A ten episode podcast on wildlife crime in Serbia and Croatia

Divljina -“Wilderness”, in Serbian- is a 10-episode podcast produced by WWF Adria as part of the LIFE SWiPE project, which sheds light on the issue of wildlife crime in Serbia and Croatia.

In the podcast, WWF Adria and the host Dunja Jovanović -a popular Serbian podcaster- talk to experts in the field of ecology and nature protection and representatives of legislation, judiciary, police and other institutions about these crimes. What they look like, what motivates them, what are their consequences, and most importantly, how to successfully suppress them. All episodes were recorded in Serbian and Croatian, with an episode also recorded in English.

List of episodes:
1. What are wildlife crimes?
2. Trafficking and illegal trade
3. Poaching
4. Sea of crime
5. Poisoning
6. Human-wildlife coexistence
7. Complexity of wildlife crime detection
8. Wildlife in rehabilitation centers: rescue and returning to nature
9. Media and reporting on wildlife crimes
10. Stories from practice: Fight for nature conservation (with Colman O’Criodain – Policy Manager, Wildlife Practice at WWF International)Each episode had two guests on average, with some episodes having only one and some having up to three. The guests ranged from conservation experts from WWF and other nature and wildlife conservation NGOs (for example, Birdlife Serbia) or academics, to representatives of institutions in the wildlife detection and prosecution chain (prosecutors, police) or representatives of government bodies such as the Ministry of Environmental Protection and CITES.

All 10 episodes of the podcast are available on WWF Adria YouTube, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple PodcastsPodcast.rs (the most popular local podcast platform) and other podcasting platforms.

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL-8JxGohxdKEO8BZrV9LyFrxe0HhnFvp6
Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/1TN3VHNSERqbF2WeG0nw95?
Podcast.rs: https://podcast.rs/show/divljina