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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 ...
 
Are you a wildlife project leader or want to be one? Projects for Wildlife is a podcast dedicated to sharing stories from wildlife conservation project leaders who are protecting wildlife and finding new ways to benefit both wildlife and humans. Alicia Amerson hosts interviews with project leaders from around the world about their struggles and triumphs in wildlife conservation. She dives into solo episodes sharing lessons learned from 17 years of environmental project management experience. ...
 
A peek behind the scenes at The Garden magazine with exclusive interviews, gardening advice and more. Come behind the scenes with editor Chris Young as we meet the people behind the stories and articles featured in the UK's biggest gardening magazine, The Garden. Each month we'll be delving a little deeper into a range of horticultural topics, meeting garden designers, wildlife experts, nurserymen and women and other luminaries of the gardening world. For more information see www.rhs.org.uk/ ...
 
Welcome to WCC, the only podcast serving dessert and cocktails along with the best in Australian wildlife science! The most entertaining science discussions often happen after dinner, usually over cake, frequently over cocktails, but always in a relaxed atmosphere. Grab some dessert, pour a tasty drink, and come join us at the table for a chat with some amazing wildlife scientists and our animal nerd buddies. Cheers & Enjoy! Producer: Kristian Summers Host/Nerd: Janne Torkkola
 
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 skip the impending apocalypse.
 
Welcome to the debut season of the Woodland Trust podcast, 'Woodland Walks'. We'll be exploring some of the greatest woods, forests and sites in the Woodland Trust estate. Join our host, Adam Shaw, as we discover the stories and characters that make each of our woods so very special. We’ll explore awe-inspiring ancient woodland and get lost together in the rich habitats that support our native wildlife. We'll meet the site managers and the magnificent volunteers who protect woods and plant t ...
 
Hi, I'm Lalitha Krishnan. I want to reconnect my fellow Indians to nature through storytelling and to share everything I learn by entertaining, creating awareness, and bringing back the ‘awe’ of our natural world seamlessly. Listen to relevant conservation stories. This podcast comes to you from Landour, a hilltop in the Himalaya. Download episodes free and listen at leisure. Read the show notes on earthymatters.blog Keep listening for news, views and, updates from the world of conservation. ...
 
Far East Travels-Inspired by Rick Steves, Lonely Planet, Anthony Bourdain and National Geographic.-Informative, enlightening, entertaining. Let John Saboe take you on journeys filled with spiritual celebrations and rituals, ancient festivals thrilling wildlife safaris, trekking and climbing quests and a vast array of food cultures. Learn about cultural differences, village life, urban exploration, street food, history and architecture in places like Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Nepal, India, Kor ...
 
Exploring the intersections of technology and what it means to be human. A podcast for achievers to expand their perspective for social justice, economic growth and leadership through the lenses of exponential change, disruptive leadership and the evolution of humanity. Guests include futurists, business innovators, mavericks and researchers who are smashing barriers for the sake of a thriving rural-urban future. Hosted by Dr. Connie Reimers-Hild, associate executive director & chief futuris ...
 
Conservation Chat, hosted by anthropologist Jacqueline Comito, is a podcast series that explores the relationship between conservation, soil, water, agriculture, and the people of Iowa. This is accomplished through thoughtful interviews with farmers and rural and urban residents about conservation and water quality in the state. Comito is the Director of Iowa Learning Farms, an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach program that has been building a culture of conservation statewide for ...
 
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In this month’s episode we interview David Iverson, historical researcher for The Royal Parks Guild. David tells us about the practical uses The Royal Parks had during both world wars, paying particular attention to WW1. He shares how the government drained the lake in St James’s Park to make way for the temporary building of the Ministry of Shippi…
 
In this Episode we Address Politics, the Pandemic, Climate and Corresponding Environmental Issues — and How They Relate to the Past Four Years, The Coming Four Years, and The Next 40,000 Years. o What is our Biggest Problem? In a Word — Republicans. o Maybe Donald Trump has Done us a Favor? o We Need to Battle the Climate Crisis like COVID. o What …
 
692. WISBOLEP Competition Entries - Listen & Vote! Listen to recordings sent in by listeners and vote for who you think should be on LEP. Episode page with transcript, voting form and videos https://www.teacherluke.co.uk/wisbolep Vote directly here (easier on a mobile device) https://www.opinionstage.com/lukethompson2/wisbolep-competition-who-do-yo…
 
