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Revive Our World

Revive Our World

By RSPB Cymru
The importance of having nature in our lives has never been clearer, but the crisis facing nature is huge. So huge that our wellbeing, our economic future, and our very survival depend on the choices we make now and the actions taken by our politicians.

Join RSPB Cymru as we talk to experts, campaigners and nature lovers about the issues we're facing, how people can make a difference and how we can Revive Our World.

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5. Great Big Green Week
In Episode 5 we’re talking about the build up to the COP26 global climate summit in Glasgow, and the exciting campaigns taking place across Wales in the lead up to this unique opportunity to make radical global changes for nature and climate. Tamsin Davies talks to Sam Ward from Climate Cymru about Great Big Green Week, the largest event for climate and nature ever seen in the UK, and Climate Cymru’s Green Tour of Wales . Our second conversation is with Joe Wilkins from UK Youth For Nature who tells us all about their Wild Walls campaign, and how UKYFN are campaigning to ensure nature remains an important part of the climate conversation. You can find out more about Revive Our World, read about our 5 Steps to a Green Recovery and take action to speak up for nature yourself at www.rspb.org.uk/reviveourworldcymru Listen to RSPB Let Nature Sing Radio UK Youth For Nature Facebook Page Podcast music by: Biscuit Pictures Sound Recording/ Editing: Soundguy Recording Ltd
34:25
September 21, 2021
4. Art, music and hopes for new Government
In Episode 4 we’ll be finding out how RSPB Cymru has been celebrating revival and hope through art and music and talking about the outcome of the Welsh elections and what that means for the nature and climate emergency in Wales. Tamsin Davies talks to Colwyn Bay artist Sarah Wardlaw about the red kite sculpture which landed at Cardiff Castle in April, and The Gentle Good’s Gareth Bonello about his single Adfywio/Revival, both specially commissioned for the Revive Our World Campaign. RSPB Cymru’s Carly Jones and Laura Cropper talk about their hopes for the new Welsh Government, and how implementing ideas from our 5 Steps to a Green Recovery could make a real difference to people and nature in Wales. You can find out more about Revive Our World, read the 5 Steps to a Green Recovery in full and take action to speak up for nature yourself at www.rspb.org.uk/reviveourworldcymru Sarah Wardlaw: www.sarahwardlaw.co.uk The Gentle Good: thegentlegood.com Listen on Spotify to Adfywio/Revival Podcast music by: Biscuit Pictures Sound Recording/ Editing: Soundguy Recording Ltd
38:55
June 14, 2021
3. Local to Global
Episode 3 first looks at nature's relationships with mental health and equality, then focuses on global targets for nature. RSPB Cymru’s Tove Hubbard talks to Zahrah Bashir from Diverse Cymru about her work connecting people with mental health issues from BAME communities in Cardiff with nature. Then RSPB Cymru’s Meriel Harrison talks with her colleague Georgina Chandler and Birdlife International's Justine Guiny about working across borders and why this year is so important for achieving global targets for nature. You can find out more about Revive Our World, read the 5 Steps to a Green Recovery in full and take action to speak up for nature yourself at www.rspb.org.uk/reviveourworldcymru Diverse Cymru: www.diversecymru.org.uk Birdlife International: www.birdlife.org Podcast music & recording of woodland birds at Nant Llechyd by: Biscuit Pictures Sound Recording/ Editing: Soundguy Recording Ltd
01:01:10
April 13, 2021
2. Land and Sea
The Revive Our World podcast focuses on aspects of RSPB Cymru’s Five Steps to a Green Recovery, talking to experts, nature lovers and campaigners in Wales. Episode 2 is about Resilient Land & Seas. Firstly RSPB Cymru’s Head of Land and Sea Policy, Arfon Williams talks to farmer and podcaster Will Evans about sustainable land management and the future of farming. Then RSPB Cymru’s Marine Policy Officer Emily Williams talks to Ramsey & Grassholm Island Site Manager Greg Morgan and Warden Ian Sims, about their experiences of island seabird conservation during lockdown. You can find out more about Revive Our World, read the 5 Steps to a Green Recovery in full and take action to speak up for nature yourself at www.rspb.org.uk/reviveourworldcymru Will Evans Podcast - Rock and Roll Farming Find out more about RSPB Cymru’s work at Ramsey Island Find out more about the Roseate Tern LIFE project Singing seals at Bardsey Island, recorded by naturalist & photographer Ben Porter for the project ‘Sound mapping Our 5 Square Miles’ Music & additional nature recordings by: Biscuit Pictures Sound Recording/ Editing: Soundguy Recording Ltd
01:04:18
April 06, 2021
1. Green Recovery
The first three episodes of the Revive Our World podcast focus on aspects of RSPB Cymru’s Five Steps to a Green Recovery, talking to experts, nature lovers and campaigners in Wales.  This episode is all about a green recovery & green jobs. Firstly RSPB Cymru Director Katie Jo Luxton and Sue Pritchard, Director of Food, Farming & Countryside Commission chat about what a 'green recovery' is, and how we might achieve this as we come out of the pandemic. Then RSPB Cymru's Tabea Wilkes talks green jobs & a National Nature Service with Ben Rawlence, Director of Black Mountains College, a new Welsh university leading on studies in green skills and technologies. Finally Tabea also talks to two young women about their experiences and aspirations in the green job sector.  Episodes 2 and 3 will follow 10-14 days afterwards.  You can find out more about Revive Our World, read the 5 Steps to a Green Recovery in full and take action to speak up for nature yourself at www.rspb.org.uk/reviveourworldcymru Poem by: Unity. Watch the Make Nature Great Again mural creation Soundscape: RSPB Birdsong Radio Music by: Biscuit Pictures Sound Recording/ Editing: Soundguy Recording Ltd
01:09:08
March 24, 2021