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Nature's Voice

Nature's voice podcast

Duration: 15 to 20 minutes

Love nature? You'll love Nature's Voice, our award-winning podcast. Each month we'll bring you features, interviews and news of birds and wildlife, from back gardens to the Sumatran rainforest. If you can't get enough, try dipping into our back catalogue. We'll take you soaring with birds of prey, look back over 30 years of Big Garden Birdwatch, offer wildlife gardening advice and hear from celebrity wildlife lovers like Bill Oddie and Kate Humble. To make sure you get each new edition as soon as it’s published, why not become a subscriber? It's free and simple!

Please note: As of Oct 2014 we are focusing our limited resources on producing podcasts with more of the stuff you - our listeners - enjoy. This means fewer podcasts will be produced so in some months no podcast will be published, but we hope to produce nine each year.

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Latest episode

Born to Be Wild

Published: Sun, 31 Jan 201. File size: 8.9Mb.

Hattie Garlick's new book Born to be Wild is full of ideas to get children 
outdoors without spending lots of money and in this – the 100th edition of
Nature’s Voice – Jane Markham visits Hattie for a sneak preview. The book's
published in March, and as an RSPB licensed book, part of the cover price will
be helping save wildlife. We’ll also be looking at things to do outdoors at RSPB
reserves as the February half term approaches.

