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Holes in the Ground

Rana Mitter discusses underground worlds past and present. With Prof Paul Younger from Glasgow University, Geoscientist magazine editor Ted Nield and writer Rosalind Williams.

Rana Mitter goes underground to discover a world which long fed the human imagination and which fulfils all humanity's practical needs outside of food and yet which has become something we like to ignore, hide, conceal and forget. Counting the potential costs for all our futures, three enthusiasts for all that lies beneath, the engineer Professor Paul Younger from Glasgow University ; Ted Nield editor of the bi-monthly magazine Geoscientist and MIT's Rosalind Williams.

Professor Paul Younger from Glasgow University is the author of Water: All That Matters and Energy: All That Matters
Ted Nield is the author of Underlands: A Journey Through Britain's Lost Landscape
Rosalind Williams is the author of Notes on the Underground' and 'The Triumph of the Human Empire'.

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45 minutes

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Rana Mitter
Interviewed Guest Paul Younger
Interviewed Guest Ted Nield
Interviewed Guest Rosalind Williams
Producer Jacqueline Smith

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