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Conservation Heroes


Episode 2: Bats

Guest: Hannah Van Hesteren


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 this episode, Hannah Van Hesteren from the Bat Trust, talks to us about bats and what we can do to help the environment.


Show Notes and Resources:


CNN – Bats are not to blame

TED Talks – Whale Heroes

Plant Live – Road Verge Campaign

Friends of The Earth – 10x Greener 

Royal Horticultural Society – Pollinators advice

The Guardian – HS2 Campaign

Butterfly Conservation

New York Post – China, Vietnam finally ban wildlife trade

Home Tutors Directory – Advisor: Biology Tutor Paul Schifferes from the Ealing Wildlife Group