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The world is so much more than what we know, and only through understanding it better can we make informed decisions. This podcast aims to bring impactful, entertaining and insightful conversations from a global array of guests. Some famous, some you won’t have heard of. From famous explorers, to renowned scientists and just good people, all have a story to tell which we can take something from. Topics are wide ranging, with a backbone centred on conservation, including hunting, fishing, exp ...
 
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Dr Cathy Mayne is an ecologist based in Scotland. We tackle the prickly topic of rewilding, the implications for how we manage deer and our landscape, and what does sustainable living really mean in a world driven by 'progress' and economic growth. https://mountainenvironmentservices.com/ www.byronpace.com Podcast partner: www.modernhuntsman.com Su…
 
Jake Willers is a wildlife documentary filmmaker and National Geographic presenter. He transformed his career from working at the family wildlife park in England to presenting wildlife documentaries around the world. From insects to mountain lions and bears, he has an incredible wealth of knowledge. More info: www.jakewillers.com Podcast partner: w…
 
Simon Parker is a journalist, radio and TV presenter, and travel writer, who has lived a restless life forever in search of adventure. Having travelled half the world's countries, he has reported for numerous major news networks, covering everything from the migrant crisis in Greece to the impacts of climate change in Svalbard. We discuss his lates…
 
Florence Broadhurst stood for strength in character. With a staunch business focus and flamboyant lifestyle in a very young Australia, at a time of male dominance and working-class values, Florence Said - ‘I’d always been told that I was born before my time. Oh, surely to God, the times can just catch up.’In this episode of WMN Podcast, we discuss …
 
Laura Zerra is most well known from the TV show Naked and Afraid, but there is so much more to who she is. From that the art of letter writing, to hand forging knives and leaving her own bloody footprints in the snow, I was enthused and captivated by Laura's stories and life. Dive in with me as we hear about her move from vegetarian to hunter, livi…
 
What is regenerative agriculture and why is it important? We speak to the senior soil scientist at General Mills, Dr Steven Rosenzweig, about the science, the importance of indigenous knowledge, and how this is being applied in modern farming practices. Modern Huntsman article More on Epic Provisions Support the podcast Website: www.byronpace.com…
 
Adeline Fox is the president of the Big Bend Conservation Alliance. Originally established to fight against a proposed gas pipeline cutting across Texas, today they work to protect land, water, dark skies and cultural heritage through grass routes projects. More info: https://www.bigbendconservationalliance.org/ Podcast partner: www.modernhuntsman.…
 
Jess Johnson, government affairs director at the Wyoming Wildlife Federation, joins me to discuss the recent controversy surrounding mountain goat management in Grand Teton National Park. We hear the nuances of the problem, and get a blow for blow account of her near-death experience. We even find time to talk about wolf reintroductions and the imp…
 
Jake Muise is the co-founder of Maui Nui Venison based in Hawaii. He has turned the problem of an invasive species, the axis deer, into a business which not only helps to manage the ecological impact but puts food on the table. From the economics of conservation to the benefits of venison as a protein source, Jake offers an intriguing insight. Supp…
 
James Glancy is a former British Royal Marine turned documentary film-maker. He has a passion for conservation and storytelling, and currently working on film projects for National Geographic and Discovery Channel. From rewilding lynx in Scotland to filming bull sharks and his time being deployed in Afghanistan, it's a packed show. Support the show…
 
Editor in Chief of Modern Huntsman, Tyler Sharp, joins me around the table in Montana to talk about the contents of volume 6: the resilience issue. After recounting our experience of watching wolves in Yellowstone, we deep-dive into selected stories and give an insight into the creative process of producing a new volume. Support the podcast: www.pa…
 
Bill Roden is the Chief Marketing Officer for Modern Huntsman. We discuss the outdoors industry, how it interacts with the community and take a view on how this may evolve. We consider the difficulties of integrating people with nature and moments we have achieved pure contentment. To wrap up, Bill discusses great writers, and what we can learn fro…
 
