Boiling Point 5th of December 2017; Science meets Creation and Innovation to Save and Preserve Sydney’s Sea Life.

    We are all too aware human activity negatively impacts the environment. Most of our negative interaction and impact is irreversible. However, in the fight to save the biodiversity of Sydney waters, scientists successfully reversed the effects of human activity on Crayweed and Sydney’s ocean life. Last year we were introduced to the Crayweed […]

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Boiling Point 28th of November 2017; Immortal Mammoths and a New form of Resistance

Missed the show? Listen to the podcast   Image: Chantelle Doyle; Lyuba the 42,000-year-old mammoth Have you met Lyuba? Lyuba is quite an intriguing and mysterious mammoth. Mammoth’s are extinct, but Lyuba seems to be almost immortal as she still captures our hearts 42,000 years later. Lyuba is a preserved mammoth who has had a […]

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At Your Door: Doormen of New York with Alina Gozin’a

On Arts Wednesday 29 November 2017, Sylvia’s guest was photographic artist, Alina Gozin’a. Alina is a Sydney girl, originally from Russia and lately living in New York. The doormen, a familiar sight outside Manhattan’s apartment blocks is the doorman,  recipient of residents’ secrets. Alina’s passion for portraiture, combined with her simpatico for these mostly Eastern […]

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Boiling Point 21st November 2017; Gloomy Octopuses the New Tradie? Cloned Dogs and 80-million-Year-Old Sharks.

  Image: Octopus Tetricus, Flickr Image, 2016 (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0) Watch out Australia, octopuses are moving in! Not quite, in fact octopuses are making small communities. Specifically, Gloomy Octopuses or Octopus Tetricus. Surprisingly, this behaviour is not thought to be a new phenomenon. It is thought Gloomy Octopuses have been creating communities for some time.  […]

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Australia in World’s Top 10 of Forest Clearing

Eastern Australia ranks in the top 10 in the world when it comes to deforestation. We’re the only developed country with this level of clearing and Queensland is leading the way. On Monday Drive Ruth Hessey spoke with Penny van Oosterze (Principal Research Adjunct James Cook University and University Fellow Charles Darwin University, James Cook University) about […]

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How Much Do You Know? Episode 1

How Much Do You Know? is a podcast series that looks at HIV in the year 2017. It’s brought to you by and produced in the studios of Eastside Radio located in Paddington Sydney in association with ViiV Healthcare. This episode looks at modern HIV testing techniques and the easy and convenient methods in which people can now […]

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Painting By Numbers: the story of Ferdinand Bauer

On Arts Wednesday 22 November 2017, Sylvia’s guests in the studio were curator, Alison Wishart and leader of the creative DXLab at the State Library of NSW. A new exhibition about the life of Ferdinand Bauer has just opened, along with a most creative new website. The exhibition examines the work of natural history illustrator, […]

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Eastside meets Catherine Traicos

Described as “an artist of exceptional poise and talent” (SMH) Catherine Traicos has just released her sixth studio album. Luminaire is a beautiful album, wrought with emotion and turmoil. Catherine sat down with Eastside recently to discuss the recording process and play a couple of tracks from the album live in the studio.   Listen […]

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