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Friday 19 December  
The Earth Beat team

Earth Beat

The Earth Beat team


Radio Show: Spring

Earth Beat, 2 March 2012. This week, we’re doing a big spring clean. From what garbage tells us about ourselves, to why a winter thaw might not be a good thing in some parts of the world, we emerge from the long, dark winter with...

Radio Show: The End of the World

Earth Beat, 24 February 2012. What would happen if the world came to an end, at least as we know it? From building bunkers and preparing for the worst, to photographing parts of the Earth that we’ve destroyed, we examine what happens...

Article: Help us find the Beat of India!

Each week, Earth Beat look at the highs and lows of living on this planet. With its unique mix of global stories, the show makes you rethink your own surroundings and gives you a new window into other environments.

Radio Show: Footprints

Earth Beat, 17 February 2012. We look down at our feet and what they do on this planet. From learning to love a city over a three-year walk through it, to how playing soccer has changed the lives of those living in many African villages,...

Radio Show: A Labour of Love

Earth Beat, 10 February 2012. We go all gooey on the inside, for people with a passion for what they do. There was the man who panned for gold to make a very special ring, two young entrepreneurs who fell in love with the idea of growing...

Article: Pro-fracking or pro-Russia? The shale gas debate in Poland

Maja and her husband Maciej were driving along the two-lane that runs past a village where they own a plot of land, called Niestkowo. It was night, so they were surprised to see orange sky up ahead. “We saw this huge metal mast, with...

Radio Show: Out of Place

Earth Beat, 3 February 2012. Things that, at first glance, seem a little out of place. Like turning water into fire, or a man who can make a gas-guzzling car drive like it’s a green dream machine, or building a mountain in the...

Radio Show: Play

Earth Beat, 27 January 2012. A show full of fun and games. From forest kindergartens and forsaking a childhood in the woods for the concrete of the suburbs, to generating power on a merry-go-round. Oh, and how to play a pig… Fooling...

Article: New animal species found in Suriname

Biodiversity in Suriname should be protected by law. This was the view expressed by Conservation International at the presentation of the discovery of many new species in the south of the country. At least 46 of the species are new to...

Radio Show: Privilege

Earth Beat, 20 January 2012. We look at alternative ways of enjoying the high life. From sustainable foie gras to a state-of-the-art low-impact suburb. And things you wouldn't think of as a privilege, like clean air or the chance to cross...


Host - Marnie Chesterton
Editor - Chris Chambers
Producers - Anik See, Fiona Campbell and Marijke Peters
Web producer - Sid Fordham

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