Justin Gilligan has been working as a nature photographer for Australian Geographic for more than a decade. He specialises in marine wildlife and underwater photography, travelling everywhere from the Great Barrier Reef to the Great Australian Bight and the coral reefs of Western Australia. In this episode, he shares his passion for photography and how he ended up with a job that many would consider a dream.
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This Episode of Talking Australia is hosted by Angela Heathcote and produced by Ben Kanthak (www.beachshackpodcasts.com).
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Get up close and personal with the magnificent humpback whales in the warm waters of their winter breeding grounds.
Great cormorants have underwater hearing abilities to match toothed whales and seals, and may be relying on them to hunt fish.
Scientists call for a name for Australia’s southern temperate reef system.
In the late 1990s, more than 180,000 giant cuttlefish gathered to breed in South Australian waters. Since then, their numbers have dwindled by 93 per cent and no-one is sure why
High school students will design and build a temporary home for an underwater superhero.
The dainty anemonefish of Lord Howe Island is becoming an early-warning system for rising temperatures.
A friendly dance between manta ray and diver on Ningaloo Reef
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