The Royal Institution Christmas Lectures have been inspiring children and adults alike since 1825, with the express purpose of teaching science to young people
Professor Hartley reveals how, despite animals' attempts to destroy plants by eating them, plants are winning the war
Ecologist Professor Sue Hartley reveals how the epic 300-million-year war between plants and animals has shaped us and the world we live in
How plants are winning their war with herbivores
Series 3 Episode 1
How plant-eating animals have evolved to overcome plants' defences
Series 3 Episode 2
How plants communicate
Series 3 Episode 3
Are humans natural herbivores?
Series 3 Episode 4
Will climate change compromise plants' ability to defend themselves?
Series 3 Episode 5