October 30, 2020

Legends of the Mandrake

On Halloween eve, it’s an essential part of any witch’s sorcery kit.

October 29, 2020

Punkie Night

A precursor of Halloween?

October 28, 2020

Tracking Koalas

Join in the hunt as researchers track down koalas!

October 27, 2020

Shipwrecks and Goats

The koalas of Australia’s St. Bee’s Island have an unlikely adversary – goats.

October 26, 2020

Cryptic Koalas

Even on an island full of koalas, finding one is much more difficult than it might seem!

October 23, 2020

A Prehistoric Soundscape

You’ll never think of koalas as placid, leaf-chewing marsupials again after hearing the racket they make during breeding season!

October 22, 2020

Seal Pup Calls

For Weddell seals, every sound tells a story.

October 21, 2020

Weddell Seals Mate

The mating game – Antarctic style.

October 20, 2020

Native Bees

With honeybees endangered, it’s native bees to the rescue!

October 19, 2020

Giants of Jazz Piano

A 1970’s Jam session at Boston’s Berklee College of Music with th e late Ray Santisi and Makoto Ozone.

October 16, 2020

Turning Junk Land into Bee Habitats

The land beneath powerlines is a prime spot for native bees to thrive.

October 15, 2020

Bug Havens

Beetles need a place to live, too!

October 14, 2020

Parasite Bees

Forget about the hive; some bees are downright anti-social!

October 12, 2020


Their eerie sounds echo through the forests of Central and South America.

October 9, 2020

Frontiers of the Brain

Science Diarist John Beggs explains what makes neuroscience like the Wild West.

October 8, 2020

‘Shroom Quest

When foraging for wild mushrooms, it helps to know your tree species.

October 7, 2020

Trickle Down Storms

A lot more than water flows into our rivers during a storm.

October 6, 2020

Do Storm Clouds Have a Silver Lining?

The un-seeen effects of storms on the ecosystem.

October 5, 2020

Fish and Floods

Can fish just ride out a flood?

October 2, 2020

Asia Bats – It’s All in the Data

What’s more difficult than catching and tagging bats?

October 1, 2020

Asia Bats – All in a Name

Correctly identifying Indonesian bats can be tricky, even for those in the know.