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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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Richard Daniel
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Tuesday 10 February 2004
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Panel

Baroness Barbara Young
Chief executive, Environment Agency

Ros Taylor
Course director, Environmental Science, Kingston University

Philip Stott
University of London

TOPICS

Anaerobic Digestion
The method of producing fuel from organic waste is widely used in developing countries, but why not in the UK? Councillor Kay Twitchen, portfolio holder, Waste Management, Essex County Council, explains.
Essex County Council
Cheshire County Council
Nottinghamshire County Council British Biogen
Friends of the Earth

Safe Disposal of Batteries
Environment Agency
Sustainable Development In Government: batteries

Redshanks
A listener in Morecambe is concerned that many redshanks on the nearby sands have only one leg. However, the redshank, like many wading birds, spends a good deal of time on one leg. Professor Philip Stott explained why birds that stand on one leg don't fall over.
The bird's leg
Avian anatomy and morphology
Human balance
RSPB: redshanks
Bird Guides

Wind turbines: how do they affect bats?
Dr Colin Catto, director of conservation, Bat Conservation Trust, discusses the issue.
Bat Conservation Trust
Bern Convention
British Wind Energy Association
Country Guardian

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