Balancing conservation and communities – Matt Walpole from Cornwall Wildlife Trust

Wildlife conservationist Matt Walpole discusses the challenge of balancing conservation, economic development and rural livelihoods.

Matt chats about his varied career and why he returned to the South West to join Cornwall Wildlife Trust, which works to conserve and restore nature and wildlife on land and at sea. He also explores how we can all make a difference.

His career highlights include leading a UN programme focusing on biodiversity and the value of the ecosystem being at the heart of decision making.