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Melbourne's own Marine and Coastal news and views. Features Dr Beach with 'Life's a Beach', Brett Illingworth with 'The Brett Spot', Dr Surf with 'Surfing Culture on the Skids', Jeff Maynard with 'Sound Waves', Angeline Charles with 'Sisters of the Sea' , and John Ford with 'Tails from the Fish Shop', and Cathy 'Touch of an Angelfish' Crick.

Melbourne's own Marine and Coastal news and views. Features Dr Beach with 'Life's a Beach', Brett Illingworth with 'The Brett Spot', Dr Surf with 'Surfing Culture on the Skids', Jeff Maynard with 'Sound Waves', Angeline Charles with 'Sisters of the Sea' , and John Ford with 'Tails from the Fish Shop', and Cathy 'Touch of an Angelfish' Crick.
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Melbourne, VIC

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Melbourne's own Marine and Coastal news and views. Features Dr Beach with 'Life's a Beach', Brett Illingworth with 'The Brett Spot', Dr Surf with 'Surfing Culture on the Skids', Jeff Maynard with 'Sound Waves', Angeline Charles with 'Sisters of the Sea' , and John Ford with 'Tails from the Fish Shop', and Cathy 'Touch of an Angelfish' Crick.

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English


Episodes

Radio Marinara - 09 December 2018

12/8/2018
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Neil Blake, our Baykeeper joins us for the last time in 2018 to talk about what he’ll be doing with the upcoming annual Summer by the Sea holiday program, January’s mega-Seaside Scavenge in Rye, and recent reports of By-the-Wind Sailors in Port Phillip Bay. We’ll play Bron’s interview with Philippe Cousteau Jnr, grandson of Jacques Cousteau, about EarthEcho International, a global education program established 18 years ago by the Cousteau family that that harnesses the combined skillsets of...

Duration:00:48:04

Radio Marinara - 02 December 2018

12/1/2018
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Dr Beach and Anth are back in the studio together for tomorrow's RM. And they have a hugely diverse show. Terri is over in SA just about to heading into a Cave to dive - she will join us from the water's edge for a diving update. Anth is back from OS and survived the floods in Venice - he is wondering how we will bounce back to big tides and storm surges. Dr Rebecca McKintosh and Ross Holmberg from the Phillip Island Nature Reserve will be back into the RM studio 6 months after launching...

Duration:00:45:31

Radio Marinara - 25 Nov 2018

11/24/2018
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Fam Charko from the Port Phillip EcoCentre returns to talk about Plastic Litteracy – a concept of how much we really understand the recyclability of plastics. Fam will talk about the differences between degradable, biodegradable and compostible plastics. Then we’re joined by Dr Angela Murphy from Federation University and Gary McPike from Barwon Coast Committee of Management to talk about a great study into beach use along the Barwon coast – who uses the beach and why, an upcoming review of...

Duration:00:49:21

Radio Marinara - 18 November 2018

11/17/2018
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Dr Surf is joined by Dr Garbage to talk about the Kazzie Awards, financial grants for women who are working to protect the environment through litter prevention. We discuss the 2018 winners and what you can do to apply for the 2019 grants. Then Bron and Dr Beach catch up with Dr Ben Radford from the Australian Institute of Marine Sciences to talk about how modelling points towards a troubled future for the kelps of Australia’s great Southern Reef - even under the most optimistic scenarios,...

Duration:00:51:42

Radio Marinara - 11 November 2018

11/10/2018
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Research into the future of Australia’s great Southern Reef shows that our kelp forest habitats are in trouble. Even under the most optimistic scenarios, ocean warming is likely to case substantial kelp loss by 2100. What does this mean for the fish, invertebrates and other marine life that depend on kelp forests for their existence? Is there any hope at all? Bron and Dr Beach speak with ecological modeller Dr Ben Radford from the Australian Institute of Marine Sciences to find out. Rex...

Duration:00:50:24

Radio Marinara 04 Nov 2018

11/3/2018
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Over the last week some of the world’s heavy hitters in marine conservation gathered at the 2018 ‘Our Ocean’ Conference in Bali, where a very exciting announcement was made that our own Wilson's Promontory Marine National Park was awarded a Platinum Global Ocean Refuge status. We’ll speak with Parks Victoria Marine Science Manager Steffan Howe and Scuba Divers Federation of Victoria spokesperson John Hawkins about this significant award and what it means for Wilson’s Prom. Then we speak with...

Duration:00:53:47

Radio Marinara - 28 Oct 2018

10/27/2018
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Over the last week folks around the world have gone a bit ga-ga over extremely rare footage of a creature known as the ‘headless chicken seamonster’. The Australian Antarctic Division says this is the first time the unusual variety of sea cucumber has been filmed in the Southern Ocean, and only the second sighting in history. We’ll catch up with Dr Dirk Welsford from the Australian Antarctic Division to find out more about this elusive mysterious creature and the excitement surrounding its...

