Best of Natural History Radio

Best of Natural History Radio

Natural Histories : Aye-Aye

Think sprite or hobgoblin and you are nearly there when it comes to the Aye-Aye, surely one of...

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Natural Histories : Pigeon

The relationship between humans and pigeons is one of the oldest on the planet. They have been...

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Natural Histories : Fern

For a plant that we generally associate with shady, damp places, a plant that has no flowers or...

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Natural Histories : Poppy

Poppies are associated with many things but to most people they are a symbol of remembrance or...

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Natural Histories : Chicken

How did we get from the gorgeous red junglefowl scratching away in the jungles of south-east Asia...

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Natural Histories : Bee

Bees have been the subject of fascination and reverence since ancient times. Natural Histories...

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Natural Histories : Sloth

The dreamy smile of the sloth has made it wildly popular, but once its slowness was condemned and...

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Planet Puffin. Episode 12: The Puffin Rescuers

In the final episode, Becky Ripley and Emily Knight search for pufflings that have run into...

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Planet Puffin. Episode 11 Leaving the Nest

The season is ending. Becky Ripley and Emily Knight go in search of the last pufflings left in...

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Planet Puffin. Episode 10: Puffin Decoys

How do you draw puffins to an island they abandoned long ago? Emily Knight and Rebecca Ripley are...

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Planet Puffin. Episode 9: Nuffin' Like a Puffin

Emily Knight and Rebecca Ripley are taking a break from the island in this episode, If you think...

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Planet Puffin. Episode 6: Netting Puffins

Becky Ripley and Emily Knight return to the Isle of May, where they string up a giant net to...

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Planet Puffin. Episode 7: Beyond Cuteness

This week Emily and Becky take a break from the Isle of May. In their absence, award-winning...

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Planet Puffin. Episode 8: The Plastic Problem

Becky Ripley and Emily Knight find the Isle of May's beaches awash with plastic waste and...

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Planet Puffin. Episode 4: The Seabirds' Sound Bath

Becky Ripley and Emily Knight invite you to sink deep in sound as they present an immersive...

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Planet Puffin. Episode 5: Rough Seas and a Wreck

High winds and choppy waters slow Emily Knight and Becky Ripley's return to the island, raising...

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Planet Puffin. Episode 3: Grovelling for Pufflings

Becky and Emily find themselves deep in a game of puffin roulette, all in the name of science....

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Planet Puffin. Episode 1 Island Life

Emily Knight & Becky Ripley, from Blue Planet II: The Podcast, drop anchor at Scotland’s Ilse of...

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Planet Puffin. Episode 2 The Puffins’ Return

Emily Knight & Becky Ripley, from Blue Planet II: The Podcast, explore the Scottish puffin...

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Welcome to Planet Puffin

Follow the fortunes of a Scottish puffin colony across this year’s breeding season with Emily...

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