Plastics have become an integral part of our daily lives with virtually everything we do and much of the food and drink we consume involving the use of plastics in some form or other. However our throw away society is polluting large areas of the world’s oceans with plastics, threatening marine life and food chains. How did it get there? What are the practical solutions? And is it time to re-evaluate how we use and reuse plastic?
David de Rothschild, Founder of Adventure Ecology and leader of the Plastiki exhibtion
Dr Simon Boxall, Oceanographer, National Oceanography Centre, Southampton
Sylvia Earle, Oceanographer, Founder of Mission Blue and Explorer In Residence at The National Geographic
Edwin Broni-Mensah – Founder of GiveMeTap
Professor Richard Thompson, School of Marine Science and Engineering, Plymouth University
[Online] This event for students is a chance to learn about geography and the real-world applications of GIS that are making a difference in our society.
18 November 2020
[Online] In this online session, we will be asking geography teachers to share their ideas and innovation with the teacher community.
3 November 2020
Last month, Jisc, the UK’s research and education not-for-profit organisation, and publisher Wiley signed a four year ‘read and publish’ agreement that extends to many UK universities and research institutions.
3 April 2020
To mark International Day for Biological Diversity we have made the recording of our recent Monday night lecture Food security: a global challenge available for everyone to watch online until Monday 27 May
22 May 2019
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