691. Jerome Butler - Dialect Coach How do professional actors change the way they speak for different acting roles? What can learners of English take from the way actors do this, in order to apply it to their language learning? In this conversation I speak to Jerome Butler who is a very experienced dialect coach working in the TV and film industry …
 
690. Urban vs Rural / Living Abroad / Cultural Differences (with Cara Leopold) A conversation with Cara Leopold about the differences between life in Paris and life in provincial France, plus how it feels to live abroad away from your home country. Episode page https://wp.me/p4IuUx-hTt LEP Premium https://www.teacherluke.co.uk/premiuminfo…
 
November 2020 Useful links: ►Ornamental grasses ►Knoll Gardens ►10 award-winning autumn grasses ►Michael Perry on mangave ►RHS new plants blog: Agave* ‘Lavender Lady’ ► ►The Garden magazine ►Join us Selected plants mentioned: Stipa tenuissima, Carex comans, Carex ‘Ice Dance’, Sesleria ‘Spring Dream’, Miscanthus sinensis ‘Malepartus’, Mangave ‘Bad H…
 
What do you know about the average state legislator? Tykee speaks with Rep. Malcolm Kenyatta to ketchup with an old friend and discuss the legislative reality for bipartisan conservation legislation in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. Sources: https://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/legis/PN/Public/btCheck.cfm?txtType=HTM&sessYr=2019&sessInd…
 
689. Baking Cakes, Telling Jokes & Speaking Chinese with Kate Billington A funny chat with Kate who speaks multiple languages, makes delicious cakes, teaches English and does stand-up comedy. Enjoy! Episode page https://wp.me/p4IuUx-huu LEP Premium https://www.teacherluke.co.uk/premiuminfoBy Luke Thompson
 
Show notes for this episode: www.projectsforwildlife.com/episode077 WHERE TO FIND US: www.projectsforwildlife.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/projectsforwildlife Instagram: www.instagram.com/projectsforwildlife In The Field: www.projectsforwildlife.com/inthefield SPEAK UP FOR BLUE network: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/projects-for-wildlife-po…
 
687. WISBOLEP Problem / Polite Requests / An Inspiring Email / Fly Me To the Moon A rambling episode with some news about a problem I have with the WISBOLEP competition (ooh!), some tips on making polite requests, an inspiring email from a LEPster and a song on guitar at the end. Episode page https://wp.me/p4IuUx-ho4 LEP Premium https://www.teacher…
 
Episode #21 is about the Thano forest in in the Doon valley Uttarakhand- the state where I live. Thano has been in the news lately because the Uttarakhand government has sought the National Wildlife Board's approval to transfer 243 acres of forest land to the Airports Authority of India. They want to expand the local existing Jolly Grant airport in…
 
Tykee and Tony talk Birderism and then we tease a little about classism for our next episode (hopefully we'll bring on an old friend)! Credits: Executive Producer: Tony Croasdale; Audio Production: Tykee James; WON Artwork: Robin Irizarry; WON Stinger by Alexander Jenson (music by His Hero is Gone) Help our reach by rating us where you’re listening…
 
George and Tony catch up and discuss binoculars, harpy eagles, and hurricane birding Credits: Executive Producer: Tony Croasdale; Audio Production: Tykee James; WON Artwork: Robin Irizarry; WON Stinger by Alexander Jenson (music by His Hero is Gone) Help our reach by rating us where you’re listening to Wildlife Observer Network and sharing this epi…
 
686. Christian from Canguro English A conversation with YouTube English teacher Christian Saunders from Canguro English about the realities of learning and teaching English, motivation and goal-setting in language learning, Paul McCartney recording an album in his kitchen and plenty more. Video version also available on YouTube. Episode page https:…
 
ALMOST ONE-HALF THE PLANET'S PLANTS ARE ENDANGERED — It's not just animals! THE CHICKS IN THE MAIL: The Misery of Mailing Animals AIR POLLUTION: Is it Worse In the Car, or Out? DELETING POLLUTION CONTROL DEVICES ON VEHICLES — for the Worst Outcome SAVE THE EARTH and Win a Prize! THE SILLINESS OF CLIMATE POLLING: Concern is Up Two-Points! The Most V…
 
In this month's Halloween special we are talking with Charli Carver the Business Development & Cemetery Services Manager for Brompton Cemetery, one of the fantastic green spaces we maintain. Charli tell us about what it’s like to work in the amazing cemetery, the history of this beautiful space, the stories of the people buried there and some stran…
 
