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Tuesday 15:00-15:30
Richard Daniel chairs the interactive environmental programme in which he and his guests deal with listener's questions and concerns.
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Home Planet, PO Box 3096, Brighton BN1 1PL
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Listen to 25 March
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RICHARD DANIEL
Richard Daniel
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Tuesday 25 March 2003
Earth ©NASA

Taking part in this week's programme:

Baroness Barbara Young - Chief Executive Environment Agency of England & Wales

Prof. Philip Stott - University of London

Dr Nick Riley - Programme Manager for Sustainable Energy and Geophysical Surveys at the British Geological Survey


Discussion Topics:

Swifts

I understand how horses sleep standing up but how do swifts sleep while they are flying?

Turning Earth: information on Swifts
Garden Birds: information on Swifts
RSPBs Website
BTOs Website


Tapping the power of the deserts

Deserts like the Sahara can vary in temperature from about 0 to 54.4 Celsius. Would it be economical to trap its unlimited solar energy via solar panels; hot air, steam or liquid generators?

Oxfam Report
BUBL Report
Panda News Facts


Light Pollution

Dark Skies
ODPM Information


The Earth's Magnetic Presence

Could 'pole reversal' allow harmful radiation from space to 'fry' the earth?

Observer Article
GLG Article
Warwick University Article
NASA Article


Organophosphates and carbamates

DOH Website
Northerngroomers Article
Pesticides Government Site
ECOTOX Article


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