S3 EP6: Enabling Sustainable Land Use

Series 3

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In this episode we will be exploring sustainable land use and how we can balance the needs of local communities, businesses, and ecosystems, to ensure that our land is used in a way that benefits everyone.

The population of the UK is projected to increase by 3.2% inside the next decade, from an estimated 67.1 million in mid-2020 to 69.2 million in mid-2030. We are growing into a finite amount of land that needs to support the future of our species and our planet – from growing our food and nurturing our biodiversity, to providing the foundation for our homes.

How do we adopt sustainable land use practices, improve the well-being of local communities, and protect the environment for future generations? The answer lies in technology and collaboration.

Episode Guests


Donna Lyndsay

Strategic Market Lead of Environment & Sustainability

Ordnance Survey

Tim Hopkin


The Land App

Cristian Rossi

Geospatial Science Lead

Satellite Applications Catapult

Episode Host


Dallas Campbell

Broadcaster and Writer

Dallas presents some of television’s most popular factual programmes, his immersive documentaries lift the curtain on our human planet, giving audiences of all ages and backgrounds an exclusive backstage pass to some of the world’s most fascinating stories, ideas and places.

Beyond television, Dallas is an author, speaker, and ambassador for STEM education. He works closely with several major outreach initiatives which help kids across the UK think creatively about technology and innovation. He works internationally with the British Council’s FameLab project, designing and running workshops for early career academics, helping them hone their science communication skills.


  • Our guest Tim Hopkin also recently featured on ‘The People Place and Nature Podcast’ discussing the Land App Platform, watch the full interview here >>
  • Find out more about how Ordnance Survey are shining a light on the environment with their video hub >>
  • Discover how geospatial information is vital for helping any organisation or nation reach its sustainability goals with Ordnance Survey >>

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