Coast series four: Watch, listen, learn...
The new Coast journey takes us further than ever before - covering...
The new Coast journey takes us further than ever before - covering our neighbours' shorelines as well as our own. Follow some of the stories.
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
The rocks and minerals that lie beneath the surface of the UK Read more : What's Beneath Our Feet?
Life of eels
The life history of the European eel Anguilla anguilla.
Patricia Ash talks us through the impressive journey of eels to our rivers. Watch now: Eel life
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?
How do we balance the environmental protection of the shoreline with a desire for cleaner fuel? Read more : Plugged into the coast
In this opinion column, Mark Johnston from Greenpeace UK explores the issues at the heart of the nuclear debate as he sees them. Read more : Nuclear power? No thanks!
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 when you... Listen now: The sea sounds experiment
George Revill considers the synergy between sound waves and ocean waves - how the coast of Britain has inspired the nation's musical heritage. Read more : Scoring the Shoreline
Learn more about ultrasound and infrasonic communication Read more : What Do Human Ears Miss?
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 migration patterns Launch now: Global migration map
Melissa Butcher takes a look at immigration bureaucracy Read more : The paradox of migration control
A very British institution - but one shaped by migrant labour. Meet the doctors who shaped the NHS Read more : The Asian doctors who shaped the NHS
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 Creative commons imageCredit: 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 period Read more : From hothouse to icehouse
As a software engineer, Miles is designing programs that will guide a robt sub under the Antarctic ice. Read more : Antarctic adventures
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 Manx Shearwaters. 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 of studying puffins on the Isle of May.... Listen now: Do not disturb: Life with the puffins
The total area of garden space in the UK is probably greater than that of all the nation's nature reserves. Converting just a small section... Launch now: Make a bird house
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
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About the author
While the TV crew have been off at the seaside making the startling Coast programmes for BBC Two, back here in landlocked Milton Keynes we've been creating stuff that takes your journey even further.Read more about The Coast web team