Schmallenberg virus has been discovered in Northern Ireland for the first time.
BBC Radio 4
Helen Mark visits a restored open cast mine in Leicestershire, now a haven for wildlife.
Gareth Mitchell investigates energy storage solutions and the threats to our woodlands.
What are Barack Obama's and Mitt Romney's views on scientific issues?
BBC World Service
9/24 Brett Westwood explores the growing phenomenon of citizen science.
Friday 2 November 2012