Blog Archives

Empty the Tanks Worldwide 2015.

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A day in advance of the 3rd annual event, we check-in with the founder, Rachel Carbary. Annelise Sorg from No Whales in Captivity also joins us in studio to give us an update on the Vancouver Aquarium.

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After the Disaster. May Day.

After the Disaster. May Day.

World Animal Protection joins us to discuss what the disaster in Nepal means for animals there. We also discuss the idea that the earthquake is "karma" for the Gadhimai festival, and we connect May Day to the struggle for nonhuman justice.

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Taking Action & Building Community. Bill C-51, Zoo Protest, and Vancouver Island Vegan Association

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Why should animal defenders care about the proposed anti-terrorism bill (C-51)? We speak with a concerned citizen about her views on the matter. We also welcome the Vancouver Island Vegan Association to the west coast scene, and hear clips from last week's protest at the Greater Vancouver Zoo.

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Fuelling the Fire: Songs of Compassion, Resistance, and Liberation

by Redmer Hoekstra

100 minutes of liberation music -- for Earthlings! We dedicate this special extended episode to all the activists who keep making connections and fighting to end commodification, captivity, torture, and needless slaughter. In this show, we keep the focus on the plight of nonhuman animals, the earth in crisis, and power of speaking out and…

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Fuelling the Fire: Songs of Compassion, Resistance, and Liberation

by Redmer Hoekstra

100 minutes of liberation music -- for Earthlings! We dedicate this special extended episode to all the activists who keep making connections and fighting to end commodification, captivity, torture, and needless slaughter. In this show, we keep the focus on the plight of nonhuman animals, the earth in crisis, and power of speaking out and…

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International Animal Rights Conference 2014 — Highlights

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Tim and Alissa attended this 4 day conference which took place in Luxembourg in September. Attendees and presenters came from over 30 countries around the world. We talk to some of the attendees and hear amazing clips from some of the best presentations at the conference.

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Cowspiracy

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Kip Anderson and Keegan Kuhn tell us all about the process of making their new documentary and share their passion to have a positive impact on the planet.

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Will Potter: Activism is Not Terrorism

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In light of the undercover investigation at the dairy facility in Chilliwack, and the announcement that Enbridge's Northern Gateway has been approved, we thought it would be a good time to check in with acclaimed independent journalist, Will Potter (Green Is The New Red). We talk "eco-terrorism", activist repression, ag-gag, drones, movement building, and more!

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Bird Brains. Barnivore.

Bird Brains. Barnivore.

Listen to this show right here! [display_podcast] Giving Chickens the Credit They Deserve: Chickens are Smart! In honour of International Respect for Chickens Month, it’s time to celebrate these fascinating feathered fowl and give them the credit they deserve. People often use the term “bird brain” to describe one of little intelligence, but the total opposite is actually true when it…

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Salmon Confidential: Standing Together Against Fish Farms

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This shocking documentary by Twyla Roscovich tells the behind-the-scenes story of the biggest environmental government coverup ever perpetrated on British Columbians. When biologist Alexandra Morton discovers BC’s wild salmon are testing positive for dangerous European salmon viruses associated with salmon farming worldwide, a chain of events is set off by the government’s efforts to suppress…

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