PODCAST: Could chocolate go extinct?
Mmmmm, chocolate. It's one of our favourite treats. But is its very existence under threat? We catch up with chocoholic and cocoa tree expert Aché Atta-Boateng to find out...
VIDEO: Walk Your Worries Away!
Did you know that walking can actually make you worry less? Join Dr Jen Wild as she tells us about some of the amazing mental health benefits that walking can bring.
ANIMATION: Seabird monitoring - witnesses in the wild
Penguins and other seabirds are under threat. But how can you successfully monitor their populations when they live in hard-to-reach places, such as Antarctica? Watch the animation, and find out how YOU can get involved in this research!
PODCAST: Should all robots have an ethical black box?
WHODUNNIT? The year is 2041. An elderly lady, Rose, is unconscious on the floor. A malfunctioning 'care robot' is by her side. What happened? Is the robot to blame? Sit back, relax, and join us for a RADIO PLAY!
VIDEO: Disappearing Bugs
In this episode of LOCKDOWN WALKS meet some of the local bugs that sadly might not be here for much longer...
ANIMATION: Coping with voices: Being with people
Our hope is that this animation inspires more conversations about hearing voices, because nobody should be hearing nasty voices alone.
PODCAST: Is a snack tax on the horizon?
VIDEO: Meet Your Bird Neighbours
How well do you know your bird neighbours? Become better acquainted in this episode of 'Lockdown Walks', with Oxford biologist Joe Woodman!
PODCAST: What's an arboretum anyway?
An arboretum is like a "living library"...intrigued? In this episode, we're joined by Ben Jones, Arboretum Curator at the Oxford Botanic Garden and Arboretum...
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