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Off Track, with Ann Jones, is an Australian program which combines the relaxing sounds of nature with awesome stories of wildlife and the wilderness, all recorded in the outdoors.

Off Track, with Ann Jones, is an Australian program which combines the relaxing sounds of nature with awesome stories of wildlife and the wilderness, all recorded in the outdoors.
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Australia

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Off Track, with Ann Jones, is an Australian program which combines the relaxing sounds of nature with awesome stories of wildlife and the wilderness, all recorded in the outdoors.

Twitter:

@jones_ann

Language:

English

Contact:

614 02 8333 2587


Episodes

Saving the Ocean, part 3

9/20/2019
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Lindsay Smith has been tagging seabirds in the deep waters off Wollongong for over thirty years. Commercial fishing practice can have a devastating impact on seabird populations. But science is figuring out how to best mitigate the damage. This program is a re-issue from the Off Track archives while Ann takes a short break.

Duration:00:25:24

Saving the Ocean, part 2

9/13/2019
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Shark fishing holds a special place in Kiribati culture. But a growth in the market for shark fins in Asia changed the traditional fishing practice. This program is a re-issue from the Off Track archives while Ann takes a short break.

Duration:00:25:32

Saving the Ocean, part 1

9/6/2019
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Few places on earth are as exposed to the ocean as Kiribati; a chain of 32 islands spread across 3.5 million square km in the East Pacific. This program is a re-issue from the Off Track archives while Ann takes a short break.

Duration:00:25:32

Where giants nest - nature soundscape

8/31/2019
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Sink into the sounds of Gough Island, where the Albatross gurgle, the petrels moan and the skuas chatter. No human voices, all Off Track soundscape.

Duration:00:08:22

Where giants nest

8/30/2019
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Albatross expert Dr Jaimie Cleeland listens to the gurgles and bellows of albatross as they nest on a tiny Atlantic island called Gough.

Duration:00:25:18

Cockies wheelie love bin day

8/23/2019
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Sulphur-crested cockatoos are opening wheelie bins and turning trash into treasure.

Duration:00:25:01

The exceptional Nuyts Archipelago

8/16/2019
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St Peter Island in South Australia's Nuyts Archipelago is home to sea eagles, short-tailed shearwaters, stick-nest rats and brush-tailed bettongs – and also some particularly venomous black tiger snakes.

Duration:00:25:18

Earworms From Planet Earth X

8/9/2019
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A magpie calls to the rising sun, a fat green frog sings in a water tank and an endangered lemur moans about its family. Ann Jones takes you and a bunch of experts on an ear-tour.

Duration:00:25:07

Listen for Tigers

8/2/2019
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No one ever forgets the time that they first heard a tiger.

Duration:00:25:16

Golf is freedom and frustration [re-issue]

7/26/2019
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In any given day on the golf course, there are people in ecstasy, and people in agony. Sometimes it's the same person. [From the Off Track archive]

Duration:00:25:17

Earworms from Planet Earth IX

7/19/2019
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Stressed? Got the sniffles? Need a nap? Got a fussy baby? Just. Over. It? You won’t realise how much you needed to hear nature until you’ve heard this set of wild sounds sent in by Off Track listeners from around the globe.

Duration:00:25:07

The curse of the plastic nurdle

7/12/2019
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Fiona Pepper follows the path of a tiny grain of plastic - a nurdle - as it travels on ocean currents from South Africa to land on a 'pristine' beach in West Australia.

Duration:00:25:18

Earworm Extra - lyrebird audiotape

7/8/2019
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Want to live another five minutes in the Off Track lyrebird world? Well, listen to this.

Duration:00:05:43

Lyrebirds - lyrebird equality now!

7/5/2019
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You might think you know the story of the lyrebird. Think again. Female lyrebirds could be rock stars in their own right.

Duration:00:25:19

Earworm Extra - Listener Lyrebirds

6/30/2019
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From the hundreds of sounds sent into Off Track, we've selected all the Lyrebird recordings. An earworm extra for the series 'Sex, lyres and audiotape.'

Duration:00:23:06

Lyrebirds - Lyre, lyre, dancefloors on fire

6/28/2019
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You might think you know the story of the lyrebird. Think again. And then listen to this ear-bending series called 'Sex, lyres and audiotape.'

Duration:00:25:17

Earworm Extra - a morning in a valley

6/25/2019
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An earworm extra for the series 'Sex, lyres and audiotape.' Listen to the sound of dawn in peak mating season for superb lyrebirds

Duration:00:11:02

Earworm Extra - lyrebird flute song

6/23/2019
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The story goes that a local lyrebird copied a young boy who played the flute, but regardless of its provenance, Carol Probets' recording of this lyrebird flute song is astounding.

Duration:00:04:59

PRESENTING: How Deadly with Ann Jones

6/17/2019
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There's some new nature-nerdery going on over on the ABC Science YouTube Channel and it features Off Track's Ann Jones. http://bit.ly/howdeadly

Duration:00:01:25

Go, Dog, Go! [re-issue]

6/14/2019
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Are these the happiest hounds in Australia? We think so, and that's why we're playing this one from the Off Track archive.

Duration:00:25:01