Wild Voices: dancing with tiger sharks and humpback whales, Hannah Fraser

Hannah Fraser is the world’s leading underwater dancer and mermaid. Hannah uses her incredible abilities to create breathtaking photos and videos drawing attention to the plight of marine wildlife. In fact Hannah Fraser (or Hannah Mermaid (@HannahMermaid) as she also likes to be called) created the vocation of ‘freelance mermaid’ and has been featured worldwide… Read More Wild Voices: dancing with tiger sharks and humpback whales, Hannah Fraser

Wild Voices: the mental health benefits of birdwatching, Joe Harkness

Joe Harkness (@birdtherapy) is a birdwatcher and blogger who focuses on the benefits of birdwatching for mental health. He runs the Bird Therapy blog (birdtherapy.blog) sharing these stories, and is currently fundraising to get his book on this topic published (unbound.com/books/bird-therapy). This is a hugely powerful and important conversation about a tough topic that doesn’t… Read More Wild Voices: the mental health benefits of birdwatching, Joe Harkness

Wild Voices: the change is in all of us, Lucy Purdy

Lucy Purdy (@loosepea) is editor of Positive News (@PositiveNewsUK), a magazine that publishes ‘constructive journalism’ – good journalism about good things. She is originally from Shropshire but has lived in London for more than 10 years. Previously, she was a freelance journalist, writing about nature connection and other topics for the likes of Guardian Sustainable Business,… Read More Wild Voices: the change is in all of us, Lucy Purdy

Wild Voices: adventure is simply a way of thinking, Sean Conway

Sean Conway (@Conway_Sean) is an endurance adventurer who, among other things, has cycled, swum and run the length of Great Britain in a triathlon of incredible feats. His books, Lands End to John O’Groats, Hell and High Water, and Running Britain, each tell the tale of these three journeys. Sean previously attempted to cycle around the… Read More Wild Voices: adventure is simply a way of thinking, Sean Conway

Wild Voices: going undercover and underwater to save our oceans, Shawn Heinrichs

Shawn Heinrichs (@shawnheinrichs) is an Emmy-award winning cinematographer, photographer and underwater diver. Since transitioning out of a career in the finance industry he has become a champion for the oceans. He has been involved in notable conservation successes, not least of which the listing of manta rays as a scheduled species under the Convention on the… Read More Wild Voices: going undercover and underwater to save our oceans, Shawn Heinrichs

Wild Voices: a master botanist and accomplished self-starter, Joshua Styles

Joshua Styles is an incredible young man. Before he even graduated from university he had a job with an ecological consultancy firm. He has been taken on as a volunteer botanical recorder by several of the environmental NGOs in his local area. And he’s the founder of the North West Rare Plants Initiative (http://nwrpi.weebly.com/) which… Read More Wild Voices: a master botanist and accomplished self-starter, Joshua Styles

Wild Voices: the battle to preserve the world’s most pristine sea, John Weller and Cassandra Brooks

John B Weller and Cassandra Brooks are a married couple based in Boulder, Colorado.    Cassandra Brooks is an incoming Assistant Professor in Environmental Studies at the University of Colorado Boulder. She’s worked in marine science and public outreach for twenty years, with the last 13 years largely centered on the remote reaches of Antarctica. She recently… Read More Wild Voices: the battle to preserve the world’s most pristine sea, John Weller and Cassandra Brooks

Wild Voices: blogging your way to a book deal and foraging your own food, Tiffany Francis

Tiffany Francis is an author and artist specialising in nature, wildlife and the outdoors.  In a few days’ time her new and first book, Food you can Forage, is being published. In this episode you can get a sneak preview of an excerpt that Tiff reads aloud. Last year she was the winner of an… Read More Wild Voices: blogging your way to a book deal and foraging your own food, Tiffany Francis

Wild Voices: finding people who believe in you and learning when not to hit send, Crista Valentino

This episode is a recording with my good friend Crista Valentino, Founder and Director of CoalitionWILD. In this conversation we cover learning the tactics of patience and listening, how to build a global network of peers who can support you – both for personal benefit and as an organisation aiming to create environmental change. We… Read More Wild Voices: finding people who believe in you and learning when not to hit send, Crista Valentino

Wild Voices: saving the “Skywalker” gibbon and how to crowdfund your own PhD, Carolyn Thompson

This conversation is with my good friend Carolyn Thompson. I was lucky enough to spend six of my 12 months living in the Indonesian jungle with Caz. We had many a wonderful day together searching for orangutans or following red langur monkeys for hours at a time (wading our way through the waist deep mud… Read More Wild Voices: saving the “Skywalker” gibbon and how to crowdfund your own PhD, Carolyn Thompson

Wild Voices: studying penguins from space and mastering the art of sci-comm, Dr Michelle LaRue

Dr Michelle LaRue is a research ecologist at the University of Minnesota. She’s a fascinating and inspiring conservationist who has developed innovative approaches, travelled the world and taken her conservation science communications to an extremely impressive level. Michelle focuses on interdisciplinary tools, such as GIS (geographic information system) mapping and high-resolution satellite imagery, to study spatial… Read More Wild Voices: studying penguins from space and mastering the art of sci-comm, Dr Michelle LaRue

Wild Voices: the role of bravery and trust in saving nature, Isla Hodgson

Isla Hodgson is a zoologist working towards a PhD in conservation, studying the conflict between raptors and grouse moor management in Scotland. She is also a keen communicator, working as a freelance researcher for the BBC, and has just written her first book – Hidden Nature – which is all about British wildlife and where to… Read More Wild Voices: the role of bravery and trust in saving nature, Isla Hodgson

Wild Voices: Self-taught master of wildlife photography, Tom Mason

This conversation is with my good friend and wildlife photographer, Tom Mason. We cover not only some of the specifics about techniques and equipment he uses but also his strategies for learning his art of photography and how Tom plans projects and delivers incredible wildlife photos that stand out from what you might have seen… Read More Wild Voices: Self-taught master of wildlife photography, Tom Mason

Wild Voices: Recapturing wonder and nourishing the soul, Chloe Revill

Chloe Revill is the co-founder of Change in Nature (http://www.changeinnature.org), an organisation that helps people to ‘unwind, reconnect and come alive’ in nature. In this incredible conversation with Chloe we talk about her career working in Government and at the United Nations level on climate change, helping to amplify the voices of small island states… Read More Wild Voices: Recapturing wonder and nourishing the soul, Chloe Revill