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1. Podcast: Walking with dinosaurs on Britain's Jurassic Coast

This week in the Planet Earth podcast, Phil Manning, Victoria Egerton and Bill Sellers of the University of Manchester are joined by local geologist Paul Ensom at the Isle of Purbeck on Britain's Jurassic Coast to talk about some dinosaur tracks recently found in the area.

Tags: Mapping, Palaeontology, Podcasts, UK
2. Podcast: Climate change and potatoes

This week in the Planet Earth podcast, Ruth Welters of the University of East Anglia and potato farmer Johnnie Jiggens explain how environmental science can help the agricultural sector plan for future weather extremes.

Tags: Adaptation and mitigation, Climate, Farming, Food, Podcasts, UK
3. Podcast: What our ancestors ate

This week in the Planet Earth podcast, Sophy Charlton and Oliver Craig of the University of York talk about the work they're doing to find out about our ancestors' favourite foods six thousand years ago.

Tags: Archaeology, Food, Marine life, Podcasts, UK
4. Podcast: Drugs and marine life

This week in the Planet Earth podcast, Alex Ford and Stephen Short of the University of Portsmouth explain why we need to understand the effects of contraceptives, anti-depressants and other prescription drugs on marine organisms to protect our environment.

Tags: Adaptation and mitigation, Ecology, Fish, Marine life, Podcasts, Pollution, Rivers and lakes, UK
5. Podcast: How river bank erosion affects livelihoods

This week in the Planet Earth podcast, Greg Sambrook Smith of the University of Birmingham reports from Bangladesh on the effects of river bank erosion on the local people living alongside the Brahmaputra River.

Tags: Adaptation and mitigation, Environmental change, Mapping, Podcasts, Rivers and lakes
6. Podcast: Carbon capture and marine life

This week in the Planet Earth podcast, Jerry Blackford and Steve Widdicombe of the Plymouth Marine Laboratory talk about the world's first carbon capture and storage leakage experiment which looks at its effects on the marine environment.

Tags: Adaptation and mitigation, Environmental change, Geoengineering, Marine life, Podcasts, Technology, UK
7. Podcast: UK flooding - Past, present and future

This week in the Planet Earth podcast, Terry Marsh and Mike Acreman from the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology talk about their work on UK flooding.

Tags: Climate, Environmental change, Flooding, Podcasts, Rivers and lakes, UK
8. Podcast: Why the UK's moths are under pressure

This week in the Planet Earth podcast, Richard Fox of Butterfly Conservation and Tom Oliver of the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology explain how records of millions of moths, citizen science and expert analysis are showing that populations of large moths are under increasing pressure.

Tags: Biodiversity, Ecology, Farming, Insects, Podcasts, Pollinators, UK
9. Podcast: The effects of metal pollution on fish

This week in the Planet Earth podcast, Jamie Stevens and Josie Paris of the University of Exeter explain how some fish have adapted to heavily polluted rivers in southwest England.

Tags: Evolution, Fish, Podcasts, Pollution, Rivers and lakes, UK
10. Podcast: Common parasite hampers bees' homing ability

This week in the Planet Earth podcast, Stephan Wolf of Queen Mary, University of London, and Jason Lim of Rothamsted Research explain why some honeybees may be struggling to make it back to the hive after foraging trips.

Tags: Biology, Disease, Food, Insects, Natural resources, Podcasts, Pollinators, UK

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