Planet Pod catches up with the inspirational Sacha Dench – aka the Human Swan – on her amazing 3000 miles Round Britain Climate Challenge.
Sacha Dench has soared with swans and now plans to fly with ospreys. In this episode in our ‘Environmental Changemakers” series, Amanda finds out what has inspired Sacha to strap herself to her paramotor and take on the challenge of a 7000km expedition accompanying the osprey on its 2020 autumn migration across Europe and Africa.
PP talks to BAFTA-winning naturalist, explorer, adventurer, conservationist, campaigner, writer and broadcaster Steve Backshall. We ask what has inspired him to want to protect the world’s ecosystems and species. How can we shift the political dial and encourage countries to think beyond GDP and start measuring success by the quality of life for future generations. We explore the role of activism in all this and the importance of action based on evidence.
Planet Pod World Environment Day Special talking to “Human Swan” Sacha Dench and David Hetherington, Cairngorms National Park Authority ecology advisor and author of “The Lynx and Us”, about how they are encouraging us all to look differently at the way rewilding can provide solutions to climate change.
Planet Pod talks to Amelia Womack, Deputy Leader of the Green Party, about why elections are so important for the planet
Planet Pod talks to Amelia Womack, Deputy Leader of the Green Party, about why elections are so important for the planet.
Planet Pod celebrates Earth Day at Somerset House with visual artist Justin Brice Guariglia, Carmen Aguilar y Wedge from Hyphen-Labs and curator Karishma Rafferty
Earth Day 2019 at Somerset House – Planet Pod celebrates Earth Day by chatting with some of the artists who have created special installations and art pieces to highlight the loss of species. Hear how Justin Brice Guariglia, visual artist, Carmen Aguilar y Wedge from Hyphen-Labs and Karishma Rafferty who has curated the season have responded.
Planet Pod talks to arctic explorer Pen Hadow about the urgent need to protect the floating ice reef ecosystem of the arctic
In this special Planet Pod episode Amanda catches up with renowned arctic explorer, advocate and visionary Pen Hadow who talks about what inspired him to push the boundaries of exploration in the arctic region.
Planet Pod considers the Ethics of Sustainability with Estelle Dehon from Cornerstone Barristers and consultant physician Veneta Cooney
Are we making the link between poor health and the climate, and is it provoking more acts of protest and civil disobedience? Are the protests effective and what should and could the law do about it?
Planet Pod goes Underground with Growing Underground’s Richard Ballard and Faye Tomson from District Eating
Something is stirring in the tunnels of South London and it isn’t the Northern Line! Join Amanda and guest co-host Alex Gilbert as they chat deep below London with Richard Ballard, co-founder of Growing Underground and Faye Tomson, MD of Central Eating.