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Conservation Heroes


Episode 3: Birds

Guest: Richard Benwell


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.


This week Richard Benwell, the Chief Executive of Wildlife and Countryside Link will be on the show talking to us about birds.



Show Notes and Resources:


Twitter: Kaul of the Wild @Kaulofthewilduk
A 14 year old birdwatcher with loads of great tips on how to support nature in your back garden.


Twitter: Self-Isolating Bird Club @SIBirdClub
A twitter to help you learn more about birds while self-isolating.


UN Biodiversity insta @unbiodiversity
The UN biodiversity team are doing loads of cool and interesting stuff on Instagram. There are also loads of great activists on Instagram exploring how we can live a more eco friendly way and reduce our use of plastic.


Twitter: Wild Justice @wildjustice_org

This is Chris Packham’s project to defend nature. They are doing loads of great work. The Good Law Project is also a good one to have a look at. They are doing a lot of work around the pandemic at the moment but they also campaign for environmental laws.


Twitter: Climate Voices @TheRiseUpMovem1
This was started by inspirational activist Vanessa Natake to give a voice to the climate movement in Africa.