Having never kayaked before, Ian set off to hike and paddle Sri Lanka’s longest river from source to sea. From the country’s third highest peak – Totapola Kanda – Ian travelled through tea plantations, ancient city-states, and modern tourist destinations. This journey challenged his ideas of river travel and demonstrated the difficulties of water security for developing nations.
[Online] In this talk, Professor John Marshall, from the University of Southampton, will explore how a brief UV-B burst, during a climatic warming interval, collapsed the Devonian-Carboniferous boundary terrestrial ecosystem.
10 November 2020
Science and wildlife presenter Liz Bonnin examines one of the biggest environmental threats facing the modern world.
29 November 2018
Dr Barbara Bond investigates MI9’s wartime escape and evasion mapping programme including how maps were smuggled to prisoners and how they helped orchestrate some of the most famous escapes in history.
22 January 2018
Galloping alongside nomadic herdsmen, sharing cups of salty tea and milking horses are some of Stephanie Hadik’s many Mongolian adventures. These have left her with a true love for the country.
22 March 2017
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