Wild Voices: the harmony that comes from a more mindful approach to the natural world, Claire Thompson

We live in a era of disconnection from our direct experiences of life – from ourselves, from each other and from the natural world we’re all integrally part of. Why? Because in the Western world in particular, we’ve chosen to ‘develop our minds’ so much that our habitual mode of being (“autopilot mode”) is lost… Read More Wild Voices: the harmony that comes from a more mindful approach to the natural world, Claire Thompson

Wild Voices: how understanding human behaviour can help us to save nature, Diogo Veríssimo

Diogo Veríssimo (https://www.diogoverissimo.com and @verissimodiogo) is a social scientist focussing on how marketing and insights into human behaviour can help us to tackle conservation issues, particularly human-wildlife conflict and the illegal trade in wildlife. He’s an Oxford Martin Fellow, part of the Oxford Martin programme on the illegal wildlife trade. In 2016 he was given the Young Professional… Read More Wild Voices: how understanding human behaviour can help us to save nature, Diogo Veríssimo

Wild Voices: rediscovering our roots by finding enchantment in nature, Sharon Blackie

Dr Sharon Blackie (@sharonblackie and http://www.sharonblackie.net) is a psychologist and mythologist and presenter of The Hedge School podcast (www.thehedgeschool.org/) on the theme of a new folk culture. She’s also an award-winning writer of several books including ‘The Enchanted Life’, ‘If Women Rose Rooted’ and ‘The Long Delirious Burning Blue’. We talk about Sharon’s realisation that… Read More Wild Voices: rediscovering our roots by finding enchantment in nature, Sharon Blackie

Wild Voices: exploring to the ends of the Earth, Benedict Allen

Benedict Allen (benedictallen.com) is one of the world’s foremost explorers. You can follow him on twitter @benedictallen. He’s the writer of a plethora of books, including ‘Into the Crocodile Nest: A Journey Inside New Guinea’, ‘Hunting the Gugu’, ‘Into the Abyss’, ‘Edge of Blue Heaven: A Journey Through Mongolia’, ‘The Skeleton Coast: Journey Through the… Read More Wild Voices: exploring to the ends of the Earth, Benedict Allen

Wild Voices: behind the scenes at the Natural History Museum

Steph West (@BatGirlSteph78) is UK Biodiversity Training Manager at the Natural History Museum. In this episode I got a fascinating behind the scenes look at the work the NHM does but that you may not have heard about: training the next generation of specialist ecologists (http://www.nhm.ac.uk/take-part/identification-trainers-for-the-future.html) and helping to conserve the world’s wildlife, as well as… Read More Wild Voices: behind the scenes at the Natural History Museum

Wild Voices: bringing communities together to save birds, Mercy Kariuki

Mercy Kariuki is Local Engagement and Empowerment Coordinator for BirdLife Africa. She tells the story of how she fell in love with the birds of her home country, Kenya and how she developed her leadership skills through setting up an environmental group at her school. Mercy also explains the community projects that she helps to… Read More Wild Voices: bringing communities together to save birds, Mercy Kariuki