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The world is an exciting, creative, unknown place with incredible people in search of unravelling its mysteries through science, innovation or exploration. Kurt Krispyn sits down with an expert and a guest related to the field of the experts' niche and discusses in depth the topics of interest.

The world is an exciting, creative, unknown place with incredible people in search of unravelling its mysteries through science, innovation or exploration. Kurt Krispyn sits down with an expert and a guest related to the field of the experts' niche and discusses in depth the topics of interest.
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Australia

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The world is an exciting, creative, unknown place with incredible people in search of unravelling its mysteries through science, innovation or exploration. Kurt Krispyn sits down with an expert and a guest related to the field of the experts' niche and discusses in depth the topics of interest.

Language:

English

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0488411223


Episodes

Everything controversial and not on the Great White Shark with expert Oliver Jewell

5/18/2019
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On this episode I speak to Great White Shark expert Oliver Jewell. Oliver has been researching Great Whites for over 10 years around the world, tagging, tracking and learning to understand their behaviour, he recently published the first findings of the great whites hunting in Kelp forests that has grabbed the attention across the globe. The great White sharks generate a lot of media hype with many mixed opinions on the Apex Predator, a lot without valid information. Aiming to broaden the...

Duration:01:45:24

Snakes and Lizards with Reptile Photographer and public eductor Ross McGibbon

4/24/2019
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Ross McGibbon is a wildlife photographer who specializes in reptiles, a public educator in reptile awareness and conservation, as well as a career firefighter. He previously worked as a professional snake handler and has now had articles and photographs published in Australian Geographic, and chased some of the most venomous snakes in the world. Reptiles are an important part of our ecosystem playing major roles and in cases are keystone species. They are often objectified as dangerous and...

Duration:01:22:31

Life on Mars with Mars One candidate Josh Richards

4/9/2019
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Building a civilisation on Mars is not a far fetch idea with international organisation Mars One aiming to land the first humans in 2032, Josh Richards has dedicated his life to this mission and be one of the first humans to live on Mars. Josh has been an explosives engineer, picking up booby traps with the Australian army, slogged through mud with the British commandos, been a science adviser to the richest artist in the world, a tech/ cave diver, performed comedy around the world, a...

Duration:01:32:58

Entrepreneur of The Surf Meal co. and legend Steele Walster

4/5/2019
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Steele spent 8 years in the Australian army which he shares some interesting stories finding unexplored chemical warfare relics within Australia and how his life’s experiences led to the start of the Surf Meal co. Big wave surfer Henry Davies and myself discuss nutrition and the relation to fitness, surfing, health and keeping a healthy mind.

Duration:01:19:48

Sharks and all things about sharks with Shark Scientist Michael Heldsinger

3/24/2019
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Shark scientist Michael Heldsinger, Marine scientist Lachie Ramm and myself (Kurt Krispyn) discuss sharks and all things about sharks, we start with discussing Michaels study on the Seven Gill Shark over in New Zealand, as well as shark hot spot areas, is there an increase in shark population, shark attacks and encounters, methods of safety to the public, shark shields, some interesting facts you may not have known while sharing some of our favourite moments in the water.

Duration:01:26:10

Professor Charitha Pattiaratchi on the science behind waves, tides, climate change and the missing plane MH370

3/6/2019
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Professor Charitha Pattiaratchi of the University of Western Australia for over 30 years, is a highly regarded Professor on Oceanography and has been published in more than 300 journals including over 100 peer-reviewed international journals. His research entails climate change effects and how it links to ocean currents, wind and wave climate, sea level variability, coastal flooding, beach stability and in recent years the ocean currents to determine where the plane wreckage of flight MH370...

Duration:01:39:07