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Conservation Heroes

Outer Hebrides

Episode 10: Outer Hebrides
Guest: Luke Murphy


Welcome to Conservation Heroes, the heroes of this show are the dolphins, bats, otters, mangroves, newts and many others who are protecting our environment right now. This show will look at different laws, guidelines, or policies and will also offer you some top tips to help you protect our planet and even become a conservation hero yourself. Each episode will contain interviews from scientists, academics, lawyers, environmental activists and more.


In today’s episode we will be exploring the Outer Hebrides, which is one of Luke Murphy’s favourite places. Luke is the Head of the Environmental Justice Commission at the Institute for Public Policy and Research’s and he’s on the line today to talk to us about crucial climate and environment goals, and his travels to the Outer Hebrides.




Government investing only 12 per cent of what is needed to tackle the climate and nature emergency, warns IPPR

Global experts question UK’s commitment to tackle climate crisis, The Guardian

UK becomes first major economy to pass net zero emissions law, Gov.UK

Hitting net zero is not enough – we must restore the climate, The Guardian

Peatland Action Project, NatureScot

The Paris Agreement, United Nations

No-kill, lab-grown meat to go on sale for first time, The Guardian

Peatlands and Climate Change, IUCN