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

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… 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