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Australian Story, Part 1, Of Droughts and Flooding Rains: Part 1
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directed by Trudy McRobert, fl. 2007; produced by Wendy Page, fl. 2000, in Australian Story, Part 1 (Ultimo, New South Wales: ABC Commercial, 2005), 29 mins
Peter Andrews is a racehorse breeder and farmer credited with remarkable success in converting degraded, salt-ravaged properties into fertile, drought-resistant pastures. His methods are so at odds with conventional scientific wisdom, that for 30 years he has been dismissed and ridiculed as a madman. He has faced...
directed by Trudy McRobert, fl. 2007; produced by Wendy Page, fl. 2000, in Australian Story, Part 1 (Ultimo, New South Wales: ABC Commercial, 2005), 29 mins
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Catalyst, Series 12, Episode 4, Trunk Calls
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presented by Graham Phillips, fl. 1984-2012; produced by Graham Phillips, fl. 1984-2012, in Catalyst, Series 12, Episode 4 (Ultimo, New South Wales: ABC Commercial, 2011), 5 mins
Discover the secret language of elephants.
presented by Graham Phillips, fl. 1984-2012; produced by Graham Phillips, fl. 1984-2012, in Catalyst, Series 12, Episode 4 (Ultimo, New South Wales: ABC Commercial, 2011), 5 mins
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Catalyst, Series 12, Episode 10, Road Kill Rescue
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produced by Mark Horstman, fl. 2009-2012, in Catalyst, Series 12, Episode 10 (Sydney, New South Wales: ABC Commercial, 2011), 8 mins
Using mapping, GPS systems, and stuffed animals, research in Tasmania showed that humans needed to modify their driving behavior because of a large loss of animal life on the roadways. Experiment results demonstrated the correlation between the distance an animal was detected on the roadway, and the animal's fur b...
produced by Mark Horstman, fl. 2009-2012, in Catalyst, Series 12, Episode 10 (Sydney, New South Wales: ABC Commercial, 2011), 8 mins
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Catalyst, Series 12, Episode 18, Bamboo Clothing
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presented by Tanya Ha, fl. 2011; produced by Geraldine McKenna, fl. 2011, in Catalyst, Series 12, Episode 18 (Ultimo, New South Wales: ABC Commercial, 2011), 6 mins
It's strong, grows up to a metre a day, needs little water and can sequester more carbon than trees. It's hailed as a green source of fabric, but what happens when you take something strong durable and hard like bamboo and turn it into something soft that you can wear against your skin? Tanya Ha looks into the gre...
presented by Tanya Ha, fl. 2011; produced by Geraldine McKenna, fl. 2011, in Catalyst, Series 12, Episode 18 (Ultimo, New South Wales: ABC Commercial, 2011), 6 mins
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Catalyst, Series 12, Episode 24, UG 99
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presented by Paul Willis, fl. 2004; produced by Paul Willis, fl. 2004, in Catalyst, Series 12, Episode 24 (Ultimo, New South Wales: ABC Commercial, 2011), 7 mins
A virulent fungus is marching its way through the wheat fields of Kenya. Australian scientists have joined an international team determined to beat this threat to world food security.
presented by Paul Willis, fl. 2004; produced by Paul Willis, fl. 2004, in Catalyst, Series 12, Episode 24 (Ultimo, New South Wales: ABC Commercial, 2011), 7 mins
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Catalyst, Series 12, Episode 32, GM: Daily Bread Or Dread?
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presented by Mark Horstman, fl. 2009-2012; produced by Mark Horstman, fl. 2009-2012, in Catalyst, Series 12, Episode 32 (Ultimo, New South Wales: ABC Commercial, 2011), 5 mins
The board of Food Standards Australia and New Zealand (FSANZ) recently permitted the importation of the 48th GM food to Australia. However, there are only two food crops approved for growing in Australia - canola and cotton - and many would like to see no more grown until rigorous safety testing is carried out.
presented by Mark Horstman, fl. 2009-2012; produced by Mark Horstman, fl. 2009-2012, in Catalyst, Series 12, Episode 32 (Ultimo, New South Wales: ABC Commercial, 2011), 5 mins
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Catalyst, Series 12, Episode 32, GM: In The Beginning
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presented by Graham Phillips, fl. 1984-2012; produced by Maryanne Demasi, fl. 2011, in Catalyst, Series 12, Episode 32 (Ultimo, New South Wales: ABC Commercial, 2011), 5 mins
Genetically modified food is a perplexing issue. Most of what we eat is genetically changed in some way - even organic food. Maryanne Demasi explores the history of various conventional techniques of modifying plant DNA, including cross-breeding, mutational breeding and embryo rescue. It's genetic engineering tech...
presented by Graham Phillips, fl. 1984-2012; produced by Maryanne Demasi, fl. 2011, in Catalyst, Series 12, Episode 32 (Ultimo, New South Wales: ABC Commercial, 2011), 5 mins
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Catalyst, Series 13, Episode 2, Snowy Flows
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produced by Mark Horstman, fl. 2009-2012, in Catalyst, Series 13, Episode 2 (Ultimo, New South Wales: ABC Commercial, 2012), 5 mins
How much water is needed to risk your river dying of thirst? How often should it flow and when? Welcome to the Snowy Scheme, the greatest engineering project ever undertaken in Australia.
produced by Mark Horstman, fl. 2009-2012, in Catalyst, Series 13, Episode 2 (Ultimo, New South Wales: ABC Commercial, 2012), 5 mins
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Catalyst, Series 13, Episode 25, Taking Australia's Temperature
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presented by Jonica Newby, fl. 2001-2011; produced by Jonica Newby, fl. 2001-2011, in Catalyst, Series 13, Episode 25 (Ultimo, New South Wales: ABC Commercial, 2012), 28 mins
Have you noticed any weird weather round your place lately? And do you ever wonder if it's normal... or not? Earlier this year, as Catalyst reporter Dr Jonica Newby's home flooded for the tenth time in two years, she found herself wondering exactly that - and figured if a science reporter has trouble sorting fact...
presented by Jonica Newby, fl. 2001-2011; produced by Jonica Newby, fl. 2001-2011, in Catalyst, Series 13, Episode 25 (Ultimo, New South Wales: ABC Commercial, 2012), 28 mins
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Australian Story, Part 1, Something In the Water: Part 1
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directed by Trudy McRobert, fl. 2007; produced by Wendy Page, fl. 2000, in Australian Story, Part 1 (Ultimo, New South Wales: ABC Commercial, 2010), 29 mins
This program is about an unlikely alliance between a GP, a group of oyster farmers and a Sydney scientist. They banded together to investigate mysterious water quality issues in one of the most beautiful areas of Tasmania. Faced with what they saw as government indifference, local doctor Alison Bleaney and marine...
directed by Trudy McRobert, fl. 2007; produced by Wendy Page, fl. 2000, in Australian Story, Part 1 (Ultimo, New South Wales: ABC Commercial, 2010), 29 mins
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