Duration:00:50:45

Radio Marinara 07 October 2018

10/6/2018
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Anote Tong is the former president of Kiribati (pronounced ‘Kiribas’), a nation in Micronesia on the brink of disappearing from continually rising sea levels. Now an acclaimed environmental campaigner, Anote Tong fronts an international campaign to highlight the impending catastrophe for his nation. His incredible efforts are captured in 'Anote’s Ark', a powerful new documentary directed by Matthieu Rytz, shortly to screen at the upcoming Environmental Film Festival Australia here in...

Duration:00:51:12

Radio Marinara - 23 September 2018

9/22/2018
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We cross live to our Baykeeper Neil Blake for a live-on-location report and update from the Moonee Ponds Creek Paddle Against Plastic below the Bolte bridge. Then Darren Cottam from EPA Victoria joins us to talk about ‘Drain Detectives’, a new program where you can play a role in monitoring beaches in Sandringham, Mentone, Mordialloc, Dromana and Rye, and maybe even help solve the mysteries of what ends up in stormwater drains that perhaps shouldn’t. And following on from last week, Callum...

Duration:00:50:05

Radio Marinara - 16 Sep 2018

9/15/2018
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Tangaroa Blue are coming to Melbourne! Over the next week they’ll be running a series of workshops on litter reduction initiatives. Director Heidi Taylor joins Bron and Dr Beach to talk about what Tangaroa Blue is all about, the Australian Marine Debris Initiative, this week’s workshops and how you can get amongst it, and Tangaroa Blue’s brand spanking new data collection app. Then Deakin Uni Law/Science students Ram and Louis bring the latest on some dredging legislation to be put to State...

Duration:00:45:09

Radio Marinara - 02 September 2018

9/2/2018
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Wow - after that whirlwind of a radiothon fortnight (for us) Dr Beach and Anth will be in with some old fashioned, calm chatter about all things sciency, marine and coastal. First up we will catch up on the all interesting marine news and views from the last week or two.... from a possibly new island in the Gulf of Arabia to Russian nuclear power plants to the upcoming Pacific Island forum. Then we go from BIG to small... this week the Bureau of Meteorology released the new three month...

Duration:00:44:29

Radio Marinara - 12 Aug 2018

8/11/2018
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Dr Beach and Dr Surf in the fishbowl....

Duration:00:47:54

Radio Marinara - 05 August 2018

8/4/2018
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Dr Beach and Anth in for a biggie Sunday - lots of news and views - including what the hell IS a Wholphin... if anything at all. Simon J Karis from Melbourne experimental label Nice Music joins the program to talk about Moshka, his co-curated event at Winter Wild Festival in Apollo Bay, which sees artists Various Asses, Nina Buchanan, Golden Syrup and more from the label come together for one night in the Otways on August 25. It is amazing what you can tell from digging into the sediments...

Duration:00:49:11

Radio Marinara - 29 July 2018

7/28/2018
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Kade and Rex Hunter in the Fish Bowl....

Duration:00:48:20

Radio Marinara - 22 July 2018

7/21/2018
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We spend an hour 'Sharing the Love', celebrating the annual coming together of Victoria's wonderful marine and coastal volunteer groups. We'll be crossing to Somers for the entire show, when we'll speak with our own Kade Mills and Parks Victoria organiser Mark Rodrigue to get an overview of the weekend. Then we'll have a concentrated chat with Mel Wells about her year on Macquarie Island studying subantarctic birds, ranger Jono Stevenson about the current state of marine pest species around...

Duration:00:50:32

Radio Marinara - 15 Jul 2018

7/14/2018
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Our Baykeeper Neil Blake joins Bron and Kade to talk beach profiles, mollusc surveying in Portarlington and the potential merits of alternative coastal protection methods. Craig Sherman from Deakin Uni enlightens us about eDNA - what it is and how it can be used to understand our own marine environment in Victoria. And Jeff brings us his latest find in the 2018 Australian TV that you might not know about, and possibly for good reason. This one be having lots of pirate talking.

Duration:00:50:37

Radio Marinara - 08 Jul 2018

7/7/2018
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It's a surfing extravaganza with Dr Beach and Dr Surf...

Duration:00:44:40

Radio Marinara - 01 Jul 2018

6/30/2018
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Rex and Anth in the shop Sunday! After a news round up of the things that matter, Wrecks (Rex) Hunter will join us to talk about ships’ tonnage. This might sound like a simple idea but there is a fair bit to it and many a person has been led up the garden path as a result. Rex will explore the very important Plimsoll line - named after Samuel Plimsoll, a 19th century UK parliamentarian who managed to save thousands of lives of merchant seaman. Dr Angela Murphy from Federation Uni will join...

Duration:00:49:00

Radio-Marinara - 27 May 2018

5/26/2018
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Dr Surf and Bron speak with champion kneeboarder Greg Bugden about the World Titles in Spain, and why kneelos are much tougher than your average bear. Then Dave Donnelly from Killer Whales Australia gives us the news on large whales arriving in Victoria's coastal waters and the release of the Two Bays Whale Project 2017 report. And Jeff brings us his latest in questionable Aussie TV with a wet and salty bent.rf and Bron speak with champion kneeboarder Greg Bugden about the World Titles in...

Duration:00:50:01