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Talk by Ria Urban, in person at the AUC and online.

The talk is going to start be referring back to the “Losing the Sky” talk from a year ago, just summarising what issues were mentioned there. I am going to continue by updating the data/information with current figures, new issues and events. Then the main focus of the talk will be what the industry and agencies are trying to do to mitigate these problems, what technology is already available, what the plans are, how governments are getting involved, with a focus on the UK and Scotland (but also mentioning global efforts as well).

Viktoria Urban works as a Freelance Senior Editor at SpaceWatch.Global, a Freelance Chief of Office and Editor at waveL communications and a Freelance Content Writer at ThinkTankMaths. She graduated as a Journalist from Edinburgh Napier University, and is currently a third-year BSc student at the Open University studying Astronomy and Planetary Science. She is a fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society and volunteers at the Open University Space Society as well as UKSEDS. She occasionally writes articles for the British Interplanetary Society, the Hungarian Astronomical Society and also runs the RocketRia YouTube channel dedicated to rockets.

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