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Tuesday 15:00-15:30
Richard Daniel chairs the interactive environmental programme in which he and his guests deal with listener's questions and concerns.
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Tuesday 13 August 2002
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Panel

Dr David Vaughan
British Antarctic Survey scientist and expert in melting polar ice

Professor Jacquie Burges
Geographer and expert in society and the environment

Philip Stott
Bio-geographer and Emeritus Professor of the University of London

Melting ice in Antarctica

Emily Lovell, Oxfordshire: what will happen if more ice melts in Antarctica and sea levels rise?

SURVAS
Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory

Severn Estuary

Paul Balcomb: the stretch of the Severn Estuary near Cardiff has nearly 40 foot tides. How much energy could be generated if a barrage were installed there? Are there other locations in the UK where tidal power could be generated?

BBC News: Wave power hope for Scotland
The Wave Power Group

Sun and sunblock

James Miller, Shrewsbury: nearly all our cricketers wear sunblock now. Is it because there is more awareness of the damage the sun can do? Or is the sun actually more powerful than it was 50 years ago?
NASA: earth observatory
Met Office: ozone
Cambridge University: The Ozone Hole Tour

Samphire harvesting

Why is the harvesting of samphire allowed when it is damaging to our delicate salt marshes?

Wildlife Trusts: Norfolk

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