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The Science Show and Ockham's Razor have always brought us commentary on the environment and climate change. Now Off Track takes us out to feel the breeze. Special features can also be found on Background Briefing and our other current affairs regulars: Breakfast, RN Drive, and the weekend Extras.
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'Antarctica: What Happens There, Matters Everywhere'

6 hours 30 min ago
The Chief Scientist of Australia's Antarctic Division Dr Gwen Fenton will be representing Australia at the annual week-long International Science Festival.
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Wattle seeds in demand for flavour and award-winning tea growers offer tips on the perfect brew

Mon, 2019-03-18 10:30
Wattle seeds highly sought after by chefs; volunteers clean up Abrolhos islands; award-winning tea growers offer tips on the perfect brew; beekeeper heads into the bush for fresh local honey.
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Tasmanian couple hands back 118 hectares of land to local Aboriginal communities

Mon, 2019-03-18 08:26
Land Rights and Native Title applications can be a lengthy process for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. But returning private land is a much simpler process. 
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Coconut theology & climate change

Sun, 2019-03-17 17:20
Reverend Dr Seforosa Carroll on rethinking the Christianity she grew up with in Fiji.
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The spirituality of the sea

Sun, 2019-03-17 17:05
Three women share how the ocean shapes their faith, and brings them closer to God.
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The People vs drought

Sun, 2019-03-17 15:05
With drought intensifying in Australia, is it time to change the way we farm?
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Protecting the eastern bettong

Sun, 2019-03-17 06:45
Australia has the highest mammal extinction rate in the world. And of those that do remain, many are in danger of going the same way — including the eastern bettong.
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A Big Country

Sat, 2019-03-16 05:20
Wattle seeds highly sought after by chefs; volunteers clean up Abrolhos islands; award-winning tea growers offer tips on the perfect brew; beekeeper heads into the bush for fresh local honey.
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Off Track presents Queer Out Here

Sat, 2019-03-16 04:30
A crowd sourced audio zine that celebrates the world outside walls from the perspective of LGBQTIA+ people from all over the world.
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Meet the zero-waste parents whose monthly landfill rubbish can fit into a jar

Fri, 2019-03-15 08:30
It may seem way too hard to make a difference on waste. But some families have radically reduced their contribution to landfill, taking just one jar a month to the tip.
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Could the next family car you buy be electric?

Fri, 2019-03-15 08:06
As electric cars become more affordable, let's talk about the pros and cons of making the switch.
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Koalas under threat from logging

Fri, 2019-03-15 07:45
Claims of logging in koala habitat has led to direct protest action, including conservationists "locking on" to forest machinery.
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RBA warns of threats to financial stability from climate change

Wed, 2019-03-13 05:50
The Coalition continues to tear itself apart over climate and energy policy, but behind the scenes, financial and business leaders are already taking action.
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Foreign Correspondent: Saving Venice

Tue, 2019-03-12 07:17
The “Floating City” is sinking under rising seas and the weight of mass tourism. Now Venice’s residents are fighting to reclaim it.
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New battery launched for life beyond lithium

Sat, 2019-03-09 11:05
The zinc bromide battery uses two ubiquitous elements and poses no risk of combustion.
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Country Breakfast Features

Sat, 2019-03-09 05:45
Tough choices ahead for agriculture and the 'invisible drought' that's difficult to monitor underground.
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Off Track presents HumaNature

Sat, 2019-03-09 04:30
Not quite tame, not quite wild.
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Giving legal rights to nature

Thu, 2019-03-07 19:05
Can nature, rivers, mountains or animals, have legal rights - just like people? Legal rights will change the relationship we have with nature and that’s crucial to really protect the environment.
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The love story that opened Tasmania's Cradle Mountain to tourism

Thu, 2019-03-07 08:28
Author Kate Legge uncovers the love story that opened Cradle Mountain to tourism.
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Shen Neng 1 reef remediation finally begins

Thu, 2019-03-07 05:36
The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority will spend $35 million dollars over the next few years to remediate the 40 hectare damage zone caused when the Chinese-owned coal carrier ran aground.
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