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Is a snack tax on the horizon?
Tuesday 8th Jun 2021, 03.45pm

Is a snack tax on the horizon?

Do you remember when the price of fizzy drinks in the UK went up slightly a few years ago? Soda fans, perhaps you remember all too clearly...! Well, this was because the UK government introduced a...

What's an arboretum anyway?
Wednesday 26th May 2021, 12.30pm

What's an arboretum anyway?

An arboretum could be described as a "living library". A beautifully curated collection of woody plants (trees and shrubs) from across the globe, each one carefully labelled and...

Did the pandemic make us moodier?
Wednesday 12th May 2021, 12.30pm

Did the pandemic make us moodier?

Lockdowns, social distancing, restrictions on 'normal' activities - we've all been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. But how has it impacted on our mood and mental wellbeing? We chat to Dr Max...

Will climate change kill off the great tits?
Wednesday 28th Apr 2021, 12.30pm

Will climate change kill off the great tits?

Their distinctive 'teacher teacher' call is synonymous with British gardens, but great tits are facing a big problem - climate change. As our springtime becomes warmer and begins earlier, peak...