Listen to Whales and Spide Crabs41:5521 June 2020

We’ll play an interview Bron recently recorded with currently London-based author Dr Rebecca Giggs about her new book 'The World in the Whale'. Bron speaks with Rebecca about her indepth exploration of the relationship humans have had with whales over thousands of years, with a deep dive into our adoration and exploitation of whales, and how our relationship with them has changed over time.

Dr Beach brings some fascinating new science on the benefits of otters as large predators, plus news on an amazing and unexpected partnership between animal rights activists and a dolphin zoo, resulting in a fantastic outcome.

We catch up with Spider Crabs Melbourne Founder PT Hirschfield about what has been a huge week in public interest in spider crabs, and what’s coming up in the weeks ahead.

And Neil Blake (our Baykeeper) focuses on healthy waterways, including an upcoming trial by the Port Phillip Ecocentre of McWAP – a pump powered microplastics collector.

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.

https://andras.bandcamp.com/track/soft-illusion