Interviews about Earth Science

Interviews about geology, palaeontology, archaeology, atmospheric science, climate, climate change and meteorology...

28 February 2013

Antarctica is part of the world most affected by a changing climate. Atmospheric research there can help us understand...

07 February 2013

Avian pox affects a number of bird species, but it was discovered in UK’s population of great tits in 2006...

07 February 2013

This month Asteroid 2012 DA14 a 130.000 Ton lump of rock will pass just 24,000 km from Earth. That’s closer than many...

31 January 2013

In winter the sea may look dull, grey and lifeless but the creatures that live there know that some areas have far more...

28 January 2013

Can we stimulate new nerve cells to form in our brains, or are we stuck with the number that we are born with? We...

20 December 2012

We finish the final episode of Naked Oceans by pondering what great discoveries might lie ahead

20 December 2012

We ask a bunch of oceans experts if they are optimistic or pessimistic about the future of the oceans.

20 December 2012

Which threats to the ocean will be greatest concern in the years to come?

18 December 2012

The Planet Earth team find out how the East Anglian Fen lands are helping to model climate change through peat......

11 December 2012

Britain’s continuing wet weather has highlighted a serious problem facing towns and cities – urban flooding. Rather...

11 December 2012

DNA functions a bit like a recipe book which tells you to cook up the chemicals that they need to function. But...

07 December 2012

Humans have been exploring the oceans above and beneath the waves for thousands of years, most recently into the dark...

07 December 2012

Humans enter our story of the history of the oceans

07 December 2012

The story of the oceans begins 3.5 billion years ago with living rocks that made the earth habitable.

28 October 2012

One of Britain’s most unusual landscapes can be found along its coastline. Salt marshes are home to unique species of...

28 October 2012

Publicity and fundraising campaigns often focus on the cute, charismatic or cuddly animals, possibly leaving nature’s...

28 October 2012

You could be forgiven for thinking that microbes are not, and should not be, a conservation priority. But that’s not...

21 October 2012

Headlines like “Palm trees grew on Antarctica” abounded when climate scientists recently found evidence that the...

01 October 2012

Laundry detergent containing a special additive could convert clothes into pollution-busting air filters, according to...

18 September 2012

Global warming may dominate today’s environmental headlines but not so long ago it was acid rain. This emerged after...

16 September 2012

Diet in pregnancy affects cancer risk for the women, their daughters, and their granddaughters...

07 September 2012

Slowing down time to make your move, rediced rainfall from deforestation, Visualising the potency of drug candidates...

07 September 2012

Slowing down time to make your move, rediced rainfall from deforestation, Visualising the potency of drug candidates...