Our Fragile Wilderness

Australia, 1990

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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

production company

Central Coast Media

producer

Mark Falzon

Duration

00:23:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1990

Appears in

Under southern skies

Group of items

Under southern skies

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

302577

Language

English

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

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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