Delve into topical issues in zoology, conservation and the environment, from saving species and protecting the planet, to finding out about the animals living across the globe, including in London’s own river Thames. Learn more about the science behind the conservation work being done by ZSL and others, in this podcast from ZSL’s Institute of Zoology. Hosted by Dr Monni Böhm.
Two bearded individuals bringing you exclusive banter to insight from herpetologists, private keepers and general reptile enthusiasts. Brand new show every monday!
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Conservationists are working hard to stem global biodiversity loss. Yet, just like biodiversity itself, the conservation movement is very diverse, with a variety of ideas shaping its framing, purpose and application. In this episode, Monni and co-hosts Yara Shennan-Farpón, Helen Muller and Thalassa McMurdo Hamilton, speak with Dr Chris Sandbrook, c…
Rewilding has emerged as a captivating, but controversial, concept in conservation. Depending on how rewilding is defined, it aims to increase “wildness” of nature, regenerate ecosystem functioning, develop self-sustaining ecosystems, or a combination of these. Join Monni as she finds out from the experts how real “wildness” can be achieved, and wh…
April joins us another weekly episode of RnC. This week we talk about how she got into reptiles and how doing a photoshop with some rather large constrictors helped her with Body Dysmorphia.
Super mom Katie joins us to talk about how she manages her large collection as a single mom and discusses her battle with cancer.
Joined by Ambrose & Stupot. Back into Lockdown we go! We thought we would talk about how the last event has effected us personally. Mixed in with a few stories and listener questions!
This week, well... its aweful. A total midlands accent meltdown whilst we talk about lizards of the americas.
Allen aka The Spider Lord joins us to explain why hes dedicated his time to help educate people on our native spiders!
Following on from last weeks episode and the topic of Photography, this week Cory joins us to talk about his Wildlife Photography.
This week Craig joins Hoss and Mike. We talk about his world surveying our native reptiles as a full time job, photography, the latest David Attenborough release and more!
This week we sit down with Matthew Webb (Animal Operations Manager from ZSL Whipsnade Zoo) and discuss what it was like to still be working at a zoo whilst the nation is in a lockdown.
David joins us to talk about how he got into reptiles and most importantly how he ended up being known for free handling dwa snakes!
Lately like has entered the world of jumping spiders so weve invited Stevie on tell us all about them! ** Audio is a little off on this show, sorry!
Welcoming back Charlie to the show! We talk about the better ways of rescuing and releasing reptiles back into the wild, which is a big part of his job over in Thailand!
This weeks episode was a little unplanned, the guest had to drop out last min! So we talked about Storms, allotments and other non reptile related crap. :P
After our short break we are back! Not much reptile chat in this episode - we recap on whats going in behind the scenes and talk about the situation with covid-19.
Danny and Hoss hang out with Nathan from IHF. We talk about his books, work and herp tours!
Common whoopsies or school boy errors of keeping? We've all done things like running several Viv's off one stat and risking it! Seen people's houses almost burn down from dodgy heat Matt's. Fitting air vents backwards etc. We asked the community about their own experiences and talked about some of our own! Learning from each others mistakes is real…
Ben Owen finally after avoiding our calls for 2 years, joins us! We talk about his work in India and how field research can be used to better captive husbandry
The events industry has faced enormous challenges over the last few months but also showed creativity and imagination is its solutions. As we pivot to Hybrid and Virtual events to help us connect at this difficult time, it can be daunting. So, in the first of a series of podcasts with the HeadBox team, Client Services are here to demystify the virt…
We decided to throw a few ideas around amongst the three of us on this weeks episode.
Joined by a panel of keepers, breeders and a rescue - we talk about keeping large constrictors such as burmese & reticulated pythons.
Scott Eipper is a herpetological consultant, author and wildlife photographer, who works with his wife Tyese, in their business Nature 4 You. Join us as we talk about his books, his outlook on education and all about what he does! Author of Snakes of Australia, Lizards of Australia, Dangerous Creatures of Australia and a few more! Listen: http://ww…
Episode #80 is all about teaching conservation in prisons with David Willis and getting into the deep topic of the 'morals/ethnics' of keeping reptiles in captivity.
Cobra-tracking in Thailand? Charlie Grennan takes it seriously, as you can see he even wears a helmet!
