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Tuesday 15:00-15:30
Richard Daniel chairs the interactive environmental programme in which he and his guests deal with listeners' questions and concerns.
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Tuesday 22 January 2008
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Panel

This week's guests:

Professor Philip Stott
Richard Jones
(Alternative biography for Richard Jones)
Dr Susan Buckingham


TOPICS

Blue tits and milk bottles

We are asking for your help to find out whether there are any birds in the UK that still take the cream from the tops of milk bottles.

The last recorded instance of this activity was in 2000. If you have seen any bird pecked bottle tops since that date please do let us know by email, letter or phone with the words "Milk Bottle Birds" as your heading.

Useful links

General blue tit information including a link to its song.

Spider predator

A rare UK spider hunting wasp.

Information on the common dung fly.

Information on spider ecology including spider predators.

British Arachnological Society.

British Nature Spider information

Information on Robber Flies.

Daddy Long Legs Spiders

Map of the distribution of daddy long legs spiders in the UK.

Another map of the distribution.

British Arachnological Society information on the daddy long legs spider.

Close up pictures of the daddy long legs spider.

Sea Level Rise and Nuclear Power Stations

The IPCC summary report. NB this is a pdf file.

Nuclear Power information from the Department of Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform.

The Future of Nuclear Power consultation from the UK govt.

Information on sea level rise from the Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory.

Biofuels and Sri Lanka

Royal Society comment on biofuels.

Commentary on biofuels growth in Sumatra.

Sri Lankan based International Water Management Institute that has written a number of papers on biofuels.

Unidentified Caterpillar

The Puss Moth.

Caterpillar identification.

UK butterflies

UK Moths

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