Association of Victoria, plus some wrecks you can dive from the shore in Port Phillip. Terri gives us a dive report, plus a…

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Radio Marinara - 17 March 2019

Dr Beach joins us for his first Marinara for 2019, exploring the latest in marine science in Lifes a Beach. Baykeeper Neil Blake talks about the Grey to Green reef at Point Richards…

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Radio Marinara - 10 Mar 2019

Fam Charkos Plastic Litteracy, when well dive into some shocking new revelations about plastic in the deepest parts of the worlds oceans. Then we catch up with Sean Doherty about Fight for the…

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Radio Marinara - 03 March 2019

Just when we all thought the prospect of drilling in the Great Australian Bight was a thing of the past, Norwegian company Equinor have formally released their draft environmental plan for deep water…

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Radio Marinara - 24 Feb 2019

We catch up with whale researcher Dave Donnelly on location in Antarctica on board the CSIRO research vessel The Investigator'. Well be asking Dave about what has transpired over the past 3 weeks…

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Radio Marinara - 17 Feb 2019

We welcome back Dr Maddy McAllister from Heritage Victorias Maritime Heritage Unit at Heritage Victoria for an update on the excavation of the wreck of the Amazon, discovered last year on the beach…

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Radio Marinara - 10 Feb 2019

This weekend, hundreds of wooden boats from all around the world have converged upon beautiful Hobart for the Australian Wooden Boat Festival - an exciting celebration of rich maritime culture. Well cross Bass…

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Radio Marinara - 3 February 2019

We're Back. First Show for 2019 and it's Bron, Anth and Dr Surf. Guests: Lisa Hunter talking about her research into women in surf, Heidi Talyor talking about the Nirdle Hunt and Dave…

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Radio Marinara - 9 December 2018

Neil Blake, our Baykeeper joins us for the last time in 2018 to talk about what he'll be doing with the upcoming annual Summer by the Sea holiday program, January's mega-Seaside Scavenge in…

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Radio Marinara - 2 December 2018

Dr Beach and Anth are back in the studio together for tomorrow's RM. And they have a hugely diverse show.

Terri is over in SA just about to heading into a Cave to…

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Radio Marinara - 25 November 2018

Fam Charko from the Port Phillip EcoCentre returns to talk about Plastic Litteracy - a concept of how much we really understand the recyclability of plastics. Fam will talk about the differences between…

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Radio Marinara - 18 November 2018

Dr Surf is joined by Dr Garbage to talk about the Kazzie Awards, financial grants for women who are working to protect the environment through litter prevention. We discuss the 2018 winners and…

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Radio Marinara - 11 November 2018

Research into the future of Australia's great Southern Reef shows that our kelp forest habitats are in trouble. Even under the most optimistic scenarios, ocean warming is likely to case substantial kelp loss…

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Radio Marinara - 4 November 2018

Over the last week some of the world's heavy hitters in marine conservation gathered at the 2018 'Our Ocean' Conference in Bali, where a very exciting announcement was made that our own Wilson's…

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Radio Marinara - 28 October 2018

Over the last week folks around the world have gone a bit ga-ga over extremely rare footage of a creature known as the 'headless chicken seamonster'. The Australian Antarctic Division says this is…

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Radio Marinara - 7 October 2018

Anote Tong is the former president of Kiribati (pronounced 'Kiribas'), a nation in Micronesia on the brink of disappearing from continually rising sea levels. Now an acclaimed environmental campaigner, Anote Tong fronts an…

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Radio Marinara - 23 September 2018

We cross live to our Baykeeper Neil Blake for a live-on-location report and update from the Moonee Ponds Creek Paddle Against Plastic below the Bolte bridge. Then Darren Cottam from EPA Victoria joins…