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Volcanoes. Trees. Drunk butterflies. Mars missions. Slug sex. Death. Beauty standards. Anxiety busters. Beer science. Bee drama. Take away a pocket full of science knowledge and charming, bizarre stories about what fuels these professional -ologists' obsessions. Humorist and science correspondent Alie Ward asks smart people stupid questions and the answers might change your life.
 
Love science and conservation? Want to discover new ways to protect our species? Elle Kaye chats with guests who work within the science genre, but whose job titles may need a little unpacking. Strap in for entomology, taxidermy, diaphonization, pet remains, human pathology and all those that work with specimens.
 
Kyle Waltz has built and sold multiple wildlife control companies from scratch throughout the United States. Including; First Coast Wildlife Services, Expel Wildlife Services, and Expel Pest Service. Over the past five years, his company Conserv ( www.conservwildlifeservices.com ) has grown more than 600%. Kyle provides tactical advice on marketing, sales, management, and various ways that you can grow your nuisance wildlife removal business.
 
Welcome to the Wildlife Observer Network! A wildlife focused media platform consisting of podcasts, videos, and articles. WON is an outgrowth of the friends, stories, and ideas that brought you the Urban Wildlife Podcast and has expanded to other shows such as: On the Wing Travel Cast, Brothers in Birding, On Word for Wildlife, Herping Aint Easy, and others! We hope you find it easy to listen, enjoy, and share. Officially launched in January 2020 based in Philadelphia PA USA, Send us a messa ...
 
Presenters Helen and Paul are big fans of wildlife-friendly gardening and each month they bring you tales from their back gardens. What wildlife is visiting? Who is making it their home? And what do they do to make their gardens as enticing as possible for furry, flying and froggy friends? They interview some incredibly interesting experts in British nature, showing us all how we can welcome and encourage wildlife to visit and live in our gardens and community spaces.
 
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Auricle Productions

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Threshold is a public radio show and podcast that tackles one pressing environmental issue each season. We report the story where it's happening through a range of voices and perspectives. Our goal is to be a home for nuanced journalism about human relationships with the natural world. www.thresholdpodcast.org Season 1 | "Oh Give Me a Home" Can we ever have wild, free-roaming bison again? Season 2 | "Cold Comfort" Climate change in the Arctic through the eyes of people who live there. Season ...
 
The Hunter Conservationist Podcast brings you nuanced content about conservation, science and responsible hunting in Canada, so you can stay topped up on issues concerning your outdoor, hunting and fishing lifestyle, stay current on the latest in wildlife conservation, science and responsible hunting and be entertained by conversations with intellectual thinkers.
 
NatureScot presents podcasts that celebrate Scotland's nature and landscapes. In each episode you'll find numerous ways to connect with - and protect - our amazing natural world. We want to inspire everyone to join the fight against climate change and reverse nature loss. Immerse yourself and #MakeSpaceForNature in your life. www.nature.scot
 
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Zoo Logic

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Zoo Logic

Dr. Grey Stafford

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Zoo Logic with animal trainer, zoo advocate, and ZOOmility author, Dr. Grey Stafford, is a weekly conversation with zoo, aquarium, and animal experts about Nature, wildlife, pets, animal training with positive reinforcement, health and welfare, research, conservation, and education, sustainability, zoo politics, activism and legislation, and all things animals! On Zoo Logic, we’ll go behind the scenes with animal professionals and influencers from around the world to explore the latest Zoos ...
 
My website blog now available in podcast! Subscribe to these solution-and-success-oriented narrated blog stories focused on topics that are the foundation of all my photography work -- wildlife rehabilitation and protection, land conservation, faith and environmental stewardship, and great places or opportunities to photograph wildlife and nature. Hear about my latest travels, tips, insights, and inspirations.
 
The Animals at Home Network is a nature-based podcast network and is currently the home of two separate podcast programs: The Animals at Home Podcast hosted by Dillon Perron and Animals Everywhere hosted by Bryce Broom. If you have a passion for animals, then you are going to love this network! Each show on the network brings all members of the animal community, from pet hobbyists to wildlife experts, together under one roof to discuss anything and everything animal-related. Listen to expert ...
 
A changing climate presents humanity with only one option: adapt. Join your host, Doug Parsons for America's leading podcast on climate change - America Adapts! Each episode, Doug sits down with scientists, activists, policymakers, and journalists to discuss the tough questions facing this country and the world as we confront humanity's greatest challenge. Question your assumptions, refresh your perspective, and become part of the climate movement that will determine our planet's future, rig ...
 
