Interviews about Biology

Interviews about genetics, ecology and evolution, insects, mammals, marine science, plants and zoology...

16 January 2011

Richard Hollingham goes to Edinburgh Zoo to investigate Bower birds. These are natives of Australia and Papua New...

11 January 2011

This month's critter is something that lives above, on, and even in the sea.

11 January 2011

Manta Rays are fished in increasing numbers for their gills to make Chinese medicines. We chat to Andrea Marshall...

11 January 2011

The folk at Coral Cay Conservation are working to help encourage communities set up fish sanctuaries and protect the...

11 January 2011

We take a look behind the Marine Stewardship Council's eco-label for sustainable seafood

09 January 2011

Scientists at Bangor University in North Wales have found that different species of deadly viper snakes, tailor their...

19 December 2010

Helen Scales brings your three of her twelve Marine Critters of Christmas...

12 December 2010

Alzheimer's disease is a common cause of cognitive decline among elderly people. An estimated one in every five...

12 December 2010

In this week’s episode of Planet Earth we’re looking at one of Britain's best loved mammals, the elusive red...

12 December 2010

Siphonophores or string jellies are another group of little known but beautiful deep sea critters.

12 December 2010

Should turkey fish - also known as lion fish - be on the Christmas menu?

11 December 2010

Meet the dugongs and manatees, the mysterious marine mammals that were once mistaken for mermaids.

11 December 2010

Sea snails that have lost their shells and flap their wings through open ocean get our seasonal critter fest started.

11 December 2010

Diatoms are the gems of the ocean that lock up carbon and are vital for all sorts of other creatures from krill to...

11 December 2010

Arctic terns are global champions flying from the South Pole to the North Pole and back every year.

11 December 2010

Giant tube worms cope with many extremes in their homes on deep ocean black smokers.

11 December 2010

Chimaeras are little known relatives of sharks that get up to some odd things in the deep sea.

11 December 2010

Mantis shrimp have a lightening fast punch and the most complex eyes in the animal kingdom.

07 December 2010

Planet Earth Podcast Presenter, Richard Hollingham, visited a small, hot, humid room at the University of Leeds. Inside...

06 December 2010

The discovery of bacteria that can not only survive in waters rich in toxic arsenic, but actually use it as part of it...

28 November 2010

In July this year, five devastated a Surrey beauty spot. Fire fighters from three counties tackled the blaze on...