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Off Track

ABC (Australia)

Off Track, with Ann Jones, is an Australian radio show and podcast which combines the relaxing sounds of nature with awesome stories of wildlife and environmental science, all recorded in the outdoors.

Off Track, with Ann Jones, is an Australian radio show and podcast which combines the relaxing sounds of nature with awesome stories of wildlife and environmental science, all recorded in the outdoors.

Location:

Sydney, NSW

Description:

Off Track, with Ann Jones, is an Australian radio show and podcast which combines the relaxing sounds of nature with awesome stories of wildlife and environmental science, all recorded in the outdoors.

Twitter:

@joelwerner

Language:

English

Contact:

ABC Radio National GPO Box 9994 Sydney 2001


Episodes

Antarctic blue whales and their amazing hums

1/14/2022
The song calls of Antarctic blue whales are so deep that they're almost infrasonic - you feel them as much as you hear them.

Duration:00:25:13

Live long, little lizard [RE-ISSUE]

1/7/2022
After 35 years, some of the same sleepy lizards are still alive, still with the same lizard partner.

Duration:00:25:17

The bilby, the moon and the Birriliburu Rangers

12/31/2021
A bilby dreaming story guides a mother with a sick child to an outback town. Decades later, the child returns to repay the favour and look after the bilby.

Duration:00:25:15

The Blythe Star sinks off Tasmania [RE-ISSUE]

12/24/2021
While all ten crew members of the Blythe Star got out alive after she capsized, not all would survive the ordeal that followed.

Duration:00:25:14

Growls, grunts and currawong songs [Earworms from Planet earth XIX]

12/17/2021
This is Australia and the world, as heard by you, the listeners of Off Track.

Duration:00:25:13

Nature tells us who we are

12/10/2021
Nature can be sanctuary, as well as family and guide.

Duration:00:24:44

Sounds fishy [RE-ISSUE]

12/3/2021
Just under the surface of the ocean, a cacophony of sound awaits.

Duration:00:25:15

Any louder and that frog will explode [Part 2 RE-ISSUE]

11/26/2021
It's all very well recording frog sounds, but what are they trying to say?

Duration:00:25:14

Any louder and that frog will explode [Part 1 RE-ISSUE]

11/19/2021
Murray Littlejohn first recorded the moaning frogs of WA on a device made from a gramophone mechanism in the early 1950s.

Duration:00:25:02

Fire, fire everywhere

11/12/2021
How can you appreciate the ecological importance of fire, but also fight fires with all your might?

Duration:00:25:10

Circling piranhas and a kangaroo fight [Incident Report 06]

11/5/2021
Just when you thought it might be safe to get back out into nature, you get zapped back to reality.

Duration:00:25:16

From Darth Vader to Mardi Gras

10/29/2021
Can you defend yourself against a predator more than 200 times your size with a costume change?

Duration:00:25:15

Slipping away in the South West

10/22/2021
What's been dumped on our beaches and what's been taken away?

Duration:00:25:13

Making every bird count

10/15/2021
Why are the birds in our neighbourhoods changing?

Duration:00:25:13

The lone fisher

10/8/2021
In a tiny town called Windy, a woman seeks a life of isolation.

Duration:00:25:15

Kukenarup: Possibilities of place

10/1/2021
This site of huge ecological significance has a violent history.

Duration:00:25:15

The river visitor making a splash

9/24/2021
Melbourne's Yarra river has an unexpected inhabitant, and its bringing joy to people in the locked-down city and beyond.

Duration:00:25:19

Spineless swimmers and crawling crustaceans

9/17/2021
In the groundwater beneath the Nullabor, there are billions of tiny crustaceans crawling between the grains of sand.

Duration:00:25:12

Crickets and sprickets

9/10/2021
Meet the tiny creatures who live in the earth beneath your feet

Duration:00:25:13

Slime in the city

9/3/2021
Tanya Latty kept a slime mould in her desk drawer at the University. And that got her thinking – are there other slime moulds living their best urban life in Sydney?

Duration:00:25:16