Nature and wildlife lovers, to save you heaps of time searching for cool nature content to read and listen to, I’ve started putting together a selection of some of my favourite nature and conservation podcast episodes. I hope you find them as fascinating and educational as me.
I’d love to know which episodes you’ve particularly enjoyed, and which animals you find captivating. Let me know in the comments or or you can send me a tweet.
I will be adding more links as time goes on, so do keep coming back!
Please note though that these podcasts are not aimed at English learners.
(Photo: Lee Kelai, Unsplash)
The All Creatures Podcast.
This podcast hosted by Angie Adkin and Chris Mortensen has over 250 episodes to choose from. It’s the first nature and wildlife podcast I regularly listened to so it has a special place in my heart. Here are just a few episodes to get you started!
Awed by African Elephants
It’s All about the Horn, the Rhinoceros
It’s not a Whale, it’s a Whale Shark
Revere, not Fear, the Great White Shark
The Creepier the Better with Mallory Lindsay (wildlife educator and science communicator)
Nature Guys Podcast
Firefighting Beavers with Gia Giammarinaro
Wolves of Yellowstone
Bicycling with Butterflies with Sara Dykman
The Big New Five Podcast
Interview with Dr Okwir Ricky Okello, field veterinarian for Gorilla Doctors (Uganda, Rwanda and DRC)
Interview with Farwiza Farhan, co-founder of HAkA, an NGO which works to protect the Leuser Ecosystem in Aceh, Indonesia, home to orangutans, tigers, elephants and rhinoceros
Interview with Iain Douglas-Hamilton, founder and senior scientist of Save The Elephants.
Elephant Tails Podcast
Interview with Baiju Raj at Wildlife SOS about his love of wildlife and his adventures rescuing snakes and other animals from wells in India.
The Wild with Chris Morgan
The Comeback Cat: Spain’s Iberian Lynx
THE UK Wildlife Podcast
Basking Sharks with Dr Isla Hodgson
The Wildlife Community Podcast
It’s a Bug’s Life with Dave Goulson
Solitary Bees with Jeff Ollerton, Professor of Pollination
Wildlife Conservation Insights Podcast
Interview with Dr. Cecile Gaspar, founder of the NGO Te mana o te moana in French Polynesia. Estelle and Cecile chat about education, sea turtles and how to get involved in species conservation.
The Science of Birds Podcast
Bird Songs, Part 1, Part 2
Coffee and Bird Conservation
This Wild Life Podcast
The world’s most trafficked animal. Pangolins with Professor Ray Jansen
A mission to save the coral reefs of Madagascar with Roderick Stein-Rostaing
On Wildlife Podcast
Orangutans with Leif Cocks
Seahorses with David Harasti
(Photo by Mark Flanagan, Unsplash)
Into the Wild Podcast
Bringing Nature Back with James Harding-Morris of Back from the Brink
Frogs of New Orleans with Gina Zwicky
Sea Turtles with Carlee Jackson, shark and sea turtle conservationist and founder of Miss Elasmo (Minorities in Shark Science)
Pangolin: The Conservation Podcast
Welcome to the Land of the Lemurs with Lucía Rodríguez Valverde, director of the Lemur Conservation Network
Nature Boost Podcast
Snakes with Jeff Briggler, Missouri Herpetologist
Inquiring Minds Podcast
How Cats Tamed Us and Took Over the World
Sharks: The ocean’s most mysterious, most misunderstood, and most important guardians. Interview with William McKeever, author and filmmaker.
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