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Richard Daniel chairs the interactive environmental programme in which he and his guests deal with listeners' questions and concerns.
80 mph effect on the environment
Abiotic oil and Peak Oil Theory
Adapting to Climate Change
African elephants 'destroying trees'
Air pollution & Autism
Aircraft emissions in Upper Atmosphere
Airports Versus Railways
Albertan Oil Sands
Alpine Ice Retreat
Aluminium foil recycling
Aral Sea, The
Archie the giant squid
Arctic Ice Melt
Are vegetarians who eat soya products inadvertently helping in the destruction of Amazonian Rainforest?
Are we losing trace elements from our soils?
Arran "No Take" Zone, The
Arsenic in drinking water
Asthma and CFC's
Atlantic Conveyor and Gulf Stream
Australian Bush Tomatoes
Australian Swamp Stonecrop
Ban on stubble burning
Banana Plant, The
Barn Owl, The
Barn Owls - Increase in Numbers
Big Bang and Alien Life
Biofuels and Soil Depletion
Biofuels and Sri Lanka
Biofuels from algae
Bio-fuels' impact on bio-diversity
Biological Materials in Landfill
Bio-mass and C02 storage
Biomass and Flood Plains
Bird Migration 2003
Birds and thermals
Birds and Wet Weather
Birds in Hot Weather
Blackberries: safe to eat?
Blandford Fly, The
Blue tits and milk bottles
Blue Tits and Milk Bottles Survey Results
Bottle recycling in the Licensed Trade
Boxing Day earthquake and tsunami
Britain's volcanic past
British Coal Resources
British Space Exploration
Brown Hare, The
Burning waste paper
Butterfly Conservation Kits
Buying milk from the Supermarket or the Milkman
C02 release through forest fires in Indonesia
Cabbage White Butterflys
Can carbon be captured from car exhaust gases and stored harmlessly away from the atmosphere?
Can lightbulbs heat your home?
Can mosquito and other biting insects transmit viruses including HIV?
Can Oak be Harvested Sustainably?
Can slugs smell?
Can solar radiation be used to produce large quantities of fresh water?
Can the quality of soil be improved by remineralising it with crushed rock?
Can we build houses for wildlife as well as people?
Can we store nuclear waste in space?
Can we use disused North Sea oil wells to store our waste?
Can you see the Great Wall of China from Space?
Canadian Pesticide Ban
Car Life Cycles
Carbon and sulphur emissions from volcanoes
Carbon dioxide emissions from animals
Carbon offset programmes and calculators
Carbon Offsets and Carbon Trading
Carlisle floods, The
Carrying bacteria on space missions
Causes of drought in Eritrea
Celsius and Centigrade
Central Railway, The
Centre of mass in solar system
Changes in UK sea fish population
Cholorophyll and creeping thistles
Choosing what packaging to buy to reduce your environmental impact.
City Trees starved of nutrients? Will they seek out water and damage sewers?
Classification of Life and Species
Climate Change: Even if humans had no effect on climate
Climate Change: Sea's Salinity
Coastal environmental protection
Coffee and garden pests
Cold Water Coral
Collapse of Larsen B Ice Shelf
Colour of Demoiselles
Colour of Lightning, The
Combi Boliers - Pros and Cons
Combined heat and power
Compost toilets and reed beds
Container threat to marine environment
Contamination of soil
Cooking Eggs without fire
Copper Strips and Moss
Coppicing mature trees
Cosmic rays and particles from outer space
Could ozone from exhaust pollution help plug the hole on the ozone layer?
Creating and maintaining wildflower meadows
Creeping Dead Zones
Crickets and Grasshoppers - Differences
Culling of kangaroos
Cut flowers from Kenya
DAB Radio in times of Emergency?
Daddy Long Legs
Daddy Long Legs Spider
Daddy Long Legs Spiders
Davos delegates: part of the environmental problem?
DDT to combat malaria?
Deep sea fish
Deforestation and the banning of forest fires in Nepal
Did the Black Death create the so-called mini ice-age?
Displacement of the gulf stream
Disposal of dead pets
Disposal of low-energy lightbulbs
Disposal of radioactive smoke alarms batteries?
