Costing the Earth
Costing the Earth: Cycle City04/15/15
Tom Heap saddles up to find out if Britain is really about to become a nation of cyclists.
CostEarth: 14 Apr 15: Cycle City
Tom Heap gets on his bike to find out if London's cycle superhighways herald a new dawn for two wheels across Britain.
CostEarth: 7 Apr 15 Reds Return
Could the return of the Pine Marten mean the end of the Grey Squirrel takeover? Tom Heap examines emerging evidence that where Pine Marten populations are healthy, Grey Squirrel numbers crash and native Red Squirrels increase. Tom meets the...
CostEarth: 31 Mar 15 Climate Change: Incovenient facts?
With Arctic sea ice shrinking and Antarctic sea ice growing, Tom Heap asks what is happening to the climate.
CostEarth: 24 Mar 15 The Price of Cheap Oil
The price of oil is shifting and is currently on the slide. Tom Heap asks what the consequences are for the environment.
CostEarth: 17 Mar 15: Lava is a Dangerous Game
Tom Heap on the dangerous magnificence of volcanoes
CostEarth: Greenbelt 10 Mar 15
Tom Heap asks if the green belt is really green
CostEarth: 3 Mar 15 Hunting the Beefalo
Tom Heap goes in search of the hybrid 'beefalo' which is damaging the Grand Canyon.
CostEarth: 24 Feb 14 Bristol Green Capital?
Tom Heap discovers what makes Bristol Europe's Green Capital for 2015 and what it means for residents of the city.
CostEarth: 17 Feb 15 Ice In Iceland
Tom Heap meets the Icelanders learning to enjoy their rapidly warming climate.
CostEarth: 10 Feb 15 Taming Australia
Australia's 'top end' is slated for massive development. Julian Rush reports on the implications for the environment.
CostEarth: 04 Nov 14 Arctic Futures
How will the melting ice change the Arctic? Tom Heap reports from the Arctic Circle Assembly in Iceland.
CostEarth: 28 Oct 14: Where have all the flowers gone?
Tom Heap hears how plant thieves in the UK and abroad are driving species to extinction. Producer: Anne-Marie Bullock.
CostEarth: 21 Oct 14 Making a splash!
Tom Heap meets Darren Reynolds, a health and environment professor, who has developed a mini treatment plant that can turn dirty water into clean drinkable water.
CostEarth: 14 Oct 14 Scuba Squad: Cleaning the Ocean
Cleaning the ocean floor, one dive at a time. Miranda Krestovnikoff reports from the sea bed as she joins a new marine clean-up squad. Producer: Martin Pointz-Roberts
CostEarth: 7 Oct 14: Saving Paradise
Can the islands of the Caribbean survive climate change? Tom Heap reports from Turks and Caicos.
CostEarth: 30 Sept 2014 Fracking a decade on
Tom Heap asks if UK fracking has learnt the lessons from over a decade of shale gas extraction in the USA.
CostEarth: 24 Sep 14: Power to the People
Tom Heap discovers how communities, from the smallest village to the largest city, can produce and sell their own electricity.
CostEarth: 16 Sept 14 El Nino
Weatherman, Peter Gibbs investigates the global impact of the weather phenomenon El Nino. Forecasts predict El Nino will occur at the end of this year and although the severity and likelihood has been revised the prospect of the phenomenon is enough...
CostEarth: 09 Sept 14 When Mosquitoes Attack!
Jheni Osman investigates whether the threat of mosquito-borne disease is moving closer to home in the UK.
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