Interviews about Earth Science

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

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

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

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...

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...

02 September 2012

The urban heat island effect sees artificial surfaces in built up areas acting as storage heaters - making cities...

12 August 2012

If you’ve ever turned on a tap for a glass of cool clear water and watched brown water coming out instead, then you’ll...

05 August 2012

In 2006, scientists discovered that plants produce significant amounts of the greenhouse gas, methane. The research...

19 June 2012

A major seven year study has been launched in the UK to investigate the link between biodiversity and the services...

12 June 2012

As if carbon dioxide and methane aren’t enough to worry about, it now seems that we’re managing to make a whole load of...

12 June 2012

One of the most fundamental questions about how life began in the first place must be answered here on Earth. We...

11 June 2012

From seaweed to red sea migrants, we get the low down on invasions in the marine realm.