Ann Grand, Lecturer in Astrobiology Education, interviews Shonil Bhagwat, Professor of Environment and Development, on the intersections between his work on environment and international development and astrobiology.
The first Earth Day on 22 April 1970 activated 20 million people from all walks of life to do their bit to protect our planet. More than 50 years on, it is estimated that one billion people worldwide will engage in this year's Earth Day.
Dr Vicky Johnson leads the economics line of study across a range of geography modules in relation to the environment at The Open University. She looks at whether the New Deal by the government to boost the economy is actually good for the environment.
James Honeyborne, producer and director of award-winning wildlife TV documentaries for BBC, Discovery Channel and National Geographic discusses environmental issues, the Africa series and the upcoming Oceans series.
Lisa Sargood, award-winning former Science and Nature Commissioner at the BBC, introduces to the debate around natural history broadcasting the question of how digital technologies, social media platforms and the overall infrastructure of information will be critical to the future of environmental programming.