In this episode of Geography now, Chief Executive of the UK Antarctic Heritage Trust (UKAHT) Camilla Nichol joins us to talk about the 200th year since Antarctica was sighted, and the heritage conservation work that UKAHT are involved with.
Camilla Nichol is Chief Executive of the UK Antarctic Heritage Trust (UKAHT).
In this podcast episode, Camilla talks about what UKAHT's programme to commemorate the 200th year since the first sighting of Antarctia (Antarctica In Sight), the heritage conservation work that UKAHT are involved in, as well as the future plans of the organisation to ensure that we can all benefit and learn from the continent.
Camilla explains the history of the continent, from the endeavours of those who first sighted Antarctica, the scientific work that has been done to benefit humanity, as well the rich geopolitical history of one of the most regions of earth.
Geography now is a new podcast series from the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG). In this series, we’ll be talking to geographers about the work that they’re doing, topics they’re passionate about, and opinions they have about the world around us.
At a time when it is impossible to host speakers at the Society, we are committed to creating content that can be accessed online, and are excited to feature individuals who would have spoken at our events around the UK.
In this episode of Geography now, geologist Alice Fugagnoli discusses her PhD research on the effect of microplastics on the geological cycle, and how the impact of COVID-19 might be seen by future generations.
28 August 2020
In this episode of Geography now, entomologist Eleanor Drinkwater discusses her recent fieldwork researching Titan beetles, her love of talking about invertebrates, and how she paved her unique geographical career path.
19 June 2020
In this episode of Geography now, Dr Janey Messina talks to us about the work that she does as a geographer in the field of health, the interdisciplinarity of geography, and how geographers can help to deal with a pandemic.
12 June 2020
In this episode of Geography now podcast, Peter Cooper discusses animal reintroductions from a British perspective.
22 May 2020
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