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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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Listen to 12 September 2006
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Tuesday 12 September 2006
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Dr Lynn Dicks
Dr Roger Key
Professor Philip Stott

TOPICS

Natural England

Natural England replaces English Nature in October 2006

Nectar - Do insects get drunk on nectar?

The Nature of Nectar, Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Wikipedia

Why do pollinators become sluggish? From Applied Ecology and Environmental Research

Hailstones

BBC Weather

Windows to the Universe

Australian Bureau of Meteorology

Analysis of hail sizes. From Weather Prediction.com

Hail and Hailstones from Geocities

Poisonous spiders in the UK

British Arachnological Society

Maurice Smith's Parlour Talk, from Microscopy-UK

Arachnology - several useful links from this site

Is this a deadly spider? From UK Safari

Heating from animal and human waste. Problems with energy from cattle dung:

World Health Organisation

Edugreen (India)

India Together

Ashden Awards for Sustainable Energy

Sewage heating homes:

Oslo example from Planet Ark

Stockholm example from the Welsh School of Architecture

Chinese example from Azobuild.com

Banbury example from Thames Utilities

DTI Biomas Assessment

Ladybirds

Background from English Nature

The seven-spot ladybird - information from ARKive

Threats from invasive species:

Buglife

BBC News

National Environment Research Council

Find out more about the Harlequin ladybird and take part in a survey

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