Rob Lambert is a multi-disciplinary academic at the University of Nottingham, working in environmental history and tourism & the environment. A Senior Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Western Australia, and a past President of the European Society for Environmental History, he has co-edited the international journal Environment and History since 2000. He has also been a programme consultant and talking head expert to the BBC Natural History Unit in Bristol, working on a number of TV and radio documentaries including the series Birds Britannia, Making Scotland’s Landscape, When Britain Went Wild, Why the British Love Wildlife and Torrey Canyon: toxic tide. His books include the monograph Contested Mountains (2001), and the edited volumes Species History in Scotland (1998), Rothiemurchus: Nature and People on a Highland Estate 1500–2000(with T.C. Smout, 1999) and Invasive and Introduced Plants and Animals: human perceptions, attitudes and approaches to management (with Ian Rotherham, 2011).