Do birds feel the cold?
Do concentrations of oxygen fall in cities and can asthmatics detect those low concentrations?
Do earthquakes effect climate change?
Do Human Beings produce more CO2 than Cars
Do human medicines enter the environment via the sewage system?
Do people with longer legs use less energy when they walk?
Do Pigeons Swim?
Do social wasps behave like bees?
do they have any natural predators?
Do we design for the car?
Does harvesting cockles harm wading birds?
Does living in a flat make it more difficult to lead a greener lifestyle?
Does meat production harm the environment?
Does putting cycles on the top of your car reduce your mileage?
Does rural life imposes greater costs on the environment than urban life?
Domestic power from cycling
Domestic Wind Turbines & Solar Power
Double Tides in the English Channel
Draft London Plan, The
Driest place in Britain and the Fens Project, The
Drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska
Dung and Jerusalem artichokes as Bio-fuel
Durability of straw houses
Dust and its impact on the oceans
Dutch Elm Disease in the UK
Early tides and the moon's proximity to earth
Earth from the Air, The
Earth's hum , The
Earth's Magnetic Presence, The
Earth's Temperature, The
Ecological damage from European Forest Fires
Economics and the Environment
Economics of Re-Cycling, The
Effects of global warming on the tree-line
Eider ducks versus fishermen in The Wash
Embodied energy/C02 from the construction of wind turbines
Emissions from Nuclear Power Plants
Energy Efficency of New-Build Housing
Energy Efficiency of Biofuels
Energy from Kelp
Energy loss on the High Street
Energy of digital versus analogue radio
Enhanced Ocean Evaporation via Windmills
Environmental effects of modern warfare
Environmental Impact of Patio Heaters
Environmental Impact of the Drainage of the UK's Wetland
Environmental problems associated with using salt on our roads
Environmental Threats from European Transport Corridor - The Via Baltica
Evolution and newly discovered animals
Evolution: Are newly discovered animals likely to be recently evolved?
Expanding universe - red shift and blue shift light
Extinction: Preserve or let Nature take it's course
Exxon Mobil and Stanford University's Global Climate & Energy Project
Fairtrade or organic
Farmers: Water Waste?
Fate of the saguaro cactus
Feeding the birds
Feminizing chemicals in drinking water
Fish & chips
Fluid Bed Technology
Formation of chalk
Formation of Scottish Lochs
Free Refuse Collections
Frogs and toads
Future of New Orleans, The
Girls and science
Global average temperatures
Global Fossil Fuel Levy
GM in the UK
GM Sugar Beet
Grants for renewable energy production
Grazing in the Lowland Commons
Great crested newts
Green Belt's role in nature conservation, The
Growing wood to heat a house
Harnessing the power of rivers
Harvested forest thrive?
Haskins Report, The
Have Human Beings Ceased to Evolve?
Hazel Weevil, The
Heat in the atmosphere
Heat in the atmosphere and air source heat pumps
Heat produced by different energy sources
Heating from animal and human waste
Hedgehogs in the Outer Hebrides
Help with wildflower meadows
Hemp's role in a sustainable future
Herbicides/Pesticides in glasshouses
Home Planet Carbon Footprint
Honey Bees: Disorientation
Horse Chestnut Canker
Horse Chestnut Leaf miner
House martins and house sparrows?
How are shells formed?
How can you tell whether a badger has TB?
How did salt get into the sea?
How do birds know that spring has arrived?
How do birds navigate?
How do plants mimic human characteristics?
How do ponds freeze?
How do salmon and trout survive in freshwater and saltwater?
How do we measure biodiversity?
How heavy are clouds?
How is coal made from trees?
How is the supply of volcanic lava replenished?
How is the Universe expanding?
How much carbon dioxide do the oceans soak up?
How much carbon does a tree store?
How much energy is used in recycling paper?
How much land would I need to keep my family self-sufficient in vegetables?
How much oxygen is there in the atmosphere?
How much water and organic material is tied up in the bodies of human beings?
How Plants Move
How the human population is growing in height
How to take off from the Moon
How will stored carbon dioxide remain underground and not leak back into the atmosphere?
