The EDGE Conservation Podcast

The EDGE Conservation Podcast
The first of its kind podcast, sponsored by EDGE, following the bravest and most innovative minds on the frontlines of wildlife conservation around the world. Support this podcast:

REPLAY: Louis Psihoyos
Aug 20 • 44 min
As our team is off this week lining up new guests and episodes, we’re posting again this awesome chat with Oscar Winning Documentary Filmmaker Louis Psihoyos. If you didn’t catch it before, you absolutely must now: Louie Psihoyos directed the…
17. Cyril Ruoso
Jul 31 • 24 min
Cyril Ruoso is a professional photographer-reporter who has traveled the globe for 20 years in search of extraordinary pictures of wildlife. His first encounter with the Borneo orangutan influenced his work by giving pride of place to primates. He also…
16. Gareth Norris
Jul 24 • 30 min
Gareth Norris is an extraordinary bird handler at the Wild Raptor Conservancy - and has unique relationships with the birds of prey he rehabilitates for re-introduction into South African skies. Hear about his work, raptor personalities, jealous hawks and…
15. Devon Galpin Clarke & Shannon Galpin
Jul 16 • 43 min
Devon Galpin Clark — 14 years old — started Endangered Activism, an organization that “aims to help people feel connected to endangered species.” Along with her mom Shannon Galpin, world-famous National Geographic Adventurer and global activist, Devon…
14. Daniel Beltra
Jul 9 • 27 min
Daniel Beltrá is a photographer who travels the globe with his camera to show man’s impact on the environment. From the Antarctic to the Amazon, from one pole to the other, he’s seen parts of the world few could ever imagine traveling to — and he brought…
13. Shannon Malone
Jul 2 • 37 min
Shannon Malone is a documentary producer who has worked as editor and development executive. Her long list of credits includes Discovery Atlas, Real Family of Jesus, and Extraordinary People, Planet Earth and many more. She has worked for The Discovery…
12. Bob Cisneros
Jun 25 • 43 min
Bob Cisneros is the curator of Big Bear Alpine Zoo. He served as President of the American Association of Zoo Keepers and is on the Board of Directors of the California Wolf Center. Hear about responsible zoo keeping, the role of rehab zoos and animal…
11. Dr. Michelle LaRue
Jun 18 • 32 min
Dr. Michelle LaRue is a research ecologist and public speaker at the University of Minnesota, where she focuses on ecological and conservation issues from North America to Antarctica. Her research centers on the distribution, habitat and effects of human…
10. Kedar Gore
Jun 11 • 34 min
Kedar Gore has been actively engaged with environmental NGOs in India since 1996. His overall area of work has been wildlife conservation, environmental awareness, and much more. Kedar has been working as the Director of The Corbett Foundation since July…
9. Paul Templer
Jun 4 • 41 min
Safari guide and writer Paul Templer survived an attack from the animal responsible for more fatalities in Africa than any other. Hear his harrowing tale, his amazing perspective on appreciating the wilderness, his book, and his life now as he travels and…
8. Matt Shapira
May 28 • 31 min
Matt Shapira is a film producer, writer, and artist known for traveling the world and painting his unique style of elephants to raise money and awareness for the species. Kira calls him in Los Angeles and we hear about his travels, passion and example of…
7. Jeff Provenzano
May 24 • 24 min
Jeff Provenzano is one of the world’s most famous skydivers. He jumps for the Red Bull Air Force, movies, sporting event and for Endangered Species Day he joined EDGE in South Africa for a special experience. Hear about it here in a special episode of the…
6. Jessica Babich
May 21 • 43 min
Jessica Babich is the Director of Save the Waterberg Rhino, a conservation group dedicated to a holistic approach to protecting one of the worlds highest concentrations of rhino. She and Kira discuss her never ending quest and constant innovations in the…
5. Chris Treter
May 13 • 24 min
Chris Treter is the founder of Higher Grounds Coffee and co-founder of On The Ground, an initiative to build schools where Coffee is farmed. His extraordinary work to build schools and sustainable farms in the Congo. Visit —- Support…
4. Paul Blackthorne
May 7 • 38 min
Kira talks to Paul Blackthorne: Actor, Producer, Conservationist and investigative filmmaker behind the documentary Save the Rhino Vietnam. Hear the ARROW star discuss his love for exploration and protecting wildlife. —- Support this podcast:…
3. Louie Psihoyos
Apr 22 • 44 min
Louie Psihoyos directed the Oscar-winning documentary THE COVE, the series RACING EXTINCTION and is Executive Director of the Ocean Preservation Society. He and Kira discuss the effects of his filmmaking and his conservation efforts. He’s kind of a…
2. Stephanie Fennessy
Apr 22 • 36 min
Stephanie Fennessy is co-director and co-founder of Giraffe Conservation Foundation, and tells Kira about her field work, research and community development in her unique effort to preserve the world’s tallest mammals. More about Stephanie here:…
1. Sean Hensman
Apr 22 • 26 min
Sean Hensman is the director of the Rory Hensman Conservation and Research Unit, owner of Adventures with Elephants, and leads some of the top elephant research and conservation efforts in Africa. More about Sean’s work here: —- Support this…
0. A Brand New Podcast
Apr 22 • 23 min
EDGE founder Nathan Edmondson and host Kira Dorrian ask each other “Why a podcast?” Introducing the EDGE Conservation Podcast. More about EDGE here: —- Support this podcast: