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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…

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Shipwrecks, The Idiots Guide to Anglin' and Danglin' & Climate Adaptations

Oh so much on the show this week!

Bron, Anth and Rex are in the studio.

Rex is hunting a new shipwreck - the wreck of the 17 ton ketch, Tommy Dodd lost…

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Antarctic Krill Mission, Conservation Biology, EcoCentre Microplastics Research

Well ahoy there! The Marinara crew has polished the decks, hoisted the sails, and we're ready to embark on 2021 – the year of all things wet n salty!

For our first show…

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Wrapping up 2020

Wrapping-Up 2020

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Baykeeper Neil, The Banda Sea, Birds and Beaches

Anth, Bron and Kade are (virtually and actually) in the house/ship Sunday and streaming online and in your pods anytime!

Lots of news and views and secret live musos (that even Anth pressing…

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Smooth Handfish, Noumea Fisheries and all the wet and salty news

The Smooth Handfish was once so plentiful in Tasmania, it was one of the first Australian fish species to be documented in scientific literature. In July this year, it was declared extinct, representing…

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Bigfin Squid, 'Seacreatures' Podcast & Port Phillip Bay reef health.

We speak with Dr Deborah Osterhage, Tasmania-based marine scientist, about some incredible recent footage of Bigfin Squid 'Magnapinna sp'. in the Great Australian Bight from the 2017 research voyage of the CSIRO vessel…

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Remembering Ecologist Joe Connell, Waterbears and all that's wet and salty

Remembering Ecologist Joe Connell, Waterbears and all that's wet and salty

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Ballast Trade, Blast Off Surfing & Spider Crabs

Rex Hunter teaches us all about the former ballast trade, carried out during the 19th century, and its vital role in enabling ships to leave Melbourne.

· ‘Blast Off’ is a fantastic surfing…

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Aequorea Jelly FIsh, Orcas, Seafood and Unidentified Marine Objects

Baykeeper Neil Blake joins us to talk about the Aequorea jellyfish that arrived in the mouth of Port Phillip Bay during the week. These jellies are pelagic, but their natural range is the…

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Bron, Anth, Fam and Rex Hunter

All kinds of cool stuff to kick off Daylights Savings! Yep - they are taking our hour of sleep for 6 months again...

Bron, Anth, Fam and Rex Hunter will all be in…

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Radio Marinara - 27 Sept 2020

Whales and Puffer Fish and a whole lot more with Bron and Kade

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Radio Marinara - 13 September 2020

Fam and our Baykeeper Neil Blake talk about new legislation in South Australia that bans single use plastics, making SA the first state in Australia to do so. SA for the win!
Also…

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Dr Beach, Dr Surf, And The Latest From Great Ocean Quarterly

The Beach is back! Dr Beach looks at mesocosm predictions of what marine life might be like in elevated CO2 future.

Then we catch up with Dr Surf to talk about what surfers…

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Vertebrate Fossils, Spidercrabs, Living Plastic free & Rex Hunter

•Ben Francischelli, vertebrate paleontologist, joins us to talk about some recent marine vertebrate fossils found made before Melbourne’s lockdown, plus an exploration of the ethics of fossil collecting in the area.
•We catch…

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Tidal Flows, Spider Carbs and Coastal Erosion

Big show with Anth, Bron and Kade in the house(boat).

After watching the recent ABC doco on East Australian Current young Brett D, will explain how currents and tidal flows influence boating in…

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Baykeeper Update and Antarctic Macquarie Island Tales

Our Baykeeper Neil Blake reports on Street2Bay’s Project Scouts, including their push for state and local government support for their ongoing hard work in reducing plastic pollution on our streets, and ultimately the…

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Spider Crabs, Artifical Reefs & Jeff with Soundwaves

It’s been about a month since the 2020 spider crab aggregation ended and the crabs headed back out to sea. With 9 months until they return, the clock is already ticking and the…

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Vertebrate Paleontology, Migrating Whales & The Cuttlefish Alliance

Ben Francischelli, a Vertebrate Palaeontologist with a background in prehistoric ancient marine organisms of Australia's southern coastline. We’ll catch up with Ben to talk about life as a vertebrate paleontologist, the Lost World…

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‘The Walrus and the Whistleblower, Dr Surf, Killer Whales Australia and Dolphin Research Institute

We speak with Canadian film maker Nathalie Bibeau about her incredible new documentary ‘The Walrus and the Whistleblower’. Focusing on efforts of former trainer Phil Demers to draw attention to the treatment of…

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Rex Hunter, Whale Watch, Social Dolphins and Cabin Boy Diaries

Rex Hunter, Whale Watch, Social Dolphins and Cabin Boy Diaries

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Whales and Spide Crabs

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…

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Crabapalooza 2020 and Plastic Free July challenge.

Party’s over folks – the annual migration of the spider crabs is done and dusted for another year. So what were the highlights and lowlights of Crabapalooza 2020? We’ll speak with PT Hirschfield…

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Costal Defences, Killer Whales & Winter By The Sea

Dr Beach and Anth in the pond this week with lots on... squeezed as we are between World Environment Day and World Oceans Day!

Wait for Life's a Beach and hear the latest…

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Charismatic Megafauna!!

Ok folks, It’s time for some charismatic megafauna!!
•First up, Bec Wellard tells us about a fascinating new line of cetacean communication research – bioacoustics of Orcas in Australian waters. Despite decades of…

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Plastic Literacy, Spider Crabs and Cabin Boy Diaries

In our next instalment of Plastic Litteracy, we’ll be talking company-wide behaviour change around plastic use, with the Executive Director of Plastic Oceans Australiasia Ricki Hersburgh

Spider crab, spider crab, friendly neighbourhood spider…

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Agin Whale Sharks and Jeff's Soundwaves

If you were ever to get two activities that were diametrically opposed, it would be surfing and painting. We’ll speak with artist and surfer Henry Jock Walker about how he has managed to…

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Volunteering The Waterways During Covid-19

Bron and Fam present a special volunteer focused edition of Radio Marinara. With marine and coastal volunteers in covid-19 isolation, staying connected to the coast has been a big challenge when so many…

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Sharks, Sting-Rays, Climate Resilient Algae and Life's A Beach

Dr Victoria Camilieri-Asch, researcher at QLD University of Technology will join us from sunny BrisVegas discussing her reseach into how Sharks and Rays smell - and don't say "terrible...". She would have been…

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Radio Marinara - 26 Apriol 2020

In his April chapter of Cabin Boy Diaries, Brett talks about the Plimsoll Line, a vessel marking which has saved thousands of sailors from a watery grave, and has had some controversy to…

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Radio Marinara - 19 Apr 2020

Estuaries in NSW are warming at twice the rate of oceans! Elliot Scanes from Sydney University joins us to talk about his recent research that uncovered this unnerving information. Then from Sydney to…

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Radio Marainara - 29 March 2020

With cabin fever setting in for many of us, Brett’s March edition of Cabin Boy Diaries couldn’t be better timed. Stuck in his own cabin, Brett explores the etymology of the yacht, and…

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Radio Marinara 22 March 2020

For our March edition of ‘Coastal Recovery’, we speak with Surf School Surf and SUP coach Rob in Broulee on the NSW South Coast. Coming up to nearly 3 months after the massive…