Best of Natural History Radio

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The BBC Natural History Unit produces a wide range of programmes that aim to immerse a listener in the wonder, surprise and importance that nature has to offer.

The shifting shingle world of Dungeness is a remarkable place. There are four internationally important shingle peninsula’s in the World. Two in Germany, one in America, (Cape Canaveral) and yes you've guessed it, Dungeness in Kent. The unique landscape of Dungerness has been studied since Medieval times giving scientists such as Erica Towner and David Harper from Sussex University a wealth of historical data to work from. Which is why Peter France joined Erica and David on a timeline walk from the sea edge to dry land in this Living World. Along the way, Peter discovers shingle is a very ...

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Brett Westwood heads for the oak trees of the Wyre Forest with John Tulley. From 2004
Lionel Kelleway is with Ian Wallace looking for caddis in Lake Windermere. From 2007
Lionel Kelleway is in Devon looking for the ash-black slug with John Walters. From 2008
Brett Westwood joins lolo Williams to explore Hen Harriers ecology. From 2001
Lindsey Chapman relives & updates gems from the Living World archive this week from 2002
Lindsey Chapman relives & updates gems from the Living World archive this week from 2000
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Lindsey Chapman relives episodes from the Living World archives; this episode from 2008.
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Wales is home to a remarkable and rare forest. Paul Evans joins Ray Woods in Snowdonia.
Brett Westwood relives programmes from The Living World archives, this episode from 2011
Peter France is in Essex with ecologist Graeme Underwood and the RSPB's Chris Tyas.
Brett Westwood relives programmes from The Living World archives, this episode from 2005.
Trai Anfield immerses herself in a starling spectacle many people have never seen.
Brett Westwood relives programmes from The Living World archives, this episode from 2014.
Living World is in Somerset to explore the world of snowdrops with Christine Skelmesdale.
Brett Westwood relives programmes from The Living World archives, this episode from 2005
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Brett Westwood relives programmes from the Living World archives, this week from 2012