Young, Barbara

Barbara, Baroness Young of Old Scone, is a Member of the House of Lords with special interests, among others, in the environment, agriculture , natural resources and climate change. She is Chancellor at Cranfield University and her voluntary positions include President of Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire Wildlife Trust; Honorary President of the South Georgia Heritage […]

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Winter, Paul

Paul Winter:  Paul Winter’s musical odyssey has long embraced the traditions of the world’s cultures, as well as the wildlife voices of what he refers to as “the greater symphony of the Earth.” From the early days of his college jazz sextet, which toured 23 countries of Latin America for the State Department and performed

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Winter, James de

James de Winter taught science in secondary schools for eight years. Although no longer in the classroom on a daily basis, he still considers himself to be physics teacher, and now spends most of his working life supporting the teaching of physics. He works at the Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge, running the Secondary Physics

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Warren, Michael

Michael J. Warren is an ecocritic, writer and medievalist, specialising in historical human-nonhuman relationships. He is author of Birds in Medieval English Poetry and honorary research fellow at Birkbeck College, University of London, where he works on birds/nature in Old English place-names. Michael is also co-series editor of the peer-reviewed journal Medieval Ecocriticisms, for which

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Wainwright, Martin

Martin Wainwright retired from the Guardian in 2013 after 37 years, the last 18 as Northern Editor. He has edited four collections of Guardian Country Diaries and writes a blog about moths. His enthusiasm for wildlife and the countryside was triggered in his native Leeds by the late John Armitage, curator of natural history at the city museum,

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Vogley, Faye

Faye is a behavioural ecologist whose research has looked at our own and other species’ evolution and behaviour. After years of working as a field biologist, she now focuses her efforts on building a bridge between the scientific community and general public through effective communication. She currently works for the British Trust for Ornithology as

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Vickery, Juliet

Juliet Vickery enjoyed research posts at Scottish Natural Heritage, the University of Edinburgh and the British Trust for Ornithology, following a PhD at Oxford and a Post doc at the University of East Anglia. She moved to her current position of Head of the International Research section in the Centre for Conservation Science at the RSPB

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Toms, Mike

Mike Toms is an Associate Director at the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO), responsible for science communication. Much of his work is geared towards public engagement in ‘Citizen Science’, delivering quality research through networks of keen amateurs. He has been with the BTO since 1994 and has also worked on owls, bird migration, monitoring methods and

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Sutherland, Bill

William Sutherland holds the Miriam Rothschild Chair in Conservation Biology at the University of Cambridge. He has research interests in ecology, conservation and policy-making, and has written or edited ten books and over 400 scientific papers. Having created the OUP series, Techniques in Ecology and Conservation, and the journals Conservation Letters and Conservation Evidence, he set up a

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Robertson, Derek

Derek Robertson has been a professional wildlife artist for 30 years. His work exhibits internationally and has won numerous awards including the BBC Wildlife Art “Visions of Nature” award. He has written and presented a number of TV programs including Drawn from Wild Places and Portrait of the Wild and has written numerous books including

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