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List of episodes

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  • Episode 100: Born to Be Wild (Download)
  • Episode 99: Working for nature from science to song (Download)
  • Episode 98: Big Schools Birdwatch at 15! (Download)
  • Episode 97: Nature of climate change (Download)
  • Episode 96: Response for Nature and online art in An Open Field (Download)
  • Episode 95: Wallasea Island Wild Coast project (Download)
  • Episode 94: Puffins in trouble (Download)
  • Episode 93: Protecting the laws that protect nature - why the Nature Directives matter (Download)
  • Episode 92: Birdwatching with Stornoway and Big Garden Birdwatch results (Download)
  • Episode 91: Somerset Cranes and Climate Change (Download)
  • Episode 90: Taking Big Garden Birdwatch selfies! (Download)
  • Episode 89: Autumn Arrivals (Download)
  • Episode 88: Nightingales under threat in Kent (Download)
  • Episode 87: Conference for Nature and introducing Vote for Bob (Download)
  • Episode 86: The hen harrier Skydancer project is up for an award (Download)
  • Episode 85: Doñana restored and the yellow spiky woodlouse (Download)
  • Episode 84: Sleeping wild in your garden and Springwatch at Minsmere (Download)
  • Episode 83: Frogs and toads the gardener's friends! (Download)
  • Episode 82: Birdwatch results and the plight of the kittiwake (Download)
  • Episode 81: Floods and Fashion Week Nestboxes (Download)
  • Episode 80: Big Garden Birdwatch Live! (Download)
  • Episode 79: Where have all the Turtle Doves gone? (Download)
  • Episode 78: Project Wild Thing (Download)
  • Episode 77: Miranda Krestovnikoff - the RSPB's new President (Download)
  • Episode 76: Birds Without Borders - the perils of migration (Download)
  • Episode 75: A Big Wild Sleepout to remember (Download)
  • Episode 74: Linda Barker plus the Big Wild Sleepout (Download)
  • Episode 73: Sir David Attenborough and Giving Nature a Home (Download)
  • Episode 72: The State of Nature Report (Download)
  • Episode 71: Summer migrants special (Download)
  • Episode 70: Big Garden Birdwatch results in a spring freeze (Download)
  • Episode 69: Create a home for wildlife (Download)
  • Episode 68: Big Garden Birdwatch - the teenage connection (Download)
  • Episode 67: Wildlife at Christmas (Download)
  • Episode 66: Mike Dilger's Wild Town (Download)
  • Episode 65: Connecting children with nature (Download)
  • Episode 64: Sarah Outen and the Albatross (Download)
  • Episode 63: Nature of Farming Awards - your vote counts (Download)
  • Episode 62: Rio Summit report and UK woodlands in decline (Download)
  • Episode 61: First catch your hippo! (Download)
  • Episode 60: Springwatch returns to RSPB Ynys-hir (Download)
  • Episode 59: A drought for all seasons (Download)
  • Episode 58: Where have all the starlings gone? (Download)
  • Episode 57: Thames Estuary airport threat (Download)
  • Episode 56: Big Garden Birdwatch 2012 (Download)
  • Episode 55: 2011 reviewed and riding the economic storm predicted for 2012 (Download)
  • Episode 54: Vultures, rain forests and solar panels (Download)
  • Episode 53: Come Dine with the birds! (Download)
  • Episode 52: Saving the spoon-billed sandpiper (Download)
  • Episode 51: Making Your Nature Count and seaside rock pools (Download)
  • Episode 50: The Nature of Farming Awards 2011 (Download)
  • Episode 49: Bempton Gannets and the Marine Wildlife Pledge (Download)
  • Episode 48: Springwatch's new home at RSPB Ynys-hir (Download)
  • Episode 47: Ospreys, Wood Ants and Smooth Snakes at Arne (Download)
  • Episode 46: Stepping Up For Nature and Big Garden Birdwatch Results (Download)
  • Episode 45: Curious courtships amongst the birds and the trees! (Download)
  • Episode 44: Big Garden Birdwatch 2011 - where will you be watching? (Download)
  • Episode 43: Bird is the Word and a mistletoe mystery (Download)
  • Episode 42: Sun bears in Harapan Rainforest (Download)
  • Episode 41: Government Cuts and the RSPB (Download)
  • Episode 40: Every Child Outdoors (Download)
  • Episode 39: Hope Farm and the Nature of Farming Award (Download)
  • Episode 38: Bill Oddie on Rainham Marshes plus protecting wildlife from budget cuts. (Download)
  • Episode 37: Volunteering Special (Download)
  • Episode 36: Springwatch 2010 (Download)
  • Episode 35: Nesting kestrels and polystyrene ospreys.. (Download)
  • Episode 34: Election Special (Download)
  • Episode 33: Birds of Prey Special (Download)
  • Episode 32: Little Schools join the Big Garden Birdwatch (Download)
  • Episode 31: Bill Bailey and a Letter to the Future (Download)
  • Episode 30: Climate Change - The Wave (Download)
  • Episode 29: Feed the Birds and at sea with killer whales (Download)
  • Episode 28: Saving special places (Download)
  • Episode 27: Crimson Wing - flamingos on film (Download)
  • Episode 26: Mike Dilger and Alison Steadman visit Minsmere (Download)
  • Episode 25: Stone curlews and cuckoos - the good and bad news (Download)
  • Episode 24: Swifts' late arrival and Make your nature count (Download)
  • Episode 23: A date with nature and a birds of prey update (Download)
  • Episode 22: Good news for the albatross and Big Garden Birdwatch results (Download)
  • Episode 21: Saltholme - a new reserve in an industrial landscape (Download)
  • Episode 20: Big Garden Birdwatch at 30! (Download)
  • Episode 19: A starling spectacular and dreaming of a green Christmas (Download)
  • Episode 18: Why city sparrows struggle for survival (Download)
  • Episode 17: Bird feeding tips for the credit crunch (Download)
  • Episode 16: Nesting hornbills in Sumatra and discovering the UK's lowland heaths (Download)
  • Episode 15: New families for orphaned peregrine chicks and great grassland reserves. (Download)
  • Episode 14: The case against Biofuels and where to spot a puffin (Download)
  • Episode 13: How a new whisky will help the Black Grouse and RSPB reserves near cities (Download)
  • Episode 12: Birds of prey - the good news, Bill Oddie and the Loch Garten ospreys (Download)
  • Episode 11: India's vultures on the edge of extinction and UK egg thief is jailed (Download)
  • Episode 10: Big Garden Birdwatch results and a new RSPB centre for Wales (Download)
  • Episode 9: Skylarks and stone curlews at risk (Download)
  • Episode 8: Big Garden Birdwatch 2008 (Download)
  • Episode 7: Successes and Challenges - the RSPB's Chief Executive looks back at 2007 (Download)
  • Episode 6: Lake Natron flamingo threat (Download)
  • Episode 5: Homes for Wildlife (Download)
  • Episode 4: Sumatran rainforest on the brink (Download)
  • Episode 3: Birds at sea and a wetland recreated (Download)
  • Episode 2: Birds of prey still under threat (Download)
  • Episode 1: Saving the albatross and Spring on Islay (Download)

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