WorldCat Identities

Australian Broadcasting Corporation Natural History Unit

Overview
Works: 117 works in 172 publications in 1 language and 1,274 library holdings
Roles: prn
Classifications: QH197, 508.94
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Nature of Australia a portrait of the island continent by John Vandenbeld( Visual )
5 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows how the Australian continent evolved. Describes the origins of Australia's plants and animals. DVD
Wolves of the sea ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This documentary, together with scientific findings and other studies, shows the killer whale in a different light. Includes its means of survival, hunting techniques and methods of communication
The Big wet ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The chronicle of a particular wet season in the tropical north of Australia and the effect it has on all living things there. Featured throughout is the majestic scenery of Kakadu and Arnhem Land
Lizards of Oz Wombats : bulldozers of the bush ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lizards of Oz explores the fascinating desert world of these little known creatures, and examines why so many different species are able to co-exist. Wombats examines the myths and reality of womabt life both above and below ground
The Kimberley, land of the wandjina by Jonathan Holmes( Visual )
3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gives an idea of the rich diversity of wildlife in Western Australia's Kimberley, from the sea coast to the deep internal gorges. An Aboriginal man teaches his children about the environment and the cave art
Emus curious companions. Echidna : the survivor ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Emus : curious companions follows the work of ANU researcher, Cate Coddington, who has spent months with emus outside Canberra, studying their complex social systems and sexual habits. Echidna : the survivor concentrates on two researchers, Peggy Rismiller and Mike McKelvey, who are studying the habits of echidnas on Kangaroo Island
Spirits of the forest Year of the Gagadju ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Spirits of the forest examines the relationship between the beautiful birds of paradise and the spiritual beliefs and rituals of the Huli people of Papua New Guinea whose men decorate their wigs with plumes from these birds. Year of the Gagadju takes us to Kakadu National Park, the traditional home of the Gagadju people who are attempting to retain their traditional culture and view of the world
Platypus world's strangest animal by David Parer( Visual )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the slopes of the Great dividing Range, Tom Grant and Peter Temple-Smith are embarking on a first-ever study of the life of a mother and baby platypus inside a nesting burrow. They'll use state-of-the-art technology. At Healesville Wildlife Sanctuary we'll follow Les Fisk on his life long mission to breed platypus in captivity. And on Kangaroo Island, Peggy Rismiller's decade long study of the echidna, a close relative of the platypus, will run as a parallel story
Survival on the reef ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Great Barrier Reef and the creatures which inhabit it live and survive in a sometimes hostile environment
Terrors of Tasmania ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Documentary on the nature and behaviour of the Tasmanian Devil
Year of the Gagadju ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A land of rivers and flood plains, paperbark and eucalypt woodlands split by ancient sandstone cliffs - this is the home of Bill Neidjie and the Gagadju people. Part of Kakadu National Park in Australia, the region is an ever-changing vista that rules the lives of the Gagadju people. They divide their year into six seasons which can be heralded by a plant coming into flower, dragon flies swarming, a change in wind direction or grasshoppers singing to welcome a new season
Banjo frogs ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An unsuspecting, adolescent frog takes a trip to the garbage dump, where he tries insensitively to ingratiate himself with the locals. But he just doesn't fit in until he picks up an old banjo and dramatically changes his tune. Includes sounds of banjo frogs and red-eyed tree frogs
Hello possums ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hoarse coughs and bumps in the night can be blamed on the Brushtail possum, the most successful of all Australian marsupials to adapt to city living. With 24 known species of possums in Australia, some are regarded as pests, others as rare, and a few even endangered. A look at their behaviour reveals that sharing the environment with possums can be a pleasure rather than a problem
Nature's landscapes ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A visual journey through Australia's natural environment accompanied by classical music with natural sound effects
Bird suite ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A visual and symphonic journey through Antarctic and Australian and Papua-New Guinea landscapes featuring the bird life of these areas against a soundtrack of classical music performed by ABC symphony orchestras
From the snow to the sea ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From the microscopic drama of an animal-eating plant to the majesty of the sea eagle, this program explores the vital connection between the water and wildlife in a unique corner of Australia. It's a story of the water's journey from alpine peaks to the fertile coastal lakes of the Gippsland watershed over the span of four seasons: the winter snows in the high country, the icy torrents of the spring thaw, summer bushfires and autumn flooding in the lakes
The dragons of Galapagos ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Looks at the struggle for survival of the iguanas of the Galapagos Islands
River red ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This documentary shows the river red gum in its natural habitat, sheltering insects and marsupials, and its battle for survival
Sperm wars ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In most species, long-held notions of motherhood, fatherhood and monogamy are being questioned, with evidence showing that even females presumed to be monogamous mate with more than one male during their reproductive cycle. Only recently have scientists observed the intriguing tactics used in the battle to ensure that a males sperm reaches the female egg and not a competing male's sperm
Clash of the carnivores ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the rugged, fortress-like island of Tasmania on Australia's southern tip, live Tasmanian Devils, Tiger Quolls and Eastern Quolls, carnivores and marsupials alike. These pouched killers survive by living in a precarious harmony whilst competing for a limited resource - flesh. While the ferocious devils appear to be the greatest winners, there seems to be an unexpected alliance in this on-going Clash of the Carnivores
 
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Languages
English (49)