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

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