I may be a little late to the party, but this past year I've discovered podcasts. As well as getting to grips with well some known science and technology series, I've also been on the look out for engaging conservation and environment podcasts.
Read something to change your mind.
Fearing we may reach a linguistic impasse, I smiled, gave a big British thumbs up, and signaled that I would follow him. Best decision I ever made.
Conservation Evidence has the wildly ambitious but conceptually blindingly obvious aim of collecting together all the evidence for how well every conservation intervention ever dreamt up actually works.
Of all the adventures that working in conservation has brought my way, premiering a film has to be the one that I least expected. I've never been to a premiere before, I don't know anything about films - in essence, I really have no idea what I'm doing!
Saving individual animals should always come second to saving species, which in turn comes second to protecting habitats.
Some people look like they have all the luck, great discoveries, great expeditions - life can seem unfair. But what you often don't know about is all the projects that fell through, all the ideas that turned out to be wrong, or never made it off the drawing board.
It's an exciting time to be alive. It's an exciting time to be a conservationists.
If you could bring one species back from extinction, what would be it?
Our gifted photographer Duncan Parker put together this little interview introducing the expedition. Let us know what you think and thanks for following!
I find myself repeating an abridged version quite often when I make the case for predator reintroduction to Scotland (or at least a higher rate of deer culling!).
All the best made plans rapidly unravel whenever you put scientists into the field, and here's how.