The Compass - exploring our world.
What is the relationship between sound, the forest and the people in India?
Wed 8 Aug 2018
Glacial streams, the wind and the cry of ravens are familiar sounds of Lofoten islands
Wed 1 Aug 2018
Life in the Namib Desert from the solo notes of birds at dawn to the wind at night
Wed 25 Jul 2018
A sonic journey through the plains of the Maasai Mara in Africa
Wed 27 Jun 2018
How can we prepare against antibiotic resistant diseases in the future?
Wed 18 Jul 2018
How do we hack our own biology to counteract the effects of ageing, pain and ill health?
Wed 11 Jul 2018
How companies amass data about you and how to win the data race against tech companies
Wed 4 Jul 2018
Can we all continue to be gainfully employed for years to come?
Wed 20 Jun 2018
Practical advice on how to stop yourself going out of date
Wed 13 Jun 2018
Will English continue to dominate or decline, diminish cultures or enrich them?
Wed 6 Jun 2018
Have you used the words antwacky, jarg and squinny recently?
Wed 30 May 2018
How is the 21st Century transforming English - the world’s most widely used language
Wed 23 May 2018
How is the 21st Century transforming English - the world’s most widely used language?
Wed 16 May 2018
In the US Supreme Court nine judges hear the latest major abortion case
Wed 9 May 2018
In Kentucky a legal case is under way aimed at closing the last clinic for abortions
Wed 2 May 2018
Could abortion be banned in the USA?
Wed 25 Apr 2018
Meet the communities living in the shadow of hydro-electric dams
Wed 18 Apr 2018
Fresh ideas to stop the damage caused by melting glaciers
Wed 11 Apr 2018
Yin Yuzhen has planted a million trees in 70,000 hectares of desert
Wed 4 Apr 2018
Moving on from uninhabitable land and building state-of-the-art sea defences
Wed 21 Feb 2018
From closing the gender gap to sustainable fishing, which policy will be adopted?
Wed 14 Feb 2018
Is Canada’s catch share model for sustainable fishing a contender for an imagined utopia?
Wed 7 Feb 2018
How has Nepal dramatically reduced maternal death – and can their policy be replicated?
Wed 31 Jan 2018
How has Norway managed to have the lowest rate of prisoners reoffending in Europe?
Wed 24 Jan 2018
Is the way Germany has handled refugee integration a model other countries could follow?
Wed 17 Jan 2018
Does Cuba hold the best policy for surviving hurricanes?
Wed 10 Jan 2018
Rwanda has closed its gender gap by 80%. Is it a model other countries should follow?
Wed 3 Jan 2018
The Ebola outbreak in West Africa and the challenges of bringing the disease in control
Wed 27 Dec 2017
Four years on since the collapse of the Rana Plaza has anything changed in Bangladesh?
Wed 20 Dec 2017
How did people rebuild their lives after the devastating Japanese tsunami of 2011?
The people whose home is the seashore and how they're tackling environmental challenges
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