Every day, conservation-led travel company &Beyond seeks to leave our world a better place through our ethos of Care of the Land, Care of the Wildlife and Care of the People. Find out more about our model of sustainable travel and listen to the stories of the people who dedicate themselves to wildlife conservation, caring for rural communities and managing large tracts of protected land and ocean.
 
The wild heart of North America - the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem - is home to vast landscapes, roaring rivers, and iconic wildlife, and diverse communities. What kind of threats face this remarkable place, and how can we ensure its protection? Join us to hear the stories of those who love this wild ecosystem. Presented by the Greater Yellowstone Coalition, an organization dedicated to working with people to protect the lands, waters, and wildlife of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem: http ...
 
The science that is needed to conserve everything from alpine meadows to great white sharks is covered here as we interview young and seasoned scientists that are passionate about their profession and what they are studying. The podcast is hosted by the Department of Ecology at Montana State University in beautiful Bozeman, Montana (the views expressed in this podcast do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Ecology or Montana State University).
 
Give us the time and we’ll take you out of the traffic and away from the levee. Let’s find the place where the loons call out among the moonlit waves and where the wind sighs among the Norway pines. Let’s get to Cabin Country. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
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The Michigan DNR's Wildtalk Podcast

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The Michigan DNR's Wildtalk Podcast

Michigan Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Division

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The Wildtalk Podcast is a production of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Division. On the Wildtalk Podcast, representatives of the Wildlife Division chew the fat and shoot the scat about all things habitat, feathers, and fur. With insights, interviews, and listener questions answered on the air, you'll come away with a better picture of what's happening in the world of Michigan's wildlife. Thank you for listening.Email questions to:dnr-wildlife@michigan.govor call 517-28 ...
 
The Flush Podcast hunts down the greatest upland bird hunting stories ever told. Award-winning television host & producer, Travis Frank, goes behind the camera lens of the bird hunting TV show, The Flush, to share stories from inspiring characters, incredible hunting adventures, and lovable bird dogs. This is an open mic experience to talk about life through the eyes of a bird hunter. We’ll discuss wild birds, guns, hunting gear, dogs, conservation, hunting secrets, and the ones that got away.
 
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Inside Out & About

Friends of the Chicago River

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Join Friends of the Chicago River on a journey along the Chicago River system for an exploration of our river, natural areas, local wildlife and history, and meet people locally and nationally who are helping bring these amazing places to life. Complemented by programming which can be found on Friends’ website at chicagoriver.org, Inside, Out & About includes a myriad of experiences, art, music, interviews, tours, family activities at home and outside— and we hope it will inspire your sense ...
 
(Apple's Best of 2018) In-depth conversations with people at the top of their game. Jordan Harbinger unpacks guests' wisdom into practical nuggets you can use to impact your work, life, and relationships. Learn from leaders (Ray Dalio, Simon Sinek, Mark Cuban), entertainers (Moby, Tip "T.I." Harris, Dennis Quaid), scientists (Neil deGrasse Tyson, Bill Nye), athletes (Kobe Bryant, Dennis Rodman, Tony Hawk) and an eclectic array of fascinating minds, from art forgers and arms traffickers to sp ...
 
Ever wondered what happens when you fill a cello with bees? Or how robins have successfully colonised the outer-reaches of our universe? Or why the world is destined to be populated purely by female turtles? This podcast celebrates nature and the stories of those who care deeply for it. Join artist, actor and Woodland Trust & Wildlife Trusts ambassador David Oakes, for a series of informal, relaxed conversations with artists, scientists, creatives and environmentalists as they celebrate the ...
 
Nick Askew from Conservation Careers uncovers what it's like to work in wildlife conservation. He explores how to get a conservation job, and discusses the latest industry news, by speaking to professional conservationists who share their career stories and advice. So if you want the inside scoop on the life of a professional conservationist and their industry, are feeling lost in your conservation job hunt and need some direction, or wanting to switch careers into conservation but don't kno ...
 
