Planet Earth

19 August 2014

This week in the Planet Earth Podcast: Ilik Saccheri and Arjen Van 't Hof of the University of Liverpool describe...

12 March 2013

This week in the Planet Earth Podcast: a look at the potential to generate up to 20 per cent of the UK's...

19 February 2013

Why textbook depictions of our early ancestors may have to be re-drawn; and why underwater canyons contain a wealth of...

05 February 2013

In this Planet Earth podcast, how a new genetic strain could halt ask dieback, and the challenges of getting biofuel...

22 January 2013

How an insect borne virus poses a worrying threat to the UK's great tit population, plus the hot conservation...

08 January 2013

How plankton can help us protect basking sharks and other marine creatures; why primates plan ahead and predicting...

26 December 2012

A look at some of the highlights from 12 months of the Planet Earth Podcast, including the Hoff Crab, Olympic Air...

11 December 2012

How you can get involved in citizen science projects and why a gas given off by many trees could be contributing to...

27 November 2012

How an online tool is helping to protect bats, weather balloons for atmospheric research and how telomeres and ageing...

15 November 2012

In this Planet Earth Podcast - Potential solutions to urban flooding & peatland carbon storage...

30 October 2012

How conservationists are using science to help protect rare plants found only in Bristol's Avon Gorge, and...

19 October 2012

This week in the Planet Earth Podcast: why salt marshes are so important, but are difficult to recreate; how storms are...

03 October 2012

This week in the Planet Earth Podcast: the steps scientists are taking to make sure the trees we plant today can cope...

18 September 2012

This week in the Planet Earth Podcast: why accurately forecasting solar storms is becoming increasingly important; and...

04 September 2012

This week in the Planet Earth Podcast: what the first creatures to walk on land looked like; the connection between the...

14 August 2012

This week in the Planet Earth Podcast: sex and the survival of honey bee colonies; why rivers are still recovering from...

31 July 2012

This week in the Planet Earth Podcast: how dairy farming in Africa 7000 years ago led to the speedy evolution of the...

18 July 2012

This week in the Planet Earth Podcast: how browner drinking water presents problems for the water companies; the effect...

05 July 2012

This week in the Planet Earth Podcast: a look at how urban heat islands will alter under climate change, and how these...

19 June 2012

This week in the Planet Earth Podcast: how knowing exactly which bees pollinate which crops may help us grow food more...

06 June 2012

This week in the Planet Earth Podcast: a look at how technology designed to measure air pollution may soon be used to...

23 May 2012

This week in the Planet Earth Podcast, scientists describe why the planet's least understood but most diverse...

10 May 2012

This week in the Planet Earth Podcast researchers explain why, despite record rainfall, England is in drought. Later,...

25 April 2012

This week in the Planet Earth Podcast - we take a closer look at tiny marine plants, which underpin the entire marine...