Melting away: understanding the impact of disappearing glaciers – podcast


Prompted by an illness that took her to the brink of death and back, Jemma Wadham recalls 25 years of expeditions around the globe. Speaking to the professor about her new book, Ice Rivers, Shivani Dave uncovers the importance of glaciers – and what they should mean to us

How to listen to podcasts: everything you need to know

  • Read the Guardian’s recent series Our disappearing glaciers.
  • Buy Jemma’s book, Ice Rivers, here.
  • Jemma Wadham is a professor in glaciology at the University of Bristol and UiT The Arctic University of Norway, and director of the Cabot Institute.
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Two scientists walk towards the Collins Glacier on King George Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica

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