Can societies strike a balance between combating the dangers of viral outbreaks and pandemics, while maintaining the hopes of eradicating established diseases, such as malaria and HIV/AIDS, which continue to claim millions of lives each year?
Fergus Walsh, (Chair) BBC Medical Correspondent
Professor Peter Piot M.D, Director of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and Professor of Global Health
Professor W Ian Lipkin M.D, John Snow Professor of Epidemiology and Professor of Neurology and Pathology at Columbia University
Dr Marie Charles M.D, Founder and CEO of Global Medic Force
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
James Raffan circumnavigated the Arctic Circle to put a human face on climate change. His rare and insightful story touches the Earth's last wild places revealing the breadth of human adaptation and ingenuity.
20 February 2017
We are joined by Dr John Shears, polar explorer and recipient of the Polar Medal
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