The People's Countryside Environmental Debate Podcast
This podcast's for anyone wanting to explore the big issues, stretching your thinking in relatable ways. Well known personalities, Stuart ‘The Wildman’ Mabbutt and photographer William Mankelow, who aren't experts, but have opinions, authentic views and no scripts.
Join them on meandering conversations about nature, philosophy, climate, the human condition, sustainability, and social justice. Sometimes joined by guests, or discussing listener questions between themselves. Always full of fun anecdotes and a bit of silliness.
Benefits Of Art
Tuesday 17 May 2022
: “What benefits does art provide society? Does art hurt society in any way?”
A good philosophical question this, from listener Matthew in...
Protesting Against Royalty
Sunday 15 May 2022
: Stuart and William once again record in Stuart's back garden, hence the background sounds, with Stuart in your left ear, and William in your...
To Greenwash Or Not To Greenwash
Tuesday 10 May 2022
: “Is greenwashing better than no greenwashing at all?”
Stuart and William embark on a relatable conversation, where they aim to break...
Warfare Effects On Wildlife
Sunday 08 May 2022
: "What are the impacts on wildlife from war?"
Stuart and William had never even considered before, so settled down to record face to face...
Property Ownership Obsession
Tuesday 03 May 2022
: ”In the UK, we’re totally obsessed with home and property ownership, we’ll, that's my personal perspective.
If someone buys a house...
Community Successes Against Climate Change
Sunday 01 May 2022
: “Can communities succeed against climate change, whether its man made or not?”
Stuart and William once again commence with on a long...
Giving Back Artefacts
Tuesday 26 April 2022
: “Is it reasonable for museums to hold items and collections from around the world when they were potentially obtained in dubious ways?...
Would You Choose Immortality?
Sunday 24 April 2022
: “If you could become immortal on the condition you would NEVER be able to die or kill yourself, would you choose immortality?”
It's World Earth Day
Friday 22 April 2022
: Hosts Stuart and William, mark World Earth Day in this bonus episode of The People's Countryside Environmental Debate Podcast.
Earth Day is...
Understanding Our Collective Pasts
Tuesday 19 April 2022
: “What are your views on statues of colonialists, and other figures from our collective pasts?”
In this iteration of the podcast,...
How Do We Protect The Planet?
Sunday 17 April 2022
: Stuart and William record face to face again as they discuss, investigate, and explore the below question from listener Eddie in Dover,...
Out And About At The Wolvercote Young People’s Club
Thursday 14 April 2022
: Stuart and William were once again out and about with a promotional stall for this podcast, this time at the Wolvercote Young People’s...
If You Can Be Anything Just Be Kind
Tuesday 12 April 2022
: “What does it mean to live a good life?”
Stuart and William embark on quite a deep philosophical discussion, that was sparked by what...
Aviation Is Sustainable?
Sunday 10 April 2022
: "Is the aviation industry truly doing as much as it can to change and make itself more sustainable?”
Stuart and William were once again...
We Need Nature, Nature Needs Us
Tuesday 05 April 2022
: “We need nature and nature needs us, please cover this in an episode”.
Stuart and William commence with quite an in depth, and times...
Crop Spraying: Necessity Or Unnatural
Sunday 03 April 2022
: “Crop spraying. A necessity in modern times vs an unnatural method of growing the nation's food?”
A good, in depth exchange, between...
What Else Do We Do Outside Of The Podcast
Friday 01 April 2022
: Stuart and William were once again at the East Oxford Farmers' and Community Market with a stall last weekend, and while there they recorded...
What Makes This Podcast Authentic
Thursday 31 March 2022
: Stuart and William were once again at the East Oxford Farmers' and Community Market with a stall last Saturday, whilst there they recorded...
Our Release Schedule
Wednesday 30 March 2022
: Stuart and William, at the weekend, were once again at the East Oxford Farmers' and Community Market, with a stall, while there they...
Ignoring Harsh Truths
Tuesday 29 March 2022
: “What harsh truths do you prefer to ignore?”
Join Stuart and William for another roaming, insightful, and unscripted deliberation which...
Make A Positive Contribution To Avert Climate Change
Sunday 27 March 2022
: “How can we all make a positive contribution to averting climate change?”
Stuart and William once again delve into and explore the above...
BONUS release! Is Health And Social Care Being Left Behind?
Friday 25 March 2022
: In today's bonus episode, we once again begin with an out and about recording at the East Oxford Farmers' and Community Market. While there...
Pursuit Of Happiness?
Tuesday 22 March 2022
: “Direct question guys. What makes you happy?”
A nice direct question this one, from listener Olivia in Newcastle Upon Tyne, Northern...
Life And Live Discoveries
Sunday 20 March 2022
: “Have you guys discovered new things after Covid, about life, or performing to a live audience?”
Stuart and William delve into,...
BONUS release! Deniers Deny Everything?
Friday 18 March 2022
: In today's bonus episode, we begin with an out and about recording at the East Oxford Farmers' and Community Market. While there Stuart and...