Read more about the article Bees, Butterflies and Blooms episode 3
Bees, Butterflies and Blooms episode 3

Bees, Butterflies and Blooms episode 3

Bees, Butterflies and Blooms episode 3: In the third and final programme of the series, Sarah Raven takes her mission to halt the rapid decline in Britain's essential bees, butterflies and pollinating insects to our cities and challenges our city parks departments to sow nectar rich modern meadows, and to make their floral displays more nectar and pollen rich to help to increase the amount of food and habitat for pollinating insects.     With the use of intensive farming…

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Read more about the article Ocean Giants episode 3 – Voices of the Sea
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Ocean Giants episode 3 – Voices of the Sea

Ocean Giants episode 3 - Voices of the Sea: Whales and dolphins are nature's supreme vocalists, with a repertoire to put an opera singer to shame. The mighty sperm whale produces deafening clicks in its blowhole which it uses to locate giant squid two miles down in the ocean abyss, while migrating narwhals use similar sounds to pinpoint vital breathing holes in Arctic ice floes.     The pink boto dolphin creates bat-like ultrasonic clicks to 'see with sound' and…

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Read more about the article Ocean Giants episode 2 – Deep Thinkers
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Ocean Giants episode 2 – Deep Thinkers

Ocean Giants episode 2 - Deep Thinkers: Humans have long wondered if the universe may harbour other intelligent life forms. But perhaps we need look no further than our oceans?     Whales and dolphins, like humans, have large brains, are quick to learn new behaviours and use a wide range of sounds to communicate with others in their society. But how close are their minds to ours? In the Bahamas, Professor Denise Herzing believes she is very close to…

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Ocean Giants episode 1 – Giant Lives

Ocean Giants episode 1 - Giant Lives: This episode explores the intimate details of the largest animals that have ever lived on our planet - the great whales. From the balmy waters of the Indian Ocean to the freezing seas of the Arctic, two daring underwater cameramen - Doug Allan, Planet Earth's polar specialist, and Didier Noirot, Cousteau's front-line cameraman - come face to face with fighting humpback whales and 200-ton feeding blue whales.     Alternative stream   Teaming…

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Deep Ocean: Giants of the Antarctic Deep

Deep Ocean: Giants of the Antarctic Deep - The team behind the world's first footage of a live giant squid in its natural habitat follows three marine biologists as they venture into the deep sea of the Antarctic. Equipped with custom cameras, the team embarks on the world’s first scientific research by a submersible in the Antarctic.     The dive in the Southern Ocean reveals a surprising world of bountiful marine life, where many creatures are gigantic forms of…

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