This is the first in our series of Naturally Speaking Shorts where we interview visiting and IBAHCM researchers about their work and how they ended up in science. In this episode, we interview University of Glasgow alumnus, Dr. Richard Phillips (British Antarctic Survey), about his work with albatrosses in South Georgia and his advice for young ecologists entering the field.

Richard Phillips with an albatross on Bird Island, South Georgia. © Richard Phillips

Richard Phillips with an albatross on Bird Island, South Georgia. © Richard Phillips

Tune in to hear Richard discuss his team’s exciting research findings about these iconic birds and the biggest threats to their populations.

Episode 18: On the Wings of a Giant, Interview with Richard Phillips (British Antarctic Survey) 

Intro and outro music sampled from:

“The Curtain Rises” and “Early Riser” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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A science pod-yssey and regular blog-yssey from the Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health & Comparative Medicine at the University of Glasgow

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