19 episodes

A warm welcome to 'This Wild Life Conservation Podcast'. Each week, leading conservationists will describe tales of wild adventures and discuss the highs and lows of living and working in the wild. You will laugh and cry as leaders in their field reveal unique insight into the lives of the animals they work tirelessly to protect. Learn about the pathways to becoming a conservationist and gain valuable insight into current conservation issues facing the world. We’re here to bring the wild to you!

This Wild Life Conservation Podcast Amy Turner and David Grant

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    • 5.0 • 26 Ratings

A warm welcome to 'This Wild Life Conservation Podcast'. Each week, leading conservationists will describe tales of wild adventures and discuss the highs and lows of living and working in the wild. You will laugh and cry as leaders in their field reveal unique insight into the lives of the animals they work tirelessly to protect. Learn about the pathways to becoming a conservationist and gain valuable insight into current conservation issues facing the world. We’re here to bring the wild to you!

    Seeking safety in the defender, over and out!

    Seeking safety in the defender, over and out!

    Want to hear why our host, Amy stubbornly locked herself in the Landrover Defender whilst in the bush? Join Amy and David as they discuss the highs and lows of Series One of the podcast! From recording in the back of a sweltering car to realising some...

    • 29 min
    Cook Inlet Belugas, Sea Otters and the trials of field work! With Verena Gill

    Cook Inlet Belugas, Sea Otters and the trials of field work! With Verena Gill

    This week we give a warm welcome to Verena Gill, a specialist on marine mammals, specifically: sea otters, the Beluga whale and North Pacific Right whale. A major aspect of Verena's work at the NOAA Fisheries is aimed at the conservation of a special...

    • 43 min
    The Ghost of the Mountains! Dr Rodney Jackson and Ashleigh Lutz-Nelson

    The Ghost of the Mountains! Dr Rodney Jackson and Ashleigh Lutz-Nelson

    This week we are focusing on a big cat that could be described as the ghost of the mountains as we welcome Dr. Rodney Jackson and Ashleigh Lutz-Nelson from the Snow Leopard Conservancy. With over 30 years of experience, Dr. Jackson is a pioneer in snow...

    • 43 min
    Saving the Black Rhino. Imire Rhino Conservation with Vera and Sam

    Saving the Black Rhino. Imire Rhino Conservation with Vera and Sam

    This week we chat with Vera Castro and Sam Turley from Imire Wildlife and Rhino conservation, Zimbabwe. From baby rhinos that bring hope during this challenging time to a cape clawless otter that nearly stole the show, you won’t be disappointed! In...

    • 58 min
    Dr Amy Dickman - Lions, Trophy Hunting and the Ruaha Carnivore project.

    Dr Amy Dickman - Lions, Trophy Hunting and the Ruaha Carnivore project.

    Would you like to discover why a ban on trophy hunting may not be beneficial to conserving species such as lion? This week we have the privilege of talking to Dr. Amy Dickman, founder of the Ruaha Carnivore Project and a senior research fellow at the...

    • 51 min
    'Giving children hope and wildlife a chance' - Anna Tolan

    'Giving children hope and wildlife a chance' - Anna Tolan

    This week we head over to Zambia to talk to Anna Tolan, founder of the Chipembele Wildlife Education Trust. In 1998, Anna and her husband Steve packed their bags and moved from the UK to Zambia and the rest is history! Having found a plot of land on the...

    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
26 Ratings

26 Ratings

nadineaaly ,

Very interesting!

I absolutely love this podcast as someone who is in the process of a career change into wildlife conservation it’s been very useful!

APMoran ,

Never fails to tell an interesting conservation story

Fascinating insight into the world of conservationists and the interesting worlds they work/live in. Always exciting to hear what story is going to be told next and it’s a perfect podcast given the global push for restoring our biodiversity loss.

Spike961 ,

Gem of a Podcast

Recently came across this podcast and got to say it’s a great listen. Informative and entertaining. Certainly helps with my commutes to work 🙂

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