Beyond the Ice: podcast festive specials

Episode 1. It’s Christmas in Antarctica

Featuring a missing frozen turkey, après-ski cinema, and Antarctic Secret Santa.

Nadia Frontier talks to the team at Rothera Research Station about spending the festive season in Antarctica – Aurelia Reichardt, Matt Hughes and Jo Cole. How does this remote community make Christmas special while investigating climate change in Earth’s frozen places?


Episode 2. A polar voyage into the New Year

Featuring buried festive duck, the A23a megaberg, and the mysterious ‘King Neptune’s Court’.

What’s it like to explore and study the remote frozen places where people have never been before? Nadia Frontier talks to Captain Matt Neill of the Royal Research Ship Sir David Attenborough from the Southern Ocean, and geologist and experienced field scientist Jo Johnson.