685. Raising Bilingual Children [1] Alex and his daughter Alice, in Moscow An episode exploring the subject of how to raise a child to speak English. I speak to Alex, an English teacher from Moscow about how he has been speaking exclusively in English to his 4-year-old daughter Alice since she was born. Let's find out how it's going. Episode page h…
 
The Northern Forest is an ambitious and exciting plan to plant 50 million trees across the North of England. It will transform life for people and wildlife. During a walk around Smithills near Bolton, City of Trees’ Jess Thompson and Gemma Wren of the National Trust tell us all about it. As we explore the amazing landscape, they explain how they’re…
 
684. Chasing the Tangent Train with Elspeth Graty A conversation with English-teaching stand-up comedian Elspeth Graty, which covers lots of different topics including Elspeth's background in England, teaching English, cultural differences, "French-bashing", old-fashioned telephones and The Tellytubbies. Enjoy! Episode page https://wp.me/p4IuUx-h0M…
 
I know I'm late, but we can still enjoy Black Mammalogist Week together! Links for all things mentioned: MC Hammer tweet: https://twitter.com/MCHammer/status/1305447129058390016 Misunderstood Mammal Panel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7CN_MVp-XX0 Jazmin (Sunny) Murphy blog https://www.compassscicomm.org/black-mammalogists-week-misunderstood-mamm…
 
683. Feelgood Stories of Flirting with Marie Connolly Marie Connolly is an Australian stand-up comedian and TEFL teacher who has written a book of short stories about times when men (from various countries) have flirted with her. In this episode Marie shares some of those stories, tells us about English men vs French men vs Australian men and much …
 
GOLF AND GOLF COURSES: A Waste of Land and Resources, FENCE POST TO FENCE POST FARMING: Hyper Farming Practices and the Impact on Wildlife, REWILDING THE PLANET: From a Flowerpot to Half the Earth: What You Can do to Help Rewilding, FLY LESS TRAVEL MORE: Alternative Travel Opportunities — Instead of Flying…
 
Podcast Hosts George Armistead (Birding Today) and Tykee James (On Word for Wildlife and Brothers in Birding) debut Cross Pollination, a pilot project to build community with content creators from Wildlife Observer Network! --------Credits: Executive Producer: Tony Croasdale; Audio Production: Tykee James; WON Artwork: Robin Irizarry; WON Stinger b…
 
Tom MacLean is a travel expert and travel entrepreneur who has been a professional in the travel industry for 20 years. Tom is also a world traveler and extremely passionate about travel and like all of us who love travel is dying to get on a plane and explore the world. Tom gives us his opinion as an industry expert on the current travel landscape…
 
682. Key Features of English Accents, Explained Exploring the main differences between standard English pronunciation (RP) and non-standard regional or colloquial accents. How do people really speak in different parts of England, and how does this accent differ from the accent you probably hear in English language course books and dictionaries? Not…
 
This week, we're going behind the scenes of the Royal Parks Half Marathon, the flagship fundraising event for the Royal Parks charity. Founded in 2008, this incredible run goes through four of the eight Royal Parks and takes in some of the most extraordinary sights London has to offer. We explore the race's role in shaping sustainability in the UK …
 
China / Paris : Urban Innovations. — Lakes are Increasing in number and size - while curiously decreasing at the same time. — The definitive answer on recycling pizza boxes – maybe. — Mining Copper and our not so bright alternative energy future. — Teen create a Bee-Byway – so can you. — and "A Little Bit of Outrage"…
 
The Thai government voted this week to implement a new 90 day tourist visa that would be available from possibly sometime in October. This 90 tourist visa would cost 200 baht and be extendable up to two times allowing a tourist to stay in Thailand for up to 9 months. So far it appears tourists would be allowed to visit Thailand from Taiwan, China, …
 
681. New Competition: Why I Should Be On LEP (WISBOLEP) / Story: The First Time I Said F*ck Announcing a new LEP competition which everyone is welcome to enter, plus an anecdote about the first time I said a rude word in front of my parents. Send your competition entries to podcastcomp@gmail.com Episode page https://wp.me/p4IuUx-g1m LEP Premium htt…
 
I was recently inspired by two articles published this year by National Geographic and The Washington Post on why it's so important for our mental health to continue making travel plans during this pandemic. I have suffered the same state as everyone else who is used to making travel plans. Why bother, when we don't know when we'll be able to trave…
 
