Interviews about Earth Science

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

31 January 2011

Charles cockell explains how microbes are eating away at out coastline...

30 January 2011

In today’s world, it can seem as if there were more earthquakes than ever before and scientists at the British...

23 January 2011

Coral reefs are regarded as the rainforest of the sea. They play a vital role in marine ecosystems and now, a new reef...

11 January 2011

Manta Rays are fished in increasing numbers for their gills to make Chinese medicines. We chat to Andrea Marshall...

11 January 2011

The folk at Coral Cay Conservation are working to help encourage communities set up fish sanctuaries and protect the...

11 January 2011

We take a look behind the Marine Stewardship Council's eco-label for sustainable seafood

19 December 2010

Dr David Ferguson explains the appeal of the Afar Depression...

11 December 2010

Diatoms are the gems of the ocean that lock up carbon and are vital for all sorts of other creatures from krill to...

14 November 2010

One idea put forward for sustainable shipping in the future has been to find ways to harness the power of the wind in...

14 November 2010

When American scientists discovered some tree fossils in 2007, they turned out to be 385 million years old. That makes...

14 November 2010

How can we make shipping more sustainable? Tristan Smith from University College London is here to shed some light on...

14 November 2010

Previously, we have believed that the Earth’s atmosphere turned oxygen-rich about 800 million years ago and this...

07 November 2010

Jen Ashworth from Natural England gives us the low down on a series of new MPAs that are soon to appear around the...

31 October 2010

Predicting how the Earth’s climate is likely to change is one of the toughest challenges facing science, one that as we...

17 October 2010

Walk along any beach almost anywhere in the world and you'll find plastics washed up on the shore. From plastic...

07 October 2010

Legendary oceans explorer, Sylvia Earle, shares her thoughts on the Census of Marine Life.

07 October 2010

Census co-founder, Jesse Ausabel, tells us about how it all began

03 October 2010

Over the past few weeks, scientists have been carrying out the first geological survey since the 1930s of England’s...

26 September 2010

A satellite designed to measure the Earth’s gravitational field with unprecedented accuracy may sound like something...

19 September 2010

In the latest of our features from the Planet Earth Podcast Team, Richard Hollingham accept reports from the Plymouth...

12 September 2010

Increasingly, governments and energy companies are looking at ways of harvesting wave and tidal energy. But what about...

05 September 2010

Embarrassingly for the average Aussie, as a nation, they're amongst the worst emitters of greenhouse gases on a...

12 August 2010

As well as big animals like polar bears that hunt on top of Arctic sea ice, there is an extraordinary world of life...

12 August 2010

Climate change poses many, varied threats to the oceans. John Bruno gives us a rundown of findings from his recent...