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Part 1 | Part 2Australian settlers found themselves confronted by a ‘death-like silence’ which refused to yield to their colonial ambitions. The land was too dry. In...
Part 1 | Part 2In this Climate Series conversation, exclusive to SlowTV, leading environmental and resource economist Frank Jotzo speaks to Age environment reporter Adam Morton...
Part 1 | Part 2In this Key Thinkers (University of Melbourne) lecture, David Young looks at the life and work of Charles Darwin. Amidst the many recent celebrations of...
In this talk, climate expert David Karoly lays out the likely future climate change scenarios - and how dependent they are on human actions now - while presenting the latest...
Part 1 | Part 2 In this Climate Series conversation, exclusive to SlowTV, leading environmental and resource economist Frank Jotzo speaks to Age environment reporter Adam Morton...
Part 1 | Part 2In this Key Thinkers (University of Melbourne) lecture, David Young looks at the life and work of Charles Darwin. Amidst the many recent celebrations of...
Ian Lowe speaks about the future of global energy supplies. As he puts it, our society's heavy reliance on oil and other fossil fuels makes us vulnerable for both economic and...
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3This panel looks at the effects of the GFC on energy policy, prices and security, in the context of the need to reach a global climate change deal atthe...
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3This panel looks at the effects of the GFC on energy policy, prices and security, in the context of the need to reach a global climate change deal atthe...
Part 1 | Part 2The two towering achievements of modern physics are quantum theory and Einstein’s general theory of relativity. Together, they explain virtually everything...
Dr Patrick Lane (Forest and Ecosystem Science, University of Melbourne) discusses the complex effects and implications of bushfires on the already fragile water ecology. He...
Two of Australia's leading public intellectuals, Robert Manne and Tim Flannery, engage in a compelling discussion about climate change. Flannery, author of the recent...
Professor Philip Adams from Monash University's Centre of Policy Studies presents, "Insurance against catastrophic climate change: How much will an Emissions Trading...
Professor Philip Adams from Monash University's Centre of Policy Studies presents, "Insurance against catastrophic climate change: How much will an Emissions Trading...
Illustration by Jeff Fisher.
Sea shepherd vs whalers
By Nic Price
Illustration by Jeff Fisher.
Following Shackleton
By Jo Lennan
Black Saturday, Kinglake. © Dean Sewell / Oculi
The lessons and literature of Black Saturday
By Robyn Annear

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