1 Tahrcountry Musings: Wild Talk - Exciting new monthly podcast from IUCN and WWF

Thursday, April 17, 2008

Wild Talk - Exciting new monthly podcast from IUCN and WWF

IUCN and WWF have launched an exciting new monthly podcast called Wild Talk. This will usher in the latest news and features from the world of conservation.

In the first episode in the series IUCN marine expert Imène Meliane gave a graphic view of how invasive species catch a free ride across the world’s oceans on ships and the problems they cause by doing so.

The other highlights were

On climate change – how indigenous people are affected and the solutions they already have to cope with it by interviewing IUCN’s Gonzalo Oviedo.

Marc Languy, head of mountain gorillas programme pf WWF in the Great Lakes region of Africa talked about the human qualities of the gorillas and what we can do to save their remaining population which stands at just 720.

In the final interview, Hubert von Goisem explains to WWF why he took to a barge to bring his music and environmental message to the people who live along the Danube.

The next edition we will have news from the Convention on Biological Diversity in Bonn and other exciting fare.

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