The Good Earth
There’s a growing mound of evidence that spending time in a habitat with healthy soil can be very good for you.
Saving Our Sea Lions
A radical trial treating a sinister parasite in newborn Australian sea lion pups could help rescue the species.
Rescuing The Reef
Justin Gilligan joins scientists on an expedition to the far northern Great Barrier Reef to witness the annual mass coral spawning spectacle and to look for ways to help this ecosystem under pressure.
The centenary of the 1919 England to Australia Air Race provides a chance to remember this largely forgotten chapter of aviation history and honour the courageous men who pioneered modern international flight.
Nature-based schools are gaining momentum in Australia as more and more kids are swapping the classroom for the bush and proving that quality learning can take place in non-traditional settings.
Seeing The Good For The Trees
The future of Australia’s fast-disappearing forests lies in the hands of our farmers.
Birds Struggling To Be Heard
Noise pollution in urban environments is drowning out birdsong, making it ever harder for birds to communicate.
The Old Wool Road
From its beginnings as an Aboriginal songline to its heyday as a busy stock route, the Wool Road offers a fascinating journey between Canberra and the coast with plenty of reasons to tarry along its twists and turns.
Miniskirts, beehives and boaters made for a memorable image that captures the spirit of an era.
The Winds of Zenadth festival is one of Australia’s most vibrant celebrations of song, dance, language and history.
Kept safe by a quarter of a century of World Heritage listing, the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia are an unparalleled glimpse into an ancient wilderness.
Putting Australia On The Map
Dutch navigators had accurately charted some two-thirds of the Australian coastline in the 170 years before Captain Cook’s arrival in 1770.
Texan explorer and industrialist Victor Vescovo this year dived deeper beneath the ocean than anyone had ever done before. This exclusive insight details the epic journey that took him there.
Australia’s cassowaries aren’t as rare as we thought but there’s still much to discover about these enigmatic rainforest birds.
Delving Into Tasmania's Underground
Cavers discover a flooded subterranean passage that sets a new record for Australia’s deepest cave system.
A Dog's Life
From law enforcement to herding livestock and protecting endangered animals, dogs serve us in many important ways.
The grey-headed flying-fox is facing increasing threats and an uncertain future.
Volunteers on the third annual Australian Geographic Society Lord Howe Island scientific expedition helped discover insect species previously unknown to science.
Off To The Races
A rural community embraces its diversity with a festival celebrating culture…and camels.
The End Of The Climb
Indigenous tourism opportunities are growing around Uluru as the deadline approaches for the ban on climbing the huge Central Australian rock.
Old Town New Prospects
After casting off its industrial past, Queenstown, Tasmania, is emerging as a destination for nature lovers and artists.
Taking The Eyre
Nailing the perfect shot of Lake Eyre in flood isn’t easy, even with a bird’s-eye view, but expert tuition helps a group of keen shutterbugs zone in on the essentials of this rare spectacle.
Solving An Ecological Mystery
Ancient Aboriginal knowledge is helping to fill in the missing details of epic migrations made by Australia’s freshwater eel species.
and The Little-known Heroes Of The Moon Walk Broadcast
Scientists are discovering why our frillneck lizard has one of the animal world’s most dramatic displays.
Finding Barclay's Treasure
Retired motor-racing legend Larry Perkins solves a 100-year mystery in the desert.
Generation Of Change
Born into war and violence, Timor-Leste’s millennials are shaping the new country’s future.
Fenced reserves and captive breeding programs can bring treasured species back from the brink, but there are limitations.
Skiing The Back Country
Leave behind the manicured slopes used by most skiers and head for the valleys and peaks of Main Range in Kosciuszko National Park for an exhilarating three-day off-piste adventure.
Since its purported discovery more than 120 years ago, Lasseter’s Reef, a fabled gold-rich outback quartz vein, has eluded both fortune-hunters and researchers.