Antarctica is often seen as an untouched frozen wilderness, but beneath the ice lies a different story. With concerns over plastic pollution at an all-time high, Cath Waller delves into the scale of the problem at the south pole and crucially, what can be done about it.
Ever wondered what is in the air you breathe? Take the opportunity to look at local and national causes of air pollution, explore how air pollution forms and talk to the researchers who are at the forefront of pollution monitoring.
As part of this event there will be short air pollution …
Experience the phenomenon of the monarch butterfly and its 3,000 mile migration in Rob MacKay's magnificent audio-visual installation. Become immersed in the real-time forest soundscape of its roosting grounds while butterfly expert Lincoln Brower narrates your journey.
In this delightfully doggy event, discover the experimental techniques scientists use to gain insights into canine cognition and find out how man’s best friend really thinks.
Warning: This event will include cute dogs.
In the UK, diesel fuel pollution levels are dangerously high, but research also suggests that there are hidden emissions we aren't yet detecting. Jacqueline Hamilton delves into the problems of the 'missing emissions' and seeks to understand what this means for our health and the pl…
Many people in the UK remember the chaos which ensued after the 2010 volcanic eruption in Iceland. Missed a flight because of it? Find out how this volcanic plume effected more than just our travel plans. Having ventured across the world to places such as Hawaii and Antarctica, volcanologist
We know that carbon dioxide is a major cause of climate change, but what’s being done about it? Join Alison Parker as she reveals the novel techniques she's using to combat this environmental crisis. Hear how scrap metal, sea water and solar-generated electricity can be used to tu…
Plants have done a pretty good job at colonising the planet - or have they? Jeremy Pritchard discusses the setbacks they’ve faced and how humankind is modifying them to be more tolerant to such issues as drought and pests.
What sounds does a tree make? Find out for yourself with Alex Metcalf's Tree Listening Project which uses highly sensitive microphones to make audible the inner workings of trees, live. As seen on BBC One's "Judi Dench: My Passion for Trees".