Episode 80: Into the Wilderness with Byron Pace

https://open.spotify.com/episode/0cG8fs4cAcrpNdOOzTWQQ4?si=fEZpdz8XQ2GDyklIW2Lh_g&dl_branch=1 Byron Pace needs no introduction to most of you. He is a man of many talents: a filmmaker, photographer, writer and the host of the excellent Into The Wilderness and Into The Anthropocene podcasts. Given that we share many topics, and even guests, on our podcasts I was delighted to talk with Byron. During … Continue reading Episode 80: Into the Wilderness with Byron Pace

Episode 77: Sweden is Hunting with Andreas Michalik

https://open.spotify.com/episode/7uWEIqUu0mkpPOejvd1U8Y?si=WfQwBLxyQzyT_vnCFDLNGg&dl_branch=1 This is a really delicious episode for all hunters who want to learn about hunting in Sweden. Our guest, Andreas Michalik, is a Swedish hunter and fellow blogger at https://swedenishunting.com/  During the podcast we dig deep into what hunting is like in Sweden. We discuss regulations, the public perception of hunting and Andreas’ personal … Continue reading Episode 77: Sweden is Hunting with Andreas Michalik

Episode 73: Quantitative Ecology with Kilian Murphy

https://open.spotify.com/episode/5PpbgyBWwj3qTBdY9vLooi?si=oDLTR1OYR4OYK2b1mnE_xw&dl_branch=1 Is it possible to use artificial intelligence to tell us how rewilding will look in any area where it is implemented? Is it possible to create a computer model that would tell us how the species eradicated from the landscape hundreds of years ago would behave when reintroduced? Listen to my conversation with Kilian … Continue reading Episode 73: Quantitative Ecology with Kilian Murphy

Episode 71: The European Federation for Hunting and Conservation with David Scallan

https://open.spotify.com/episode/5Lu0zHfpt3i4UrZirQFmk5?si=iiABBxaHSZ6LQXHRCGQaBQ&dl_branch=1 The European Federation for Hunting and Conservation, or FACE for short, is an international organization that represents the interests of European hunters. It serves as a bridge between the institutions of the European Union and hunters. In episode 59 I talked with Dan Curley, the chairman of NARGC, the Irish member organization of FACE. … Continue reading Episode 71: The European Federation for Hunting and Conservation with David Scallan

Episode 70: Field Sports with Matt Cross

https://open.spotify.com/episode/4runIYN7xzIBVkzua50v8u?si=pmAiwMtcQvSicegPBDxz2g&dl_branch=1 As regular listeners to the podcast might remember, in episode 47 we hosted Matt Cross, a field sports journalist, writer and blogger. At that time, we talked about yet another unlawful killing of a hen harrier. That episode was specifically focused on the issue of raptor persecution and we didn’t have a chance to … Continue reading Episode 70: Field Sports with Matt Cross

Episode 69: The Impact of COVID-19 on Wildlife Conservation with Adam Hart

https://open.spotify.com/episode/76mZXLRWigZxPIRKTYptca?si=4L1sh1hYSl2-weWak_aHbA&dl_branch=1 Professor Adam Hart was our guest on the podcast not long ago, in episode 66. However, given the unusual situation we are going through globally, we decided to get together again just a few weeks later. The reason is to discuss the devastating effect the COVID-19 pandemic is having on wildlife conservation. Major sources … Continue reading Episode 69: The Impact of COVID-19 on Wildlife Conservation with Adam Hart

Episode 66: African Wildlife Conservation with Adam Hart

https://open.spotify.com/episode/49dL6VfpP9Ias3HAPTxhz4?si=cBsvituHTRaZ7iZkbY3Cjg&dl_branch=1 The issue of African wildlife conservation is very complex and difficult. There are many factors that have to be considered, some of them are literally a matter of life and death. All that immersed in a highly emotional atmosphere. This subject is infinitely interesting to me. So, today I am delighted to bring you … Continue reading Episode 66: African Wildlife Conservation with Adam Hart

I have a killer podcast for you

This week on Tommy’s Outdoors was a little quiet, but not because of the unfolding situation with COVID-19. It was due to some high priority work that I’m involved with. You can read more about it in my housekeeping blog from the beginning of the year. But worry not, as per the usual schedule, next … Continue reading I have a killer podcast for you