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The Greenhouse and the Field

Nature writer Richard Mabey reflects on his lifelong relationship with science and the natural world.

He talks about his very first laboratory - his father's greenhouse, a magician's chamber, where as a nine-year-old he would conduct his own experiments with chemicals bought with his pocket money. His childhood adventures there led him on a path which was to inform the rest of his life exploring the natural environment.

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Mon 26 Apr 2010 23:00

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