A Voyage to Antarctica

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Season 1

Alok Jha introduces the first series of UKAHT's new podcast A Voyage to Antarctica.


To celebrate the 200th anniversary of the first sighting of Antarctica, UK Antarctic Heritage Trust present A Voyage to Antarctica. Through conversations with experts including Sir Ranulph Fiennes, Professor Dame Jane Francis, Ruth Peacey, Klaus Dodds and Sara Wheeler, this podcast will reflect on how the world sees and understands Antarctica today, and explore how human interactions with this continent have shifted from discovery, expedition and exploitation to preservation, scientific advancement and hope for a future.


UKAHT is the charity championing public understanding of, and engagement with Antarctica through the history of human endeavour in the region. The Trust was set up in 1993 and today looks after the UK’s Antarctic historic sites and objects and invests in global public programmes and education enabling a diverse audience to discover, understand, value and protect this stunning and important part of our planet.


The Antarctica In Sight programme is supported by Arts Council England, Garfield Weston Foundation and Foreign and Commonwealth Office. 

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