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News Story - British Antarctic Survey scientist Dr Emily Shuckburgh features on BBC Radio 4's 'Costing the Earth'

Date: 27 Jan 2011

Emily Shuckburgh and Tom Heap in the Arctic
Emily Shuckburgh and Tom Heap in the Arctic

British Antarctic Survey oceanographer Dr Emily Shuckburgh will be featured on 'Costing the Earth' on BBC Radio Four at 9.00pm on Wednesday 2nd February. In 2010 the Canadian Arctic experienced its warmest year on record. Suddenly the area's resources - oil, gas, iron ore, uranium, even diamonds - seem accessible. From Siberia through Greenland to Canada and Alaska, energy and mining companies are descending on the north. Presenter Tom Heap talks to Emily about climate change and BAS Arctic research.

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