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Marine Habitats
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Marine Habitats

Aberdeen Science Centre Highlands and Islands team have produced this thirty-minute podcast exploring habitat mapping, blue carbon storage, and nature based solutions. Includes inspiration for careers in science, biology, and technology related to the monitoring, and future care of the planet.

Glasgow Science Centre – Interview with Keep Scotland Beautiful’s Upstream Battle
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Glasgow Science Centre – Interview with Keep Scotland Beautiful’s Upstream Battle

Image Credit: Upstream Battle, Keep Scotland Beautiful 80% of marine litter comes from land. Join Heather from Keep Scotland Beautiful as we learn about their exciting citizen science campaign ‘Upstream Battle’ which aims to tackle marine litter from its source. Discover how you can get involved to help prevent marine litter at its source along…

Can we adapt to a changing climate?
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Can we adapt to a changing climate?

Throughout history, humanity’s survival has depended, in part, on our ability to adapt to natural fluctuations in our environment. And now, as our planet faces unprecedented shifts in the climate, it has never been more important for us to change with it. While global efforts are focused on preventing further damage, some degree of climate…

Adventures in Antarctica: drilling for ancient ice
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Adventures in Antarctica: drilling for ancient ice

Join Professor Eric Wolff on his field trip to the snowy wonderland of Antarctica. In this short film we follow Professor Wolff and his team as they drill 650 metres into the West Antarctic ice sheet, unlocking the secret of Earth’s past climate, and allowing us a glimpse at the future.

Seeing the air you breathe
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Seeing the air you breathe

We can’t see air but we know it surrounds us and that we rely on it to survive. Therefore, unsurprisingly, the quality of this life-giving mixture of gases has become of increasing concern. Atmospheric physicist Dr Mark Richards joins explains how we can monitor this using environmental sensing systems that can rapidly identify, track and…

Powering the future
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Powering the future

What comes to mind when you think of renewable energy? Perhaps you imagine a vast solar farm, or maybe you’re picturing spinning wind turbines in a field. Renewable energy sources like these are already having an impact on the type of power we use, but we are still a long way from curbing our reliance…