Nine To Noon for Wednesday 18 November 2009
09:05 Huge floating "islands" of trash
Charles Moore, US captain who discovered the 'Great Pacific Garbage Patch' and founded the Algalita Marine Research Foundation, which is dedicated to the protection of the marine environment and researching the impact of plastic marine pollution.
A large entanglement of debris found off the coast of Hawaii in 2002
1 mile trawl sample of plastic debris of the North Pacific Gyre in 2005
09:35 Identical twin DNA
Stuart Grieve, Auckland barrister QC
09:45 Australia correspondent Ray Moynihan
10:05 Ben Bradlee
Ben Bradlee, Vice President at-large of the Washington Post. He was at the helm of the paper as it broke stories on some the most turbulent episodes in modern US history - including Watergate.
A Good Life: newspapers and other adventures by Ben Bradlee10:44 Reading:The Vintner's Luckby Elizabeth Knox
(Part 8 of 15)
A story of love, life, wine and angels stretching out from the beginning of the 19th century.
11:05 Book Review with Harry Broad
Peter Bush: A Life in Focus by Peter Bush with Paul Thomas
Published by Hodder Moa
11:15 Music review with Marty Duda
Today's feature artist: Norah Jones
1. Cold Cold Heart (3:38) - Norah Jones taken from 2002 album "Come Away With Me" (Blue Note)
2. What Am I To You (3:29) - Norah Jones taken from 2004 album "Feels Like Home" (Blue Note)
3. Thinking About You (3:20) - Norah Jones taken from 2007 album "Not Too Late" (Blue Note)
4. Light As A Feather (3:52) - Norah Jones taken from 2009 album "The Fall" (Blue Note)
11:30 Criminal lawyer Robert Lithgow discusses sentencing when there's been a guilty plea
11:45 Art commentator Courtney Johnston
From auction houses to Trade Me; the options when you want to buy some art.
John Hurrell's art review blog (for links to dealer galleries and other art spaces).