Madagascar is famed for its incredible biodiversity and charismatic lemurs, but has also seen extensive loss of natural habitat. Monni finds out from a panel of Madagascar aficionados what the island has been like in the past and what the challenges are for its surviving wildlife. How big is an elephant bird and its poo? What can old bones tell us?…
This week we are joined by Ryan Pilgrim who is a reptile keeper at one of the most iconic zoos in the world, Australia Zoo. more info - http://www.reptilenchill.com
Hannah Pollock - BBC Deadly 60, Stand Up for Nature Bicycle Cinema & NatGeo Explorer joins us to share what its like working as Wildlife Camera Operative/ Wildlife Film Maker.
Warren comes to discuss his tree boa collection and lab work!
Rob Louth from Animals Uk joins us to discuss the whirlwind of a year hes had and how it has affected his encounters business.
Owen McIntyre spills the milk. Co-host of Morelia Python Radio finally lets loose the juice on Eric Burke and joins team RnC.
We said we would always be open and honest, we interviewed this.. thought about it and didn't want to release it. But what's the point? Before we get the negative comments, take the time to listen to this week's episode. We are no means taking sides in this debate but no the less it's interesting!There's alot of contaversial debate surrounded this …
Emma Lawlor joins us to talk about her career in Zoology and genetic barcoding... yeah, thats what i thought! The fudge is genetic barcoding!!!
This week Dadaire Alphar joins us to discuss what life in Uganda is like, how a shocking story started his passion for reptiles and now, taking people into the jungle on epic adventures!
Joining us this week is Chris who works at Crocodiles of the World. We talk about his private collection and what he does for a living!
The first live video stream/podcast, we talk about native reptiles, morals of keeping reptiles in captivity and whether the hobby needs an attitude adjustment. For the best experience please watch the full video on our facebook page or youtube channel!
Windmill of an episode, lacking the old one. We discuss herping field trips with GST, mental health, positive thinking, yoga and meditation.By BEARDEDBEERBELLYS
The Diva that is Chris Wilson joins us to talk about all pythons python and boa related. We apologise for his accent now....By BEARDEDBEERBELLYS
Mark Patrick joins us to discuss his ecologist work and keeping Shingleback Skinks!By BEARDEDBEERBELLYS
Small-scale fisheries (SSFs) provide around two-thirds of the world’s catch intended for human consumption, and support 90% of employment in the fisheries sector, therefore should have a huge role to play in achieving some of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Despite this, they are barely mentioned. Monni finds out from a panel of SSF a-fis…
Joining us this week is Rowland Griffin as he talks about herping Guatemala.By BEARDEDBEERBELLYS
Daryl begins to tell us about his work over in Africa with helping towards saving the rhinos!By BEARDEDBEERBELLYS
Dave Howard from Rainforest Exotics joins us to discuss how he breeds Woma Pythons + much more!By BEARDEDBEERBELLYS
Ally Sharp joins us to talk about his whirlwind of a career, you honestly wont know what hits you!!By BEARDEDBEERBELLYS
We are back for another year of RnC. We talk about what we have got up to during the holidays plus Hoss talks about 'loosing' the passion for reptiles.By BEARDEDBEERBELLYS
The lads gather around the microphone for once last podcast of 2019. They discuss some of the finer and not so finer moments of RnC amongst other general nonsense!
Grace talks about how she got into working with animals in film with mentions of the porn industry!!By BEARDEDBEERBELLYS
For decades, conservationists, vets and farmers in the UK have been at loggerheads about the best way to manage bovine tuberculosis (bTB). This cattle disease is a huge burden on the farming industry and can pass between cattle and badgers, making it difficult to eradicate. In this episode, Monni teams up with bTB & badger specialists, to discuss b…
This week on HeadBox Connect we have a live recording of the latest HeadBox Connect panel event at Level39, where we discussed the topic of mental health and wellbeing in the workplace.Our Head of Marketing, Ann-Marie Rossiter was joined by Petra Velzeboer, mental health consultant, George Bell, Growth Lead at Sanctus, and Madeleine Evans, Founder …
Tariq joins us again to talk about his role as a vet and also his involvement with working with the IHS.By BEARDEDBEERBELLYS
Paul Dunn comes on the show to share his story on how Autism has played a role in keeping venomous reptiles.By BEARDEDBEERBELLYS