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1 hour, 30 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 16 March 2013

How scientists in Scotland are trying to create a greener planet, one cow burp at a time.

Drumstick demo. Schoolchildren watch a chicken being butchered as they learn how food reaches supermarket shelves.

Retired gamekeeper Peter Fraser describes a lost way of life in Glen Clunie, Aberdeenshire.

Euan McIlwraith discovers why Highland Council is trying to persuade people to collect wildcat poo.

Long distance walker Chris Townsend explains why his next adventure will take him the full length of Scotland, following the Atlantic-North Sea watershed.

Plus, watching badgers forage for peanuts from a wildlife hide in the Cairngorms.

And the survivalist building a deerskin kayak.

  • Butchery demo

    Butchery demo

    School children watch a chicken being butchered on the Hopetoun Farm estate.

  • Deerskin kayak

    Deerskin kayak

    Patrick McGlinchey with his part-built kayak.


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