Costing the Earth

Costing the Earth

Por BBC Radio 4
En Costing the Earth

Plastic Burnout

Every year billions of products are sold around the world in plastic packaging. But some countries lack a waste...

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Turning Japan Green

Cherry blossom is a perfect symbol of Japan's relationship with nature and the broader environment. It's beautiful,...

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Eco Homes Now!

The demand for housing is pushing through developments of millions of new build homes. So why aren't these all being...

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Fate of the Falcons

The Naga people of north-east India and Myanmar have long been famed for their hunting prowess. In the days of traps...

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Mark Ruffalo vs Chemical Pollution

When a frustrated farmer dumped a bag of VHS video tapes onto the desk of Cincinnati lawyer Rob Bilott it...

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Election 2019

Britain's politicians have been promising the Earth on climate change. Tom Heap chews over the plausibility of their...

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Vegan World

What would the British countryside look like if we all adopted the vegan diet recommended by many environmental...

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Green Places for Everyone

David Lindo, the Urban Birder, rarely sees a black or ethnic minority face when he's bird-watching in town or...

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Green Places for Everyone

David Lindo, the Urban Birder, rarely sees a black or ethnic minority face when he's bird-watching in town or...

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Dry Me A River

Whilst this Autumn’s heavy rainfall has caused some rivers in the north of England to burst their banks and flood...

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Iron Curtain Turns Green

The Iron Curtain was an accidental wildlife haven. 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall, Tom Heap walks the...

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Plastic Gardens

The last decade has seen a huge rise in the number of people opting for artificial turf in their gardens. Meanwhile...

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Powering Britain

Britain urgently needs a zero carbon source of reliable energy for our homes, industry and the new generation of...

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Carbon Free Islands

Orkney's strong winds and powerful tides have attracted renewable energy pioneers for decades. For much of the year...

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The e-DNA Revolution

From the Loch Ness Monster and mammoths to the Amazon river and uncharted river flies - 'environmental DNA' is...

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Ghost Fishing

Plastic nets and equipment left in the ocean by fishing boats is estimated to make up over 10% of marine rubbish and...

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Fire in the Amazon

How can we prevent a repeat of the devastating fires in the Amazon? Tom Heap and Lucy Siegle search for solutions....

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Verity's Wild Garden

Verity Sharp wants to turn her small garden into a haven for wildlife. She's inspired by the Rewilding movement, but...

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Insect Extinction?

Insects are the most varied and abundant animals outweighing humanity by 17 times, yet they are in decline in many...

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Indian Impact

As India votes Navin Singh Khadka travels the sub-continent to find out if environmental issues are rising up the...

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