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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.

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    NatHistory: Living World - Dry Stone Walls 16th Nov 2014

    Mary Colwell travels to White Peak to meet Sarah Henshall, ...

    Mary Colwell travels to White Peak to meet Sarah Henshall, lead ecologist with Buglife and Simon Nicholas, the local Ranger for the National Trust, to discover the 350 million year old limestone that forms the walls and search for the mini beasts that...

    Nov 16, 2014 Read more
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    NatHistory: Shared Planet: Blue Whales 11th Nov 2014

    Blue whales are increasingly being hit by ships, especially off ...

    Blue whales are increasingly being hit by ships, especially off the coast of California. As whale numbers recover from hunting and the number of ships that ply the oceans increases this is a growing problem. What can be done? Monty Don explores this...

    Nov 11, 2014 Read more
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    NatHistory: Living World - Great Crested Newt 9th Nov 14

    As the weather starts to chill, Chris Sperring travels to ...

    As the weather starts to chill, Chris Sperring travels to the Somerset Levels to seek out a last glimpse of the great crested newt as it prepares for hibernation. It's at this time of year we discover why ponds that dry up are important for their...

    Nov 9, 2014 Read more
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    NatHistory: Shared Planet Beavers in Business 29 Oct 14

    The European beaver was hunted to extinction for its fur, ...

    The European beaver was hunted to extinction for its fur, meat and the aromatic secretions from sacs near its anal glands. Now it is coming back throughout Europe , either naturally or by being introduced, as here in the UK. Wherever they settle they...

    Nov 4, 2014 Read more
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    NatHistory: Living World: Eastern Wolves 02 Nov 14

    Algonquin National Park in Ontario is home to the Eastern ...

    Algonquin National Park in Ontario is home to the Eastern Wolf and a magnet for visitors to this wilderness national park. Canadian reporter Sian Griffiths meets David Legros in the park and is taken on a wolf howl expedition too look for this shy and...

    Nov 2, 2014 Read more
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    Shared Planet - Albatrosses and Fishing 28th Oct 2014

    Albatrosses are giant flying seabirds that inhabit the southern oceans. ...

    Albatrosses are giant flying seabirds that inhabit the southern oceans. Many species have been studied intensively over decades on their breeding grounds in the sub-Antarctic and the Pacific. Clever studies involving satellite tracking and simple...

    Oct 28, 2014 Read more
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    NatHistory: The Spirit Child 27 Oct 14

    Paul Evans narrates a ghostly tale inspired by the true ...

    Paul Evans narrates a ghostly tale inspired by the true story of Alice Glaston who was the youngest person to be hung in Tudor England. Starring Bettrys Jones. Produced by Sarah Blunt...

    Oct 27, 2014 Read more
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    NatHistory: Living World: Nightjars 26 Oct 2014

    Chris Sperring is in Somerset during the last days of ...

    Chris Sperring is in Somerset during the last days of summer to find a bird that is one of the first to leave before the autumn. As the light fades a strange whirring sound fills the air and silent masters of flight hawk for moths and other airborne...

    Oct 26, 2014 Read more
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    Shared Planet: Hen Harriers - Trust, 21st Oct 2014

    Hen harriers are persecuted in the British Isles because they ...

    Hen harriers are persecuted in the British Isles because they eat grouse. Seals cause problems for salmon fishermen; lions eat the livestock of pastoralists in Africa and so on. All over the world there are conflicts between people and wildlife, often...

    Oct 21, 2014 Read more
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    Shared Planet - Insects and Lights 14 Oct 2014

    Artificial lighting is ubiquitous in the developed world - but ...

    Artificial lighting is ubiquitous in the developed world - but the effects of night time illumination on wildlife are not yet fully understood. While we know that artificial light changes the behaviour of some animals we're still a long way from...

    Oct 14, 2014 Read more
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