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Kate Humble

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Kate Humble is a writer and presenter. Her most recent television credits include The Wonder of Dogs, Wild Shepherdess, The Secret Life of the Sun, Volcano Live, Orbit: Earth’s Extraordinary Journey and the long running popular wildlife series Springwatch , Autumnwatch and Lambing Live.

She has travelled extensively, including in 2009 to a remote region of Afghanistan. She has written for a number of publications including The Telegraph, The Times, The Independent, Travel Africa and Wanderlust and had a regular column in the Saturday Telegraph about her farm. In 2011 she co-authored ‘Watching Waterbirds’ with Martin McGill to raise funds for The Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust, of which she is vice-president.

She is a qualified commercial diver and is the second woman ever to be appointed President of the RSPB. She lives in Wales with her husband Ludo, her dogs Badger and Bella, a hive of bees and various other hoofed, furred and feathered livestock.

Kate Humble on the Radio 4 blog: Spring is coming and the mornings are getting noisier