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National Insect Week returns in 2020

Podcast with Brett Westwood

Veteran radio presenter Brett Westwood tells us about the heavy insect focus in 'Natural Histories', the landmark series on BBC Radio 4 focusing on how animals and plants have been woven into our culture.

Catch all episodes of 'Natural Histories' on the BBC Radio 4 website.

 

Did you know?

Chitin

Chitin is the major molecule in insect cuticles, combined with proteins it hardens surfaces like beetle wing covers.

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