136: The Politics of Nature Restoration with Ariel Brunner

https://open.spotify.com/episode/77jBeEfcKE0aXaOMobx2dH?si=f05583dd51364e35 Successful nature restoration, species conservation and even access to hunting grounds depends on land management policies. They are the foundation of everything we do in nature and to nature. Unfortunately, this means politics. No matter how much time conservationists spend in the field, planting trees, rewetting bogs or rewiggling rivers and streams, without solid … Continue reading 136: The Politics of Nature Restoration with Ariel Brunner

Episode 119: Land and Deer Management in Scotland with Megan Rowland

https://open.spotify.com/episode/2i5v0bVI1gAMvnp70gI2QX?si=f7323d9ad0db4c59 For many of you, Megan Rowland needs no introduction. She is a Deer Management Officer for NatureScot, Scotland’s nature agency. Before that, she worked as a surveyor for RSPB Scotland where she surveyed the entire suite of Highland bird species. She has also been a volunteer for the Scottish Wildlife Trust, a local Raptor … Continue reading Episode 119: Land and Deer Management in Scotland with Megan Rowland

The Wizard and the Prophet by Charles C. Mann – A Book Review

I’m not exactly sure who recommended this book to me but I think it was one of my followers on social media. As always in such cases, I bookmarked it for later. After a few months I finally, and I must admit reluctantly, decided to give it a try. And boy, did I not regret … Continue reading The Wizard and the Prophet by Charles C. Mann – A Book Review

Episode 75: Rewilding Ireland

https://open.spotify.com/episode/0BwupMHGBnELmYE8K66z76?si=AsRHbDF_RzeeVEf2i79Kdw&dl_branch=1 This is yet another episode where my guest and I take on the subject of rewilding. This time our guest is the host of the discussion platform called Rewilding Ireland.  https://youtu.be/ulmqa7-UuGw During the podcast, we talk in length about various aspects of rewilding but we also talk about the future of the Rewilding Ireland … Continue reading Episode 75: Rewilding Ireland

Apocalypse Cow – The End of Veganism | Tommy Says…

https://youtu.be/Vp1Hle-NP5U Apocalypse Cow is an anti-farming documentary heralding the end of agriculture. But I say it’s about the end of veganism and a showcase for hunting. Here is why.