Well we’re thinking that Southern Sea Live, a live occasion arriving on the tv tonight, will certainly advise us why.
As it happens, tonight is likewise the winter season solstice: the quickest day as well as longest night of the year; signalling that winter is well and also absolutely below. It’s not all doom as well as gloom– it’s during the cool months that Australia’s southern seas are growing: whales migrate to the nation’s shores, penguins shelter in their colonies, and also giant cuttlefish accumulation to reproduce. Need to be nice!
As these fascinating aquatic occasions only happen for a couple of weeks of the year, some wizard developed the idea of a 90-minute real-time event broadcasting photos and sounds from Australia’s deep blue sea, advising us that while we’re all cold in our ridiculous little apartment or condos, there are pets off Australia’s southern coast having the moment of their lives.
The episode will likewise include stories concerning great white sharks, killer whales, seahorses, and also humpback whales, while likewise getting in touch with standard owners along the shore.
Former Q&A host Hamish McDonald will certainly host the occasion from Phillip Island’s iconic Penguin Parade along with reporter Dr Ann Jones and also underwater press reporters Lucas Handley, Sheree Marris, as well as Dr Dean Miller.