Our Fragile Wilderness

Australia, 1990

Film
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Episode number 5 of Series “Under southern skies”.
The south-west corner of Western Australia has a relatively undisturbed ecosystem where 85% of the plants grow nowhere else in Australia. Grant Wardell-Johnson, a committed ecologist, guides series presenter, Susie Hanckel, through this region of giant Karri and Jarrah forests and swamps, revealing how the the impact of man’s encroachment on this ecosystem can be gauged by studying certain unique species of frogs in the area.

Credits

director

Michael Edols

producer

Mark Falzon

production company

Central Coast Media

Language

English

Duration

00:23:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

37348

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Frogs

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Ecology - Western Australia

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Forest conservation

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Forests and forestry - Australia

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Pollution - Environmental aspects

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Wardell-Johnson, Grant

People → Wardell-Johnson, Grant

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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