Episode 7: Land
Guest: Nick Hayes
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.
The guest for this episode is Nick Hayes. Nick has a new book coming out and it is all about land, trespassing and rights of way, called the Book of Trespass.
Things you can do:
Sign the Right to Roam Petition
Human rights watch – Land Rights
Research your local area – this episode is very uk focuses but the history of UK land systems have been replicated elsewhere so it’s useful to learn about them and then research what is happening near you and get involved
There are new planning reforms being introduced by the UK government that will create different zones for building and planning so do get in touch with your local MP to find out more
Recorded in remotely on August 14th, 2020