BeProvided Conservation Radio takes you from the Santa Cruz Mountains to Africa with expert interviews in wildlife biology, conservation, environmental education, eco tourism and much much more. Our interviews help bridge the gap between international conservation efforts and local conservation efforts. Learn how you can help close to home and worldwide to save our wildlife, plants, water and environment. *Music by http://www.bensound.com/royalty-free-music
 
We all know about the doom and gloom associated with environmental issues. We need to tell ourselves a new story. Instead let's talk about energy independence, green jobs, livable cities, clean water, clean air, and healthy children. This is where politics, perceptions, and life-style meet the catastrophe that is unfolding in front of our eyes. Here's a suggestion — subscribe, tune-in, and stop doom-scrolling.
 
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Rhode Island Division of Fish and Wildlife

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Welcome to the official podcast for the Rhode Island Divison of Fish and Wildlife! Topics include all things wildlife, aquatic resources, conservation, science, field research, and more! Episodes are released at the beginning of each month so be sure to subscribe so you don't miss out!
 
The award-winning Curiosity Daily podcast from Curiosity.com will help you get smarter about the world around you — every day. In less than 10 minutes, you’ll get a unique mix of research-based life hacks, the latest science and technology news, and more. Discovery's Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer will help you learn about your mind and body, outer space and the depths of the sea, and how history shaped the world into what it is today.
 
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My guest Nathan Watson joins me to discuss his creative use of light, working towards conservation photography, and including a sense of space in composition. Follow Nathan at: Instagram: @nathan_watson_photography Show Mentions: Crested Tern silhouette Wood Duck in dead tree high key Roadkill Possum Doug Gimesy Landing Spoonbill Great Egret mornin…
 
WIldlife migration and movement is the heartbeat of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. It ebbs and flows as one of the most astonishing and ancient movement corridors on Earth. What barriers do these species face while traveling across their habitat? We’ll learn all that and more in Episode 04. During this chat with the Greater Yellowstone Coalitio…
 
Still finding their cadence, the brother return to share levity, wisdom, and ketchup with what's been going on since Episode 8: Parent life update, birding festivals, lifers, James Bond, new punk album release, Audubon for All (union at National Audubon Society), and dogs on leashes. Credits: Executive Producer: Tony Croasdale; Audio Production: Ty…
 
Animals have adapted to living in our urban spaces but sometimes they need some extra help. In this episode we speak with Victoria Badham, the education and outreach manager for the Toronto Wildlife Centre. We talked about the wildlife hotline and the amazing work the centre does to save wild animals. We also talk about easy things you can do to ke…
 
Steven Pinker (@sapinker) is a psychology professor at Harvard, one of the world's leading authorities on language and the mind, and an author of several bestsellers. His latest is Rationality: What It Is, Why It Seems Scarce, Why It Matters. What We Discuss with Steven Pinker: Why, by most metrics, older generations are mistaken when they proclaim…
 
Learn about an island “geomyth” that helped researchers solve an ancient mystery; and whether truth serum really works. An indigenous "geomyth" helped scientists figure out where 3 huge boulders came from by Grant Currin Hakai Magazine. (2021). Rounding Out the Story of Three Legendary Boulders | Hakai Magazine. Hakai Magazine; Hakai Magazine. http…
 
Our fifty-second tree, Privet or Wild Privet (Ligustrum vulgare). It's NATIONAL TREE WEEK! To celebrate; the tree our host was dreading writing an episode about - a tree he has sadly often cast aside as dull and uninteresting. Far from it (ish). Here grow stories of Spitfires and school Biology labs, as well as the pretty special manner in which Pr…
 
Yep -- it’s detective work! But instead of crime scenes, environmental scientist, marine biologist and Forensic Ecologist Dr. Tiara Moore travels the world to sample the sea and the soil looking for the ghosts of larvae past, whispers of frog spit, fungal traces in loamy soil, and the unseen forces that lead to algal blooms and toxic tides. She als…
 
In this episode Curtis and Mark talk about the ethics and morals around not recovering a game animal. The guys talk about some tactics they use following up on an animal they have shot, how things can go wrong, how to search, when to quit searching and what some of the ethical considerations are when deciding whether to stop or continue hunting for…
 
Learn about how socializing too much can be bad for your health; rogue planets without a home star; and ancient bâdgirs. Socializing too much can be bad for your health by Steffie Drucker Research Shows Too Much Socializing Can Harm You. (2021). Psychology Today. https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/finding-new-home/202110/research-shows-too-muc…
 
Although we may think of autumn as the end of the growing season, a sort of winding down in the natural world, for birds it’s as much a season of renewal as the spring. In the colder months, we welcome back our winter birds — juncos, swans, and more — which spent the summer in their breeding territories to the north. Offering the right kind of food…
 
