A podcast for conservationists at heart, this show brings conservation with inspiration as an antidote to the 'doom and gloom' so prevalent in today's conservation news. I chat with conservationists about their work and current challenges facing modern conservation, and bring you positive conservation stories to balance the plethora of negative conservation news in the media.
Episode 52 Dr. Charles Bergman, author of Every Penguin in the World: A Quest to See Them All
Today I chat with Dr. Charles Bergman, author of Every Penguin in the World: A Quest to See Them All.
Episode 51 Career Failures
Today on Conservation Without Borders I reflect on bumps in my career, and discuss how the societal construct of a failure can be turned into opportunity through a change in perception, and a willingness to learn from career unhappiness.
Episode 50 Dr. Laurel Neme, wildlife author
Today on Conservation Without Borders I chat with Dr. Laurel Neme, author of ANIMAL INVESTIGATORS: How the World's First Wildlife Forensics Lab is Solving Crimes and Saving Endangered Species, a "CSI for wildlife" that has been featured on ABC News Nightline, and NPR's Science Friday, and also of ORANGUTAN HOUDINI, a children’s non-fiction picture book about an orangutan who outsmarts his zookeeper. She is also a regular contributor to National Geographic, Mongabay.com and The Revelator.
Episode 49 October Updates and Positive Conservation News Summary
Today I bring you some updates of my work, along with a summary of positive conservation news across the globe, including the recovery of two endangered species of vultures, the use of 3D printed decoy eggs to detect poachers of sea turtle nest sites, the discovery of a Brazilian frog species previously believed to be extinct, and an innovative community conservation radio program to protect the endangered Cross River gorilla in Nigeria.
Episode 48: Conservation Conflict Mitigation with Dr. Isla Hodgson
Today I chat with Dr. Isla Hodgson, a research fellow at the University of Stirling in Scotland, UK. She specialises in the management of conservation conflicts, researching global trends in conflict escalation and issues concerning governance, social inequity, and political dynamics. She is also a science communicator, education ambassador for the Save Our Seas foundation, and wildlife guide.
Episode 47 COVID-19 Series: News Updates and Listener Questions on Coronavirus
Today I continue with my series on COVID-19, providing news updates and answering listener questions on the current coronavirus pandemic.