- Countryside in Crisis?
- The Energy Water Food Stress Nexus
- Unsustainable Fishing
- Keeping pace with a digital revolution
- Global health in the 21st Century
- Adapting to an urban future
- Educating for tomorrow
- Digital technology in Africa
- Persistent poverty in Britain
- Can the UK ever be sustainable?
- Plastic pollution in the oceans
- Natural disasters: how to improve?
- Not In My Back Yard
- Digital Divide in the UK?
- Importing goods, exporting drought?
- Britain’s ageing population
- Engineering our climate
- The future shape of Capitalism
- Migration: skills and the job market
- Razing the Rainforest
- London under water
- Concreting the countryside
- Future of low carbon energy
- Africa in the 21st Century
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Plastic pollution in the oceans : Focus
Interview with Sylvia Earle
Celebrated oceanographer and ambassador for the world's oceans. Dr Sylvia Earle, 'explorer in residence' at the National Geographic, discusses with us the growing problem of plastic pollution and the importance of the world's oceans.click to read more »
Give Me Tap - Making our world a fountain
Funding water aid in Africa through reusable water bottles in UK.
Professor Richard Thompson
We talk to an expert who is researching what happens when plastic breaks down and enters the oceans
David de Rothschild - our biggest challenge
David de Rothschild explains what he sees as the biggest challenge facing society in the 21st century.
Meet our panel
Read about our panel for this event, David de Rothschild, Dr Simon Boxall, Peter Davis and David Shukman.