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The Off the Leash Podcast Episode 12

Our second episode of season two starts with a discussion of Henry Dimbleby’s National Food Strategy and a look at Earth Overshoot Day (which this year fell in July).  We have a new team member – Lisa Marley introduces herself in a shortcast. Charlie talks about August 7th’s upcoming Hen Harrier Day, and Bob Berzins follows up with a shortcast about the harassment and intimidation he faces for speaking out about wildlife crime on grouse moors. In Heroes and Villains we praise Luke Steele and Wild Moors for their work with Yorkshire Water, student and artist Giuditta Migiani for her superb badger pictograms, and the RNLI (not a charity normally in our focus but Nigel Farage’s comments were just plain stupid); our Villians of the Week are the organisers of the Gillingham and Shaftesbury Show for banning Action Against Foxhunting and the regressive ‘countryside lobbyists’ who want to water down animal welfare and animal sentience legislation.  Finally, in our 60 Second Shoutout we flag up our own expanding collection of shortcasts and a Defra consultation on extending the Ivory Act to cover all ivory-bearing species.

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