E10: Derek Gow

How we Screwed the Planet

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29th October 2023 | 47 minutes

Derek Gow is a former farmer turned passionate nature conservationist. A recognised expert in species reintroduction Derek played a significant role in the reintroduction of the Eurasian beaver, the water vole and the white stork to England. He’s also the author of the insightful books “Bringing Back the Beaver” and “Birds, Beasts, and Bedlam.” At the moment, Derek is deeply involved in the rewilding of his expansive 300-acre farm.

In this episode, Rich and Derek embark on a profound journey to explore the factors that have shaped our present environmental challenges, and discuss the crucial next steps needed for there to be any hope for us and our natural world.

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