Listen to Coastal Fossils, Melbourne's Shipping History, Australian Wooden Boat Festival, Summer Diving47:0912 February 2023

Rex Hunter talks about how the Yarra River was altered from a meandering stream to a river handling 20,000 tonne container ships; Dive reporter Cara Hull provides an update on summer diving; coastal paleontologist Ben Francischelli talks about the giant marsupial ‘Zygomaturus gilli’, the 500 kilogram megafauna from Bayside (Melbourne), and a fossil Ben found dating back more than 5 million years; and Cabin Boy, aka Brett Ditchfield, talks about the annual Wooden Boat Festival in Hobart. With presenters Bron Burton and Dr Beach.

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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.

Segments: Rex Hunter, Neil Blake, Jeff Maynard, Ben Francischelli

Dive Reporters: Cara Hull, Myra Kelly 

Tech: Rachel Connor, Nereaders Digest. 

Podcast: David Turner

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