Show notes for this episode: www.projectsforwildlife.com/episode076 Connect with Dawn: http://www.nanpa.org/ facebook.com/dawnwilsonphotography instagram.com/dawnwilsonphoto twitter.com/dawnwilsonphoto flickr.com/photos/dawnwilsonphotography WHERE TO FIND US: www.projectsforwildlife.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/projectsforwildlife Instagram: www.…
 
680. Park Life - A Year in The Wildlife Of An Urban Park (by Rick Thompson) / Animal Collective Nouns My dad has written a book and it's all about the wildlife you can find in an urban English park. He's on the podcast to tell us all about it, and there are some collective nouns for animals too, plus some bonus stand up comedy at the end. Episode p…
 
Will Phuket be opening up to select international travelers October 1st? That's the question, actually there are several things regarding the "Phuket Model" that haven't been cleared up one of which is will it actually open up at all, let alone October 1st. There are lots of stipulations regarding travel to Phuket that can only best be cleared up b…
 
Join Rico on one of his bicycle-touring journeys through the Cascade Mountains of Washington State. This is not a travelogue, but a revelatory look at how cowboys and capitalism are impacting some of our last great natural environments and open spaces. Learn how we can put the wild back into the wilderness.…
 
679. Gill's Book Club: A Gentleman In Moscow Talking to my mum about her latest book recommendation. A Gentleman In Moscow is about a Russian Count who is put under house arrest in 1922 in the beautiful Metropol Hotel in Moscow. Check the episode page for some notes and transcripts. Episode page https://wp.me/p4IuUx-ftr LEP Premium https://www.teac…
 
We sat down with Johanne Martens, PhD candidate studying the ecology and evolution of Beak and Feather Disease Virus (BFDV) in Australian parrots. She is currently at the Centre for Integrative Ecology at Deakin University in Geelong, Victoria. Over some Black Feather cocktails & hazelnut-chocolate slice, we discuss her early research in introduced…
 
This episode examines the plight of the endangered sea turtle and what we can do to help protect it from extinction. You can watch a rescued sea turtle as it awaits release back into the ocean by visiting the link below. http://marinelife.org/seaturtles/rehab/turtlecam/ Support the show (http://paypal.me/RISEFORWILDLIFEINC/)…
 
678. The Vintage Furniture Trade in London (with Howard Roach) Talking to my old teaching colleague Howard Roach about his furniture business in South London. Episode page https://wp.me/p4IuUx-fkL LEP Premium https://www.teacherluke.co.uk/premiuminfoBy Luke Thompson
 
In this last episode of Season Two of Heart of Conservation, I've put together the collective wisdom of 20+ people who were my guests so far. At the end of every episode, I ask my guests to share something that's significant to them - a word, an idea or their hopes. It's all here. Listen! Read the show notes earthymatters.blog. Season Three coming …
 
677. A Post-Holiday Ramble / Holiday Vocab / Stories I've come back from my holiday so it's time to ramble on about some holiday stories, holiday vocabulary, podcast stats and other bits and pieces including an appearance by my daughter. Episode page https://wp.me/p4IuUx-eZ2 LEP Premium https://www.teacherluke.co.uk/premiuminfo…
 
Currently there are no countries issuing tourist visas in either Southeast Asia or East Asia. I think it's safe to say that with a possible exception of one or two countries it will still be some time before travel for tourists will resume in these regions. With the recent resurgence of COVID-19, particularily where there had not been any community…
 
In this episode, Bryony Cross, Volunteering and Programmes Manager for The Royal Parks takes us on a long journey through the night to learn about the urban hedgehog. One of many weird and wonderful mammals in the Royal Parks, we are home to the only breeding population found in central London. We learn about their history in the Royal Parks, talk …
 
The trash panda of Europe is also an urban critter in North America. Billy talks about fox range expansion in in North America and urban fox evolution in England with Kate Garchinsky, illustrator of the Secret Life of the Red Fox and Christian Hunold, wildlife photographer and political scientist whose work looks at how humans and the animals we li…
 
September 2020 Chris talks to incoming RHS President Keith Weed about what he hopes to achieve in his new role. Writer and Wisley graduate Holly Farrell extols the virtues of learning your trade with an RHS Diploma in Practical Horticulture, highlighting some of the incredible opportunities that this iconic course can open up. Plus Alan Street of A…
 
Show notes for this episode: www.projectsforwildlife.com/episode075 WHERE TO FIND US: www.projectsforwildlife.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/projectsforwildlife Instagram: www.instagram.com/projectsforwildlife SPEAK UP FOR BLUE network: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/projects-for-wildlife-podcast/id1447156335 https://play.google.com/music/list…
 
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