Category: Blog Posts

Podcast: Eco-anxiety at work

‘Eco-anxiety’ is described as “a fairly recent psychological disorder afflicting an increasing number of individuals who worry about the environmental crisis”. Sufferers say that “no matter what they do, they are convinced that it is never enough”. Charlie Moores talks with three front-tline activists about guilt, coping, and giving yourself a break…

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Turtle Doves | Unsustainable hunting and habitat loss

It’s not so very long ago that the European Turtle Dove was such a common fixture of the UK summer that almost everyone would have recognised the rolling, purring ‘turr-turr’ call that gave the bird its English name. But, writes Charlie Moores, it’s now the UK’s fastest declining bird species and considered vulnerable to extinction across its entire range.

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Shortcasts | Cutting a long story short

Sometimes you just don’t have the time or the energy to dive deep into a story, interview or a long-form podcast. Sometimes all you want is an opinion. A single idea that stays with you. A shot of motivation. An espresso rather than a mug of mocha with chocolate shavings. Delivered up by someone interesting of course. Welcome to War On Wildlife Shortcasts.

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Status of birds in Korea: can you help?

Dr Nial Moores, Drector of Birds Korea, writes: “Birds Korea still appears to be the only organization ever to try to identify population trends in all of the nation’s most regularly occurring bird species. In our 2014 ground-breaking report, Status of Birds, we gathered data and information from a range of published and unpublished sources to suggest trends in 365 of the nation’s most regularly-occurring species.”

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