Title Details

Pond Zero

Series : Marine Biology |
To be catalogued. Pond Zero is a study of the effects on marine life of a man-made solar salt field in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. The effects shown are unique to this field. As the tidal flats were closed to the ocean, marine life was trapped. Plants and animals (algae and fish) were forced to adapt or die in increasing salinity. Some adapted and multiplied, other species became tolerant of the new conditions but were unable to breed. This film Explores both.
Access No. 131460 | 18 mins 57 secs | 1980s | Australia | © NFSA | Colour |