Humming-bird hawk moth
Hummingbird Hawk Moths
Hydro Electric Power in Iceland and the Pink Footed Goose
Hydrogen Sulphide and the Permian Extinction
If the Atlantic Ocean is the biggest influence on Britain's weather
Impact of African Game Reserves on nature and people
Impact of nitrogen on heaths
Impact of sea-level rise and polar ice-melt on seismic activity
Impact of the removal of mangroves on the Mumbai Floods
Impact on insect populations from climate change
Incineration of animal carcasses
Increased C02 and plant growth
Individuals making a difference to the health of our environment
Invasion of Algae
Invest in Models or Mitigation?
Involving children with environmental issues
Is Autumn Coming Early?
Is global warming the new religion?
Is it a good idea to pay loggers not to cut down trees?
Is it for us to tell others how to manage their environment?
Is it safe to feed nuts to birds in the Summer?
Is mathematics truly infallible?
Is nature conversation planning for climate change?
Is the Black Poplar under threat?
Is the caviar trade wiping out sturgeon?
Japanese Melody Roads
Jet Stream and Weather
Journey to the centre of the earth
Kariba Dam, The
Kefalonian sea caves
Lead Shot from Shooting
Light Rail Transit
Liming and Limestone Quarrying
Living close to waste transfer stations
Local Agenda 21
Looking after our soil
Mainland oil exploration
Mammals and flooding
Marine Conservation Areas
Marine Conservation Areas
Marine mammals tolerance of salt
Martian ice caps and global warming
Maud Dickinson and her 'Life Crystals'
Measuring biodiversity and tackling the loss of Rainforest
Measuring Sea Level
Melting ice in Antarctica
Melting of the Pine Island Glacier in Antarctica
Message in a bottle
Methane production by trees and implications for carbon offset programmes
Mice eating unusual things
Mobile Phone Masts
Molluscicides threat to song thrushes following stubble burning ban
Monkey Puzzle Trees
Moon and The Weather, The
Mosquitoe eradication: Disadvantages?
Movement of Earth Through Space
Mucuna - the "magic" bean
Mystery mark on windows in Milton Keynes
Mystery woodpecker in Shropshire
Nano and pico-plankton
NASA articles about Europa and Lake Vostok
National Forest, The
Nauru and Phosphate Mining
nematodes and hedgehogs
Network Rail's Policy on tree removal
New Builds or Renovations
New Zealand Flatworm, The
Night time electricity
Nightjars and Forest Management
Nitrogen Cycle, The
North American Moose, The
Norwegian Waste Recycling Machine
Nuclear Energy in France
Nuclear Waste Disposal - Spacejunk
Nutritional value of locusts
Nutritional Values in Organic and GM foods
Offshore aggregate dredging
Oil from plankton
Oil reserves and dependancy
Oil Spills at sea
Organophosphates and carbamates
Ozone over the North and South Poles
Paper from Eucalyptus
Pedalling Powerhouse, The
Phenology and Early Spring
Phosphates for fertiliser: will we run out?
Placing Wind Turbines Offshore
Planting acorns in the permafrost
Planting Silver Birch Trees
Planting Silver Birch Trees
Plants to act as a Carbon Sink?
Plastic water bottles
Plastic water mains
Plastics in the ocean
Poisonous fish in UK
Poisonous spiders in the UK
Ponds and Biodiversity
Porpoises as weather forecasters
Precession of the Earth
Professor James Lovelock and Climate Change
Professor Stott's calculations
Protecting nature against nature - Norfolk & Suffolk Broads
Protecting out Landscapes
Protection of coral reefs
Purple Emporer Butterfly
Rail and the environment
Railways and the postal service
Recycling Cars and Car Parts
Recycling industrial waste
Recycling Low Energy Light Bulbs
Red Spider Mite
Refuse collection on Tyneside
Restocking the Ocean with Fish
Ring Necked Parakeets
Role of Shooting and Conservation in Nature Conservation
RSPB and wind energy, The
Russian Oil Industry , The
Safe Disposal of Batteries
Salmon and Global Warming
Salt Water Flush
Saving Energy In The Home
Scientific value of public wildlife surveys
Sea defences and coastal erosion
Sea Level Rise and Nuclear Power Stations
Seagulls in Dunstable
Self Observation: Light and Space
Selling Electricity to the National Grid
Sequestration of Carbon Dioxide
Severn Barrage - Impact on Bird-Life
Severn Estuary, The
Sewage heating homes
Shellfish: 'R in the Mouth'
Ships hitting whales
Shooting song birds
Should we feed garden birds?
