Some of the stories explored by the booklet which accompanied the series:
The red cliffs of Teignmouth
The red rocks forming the steep cliffs of South Devon have a fascinating history.
Use the Geology Toolkit to discover the UK's rocks, region by region Launch now: Geology toolkit: UK rocks by region
Life of eels
The life history of the European eel Anguilla anguilla.
Patricia Ash introduces the range of life you can find on British beaches Read more: Life on the Beach
Nuclear power is a matter of interest - and contention.
Are we coming to terms with nuclear power - or is a push for reactors masking a need to reduce consumption? Read more: Nuclear power - yes please?
Sea in a shell
Why can you hear the sea when you put a shell to your ear?
David Sharp takes his microphone and shell into a recording studio to find out why you can hear the sounds of the sea... Listen now: The sea sounds experiment
Who goes there?
Migration stories are a daily news staple.
Where do migrants come from - and where do they go to? Our interactive map tracks just some of the significant... Launch now: Global migration map
Melissa Butcher takes a look at immigration bureaucracy Read more: The paradox of migration control
The fjords of Norway are one of its greatest attractions and they dominate its rugged coastline.
Glynda Easterbrook reveals the origins of fjords - and what we should look for when visiting them. Watch now: Forming fjords
From hothouse to icehouse Credit: MuseumWales/Paul Pearson - Cardiff University under CC-BY-NC-SA licence
Why did the earth go from hothouse to icehouse? Pallavi Anand explains the mystery of the ice age during the Cenozoic... Read more: From hothouse to icehouse
Follow OU environment lecturer Joe Smith as he voyages to the Arctic. Read more: Our man in the Arctic
Puffins on Lundy
Lundy is a small island located in the Bristol Channel.
Patricia Ash explains why a cull of the rats on Lundy might preserve the island as a breeding ground of puffins and... Watch now: The puffins and rats of Lundy
In an extended interview recorded by the Saving Species team, seabird biologist, Mike Harris, shares his experience... Listen now: Do not disturb: Life with the puffins
Permission to play
Oh, we do like to be beside the seaside.
Can you spot signs of decline as you stroll along beside the seaside? Read more: Oh, I do like to be beside the seaside
Sally Novello takes a nostalgic look at the British seaside of her youth. Read more: The First Resort
How has the coast changed? Find out through old photographs Read more: Postcards from the past