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Journalist and broadcaster Alok Jha talks to leading explorers, scientists, conservationists and artists about Antarctica’s fascinating past, present and future, to discover why the icy continent matters to us all. Created by the UK Antarctic Heritage Trust to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the first sighting of Antarctica. UKAHT champions public understanding of, and engagement with Antarctica through the history of human endeavour in the region. UKAHT looks after British historic sites ...
 
The #1 Antarctic podcast series based on the passionate people that have dedicated their lives to understanding, working and living in Antarctica is back! Unfreezing some of the critical science, contemporary culture, and adventure the icy continent is notorious for. Season 2 will focus on multi-perspective discussions about both micro and macro topics from the hidden but ever-connected continent, serving as a 'crash course' on the environment. Produced by Antarctic Ambassador Harry Seagar a ...
 
Short video portraits of some of the women scientists, artists, teachers, technicians and support personnel working in Antarctica. For more information about this project and the work of the women featured in these short video portraits please visit our website, WomenInAntarctica.com.
 
A unique behind the scenes look into Richard Parks' world-leading expedition to ski solo, unsupported and unassisted from the coast of Antarctica to the South Pole as fast as possible. Find out how a former international rugby player became a world leading extreme athlete and has brought a team of people together to create Team Quest; A collaborative project to use one of the most gruelling endeavours on the planet to mobilise a community to create learning opportunities in education and bus ...
 
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In Season three of A Voyage to Antarctica, presenter Alok Jha (The Economist) and guests including historian Dan Snow and birder, activist and environmentalist  Mya-Rose Craig (aka Birdgirl), will delve into the extraordinary human stories of the wildest place on the planet. Unearthing Antarctica’s hidden treasures; telling untold stories of discov…
 
If you set an AI process in motion to build a hard as nails nineteenth century seadog you'd likely arrive at Dave Donnelly in ninety-nine percent of your iterations. Dave looks and moves through the world as though he just stepped out of the pages of a Joseph Conrad book. Have a listen to episode 140 to understand why I value Dave's company and reg…
 
Thomas Walkington speaks about the wreck of the Pegasus and his time on the ice as part of VXE-6. Jim Butler showers praise on me and my output after discussing how he engages with Antarctica from half a world away. Jeff Maynard maps how he chose what to include and what to leave out of his most recent book about Sir Hubert Wilkins. Strap your ears…
 
Three members of the NBSAE drown in an accident on the barrier edge. Every other member of the NBSAE does their bit in making the project one of the most productive and smooth running examples of its type and of its time. Besides kicking off or sustaining the high latitudes careers of several scientist with extremely long Ice Coffee legs the glacio…
 
The role of ham radio operators in keeping Antarcticans sane through the long dark is given some attention. Additional audio of Vivian Fuchs speaking to Donald Milner at the BBC was made available by Thomas Henderson of Graceful Willow Productions and with the permission of Jules Madey (http://www.gwillow.com/) The music closing out this episode is…
 
The first Australian National Antarctic Research Expedition gets moving. Led my Campbell, informed by Mawson, and ignoring any potential input from Davis, the first foryas didn't kick all the committee proposed goals but a start is a start. Heard Island. Macquarrie Island. The last Antarctic outing of the Wyatt Earp. The first Antarctic outing of L…
 
A mixed bag of achievements and tragedy for the 1948 FIDS. New faces with big Antarctic careers ahead of them show up in the narrative. If you are working through the series in order and don't usually listen to episodes immediately after they're released I urge you to give this one an early play as there's an important message about pies near the e…
 
Where the history of other nations involved in the Antarctic land grab received plenty of attention in the series to date, Argentina only received mention as being close to the Antarctic Peninsula. I've sought to redress that in this episode. Thanks to Jim for test piloting the new audio settings. Hope I don't blow anyone's speakers with unexpected…
 
Kia ora everyone and welcome back to another episode of Antarctica Unfrozen Season 2! Today’s knowledge-rich guest is Dr. Natalie Robinson of NIWA. Natalie (@PolarGirlNZ on Twitter) is a marine physicist, specialising in polar oceanography, but she’s also an amazing voice for the future generation of environmental scientists with some priceless adv…
 
While theft is rare in circumstances where most needs and wants are catered to by management other crimes occur in Antarctica with surprisingly monotonous regularity, given the small numbers of people in the far south at any given moment. Other podcasts have dedicated episodes to the matter but that doesn't mean I shouldn't cover it too, so I did. …
 
A formal book review of "With Scott Before the Mast," an informal review of "Operation Deep Freeze II Gooney Birds," and interviews with Associate Professor Priscilla Wehi, Elodie Camprasse, and Evan Townsend.
 
