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GOB 50 The Truth about Cats and Dogs

“…It’s high time we started to tell the truth about cats and dogs and how they impact on wildlife…for far too long we’ve been apologists for our pets…” In this short podcast Bo (or his alter ego the Grumpy Old […]

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GOB 49 Give me my Raptor Today

"...wildlife crime is pernicious, ignorant, and selfish of course, but it's also theft - raptors can't be owned like land, they're held in common belonging to us all..."


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GOB 48 Rose-coloured binoculars

"...the North Kent Marshes are one of our growing conservation successes...but here's the rub, slap bang in the middle of all this conservation is an area with no

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GOB 47 This Other Eden

"...closer to my destination are roadside orchards, every tree too artificially stunted and thinned to develop nest holes..."

Bo Beolens, the Fatbirder, talks in this short podcast about 'this

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The League at the Welsh Assembly

The League Against Cruel Sports works to end cruelty to animals throughout the whole of the UK, and yesterday I went (as a trustee of the League)

TN116 ‘The Birds of Ireland’ (book review and podcast)

Published by Irish publishing house The Collins Press, 'The Birds of Ireland' (BoI) is the latest book in a series by two of Ireland's natural history /

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GOB 45 November

"...No sun, no moon - No dawn, no dusk, no proper time of day..."

Bo Beolens, the Fatbirder, talks in this short podcast about November, gardening for wildlife, storms,

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GOB 44 Squaring the Circle

"...And just in case anyone out there thinks this is just this lone Grumpy Old sod banging on about cats again, wake up and smell the house burning


TN115 Martin Holm: ‘Music and Migration III’

A conversation with Martin Holm, conservationist, birder, musician, and co-owner of the ‎Second Language Music record label. The label recently released the third disc in a series

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GOB 43 Weasels Take Over the Wild Wood

"...Even Mr Toad has to be helped across our over-busy roads. Mr Otter may be on the up but for how long will his fish-eating habits be tolerated


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