Monty Don presents the second of two special programmes recorded at the Hay Festival. Read more
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.