During her 17 years at the ABC, Rhianna has worked across news and current affairs (including triple j news), television documentaries and radio. She currently presents a national programme, Sundays...View Profile
Cecile Godde is a food systems research scientist at The University of Queensland and the Australian federal government agency, CSIRO. She is passionate about the challenges facing agriculture in terms...View Profile
Mary-Anne Lea is a polar marine ecologist whose research focuses on the influence of climate change and variability within the marine environment on top predator behaviour and distributions in the...View Profile
Beth Strain is a Lecturer in Marine Biology and a Project Leader for the National Centre for Coasts and Climate, who works on solving environmental problems for stressed out marine...View Profile
Going to extremes to save the planet.
In 2015 a leadership expert from Melbourne and a marine scientist from Tasmania launched a bold idea – to gather 80 or so female scientists from across the globe and send them to the most isolated and least visited place on Earth… Antarctica.
This dream, dubbed ‘Homeward Bound’, became a reality in 2017 with the first expedition safely completed and the next cohort enrolled. We have assembled a group of Homeward Bounders to showcase the stories, science and achievements behind this important and inspirational plan to influence big decisions made globally for the future of our planet.
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