Sites of Special Scientific Interest
Slugs and snails
Soil Minerals and Nutrients
Solar panels in new properties
Solitary Bees: Do they sting?
Sound and the wind
Space Rocket Pollution
Spanish Hydrological Plan
sparrows and song thrushes?
Sri Lankan Wetlands
Success of the Jubilee River
Sudden oak death
Sugar Beet Fungus
Sulphur dioxide emissions from ships
Sulphuric acid and potatoes
Sun and sunblock
Sun and Warm Weather , The
Sunlight and Smoke in the Atmosphere
Tanalising Wood: Are the chemicals harmful?
Tapping the power of the deserts
Tarry residue from coal fires
Temperature of Windermere
Thermal conversion process
Third World debt
Threat to bees, The
Threats from invasive species
Ticks and Lyme Disease
Tides on lakes
Transportation of Liquefied Natural Gas
Treatment of West Nile Virus in Chicago
Tree loss in the re-creation of lowland heaths
Tree Preservation Orders
Trees and absorption of C02
Trees and DNA 'finger printing'
Tsunamis in the Mediterranean
Turbines at sea
Turbulence in the atmosphere and oceans
Urban Wildlife Conservation
Using wave power generation to fight coastal erosion
Variability in houses energy efficiency
Wasps and Badgers
Waste incineration; the benefits
Wasted heat from power stations
Water cycle - from rain to the tap
Water Table, The
Water use in the former Soviet Union
Wetlands and Greenhouse gases
What damage is done by plastic to the sea and sea-birds?
What damage to the environment does scientific exploration do?
What does a tonne of C02 look like?
What happens to spent lead shot in the countryside?
What happens to sunscreen that is washed off people into the sea and can it cause environmental problems?
What has happened to the populations of blackbirds
What impact will making hydrogen from water have on our water supply and where will the energy to produce the hydrogen come from?
What is driving the current high cost of food?
What is the "Last Ice Age"?
What is the green flash I can sometimes see when the sun sets?
What is the herbicide Aminopyralid and why has it been causing problems on allotments?
What is the impact of burning peat?
What is the impact on low flying aircraft on walrus?
What is the point of birds?
What is the potential environmental impact of waste heat from power stations?
What is the state of play of research into oil from algae
What is wind-chill?
What research has been done into the phosphate induced process of eutrophication in inshore waters?
what similar features affect central Europe and the Middle East
What was impaling beetles on barbed wire fences in the Inner Hebrides?
What's happening to our frog spawn?
What's in a slug's trail?
Where did the water on Planet Earth come from?
Where do all the fieldfares go?
Where do all the snails in my garden come from?
Where does Space start?
Where does the rubber worn away from tyres end up?
Whisky and peat
Who are we related to?
Who stands to gain from GM foods?
Why are planets spherical?
Why can't nuclear waste be re-used so all the radioactivity is consumed in energy production and it is no longer dangerous?
Why did the small leaved lime disappear so quickly from British woodland?
Why does Venus appear to spin backwards?
Why the height of the tides varies daily
Will burning fossil fuels reduce the amount of oxygen in the atmosphere?
Will different road surfaces reduce tyre noise and what would be the impact of planting more trees on road noise?
Will ice melt in The Alps affect diatoms in the sea?
Will melting glaciers and ice sheets significantly affect the salinity of the ocean?
Will painting roofs white reflect sunlight back into space and reduce global warming?
Will the new Marine Bill include provision to protect Sand Eels from over dredging?
Wind borne pesticides: Africa's impact on Caribbean coral reefs
Wind Turbines and Birds
Wind Turbines Effect on the Weather
Wind turbines: how do they affect bats?
Windfarms and marine ecology
Winter temperature and our health
Wood Based Society, A
Worms and Wormeries
Zero Carbon Definition
Zero Emission Airliners
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