Vetandets värld is sending a program today entitled “60 års valslakt vid Antarktis”, at 12.10 on P1. The program includes an interview with MASD researcher Dag Avango about research on natural resources and geopolitics in the polar regions. The research project included two field work campaigns in the Antarctic in 2009 and 2010, funded by Vetenskapsrådet, which are discussed in the program.
The story about abanndonned wale industy heritage in the Antarctic has a significant relevance on Avangos present studies on abandonned mines in the Arctic within the MASD programme.
The program will be available for download from the SR website.