In the second of a two part series of America Adapts, Doug Parsons and Tulane Professor, Dr. Jesse Keenan complete their assessment of the Federal Climate Adaptation Plans. Jesse discusses the strengths and weaknesses of the remaining federal agencies’ plans. We also discuss National Adaptation Plans and the need for the United States to have one. …
 
On this episode, join Logan on a walkabout through the deer woods as he makes one final push to fill his tag during the Missouri firearms deer season in November, 2021. Visit the web page, thenemophilist.buzzsprout.com, to find all the platforms the podcast is available on, or listen right from the page. Be sure to subscribe on all your favorite pl…
 
Michael Starkey is the Executive Director and Founder of Save The Snakes, an organization dedicated to snake conservation and mitigating Human-Snake conflict. In the episode, Michael explains why it was The W.H.O's decision to classify snakebite as a "neglected tropical disease" that motivated him to found the organization. We discuss the work Save…
 
Polar Bears symbolize the icy landscapes of the far north like no other animal. The bear's way of life — its very survival — is inseparable from the Arctic pack-ice. Less familiar is a remarkable bird that shares with the Polar Bear this vital link to ice: this Ivory Gull. The gulls feed on small fish and other marine life, but also scavenge carcas…
 
In the first of two episodes featuring big cat reports of France, Michael describes watching a black panther creeping through summer pasture at the edge of his village in the Pas de Calais in 2020. We discuss why France has panther and puma reports and whether such cats could be breeding, or are released pets finding their feet in the French landsc…
 
In this episode Curtis and Mark talk a bit of whitetail deer hunting strategy and the newest episode of the From The Wild series. Mark recounts his recent hunting trip where he was charged by a grizzly bear. Find out what happened, why it happened, what Mark and his hunting partner did right and what they did wrong. The guys talk about staying calm…
 
&Beyond shareholder and Africa Foundation trustee, Tara Getty speaks about his enduring love affair with Africa. From his early years working at &Beyond (then Conservation Corporation) to the home he has created near &Beyond Phinda Private Game Reserve. Listen to him reminisce about the early years at &Beyond Phinda, speaking about the development …
 
Thinking back on how you've navigated your life, you're concerned that certain human interactions reveal a tendency toward behavior that our former guest, behavioral expert Thomas Erikson, might categorize as psychopathic. Weighing the evidence for and against, you really want an answer to this question: "Am I a psychopath?" We'll try to get to the…
 
Learn about psychological ownership; why cats love boxes; and how researchers—and AI—finished Beethoven’s 10th symphony. "Psychological ownership" is why holiday shopping can get so hostile by Steffie Drucker Kirk, C. P. (2018, November 20). Why do Black Friday shoppers throw punches over bargains? A marketing expert explains “psychological ownersh…
 
In this episode of The Birding Today Podcast, I am joined by Scott Baker, a moderator for Birdline Victoria and current chair of the Victorian Ornithological Records Appraisal Committee (VORAC). He is also a tour leader for Sicklebill Safaris, and manages several birding Facebook groups. We discuss documenting rare bird sightings, and much more! Se…
 
Jordan digs into what it takes to push past the mental boundaries that keep you from realizing your full potential — with Chase Jarvis (@chasejarvis) of The Chase Jarvis LIVE Show. What Jordan and Chase Discuss: Handling debt after graduation. Zooming out on the timeline of your career and understanding why patience is key in the long term. Why not…
 
Learn about how rival sports fans see games differently; waking up hungry after overeating; and “some assembly required.” Today’s stories originally ran in the following episodes of Curiosity Daily: Rival Sports Fans Experience the Same Game Completely Differently by Reuben Westmaas originally published November 22, 2018 https://omny.fm/shows/curio…
 
There used to be a saying about somebody who doesn’t eat much — “she eats like a bird.” But how much does a bird typically eat? As a rule of thumb, the smaller the bird, the more food it needs relative to its weight. A Cooper’s Hawk, a medium-sized bird, eats around 12% of its weight per day. For a human weighing 150 pounds, that’s 18 pounds of cho…
 
Black Friday weekend is here! That means people are rushing to the stores to find the perfect gifts for their family and friends. NDOW wanted to help you out with some gift ideas!In this week's Nevada Wild, Ashley Sanchez and Bobby Jones are joined by NDOW’s Amanda Perez and Eric Cachinero to share gift ideas for hunters, anglers, and anyone who en…
 
