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World's oldest known killer whale “Granny” dies

World's oldest known killer whale “Granny” dies

The world's oldest known orca, affectionately known as Granny, is missing and presumed dead, researchers say. Estimated to be over 100 years old, the matriarch's official name was J2. She was the focal point of a BBC documentary that followed biologists' study of her clan ...


“Tan Madonna” by Alex Knost – the full 25-minute film

“Tan Madonna” by Alex Knost – the full 25-minute film

Shot in Baja Mexico, Australia, France and Indonesia, directed by Alex and featuring Michael February, Karina Rozunko, Lee Anne Curren ...

Death of five surfers in storm shocks Netherlands

Death of five surfers in storm shocks Netherlands

At least five experienced surfers have drowned after going out in stormy weather off the coast of The Hague, Dutch ...

To the bottom of the Mariana Trench - deepest ever ocean dive by a human – and what was there?

To the bottom of the Mariana Trench - deepest ever ocean dive by a human – and what was there?

Victor Vescovo descended 11 kilometres to a point in the Pacific Ocean that is the deepest place on Earth. A retired ...

French surfer punches shark during Bells Beach attack – VIDEO

French surfer punches shark during Bells Beach attack – VIDEO

Winki Pop: A young French tourist has twice punched a shark after it attacked him while surfing at Victoria's Bells Beach. Dylan, 23, was ...

It’s Mothers Day this Sunday (but you knew that) – want a gift to blow her mind?

It’s Mothers Day this Sunday (but you knew that) – want a gift to blow her mind?

And four times a year she’ll be reminded of what a brilliant sibling you are, and four times a year ...

Mary River's punk turtle that breathes through its genitals added to Endangered Reptile List

Mary River's punk turtle that breathes through its genitals added to Endangered Reptile List

A turtle native to Southern Queensland with a green mohawk and highly unconventional lifestyle is the star attraction in the ...

Then and Now – a seven-minute video tribute to George Rice and his classic boards

Then and Now – a seven-minute video tribute to George Rice and his classic boards

(First ran here in Jan. 2019) Torquay surfer Glen Hunwick is a Surfcoast Longboard Club competitor, a committee member of the ...

How to build a shellfish reef – the manual

How to build a shellfish reef – the manual

Capitalising on the ongoing success of The Nature Conservancy’s shellfish reef restoration projects all around the world, a manual has been ...

“Short Stories” - a 23-minute film from the San Onofre Surf Co. WATCH THE FULL MOVIE HERE

“Short Stories” - a 23-minute film from the San Onofre Surf Co. WATCH THE FULL MOVIE HERE

A little bit of this a little bit of that. A Surf Flick by Wiley Archbold. A revisit to this ...

100 million people took action in 192 countries in honour of Earth Day’s 50th Anniversary

100 million people took action in 192 countries in honour of Earth Day’s 50th Anniversary

Despite 3.9 billion people sheltering in place and the tragedy of the pandemic, over 100 million people took action in ...

Pandemic side-effects offer glimpse of alternative future on Earth Day 2020

Pandemic side-effects offer glimpse of alternative future on Earth Day 2020

November 22, 2020 - the 50th Earth Day: While Trump plants a tree and Bono sings to Pope Francis, actors, musicians, ...

Mysterious ghost boats full of corpses keep washing up in Japan

Mysterious ghost boats full of corpses keep washing up in Japan

We first ran this news story Christmas 2018 (and the boats are still turning up): Nearly 100 dilapidated wooden boats have washed ...

Sea turtles thriving after beach closures

Sea turtles thriving after beach closures

Wildlife around the world is enjoying the lack of human activity due to coronavirus lockdowns, and sea turtles in Thailand are part ...

Only in Oz: Between a croc and a shark . . . and the shark jumps in the boat!

Only in Oz: Between a croc and a shark . . . and the shark jumps in the boat!

 A Queensland boy got more than he bargained for on a family fishing trip when a shark and crocodile came ...

Human-sized giant jellyfish

Human-sized giant jellyfish

A wildlife expert and her photographer set off on an undersea adventure around the United Kingdom and what they witnessed ...

Barz Kiama Floaters to the rescue – six pairs for our international subscribers!

Barz Kiama Floaters to the rescue – six pairs for our international subscribers!

Any regular reader of our mag will know we give away a top-end longboard to an Australian subscriber every issue, we’ve ...

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