Natural Wanders is a 'Plodcast' that gets you outside to connect with people and nature. In each episode, Mandi Stark is joined for a chat by a guest wanderer from the worlds of TV, film, wildlife or conservation as they take an exploratory plod around a wild place they love.
Professor Ben Garrod
In this second episode of season 2 we go fossil hunting with evolutionary biologist and conservationist, Professor Ben Garrod. While combing the shores of the Severn we chat about being a geek, serving soup to Jane Goodall and what a 1.5 degree rise really means for the planet.
Aust Cliffs: https://ukfossils.co.uk/2010/03/04/aust-cliff/
Secret Life of Bones
Baby Chimp Rescue
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Gordon Buchanan: ‘What gives me hope’
The Plodcast is back! In the first episode of season 2 we go for a wander in one of Scotland’s most iconic locations with wildlife cameraman and presenter Gordon Buchanan. On the bonny banks, just a stone’s throw from his home in Glasgow, we chat about land use and rewilding, Gordon’s 30-year career behind and in front of the camera and his hopes for the future of our planet.
Animals With Cameras 2
Cheetah Family & Me
Trees for Life
West Highland Way
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Giles Clark: 'We have the knowledge'
Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! In our last episode of the season, conservationist Giles Clark takes us for a Plod around the Big Cat Sanctuary in Kent as we chat about big cats in captivity, being hands-on and protecting species in the wild.
Jason Singh: 'You can't put nature in a box and contain it'
Artist Jason Singh takes us for a plod up north, as we chat about the sounds of nature, the power of music and finding his voice.
John Aitchison: 'I wish we could do more'
In our first Plod on Scottish soil, wildlife cameraman John Aitchison takes us for a wander on the west coast as we chat about belonging, a big bunch of geese and the power of nature.
Briony Williams: "It's not just a cake"
On your marks, get set, plod! Bake Off's Briony Williams joins us for this episode of the Plodcast as we chat about cakes, disability, mental health and acceptance.