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Green Thinking: Seascapes and Blue Gold: How will Climate Change impact the ocean and our relationship with it?

Green Thinking: Seascapes and Blue Gold: How will Climate Change impact the ocean and our relationship with it?

FromArts & Ideas


Green Thinking: Seascapes and Blue Gold: How will Climate Change impact the ocean and our relationship with it?

FromArts & Ideas

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Length:
27 minutes
Released:
Jun 8, 2021
Format:
Podcast Episode

Description

How real are flooding dangers in Britain and Ireland? Two researchers who have been working with local communities in Wales, Norfolk and Ireland tell Eleanor Rosamund Barraclough about the impact of changing landscapes, how sand dunes beat concrete, and how audio postcodes can help the people of Norfolk reflect on their with local wildlife along the longest protected coast in Europe.

Dr Emma McKinley is a research fellow at the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Cardiff University, and her research focuses on understanding the connections and emotions between society and the sea. Emma is also Manager of the Severn Estuary Partnership which brings people together to protect and benefit the Severn Estuary. You can read more about the partnership and get involved here: https://severnestuarypartnership.org.uk

Professor George Revill is part of the School of Social Sciences and Global Studies at the Open University. His project ‘Listening to Climate Change’ is focusing on North Norfolk, using sound and music to encourage local people to think about their relationship with the sea landscape. You can read more about the project and watch some of the project videos here: https://heritage-research.org/case-studies/sounding-coastal-changelistening-climate-change-experiments-sonic-democracy/

Dr Eleanor Rosamund Barraclough is a New Generation Thinker based at the University of Durham.

You can find a new podcast series Green Thinking: 26 episodes 26 minutes long in the run up to COP26 made in partnership with the Arts and Humanities Research Council, part of UKRI, exploring the latest research and ideas around understanding and tackling the climate and nature emergency. New Generation Thinkers Des Fitzgerald and Eleanor Barraclough will be in conversation with researchers on a wide-range of subjects from cryptocurrencies and finance to eco poetry and fast fashion.

The podcasts are all available from the Arts & Ideas podcast feed - and collected on the Free Thinking website under Green Thinking where you can also find programmes on mushrooms, forests, rivers, eco-criticism and soil. https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p07zg0r2 For more information about the research the AHRC’s supports around climate change and the natural world you can visit: https://www.ukri.org/our-work/responding-to-climate-change/ or follow @ahrcpress on twitter. To join the discussion about the research covered in this podcast and the series please use the hashtag #GreenThinkingPodcast.

Producer: Sofie Vilcins
Released:
Jun 8, 2021
Format:
Podcast Episode