Caryn-Hartglass

It‘s All About Food – Vicki Hird, Rebugging the Planet, The Remarkable Things that Insects (and Other Invertebrates) Do – And Why We Need to Love Them More

Vicki Hird is Head of the Sustainable Farming Campaign for Sustain: The Alliance for Better Food and Farming, and she also runs an independent consultancy. An experienced and award-winning environmental campaigner, researcher, writer and strategist working mainly in the food, farming and environmental policy arenas, Vicki has worked on government policy for many years and is the author of Perfectly Safe to Eat?: The Facts on Food.

Vicki’s passion is insects. The first pets she gave her children were a family of stick insects, and she received a giraffe-necked weevil tattoo for her 50th birthday. Vicki has a masters in pest management and is a fellow of the Royal Entomological Society (FRES).

Links mentioned in the program:
CELEBRATING INSECTS
Invertebrate Welfare
Light pollution from street lamps linked to insect loss

 

 

 

 

 

 

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