Listen to Marine Life: Thriving or Failing?42:5925 February 2024

Bron Burton and Kade Mills are joined by Port Phillip Baykeeper Neil Blake, Charles Darwin University PhD student Julia Constance, and two surfing ambassadors for Patagonia Australia (Lauren Hill and Dave Rastovich). Blake discusses areas of Port Phillip Bay where Northern Pacific seastars can be removed. Constance details her research into the extinction of the Java stingaree. Hill and Rastovich provide information on Patagonia’s newest short film ‘Kin,’ which from February 29 will be available to stream for free on Patagonia’s website in a bid to motivate other communities to take steps to protect Australia’s marine ecosystems.

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.