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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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Hen Harriers: not very good at being – er, Hen Harriers?

Maybe Hen Harriers are simply not very good at being Hen Harriers? Maybe the evolutionary adaptations to the harsh conditions, the specialised feeding rituals, the cryptic plumages, the non-specific diet which means these birds will eat almost anything they can catch…just don’t work? Or maybe, asks Charlie Moores, it’s more to do with illegal raptor persecution…

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