For the first show of 2021 we are joined by herpetologist and evolutionary biologist, Dr Mark Scherz. We dive into the reasons why naming species is important for conservation, the idea of taxonomic inflation, the problem with habitat fragmentation, the concept of ecosystem functionality and what the hell we mean by DNA barcoding. That's just for t…
 
If you’ve ever been a part of a women’s cycling group, I bet you were drawn in by the sense of community. I’m talking about the living life together, turning up to a group ride without worrying about how high your socks are, or sitting beside a girlfriend on a ride knowing that each others company is just what you needed, helping another friend lea…
 
For the final episode of the year, I am joined by a team of three women about to embark on an amazing adventure across the wilderness of North America. Creating a feature documentary along the way, Katherine, Caroline and Louisa will explore the controversies around managing wild horses. Find out more: https://womeninthewildernessfilm.com/ Support …
 
Dr Richard Thomas is the director of communications for Traffic, a non-governmental organisation focused on the sustainable use of wild resources through international trade. From tigers in the U.K. to abalone in South Africa and the global timbre trade, we discuss the benefits and problems of international trade. Traffic: https://www.traffic.org/ …
 
Editor-in-Chief of Sporting Rifle, Peter Carr, comes back on the show to talk about his life, transitioning from skipper to gamekeeper to journalist, and now international conservationist. From the British countryside to the illegal wildlife trade, it's a ranging, intriguing conservation. Support the podcast: www.patreon.com/byronpace Podcast partn…
 
Marine biologist, Christine Figgener, Ph.D. joins us to discuss the complexities of sea-turtle conservation. From their evolutionary history to environmental threats and their role in marine food webs, we draw on the greater conservation issues of endangered species and their role within ecosystems. Christine: www.seaturtlebiologist.com Support the…
 
Rob Nelson from www.stoneageman.com joins us for an epic show. From 'radioactive' wolves to fire ecology, dead chickens in your pillow, species conservation, mountain lion attacks, and his new book: Mother Nature Is Not Trying to Kill You. Support the show: www.patreon.com/byronpace Podcast partner: www.modernhuntsman.com More info: www.byronpace.c…
 
There is a giant iceberg travelling towards South Georgia, two times the size of Luxemburg, and we are bringing you the latest, with science journalist Sarah Roberts. What will be the impact of one trillion tonnes of ice beaching on the island? We investigate. Support the podcast: www.patreon.com/byronpace Sarah Roberts: Intsagram @sarahsrealjob / …
 
This show is all about fire in the landscape. From wildfire to a managed fire, from indigenous burning to decades of inappropriate forest management policy, we dive into the role of fire in natural cycles and the part humans have to play. To guide us through, former Hotshot firefighter, journalist and podcaster, Amanda Monthei. Amanda on Instagram:…
 
What can conservation programs learn from wildlife, human co-existence? I speak with Lauren Redmore, Ph.D. about her research into elephant interactions in the Okovango Delta in Botswana. Support the podcast: www.patreon.com/byronpace For more info visit: www.byronpace.com Follow Lauren on Twitter: @laurenredmore Related publications: https://www.f…
 
We kick off with an update on the Modern Huntsman Field Outrider photography competition, before diving into a deep conversation with writer, citizen scientist and board member of the Outdoor Alliance, Lindsey B. Davis. From ecology and permaculture to embracing indigenous knowledge in land management, we talk about her road-kill to hunter journey …
 
We are sticking with the theme of climate change from two weeks ago, but turning our attention to a potential solution for removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, and it just so happens that this may also help rebuild the health of our soils. I speak with Professor David Beerling from the department of animal and plant science from the Univers…
 
We asked husband and wife duo and friends of Black Sheep, Luke McKew and Hayley Wilson, to discuss what cycling means to them and why as a family, even with Hayley as non-cyclist, they've embraced the bike. Putting aside the obvious physiological benefits of exercise, the release of endorphins, vitamin D and general health benefits of being active,…
 
Joined by naturalist and TV presenter Nick Baker, we weave our way through his journey to becoming a wildlife presenter, un-pack our dissociation with nature, discuss the wonder of observing animals, and hear about his love for the Isle of Wight. Support the podcast: www.patreon.com/byronpace Podcast partner: www.modernhuntsman.com More info: www.b…
 
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