Human population pressure on soils can impact on the earth worm, reducing soil fertility. Read more
Human population pressure on soils can impact on the earth worm, reducing soil fertility.
Fragility and Niche
Monty Don explores the vulnerability of wildlife that need specialist conditions to live.
Restriction and Choice
Monty Don asks if people are prepared to forgo personal choice to protect wildlife.
Human Rubbish and Wildlife
As more rubbish is put in landfill and the human population grows, can this help wildlife?
Sequoia - Nowhere to Go
Climate change is forcing some national parks in America to rethink their boundaries.
The Ethiopian bush crow relies on local tribes for survival, but the tribes are changing.
Conflict between people and wildlife is increasing, what are the solutions?
Sea lions in California are developing cancer from ocean pollution. What can be done?
What is the effect of increasing numbers of tourists visiting wildlife hotspots?
Noise in the Environment
Monty Don asks if human-produced noise removes us from the natural world.
Are There Too Many People for Wildlife to Thrive?
Monty Don presents a special edition recorded before a live audience at Bristol University
Do We Care Too Much About Nature?
As both human and deer populations are increasing, is there potential for conflict?
Can local initiatives be developed into wider protection for a species?
The Medicinal Planet
Monty Don discusses discovering new medicine in the natural world.
Monty Don asks who is responsible for the life in our oceans.
In the first of a new series, Monty Don asks whether we should keep conservation secrets.
Nature and the Written Word
Monty Don presents the first of two special programmes recorded at the Hay Festival.
The Modern Naturalist
Monty Don presents the second of two special programmes recorded at the Hay Festival.
Spix Macaw - Conservation Triage
Is it worth saving the spix macaw, or could more be done with the same resources?
Monty Don learns what is threatening Hector's dolphin, the smallest whale in the world.
Monty Don explores the challenges in today's world of pronghorn and wildebeest migrations.
Monty Don finds out how important urban areas are for the wildlife we share it with.
Zoos in the Wild
Monty Don asks if reserves fenced off for the benefit of wildlife are effective.
Monty Don finds out if national parks are good for wildlife.
Monty Don introduces the beluga whale, exploring the future of one particular population.
Giant Otters in the Pantanal
Monty Don explores the future of the Pantanal and its resident the giant otter.
Can dog-walkers share the planet with ground-nesting seabirds?
Are We Getting Used to Less Wildlife?
Are we aware we are sharing the planet with less wildlife? Are we getting used to less?
Ocean Plastic and Seabirds
Is plastic litter making the ocean a perilous place for fulmars and other seabirds?
Can we share the planet with big-leaf mahogany, the giants of the tropical forest?
Insects and Street Lights
Can insects share the planet with our need for artificial light? Monty Don investigates.
Hen Harriers: Trust in Conservation
Hen harriers are persecuted because they eat grouse. Can a solution be found?
Albatross and Fishing
Can we share the ocean with albatrosses?
Beavers in Business
Beavers are busy saving us money on flood defences, but is this a good way to view nature?
Blue Whales - When Giants Collide
Blue whales are increasingly being hit by ships with fatal consequences. What can be done?
Mangroves - Putting Nature Back?
Can we share the planet with mangrove forest?
Snapping Turtles - Taking the Long View
Are we being short-sighted when it comes to conserving long-lived species?
Wildlife and Drought in East Africa
As east Africa gets hotter and drier will conflict between cattle and wildlife increase?
Orangutans and Drones
Can we share the planet with orangutans, and how can drones help us?
Sharing Our Lives with Wolves
Can we share the planet with wolves, or will we always want to remove them from our lives?
Pit Stops and Stopovers
Can we share the planet with migrating birds along the whole of their flight path?
Lemurs out on a Limb
The lemurs of Madagascar are the most endangered mammals on earth - how can we help them?
The Future of Corals
Coral reefs are renowned for their beauty and diversity, but what is their future?
Half and Half
Should half the earth be set aside for wildlife? Monty Don and panel of experts discuss.
A panel of experts choose an object they feel represents our relationship with nature.
Tackling Bovine TB on Gower
An ambitious, community led project, to eradicate Bovine TB.
16/09/19 GM crops, wild fires, rural homelessness
The future of GM crops, the ecological impact of peat fires and rural homelessness.
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Solving some of your identification queries
There were sound recordings and photos from the listeners for Chris to puzzle over today.
Deepdale Festival preview
Jack hears about the event coming up at Burnham Deepdale later this month.