Tags: Audio

Cape Farewell starts the New Year on BBC Radio 4

Quentin Cooper

Wednesday 31st December & Thursday 1 January, BBC Radio 4
6.00-9.00am and 4.30-5.00pm
Jarvis Cocker edited the last Today Programme of the year, 6.00-9.00am on December 31st, highlights from the show are available to listen again online.

The next day & year, voyager Quentin Cooper hosted a special The Material World Cape Farewell Show on New Year’s Day, with a programme billed as a ‘science-meets-art-meets-a-fair-bit-of-music special from the cold but not quite as cold as they used to be waters off the west coast of Greenland’.

Listen again online The Material World on BBC Radio 4 ›

Greenlandic dogs

Greenlandic dogs, bred with wolves and used for pulling hunting sledges, howl above the town of Ilulissat. Audio by Vicky Long.

Climb at Ilulissat Kangia

The group climbs Little Eqi at the mouth of the glacier named Ilulissat Kangia (Danish name – Jacobshavn Glacier). Audio by Vicky Long.

Surveying the seabed

The BGS experience difficulty surveying the seabed. Carol Cotterill describes how this feels. Audio by Vicky Long.

Julian Stair on sea watch

Julian Stair on birds and renewable energy sources. Audio by Vicky Long.

Science Weekly podcast: KT Tunstall’s trip to the Arctic

The latest Guardian Science Weekly podcast features GM crops, space dust, a green car powered by petrol and KT Tunstall’s trip to the Arctic. “Singer songwriter KT Tunstall tells us about her trip to the Arctic with Cape Farewell and why climate change is a new religion. She’s furious with claims the expedition is just a publicity stunt…”
Read the full article and listen to the podcast ›

Looking back 450,000 years

Audio from the archive – listen to Carol Cotterill talking about Greenland ice core samples and looking back 450,000 years in time. I recorded this clip on the East Coast of Greenland during the 2007 Art/Science expedition.