Are the world’s national parks failing nature? (part one) – podcast


In a special two-part takeover by colleagues from the age of extinction project, Patrick Greenfield and Phoebe Weston investigate whether national parks actually benefit the environment and biodiversity, or if there might be a better way of doing things

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  • Kate Jennings works for the RSPB, which you can read more about here
  • Christy Brigham works at Sequoia and Kings Canyon national parks, which you can find out more about here
  • Julian Glover’s review of UK national landscapes can be read in full here
  • You can read Patrick Greenfield’s article on the death of sequoia trees here
  • If you’d like to learn more about John Muir, here’s an article about his history
  • Further reporting on problems facing the US National Park Service can be found here
  • National Parks UK have outlined their biodiversity plans in detail here
  • Let us know what you think of the episode, and any stories you’d like us to cover in the future. Leave a comment below or send us an email at: [email protected]
A birdwatcher looks over reed beds on the fringe of Hickling Broad, Norfolk, United Kingdom.
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