The European Commission pushes through a ban on neonicotinoid pesticides to protect bees.
BBC Radio 4
17/20 Under the sea there are many different fish and plants living together. (R)
Tom Heap asks what's being done to save the 40% of amphibian species at risk of extinction
Nicholas Crane visits Bamburgh in Northumberland, whose castle sits on a basalt crag. (R)
BBC Two Northern Ireland, Wales only
3/3 Dolphins and whales are nature's supreme vocalists, with a vast repertoire. (R)
Concern that rare crop varieties could be lost under EU plans to register all seeds.
13/20 The knot breed of bird flying together in a flock above the sea. (R)
Wednesday 1 May 2013