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03/25/2017Chance cyclone saved southern GBR from 2016 bleaching Building products and procedures tested for cyclonic conditions Concern on sharp decline of dwarf minke whale sightings Despite earlier concern, Torres Strait dugongs no longer under threat
03/23/2017 A science writer who says that science communication is an important way of enabling democracy, has won the 2016 Prime Minister's Science Media Communication Prize.
03/23/2017 The University of Otago team behind the long-running Dunedin Study has won the 2016 Prime Minister's Science Prize.
03/23/2017 Smart electronic transmitters are revolutionising the way Department of Conservation rangers keep track of kakapo.
03/23/2017Although the government of Iran tried to suppress it, Noruz continues to be one of that nation's most popular celebrations.
03/23/2017Anna Hill meets the Princess Royal at Buckingham Palace to discuss food, farming and environmental opportunities in the next couple of years. Princess Anne, who farms in Gloucestershire and is a patron of many rural charities, talks about biofuels, the use of science and technology in farming and what kind of subsidies could help farmers in the future. She explores whether support should also be used to enable producers to grow food 'staples' at a reasonable cost so that all consumers can afford them. This is part of a special week of programmes on Farming Today that are exploring the environmental and farming opportunities that will come with Brexit featuring a line-up of special guests. During the week Princess Anne, Germaine Greer, Tim Martin, Jay Rayner and Sir Tim Smit will each explore some of the issues close to their heart relating to how we could look after our countryside, environment and produce food. Produced by Sally Challoner.
03/23/2017 A sting operation finds several predatory journals offered to employ a fictional, unqualified academic as an editor. Plus, the Great Barrier Reef in hot water, and trying to explain 'time crystals'.
03/23/2017Surf Scoters are perfectly at home in the element they’re named for. They swim smack in the middle of what surfers call the impact zone: Just where the waves break with greatest violence. Why risk the harshest waves when there’s calmer water close by?
03/23/2017It's hard to remember names - here's how to do it. You'll use your imagination and some weird imagery - but this works. Here's another great use of mnemonics. I'll give you a bunch of people's... Show notes and more available at
03/23/2017 DO THE WORK PODCAST: A daily documentary of my life, behind Permaculture Voices blending together fatherhood, business, organization, and life hacking to make it all work.   Produced by podcaster, entrepreneur and dad of three daughters - Diego Footer. Support the show at Listen to more episodes at