34 min

China’s Polar Frontiers: Antarctica Sustainable Asia

    • Earth Sciences

The Antarctic landscape has been changing drastically with warming temperatures, and with the changing geopolitical tensions in the world, China has become a big player on discussions about the use of Antarctica's resources. Why is China so interested in this icy expanse in the South? And how is China positioning itself on conservation issues in Antarctica in the face of climate change?

Guests:

Dr Liu Nengye, University of Adelaide

Dr Cassandra Brooks, University of Colorado Boulder

Dr David Bowden, National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research

Zhou Wei, Greenpeace

Julian Chen, Greenovation Hub

Frida Bengtsson, Greenpeace

Dr Matt Pinkerton, National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research




Credits:

Producer and Host: Marcy Trent Long 

Producer: Sam Colombie

Sound Engineer: Chris Wood

INTRO/OUTRO Music: Alex Mauboussin




Teaching Guide for Educators here

The Antarctic landscape has been changing drastically with warming temperatures, and with the changing geopolitical tensions in the world, China has become a big player on discussions about the use of Antarctica's resources. Why is China so interested in this icy expanse in the South? And how is China positioning itself on conservation issues in Antarctica in the face of climate change?

Guests:

Dr Liu Nengye, University of Adelaide

Dr Cassandra Brooks, University of Colorado Boulder

Dr David Bowden, National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research

Zhou Wei, Greenpeace

Julian Chen, Greenovation Hub

Frida Bengtsson, Greenpeace

Dr Matt Pinkerton, National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research




Credits:

Producer and Host: Marcy Trent Long 

Producer: Sam Colombie

Sound Engineer: Chris Wood

INTRO/OUTRO Music: Alex Mauboussin




Teaching Guide for Educators here

34 min