August 12, 2019

Episode 10: Environmental Death

Between 2002 and 2017, 1,558 people across 50 countries were killed for defending their environments and lands; this is more than double the number of United Kingdom and Australian armed service people killed on active duty in war zones over the same period. In this episode I explore some of the research which aims to understand where this is happening and how it can be stopped.

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Read this episode’s science poem here.  

Read the scientific study that inspired it here.

Read ‘Extinction’ by Jackie Kay here.

Find out more about Global Witness here.

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Music by Rufus Beckett.

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