Welcome back to another episode of Antarctica Unfrozen season two! Today we are taking a break from Antarctic science and inviting you to experience Antarctica for yourself through virtual reality! We are joined by Associate Professor Barbara Bollard and Antarctic Heritage Trust’s General Manager Operations and Communications, Francesca Eathorne. T…
 
In this episode Host, Shinae talks to Sarah and Simon about their endeavors on the ice working hands-on with Weddell Seals. Don't miss this unique perspective which demonstrates how understanding one (cute) creature in Antarctica can help to answer critical questions that concern the entire ecosystem!…
 
In this episode I fail to respect, let alone defer to, religious beliefs and the artifacts and structures dedicated to various deities' alleged glory while recounting the ongoing story of religion at high southern latitudes. Happy to take debates on the merits of religion generally or your religion specifically if this outing causes sufficient umbr…
 
In the final episode of series 2, Alok Jha talks to Polar Conservationist and explorer Prem Gill to find out what Antarctic seals and Grime music have in common. Prem is a PhD candidate leading the "Seals from Space" project with the Scott Polar Research Institute, British Antarctic Survey & World Wildlife Fund, and a researcher working on Frozen P…
 
Alok Jha talks to the award-winning writer Philip Hoare about his life-long love for and obsession with whales and their history in Antarctica. Philip’s numerous books include Leviathan or, The Whale, which won the 2009 BBC Samuel Johnson Prize, and has been published all over the world. It was followed by The Sea Inside (2013) and RISINGTIDEFALLIN…
 
Alok Jha talks to Dr Kelly Hogan, a Marine Geophysicist at the British Antarctic Survey to find out what studying the remains of ancient ice sheets in Antarctica can tell us about climate change and the future of the planet. Kelly works on research vessels around Antarctica, looking for clues about how ancient ice sheets flowed and eventually reced…
 
In part 1 of this special two part episode, Alok Jha talks to polar explorer Dwayne Fields: the first black Briton to walk 400 miles to the magnetic North Pole, in 2010. Born in Jamaica, Dwayne came to the UK at age of six. In his youth, he was a victim of knife and gun crime and as a result of his experiences, decided to change his life and become…
 
In part 2 of The White Continent? Alok Jha delves further into Antarctica’s colonial history with historian Dr Ben Maddison, to discover some untold stories of the continent. Ben’s book Class and Colonialism in Antarctic Exploration looks at the the discovery of Antarctica ‘from below’, focusing on the sailors, sealers, whalers, cooks and engineers…
 
The RARE draws nearer its destination and the FIDS head out on trail. Will the confluence of two Antarctic expeditions in the same place at the same time conflict with the laws of physics? Listen to 119 and find out. Oooh, see what I did there? Sizzly call to action. Getting good at this marketing shit, ay?…
 
Alok Jha goes to Antarctica and far beyond with space plasma physicist Dr Suzie Imber. Suzie is Associate Professor in Space Physics at the University of Leicester. She’s currently involved in the BepiColombo mission to Mercury, which launched in 2018, and will go into orbit around Mercury in December 2025. She’s also a high altitude mountaineer: S…
 
Alok Jha talks to legendary explorer Felicity Aston about what endurance means to her. In 2012, Felicity became the first woman to ski solo across the Antarctic landmass, a journey of over 1000 miles that took her 59 days and earned her a place in the Guinness Book of World Records. Felicity has gone on to organise and lead numerous expeditions to …
 
The United States Navy returns to Antarctica, this time under Admiral Cruzen, though Admiral Byrd was there and waving hard at the cameras and yelling that we shouldn't forget that he's the mayor of Antarctica and firsted all the firsts. While not the first fatal air accident in Antarctica, the George 1 becomes the first fatal air accident in Antar…
 
In the second season of this podcast from the UK Antarctic Heritage Trust, we’ll be delving further into the extraordinary human stories of the wildest, windiest place on our planet. We’ll hear from explorers, scientists and writers who’ve built their lives around this incredible continent. Our guests include explorers Felicity Aston and Dwayne Fie…
 
Iconic, charismatic megafauna that call the Southern Ocean home are pretty special! We’re talking about the killer whales, seals and smaller, but still iconic, penguins! But what about their food? Microscopic phytoplankton and krill warrant just as much attention, if not more because they are the foundation of the entire Southern Ocean ecosystem! T…
 
The Tabarin mooted, Marr demurred Base E arises on Stonington Island, five nautical miles from the BGLE hut on Barry Island but two hundred yards from the Johnny-come-five-years-ago East Base. Ted Bingham leads the first iteration of the FIDS and sets the tone for subsequent cohorts. Scones, rum, freshies and the sort of treats that make Brits wave…
 
Shinae discusses all things ice-related with fascinating insights from two experts and adventurers in their respective fields! Dr. Dan Price (University of Canterbury) and Prof. Pat Langhorne (University of Otago) give clear explanations on a critical aspect of the Antarctic environment - ice. From Sea ice to Ice Sheets and everything in-between!…
 
Harry chats with Ben King, Co-Founder of Boxfish Research - a cutting edge underwater ROV technology company with some of the highest photography and film capabilities at depth on Earth. Ben is a driven mechanical engineer with a back story that will leave you stunned. As well as hearing about how Boxfish was founded, we discuss how science and tec…
 
Today we are joined by two very special guests, Antarctica New Zealand's Chief Science Advisor, Professor John Cottle, and Data Curator, Rebecca McNeil. Together we delve into the conversation about guardianship of the Antarctic continent. Antarctica New Zealand is the government agency responsible for carrying out New Zealand activities in Antarct…
 
With a hundred meg of storage in my name and a lot of audio snippets with nothing better to do I give you the bits episode. Mind the neck bolts. This episode features the first competition I've run in a long time. As usual it's biased in favour of early listeners who are old and who are me. Voices from the past. Voices I hope will feature in the fu…
 
Penguin sex gets the attention it deserves after Murray Levick deprived the world of his observations due to his prudish Victorian era sensibilities. Professor Lloyd Spencer Davis gives you the good oil on the oily birds getting it on (early birds only get worms). Extended and diminished visibility and lights in the sky at high latitudes receive so…
 
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