Richard Daniel and his team discuss listeners' questions about the natural world. Read more
Richard Daniel and his team discuss listeners' questions about the natural world.
Richard Daniel and the team discuss listeners' questions about rising sea levels.
Richard Daniel and the team look at how the osprey has an amazing ability to spot prey.
Richard Daniel and his team discuss insects and sea life.
Richard Daniel and guests discuss listeners' questions about the natural world.
Richard Daniel is joined by Helen Scales, Graham Appleton and Professor Philip Stott.
The series kicks off with a revelation about how our minds may be controlled by parasites.
Richard Daniel and the team discuss listeners' questions about the natural world.
Richard Daniel and the team discuss birds, bees and the origins of life.
Subjects include plastic waste, capturing carbon dioxide and the frozen poles.
Volcanic ash as fertiliser, intense winter Sun and cooling the Earth.
Camouflaged squirrels, holiday mementoes and garden birds.
Killer magpies, murderous swans and planting trees.
The team discuss ice patterns on windows and insects on cars.
The impact of light on the human brain, and do moths bite?
The panel tackle flooded canals, drinking seawater and rabbits' tails.
Himalayan balsam, scallop dredging and badger culls.
Frog evolution and the sound of bells carried on the wind.
Richard Daniels discusses green cars, fizzy drinks and water cooling.
Mysterious froth; satellite watching; salty kingfishers.
Travelling Scots pine trees and Northern biased maps.
Swimming mammals and an epic tussle - dragonfly v hornet.
Hovering blackbirds, fertile volcanoes and Christmas trees.
Supervolcanoes, waxwings and leaky central heating.
Methane emissions and the value of recycling.
Late developing toads and why lions don't get scurvy.
Radioactivity and evolution, and a novel memorial in space.
Can crops replace rainforest? And life in the ocean depths.
What produced the mysterious ice spike in a frozen beaker?
Bluetongue, Butterflies and Bees
Will the cold winter halt the spread of bluetongue disease?
Are marine creatures under threat from noisy wind turbines?
Changing coastlines and humane mole eradication.
Why does it appear to be colder just as dawn breaks?
What was the cause of the green ring seen around the Moon?
Dead birds and hibernating flies
Many birds must die each year, so why are their corpses so rare?
Can we reduce food scarcity by reducing food waste?
Would many small nuclear power plants be better than one large one?
Southern Ocean Wanderers
How does the sea-going albatross survive Antarctic storms?
Comets and Constellations
Are comets boiled away to nothing by the heat of the Sun?
Bees, Moths and Snowdrop Bulbs
Are pesticides linked to the collapse in honey bee numbers?
Clouds, Boats and Pond Life
With Richard Daniel. Is pollution from leisure craft damaging the environment?
Rustling Leaves and Coppiced Verges
With Richard Daniel. Is it viable to grow coppiced woodland along Britain's roads?
Making Oil from Plastic and Seaweed
Will it ever be viable to grow seaweed to make into petrol?
What challenges face market towns in the modern world?
Ageing Apples and Invisible Pheasants
How do ground-nesting birds avoid detection by predators?
Docile Bees and Solar Panels
Has breeding docile honey bees weakened them?
Is renewable energy truly renewable?
Could large numbers of wind turbines affect our climate?
Carbon dioxide munching plants
Which plants absorb carbon dioxide from the atmosphere most effectively?
Are Our Seasons Changing?
Do second flushes of spring blooms signal changing seasons?
What has happened to the lapwings?
Why are there so few lapwings left in the UK?
Will Artificial Intelligence take over the world?
With computers set on world domination, John wants to lead the rebellion but Mike doesn’t.
Himalayan balsam - invasive or not?
Chris tackles a question arising from his recent discussion of Himalayan balsam.
Protecting heads in sports
How science and technology could protect sportsmen and women from traumatic brain injury
Sam Coe sits in
Sam sits in for our show exploring life on the Norfolk coast.
Finding out how social media helps owners of a Wiltshire business sell lace footwear.