Colwell, Mary

 
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Mary Colwell is a producer of TV, radio and internet programmes, specialising in the areas of natural history and religion. She has made major Radio 4 series such as Saving SpeciesShared Planet and The History of Natural History. For TV she produced British Isles – A Natural HistoryBill Oddie Goes WildWildlife On One and Natural World. In 2009 she won a Radio Academy Sony Gold for a podcast about a prisoner caring for a budgerigar. She is a feature writer for the Catholic think-tank journal The Tabletand has advised the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales on environmental issues. Her first book, John Muir – The Man Who Saved America’s Wild Places, was published in 2014. At present she is working on her second book on kindness and nature and producing a series for Radio 4 on animal sentience.

 
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