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  1. 27 January 2017 - Up Close

    Global warming’s companion crisis

    Environmental physicist Mark Sutton on how our fast growing 'nitrogen footprint' from agriculture and industry is reaching crisis levels, threatening our health

  2. 30 December 2016 - Up Close

    How are birds faring In our cities?

    We chat with two PhD researchers on their work on the impact of city lights on birds, and learning from our digestive systems to build better detergents.

  3. 18 November 2016 - Inside Business

    President Trump: What it means for the world’s economies

    Donald Trump's economic policies could have huge impact on the world – but exactly what that impact will be remains unclear.

  4. 14 October 2016 - Under the Microscope

    Frogs and the City

    Cities can be more than concrete and glass – they can be places that provide space for native animals and plants to thrive, says Dr Kirsten Parris.

  5. 9 September 2016 - Under the Microscope

    Hope and grief for our environmental future

    Head of the School of Geography, Professor Lesley Head talks about taking a new direction in the fight about climate change

  6. 4 September 2016 - Inside Business

    Climate change action unleashes global innovation

    Climate change action makes economic sense. Effective government policies are necessary to motivate business and investors globally.

  7. 25 July 2016 - Under the Microscope

    Building a society that thrives, not just survives

    We need to move beyond the concept of sustainability in relation to the built environment, and think about ways our society can not only survive, but thrive.

  8. 11 July 2016 - The Policy Shop

    Listening to the voices of things

    Making an imaginative leap through art in order to listen to 'things' could be the key to a new politics to deal with the big problems like climate change.

  9. 3 June 2016 - Under the Microscope

    The climate legacies in our lakes

    Dr Michael-Shawn Fletcher works to understand the environmental history of Tasmania and Chile, by using lake cores – what is considered a 'natural archive'.

  10. 26 April 2016 - Engineering & Technology

    Keeping Antarctica clean

    Chemical engineers are restoring the balance in Antarctica, using innovative techniques to remove evidence of human habitation on the frozen continent.