A journey into the heart of the Whoop, a musical African American style of preaching.
BBC World Service
BBC World Service tracks East Londoners who live in the shadow of the 2012 Olympic Park.
Exploring our need to mine metals, and the latest on the Hungary toxic sludge disaster
Can Nelson Mandela's writing help us understand the man behind the icon?
2/5 Banning Eyre travels to northwest Argentina to hear the music of the Humahuaca valley.
BBC Radio 3
5/5 Richard Mabey on poet John Clare and his stark warnings about environmental destruction.
4/5 Curt Meine on forester Aldo Leopold, author of a classic in American nature writing.
24/40 What can the decline in British birds tell us about global extinction levels.
BBC Radio 4
The medical sleuths inside the world's most remarkable health surveillance unit.
3/5 Botanist Sandy Knapp on Alfred Russel Wallace and his radical views on the environment.