6/7 What draws humans to the coldest and most hostile reaches of our planet? (R)
Farmers count the cost of the clean-up as the tidal surge causes damage to farmland.
BBC Radio 4
15/20 Stoats playing outside in the wild - see how they interact. (R)
Chris Packham presents the mute swan.
1/6 Fred visits Cornwall to look at the early history of the steam engine. (R)
4/5 One team looks for bats, snakes and spiders; the other sees extraordinary cave paintings. (R)
Felicity Evans travels from Beeston to Ellesmere Port along the Shropshire Union Canal.
4/5 Steve Leonard has an emotionally charged experience trying to rescue a baby orangutan. (R)
Scientists are ready to form the vanguard in the fight to protect UK food from criminals.
Mike Grundon and Val Turner explore all aspects of outdoor life in Shetland.
BBC Radio Scotland BBC Radio Shetland only
4/6 A' toirt sealladh air buaidh na mara air iasgairean. (R)
1/4 Mark Patterson meets the last of the Carrick a Rede salmon men, Aki Colgan. (R)
BBC Radio Ulster
2/3 Documentary exploring how similar the minds of whales and dolphins are to our own. (R)
2/4 In winter, paramedics deal with the challenges of New Year's Eve.
Highlights from the American Geophysical Union’s science meeting
BBC World Service
Scientists are ready to form the vanguard in the fight to protect UK food from criminals. (R)
Why bubbles are not just toys, but also tools that push back the boundaries of science. (R)
Friday 13 December 2013