Blog Archives

No New Whales and Dolphins in Captivity at VanAqua, and Animal Activism via Fiction Novel Writing

December 10th is Int'l Human Rights Day. We feature an interview with animal suspense novelist Robin Lamont, who brings themes of animal rights and human rights into her books. Also, an interview with Annelise Sorg of No Whales in Captivity on the latest happenings with the Vancouver Aquarium. Plus, we discuss how human rights are…

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The Fictions of Our Animal-Consuming Culture, and New Discoveries in Animal Intelligence

A feature interview with Robert Grillo on his new book "Farm to Fable: The Fictions of Our Animal-Consuming Culture", plus an interview with Leora Eisen, film director of the documentary "Think Like An Animal". Also, an update on the Vancouver Aquarium, in light of their 2 recent beluga deaths.

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Animal Rights Issues in Mexico, and Speciesism and Language: Exploring How Violence is Embedded in Our Words

Television host and animal rights activist Marco Antonio Regil tells us about animal rights issue in Mexico and in the Latino community. Plus, we discuss Speciesism and Language. And Alison tells us about her animal adventures in Hawaii!

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The World Vegan Day Show: A Cattle Farmer Makes a Connection to Save the Animals, and Social Challenges to Going Vegan

World Vegan Day is November 1st! We feature an interview with Mike Lanigan, a former cattle farmer who changed his heart to save the animals, plus we talk about the Social Challenges to Going Vegan and offer advice on how to overcome them. Also, Tips for Keeping Animals Safe at Hallowe'en.

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Trophy Hunting Across the Globe: Justice for BC Grizzlies, and “Blood Lions” in South Africa

This show is dedicated to the end of trophy hunting. We interview Val Murray from Justice for BC Grizzlies, plus a feature interview with Bruce Young, the co-director of "Blood Lions", a film that exposes the canned lion hunting industry in South Africa.

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Vegan Stories, Thanksgiving Activism, and more!

Sinéad and Shawna share their Vegan Stories, a review of the film "Vegan: Everyday Stories", plus Social Change Makers' upcoming Thanksgiving outreach, and Caroline's business card outreach.

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The Elephant Show: Patricia Sims, filmmaker of “When Elephants Were Young”, and Fran Duthie of Elephanatics

September 22nd is National Elephant Appreciation Day! We present a feature interview with filmmaker Patricia Sims on the plight of the Asian elephants, and an interview with founder of the local elephant advocacy organization Elephanatics. Plus, a review of the March to Close All Slaughterhouses last week, and Virtuous Pie!

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Show for the Dolphins: Dr. Toni Frohoff on Top Ten Worst Tanks in North America, and Plans for a Seaside Sanctuary

Show for the Dolphins: Dr. Toni Frohoff on Top Ten Worst Tanks in North America, and Plans for a Seaside Sanctuary

Show for the Dolphins: Dr. Toni Frohoff on Top Ten Worst Tanks for Dolphins and Whales in North America, and Plans for a Seaside Sanctuary at the National Aquarium. Also, speciesism at a local "Animal Expo".

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Endangered Animals Across the Globe: The Orangutan Project & The Hike to End Elephant Poaching

An interview with activist Patricia Welty on her Hike to End Elephant Poaching, plus a feature interview with Leif Cocks on The Orangutan Project. Also, farm sanctuary stories, and a fundraiser for a children's vegan book!

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Review and Highlights of the 2016 Animal Rights National Conference

Review and Highlights of the 2016 Animal Rights National Conference! Plus L.A.'s first Pig Save vigil, and vegan eats in L.A.

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