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Speaking to the University of Exeter's marine researchers and collaborators about all aspects of our marine environment.

Speaking to the University of Exeter's marine researchers and collaborators about all aspects of our marine environment.
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United States

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Speaking to the University of Exeter's marine researchers and collaborators about all aspects of our marine environment.

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English

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Episodes

Sail Against Plastic Part II - with Flora Rendell and Daniel Osmond

4/15/2019
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In this episode we're joined by Flora and Daniel to discuss Sail Against Plastic, a multidisciplinary sailing expedition to the Arctic. We previously spoke to the team in an earlier episode prior to their departure. Several months have passed since then and we're finding out what they found.

Duration:00:30:28

Seals and Salmon Farms - With Lizzie Daly

3/3/2019
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In this episode we speak to wildlife presenter, filmmaker, researcher, and University of Exeter alumnus, Lizzie Daly. We discuss Lizzie's campaign film 'Silent Slaughter: The Shooting of Scotland's Seals'. You can find the film in our show notes on the Exeter Marine blog. Show notes available here - https://wp.me/p9zGYE-c1

Duration:00:28:20

Sharks and microplastics - with Kristian Parton

1/9/2019
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In this episode we're looking at the invasion of food web ecology by microplastics. Ethan speaks to Kristian Parton about his research focusing on sharks. Show notes available here - https://wp.me/p9zGYE-bt

Duration:01:01:39

ICEBERGS with Dr. Alejandro Roman Gonzalez

12/20/2018
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In this episode Ethan and Ben talk to Dr. Alejandro Roman Gonzalez about ICEBERGS, a research voyage aboard the RRS James Clark Ross to the West Antarctic Peninsula. Alejandro is part of a team of scientists, technicians and crew that are collecting data to help understand how marine life in this region is responding and adapting to climate change. Show notes available here - https://wp.me/p9zGYE-aE

Duration:00:36:32

Climate Change - Why don't people act? With Catherine Leyshon

12/6/2018
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Following up last episode's climate change chat, this week Ethan takes a look at the human angle with Associated Professor Catherine Leyshon. Specifically, in the face of overwhelming evidence of climate change, why don't we act? Show notes available here - https://wp.me/p9zGYE-ae Photo credit: Matt Seppings

Duration:00:29:29

Climate change, Turtles, and Bivalves - With Annette Broderick and Paul Butler

11/22/2018
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In this episode Ethan and Ben discuss the latest Climate Change Report released by the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change), with Professor Annette Broderick and Dr. Paul Butler. As well as covering key points of the report, Annette and Paul tell us about how climate change is a significant aspect of their current research. Show notes available here - https://wp.me/p9zGYE-9J

Duration:00:45:25

The Stingray Episode - With Ethan Wrigglesworth and Molly Meadows

10/7/2018
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In this episode the tables are turned on Molly and Ethan as they are interviewed by producer Ben about the stingray research they have been undertaking for the past two years. By the end you'll be able to answer many questions you may never have even thought of, such as: - What's in stingray vomit and why is it important? - How on earth do you herd stingrays? - Why might mangroves need stingrays to survive? Show notes available here - https://wp.me/p9zGYE-8I

Duration:00:30:46

Sail Against Plastic with Flora Rendell and Lowenna Jones

9/17/2018
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Ethan and Molly chat to Flora Rendell and Lowenna Jones from the Sail Against Plastic expedition. Recorded just a few days before they and their multidisciplinary team departed to research microplastics and noise pollution off the coast of Svalbard. Is there plastic in the arctic? How did it get there in the first place? Show notes available here - https://wp.me/p9zGYE-7z

Duration:00:31:33

What's in the water? With Dr. Anne Leonard

8/28/2018
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Ethan and Molly to talk Dr. Anne Leonard about her research focusing on antibiotic resistant bacteria in the coastal regions of the UK and what impact this has on us. Show notes available here - https://wp.me/p9zGYE-73

Duration:00:42:47

Do crabs have ears? With Emily Carter

8/8/2018
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How does noise pollution impact one of our coastal favourites? Ethan and Molly talk to Masters by Research student Emily Carter about her current work which investigates how the presence of ship noise affects the rate of colour change in shore crabs. Show notes available here - https://wp.me/p9zGYE-6H

Duration:00:45:18