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.
Dr James Esson talks to us about his research on the irregular migration of West African males to Europe through football related human trafficking and race issues within British geography.
3 July 2020
26 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, ocean advocate and skipper Emily Penn joins us to discuss her recent expedition to raise awareness of the ocean plastic problem, a new platform to help us find solutions, and what we can learn from living at sea.
5 June 2020
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