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29 posts about Nature on this blog

  1. Secrets Of Bones: The bony adaptations we missed

    Tuesday 25 February 2014, 10:55

    Ben Garrod Ben Garrod Presenter

    Presenter Ben Garrod reveals fascinating and gruesome skeletal adaptations that didn't make it into the BBC Four natural history series.

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  2. Hidden Kingdoms: Finding our real-life stars

    Thursday 16 January 2014, 12:05

    Simon Bell Simon Bell Director and Producer

    'The search for small animals leading dramatic lives began in iconic locations.' Producer and director Simon Bell on how the animal stars were cast for BBC One's dramatised natural history series.

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  3. Kangaroo Dundee: Sharing my life

    Friday 13 December 2013, 18:31

    Chris 'Brolga' Barns Chris 'Brolga' Barns Conservationist

    'Having a TV crew with me at all times was only really difficult when we were filming Roger the alpha male.' Behind the scenes of the BBC Two documentary with a surrogate kangaroo mum.

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  4. Wild Burma: Nature's Lost Kingdom

    Thursday 5 December 2013, 10:18

    Susanna Handslip Susanna Handslip Series Producer

    How to film some of the least studied forests in the world? "Without roads or helicopters, our only option was to walk."

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  5. The Great British Year: Our magic ingredient

    Thursday 17 October 2013, 11:32

    Elizabeth White Elizabeth White Director and Producer

    'A sequence of the Northern Lights which we didn’t dare hope to achieve, became possible.' How passionate amateur photographers contributed to the BBC One natural history series about the British seasons.

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  6. Horizon: The Secret Life Of The Cat

    Thursday 13 June 2013, 10:21

    Catherine Edwards Catherine Edwards

    The intrigue of seeing the extent of my pet cats' territory, how active they are at night and where they actually go - cat owner Catherine Edwards' delight at being part of Horizon's study of domestic cats.

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  7. Operation Snow Tiger: A rare glimpse into the wild

    Friday 7 June 2013, 09:52

    Max Hug Williams Max Hug Williams Camera operator

    Filming in the brutal environment of the Russian Far East to capture rare footage of the endangered Siberian tiger for BBC Two's nature series Operation Snow Tiger.

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  8. Ice Age Giants: Filming animated creatures in the wild

    Thursday 16 May 2013, 10:18

    Mags Lightbody Mags Lightbody Producer

    Discover the filming and special effects techniques used to bring extinct animals to life for BBC Two's natural history series.

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  9. Bill Bailey's Jungle Hero: An audience with the sultan

    Thursday 18 April 2013, 09:58

    Sam Hodgson Sam Hodgson Producer

    I was keen to get a sense of what life was like for Victorian explorer Alfred Russel Wallace.

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  10. Wild Arabia: Bringing people and nature together

    Friday 22 February 2013, 10:42

    Dan Rees Dan Rees Series Producer

    Drawing together classic and surprising new images of Arabia for BBC Two's documentary series.

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  11. Africa: Getting the perfect wildlife shot

    Thursday 20 December 2012, 18:03

    James Honeyborne James Honeyborne Series Producer

    The hazards and the techniques behind the sumptuous photography of the new David Attenborough wildlife series for BBC One.

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  12. The Attenborough Collection: Working with Sir David

    Friday 9 November 2012, 15:33

    Sandra Gorel Sandra Gorel Editorial Executive

    The joys of corresponding by letter with David Attenborough, by the executive editor of BBC Four's Collections.

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  13. Operation Iceberg: Balancing risks

    Monday 29 October 2012, 16:30

    Andrew Thompson Andrew Thompson Series Producer

    It's safe to say that making Operation Iceberg was not easy. And because of the scale of the expedition if things went awry... they could really go awry.

    Operation Iceberg is a two part series on - you've guessed it - icebergs.

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  14. The Dark: Nature's Nighttime World

    Friday 27 July 2012, 07:18

    Dr George McGavin Dr George McGavin

    Human senses are not well adapted for life in the dark so it's not surprising that we are not familiar with what goes on when the sun goes down.

    The opportunity to be a presenter on a TV expedition to South America is one that few biologists would pass up. But The Dark: Nature's Nighttime World would...

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  15. Volcano Live: Why I changed my day job for volcanology

    Monday 9 July 2012, 12:00

    Lorraine Field Lorraine Field Volcanologist

    So, what makes a middle-aged office worker up-sticks, give up seven years of her life to return to university as a mouldy-oldie student, travel half-way across the world to go and see volcanoes in the middle of nowhere and pursue a career trying to fathom out how the rocks of this planet formed?

    I...

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  16. Secrets Of Our Living Planet: Filming the white rhino

    Friday 22 June 2012, 13:00

    Jasper Montana Jasper Montana Researcher

    It shouldn't have been this wet. The 4 x 4 slid across the muddy track like it was an oil slick and slammed into the bank on the edge of the road, almost knocking us all out.

    Water buffalo stood sodden and dripping with rain in the centre of the road, staring with a blank aggression as though they...

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  17. Planet Earth Live - Presenting a wildlife soap opera

    Friday 4 May 2012, 10:15

    Julia Bradbury Julia Bradbury Presenter

    Planet Earth Live is a project of a lifetime.

    A globally live wildlife series!

    I'll be on location with the black bears in the Northwoods of Minnesota for the whole of May when we go live on BBC One.

    Richard Hammond will be in Kenya with the lions and...

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  18. Presenting Indian Ocean: From curried fruit bat to armoured underwear

    Wednesday 2 May 2012, 18:00

    Simon Reeve Simon Reeve Presenter

    We covered a vast area and huge distances while filming Indian Ocean.

    Starting in South Africa we travelled up the east coast of the continent, then around India and back down through Indonesia to finish in south-west Australia.

    We visited 16 countries in all and spent...

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  19. Our Food: Exploring Britain's colourful history

    Wednesday 4 April 2012, 13:00

    Alex Langlands Alex Langlands

    Our Food is a celebration of the nation's food - its origins, its tastes and the story it can tell us about our island's history.

    I'm passionate about food and where it comes from.

    At home I try and grow as many fruits and vegetables as the garden and greenhouse will allow and firmly believe the...

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  20. Frozen Planet: Filming in the polar wilderness

    Tuesday 25 October 2011, 13:17

    Elizabeth White Elizabeth White Director and Producer

    The polar regions are truly other-worldly places - aside from their alien beauty, they are extreme and unforgiving, and some of the most challenging places on earth for a film crew to operate.

    If anyone ever asks what the key skill was for...

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