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  • At the Movies looks three contrasting films – new Young Adult franchise, Divergent, a Japanese family drama about two children separated at birth – Like Father Like Son and Grand Budapest Hotel from cult director Wes Anderson

  • On Our Changing World flying unmanned aerial vehicles to collect ecological data, Marcus Chown and the big stuff, chemicals that mimic estrogen, and insecticides that target genes

  • Band Of Hope is a retrospective look at the famous children's temperance movement of the 1890s

  • Part 2 of BBC series Noise: A Human History looks at the age of oratory. Written and presented by Professor David Hendy and produced in collaboration with the British Library Sound Archive

  • Insight explores whether the record number of marine reserves announced this year is a genuine step forward for conservation or a token gesture.

     

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