Wild Voices: the Oscar Award-winning wildlife filmmaker, Louie Psihoyos

Louie Psihoyos is a Greek-American filmmaker, photographer and director. He began his career as one of the first new photographers that National Geographic had hired in several years. He is perhaps best known as the Director of The Cove, about the slaughter of dolphins in Japan, which won an Oscar in 2010. He has also made… Read More Wild Voices: the Oscar Award-winning wildlife filmmaker, Louie Psihoyos

Wild Voices: challenging the conservation orthodoxy, Dr James Borrell

Dr James Borrell (@James_Borrell) is a conservationist, explorer, scientist and communicator. He describes himself as a conservation biologist who has been involved in expeditions and fieldwork around the world. His main interests are the impacts of habitat fragmentation and of climate change on species. He’s known for his uncompromising and challenging attitude towards conservation orthodoxies… Read More Wild Voices: challenging the conservation orthodoxy, Dr James Borrell

Wild Voices: revolutionising our understanding of chimpanzees, Dr Jane Goodall

This conversation was recorded by Kate Snowdon (https://kateonconservation.com/ and @KateConsrvation) and kindly shared with the Wild Voices Project podcast. It’s a conversation with the renowned international conservationist Dr Jane Goodall. Jane is best known for her work studying chimps in Gombi which she did predominantly with National Geographic in the 1960s. She was the first person… Read More Wild Voices: revolutionising our understanding of chimpanzees, Dr Jane Goodall

Wild Voices: from horror movies to the plight of the Asian elephant, Ashley Bell

In this conversation I talk to Ashley Bell (@AshMichaelBell), actress and director of a new film about the plight of the Asian elephant. We discuss the little-known story of the threats to Asian elephants, whose numbers are far fewer than those of the African elephant. Ashley talks about the process of producing the film and… Read More Wild Voices: from horror movies to the plight of the Asian elephant, Ashley Bell

Wild Voices: Diana monkeys, orangutans and a cat named triceratops, Dr Erin Kane

This conversation is with scientist and primate expert Erin Kane (@Diana_monkey). In the course of this podcast we talk about Erin’s work on Diana monkeys in Côte d’Ivoire and her work on orangutans in Borneo. We discuss her research findings on monkeys, collecting poo samples and how dancing helped her build up confidence for fieldwork.… Read More Wild Voices: Diana monkeys, orangutans and a cat named triceratops, Dr Erin Kane

Wild Voices: putting nature’s needs at the heart of law and politics, Dr Richard Benwell

Dr Richard Benwell (@RSBenwell) is a policy advisor at the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. He’s former Head of Government Affairs for the Wildfowl and Wetland Trust (which is the role he was in at the time of this interview). In this conversation we discuss how we can restore our waterways to good… Read More Wild Voices: putting nature’s needs at the heart of law and politics, Dr Richard Benwell