Fresh ideas from the sharpest minds working toward a cleaner, greener planet
Tue 28 May 2019
What did insects ever do for us? Tom Heap meets the people trying to stop their decline.
Tue 21 May 2019
As India votes, are environmental issues rising up the political agenda?
Tue 14 May 2019
Is the future of the planet making you depressed? Verity Sharp meets the eco-anxious.
Tue 7 May 2019
How is the planet's natural life holding up to pressure from humanity? Tom Heap reports.
Tue 30 Apr 2019
Young people are taking on climate change. Tom Heap asks if they can change the future now
Tue 16 Apr 2019
Where does Brexit leave the UK countryside? Tom Heap hosts a debate.
Tue 9 Apr 2019
The wolf has returned to every mainland European country. Tom Heap goes on their trail.
Tue 2 Apr 2019
Domestic gas boilers have to go by 2050, but what's the alternative? Peter Gibbs reports.
Tue 26 Mar 2019
Can fast fashion be forced to slow down? Lucy Siegle reports
Tue 19 Mar 2019
Clean air - the fightback: Tom Heap investigates air pollution and children's health.
Tue 12 Mar 2019
Tyres have an enormous impact on the environment. What can be done to make them better?
Tue 5 Mar 2019
From the cattle shed to the racetrack. How ammonia cleaned up its act.
Tue 4 Dec 2018
How can the UK's best-loved landscapes work better for people and wildlife?
Tue 27 Nov 2018
Can we exploit the hot rocks beneath the earth's crust for power? Peter Gibbs reports.
Tue 20 Nov 2018
Could art help us see, hear and feel the problems facing our planet? Tom Heap finds out.
Tue 13 Nov 2018
Our sewerage system is grinding to a halt. The culprits are wet wipes.
Tue 6 Nov 2018
Wetlands are disappearing three times faster than forests, but the damage can be reversed.
Tue 30 Oct 2018
Endangered animals are paying the price for the spread of traditional Chinese medicine.
Tue 23 Oct 2018
Tom Heap asks if going plastic-free risks harming the environment.
Tue 16 Oct 2018
Lucy Siegle and Tom Heap ask which gender is worse for the environment and why it matters.
Tue 9 Oct 2018
After six weeks at the North Pole, Helen Czerski has new insights into climate change.
Tue 2 Oct 2018
Is it time to buy an electric car? Peter Gibbs takes the plunge.
Tue 25 Sep 2018
Jheni Osman asks what environmental factors may be affecting human and animal fertility.
Wed 19 Sep 2018
Solving the plastic problem. Four experts join Tom Heap to offer fresh answers.
Tue 11 Sep 2018
Verity Sharp wants to keep bees, but will her honeybees be a menace to other pollinators?
Tue 29 May 2018
Tom Heap leads a debate on the future of food production and the countryside.
Tue 22 May 2018
The permafrost is thawing, and the glaciers retreating. What will be left of the Alps?
Tue 15 May 2018
Britain's rabbits are in sharp decline. Tom Heap asks if we should be worried.
Tue 8 May 2018
The Australian outback is under attack from a surprising enemy - the camel.
Tue 1 May 2018
The penguins of the Antarctic rely on krill. What happens when we get a taste for it?
In 2016 reefs around the world the size of city blocks died. Here we explore why.
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