Bob St. Pierre from Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever joins the show to discuss his mid-season review and look ahead to late-season hunting. Bob & Travis talk about lessons learned in the field, hunting public lands, finding new properties, hunting on weekends, how to outsmart wily roosters, where do ruffed grouse go when it snows, running roosters…
 
You’re six to ten times LESS likely to catch COVID-19 if you’re vaccinated, and thus less likely to infect others. Great! But what about breakthrough cases? Who’s at risk for them? How many folks haven’t gotten vaccinated? Should pregnant people get the ol’ jab, what might happen with transmission rates in 2022, yearly booster questions, the ethics…
 
Learn about how to avoid conflict at family meals; what causes food comas; and how to be a great host or guest. Today’s stories originally ran in the following episodes of Curiosity Daily: How to Avoid Conflict at Family Meals by Ashley Hamer originally published November 21, 2018 https://omny.fm/shows/curiosity-daily/be-the-best-host-or-guest-w-ji…
 
Every summer, puffins — like this Horned Puffin — grow blazingly colorful layers over the bases of their huge beaks. But in the winter, puffins lead very different lives, and they shed their bright ornamentation. Puffins in winter are largely solitary — and silent. They spend about seven months alone at sea, before returning once again to their col…
 
David O’Brien, NatureScot’s Biodiversity Evidence and Reporting Manager, explains what genetic diversity is and how it can help fight the twin crises of climate change and nature loss. Highlighting examples of relevant projects, both here in Scotland and much further afield in Benghazi, David talks passionately about the potential implications for …
 
Our fifty-first tree, Ash (Fraxinus excelsior). One of the British Isles’ most plentiful trees… for now. This week’s episode explores the Ash’s struggle against “Ash Dieback” and what you can do to help halt its spread; a refreshed look at the Viking’s obsession with the Ash Tree in their mythology, and; an exploration of the oh-so-many things this…
 
Andy Norman (@drandyno) directs the Humanism Initiative at Carnegie Mellon University, is the founder of CIRCE, and is the award-winning author of Mental Immunity: Infectious Ideas, Mind-Parasites, and the Search for a Better Way to Think. What We Discuss with Andy Norman: Like our bodies, our minds and cultures have immune systems, and they can br…
 
Learn about a mysterious new archaeological discovery around Stonehenge; and why females feel colder in many species. More from world-renowned Stonehenge archeologist Susan Greaney: STONEHENGE: LAND OF THE DEAD’ Premieres Sunday, November 28 at 8 PM ET/PT on Science Channel: https://press.discovery.com/us/sci/programs/stonehenge-land-dead/ Start yo…
 
Some birds have always called nocturnally, but other species are relative newcomers to the nighttime music scene, specifically in urban areas. Birds such as American Robins often sing well into the night. Scientists are studying what environmental cues might lead to this behavior. While artificial light could be a factor, recent studies suggest tha…
 
With limited time available, and a need to have purpose and impact through our careers, how do we get the right things done well? How we choose tasks, organise our time and keep on top of busy email inboxes? Turns out saving the planet needs some serious time and task management! Joining our host Dr Nick Askew to discuss how to get stuff done as a …
 
Learn about psychedelics research in the 1950s; cold shower benefits; and an inaccurate stereotype about the only child. Thousands of patients were treated with psychedelics in the 1950s by Cameron Duke Fuentes, J. J., Fonseca, F., Elices, M., Farré, M., & Torrens, M. (2020). Therapeutic Use of LSD in Psychiatry: A Systematic Review of Randomized-C…
 
Wolf howls, wolf packs, wolf history and more! November 23 is the dog appreciation holiday Wolfenoot so we’re dishing up a puppy-sized and kid-friendly Smologies with lupinologist and Princeton professor Dr. Brigette vonHoldt. Learn about wolf populations, canine family dynamics, Game of Thrones direwolves, if wolves howl at the moon, myths and tru…
 
Eddy Garabito is a blue tree monitor (Varanus macraei) keeper and soon-to-be breeder out of Brooklyn, New York. He is also a strong DIY hobbyist and an inventor who is using 3D printers to create some incredible, new reptile products designed to promote better husbandry. In this episode, we discuss Eddy's passion for blue tree monitors, general car…
 
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