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International Animal Rights Conference 2014 — Highlights


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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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


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

2013-03-26_Sidney - Salmon Confidential with Alexandra Morton, Elizabeth May and Jane Sterk

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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Live and Let Live. Pigs Peace Sanctuary.


Marc Pierschel, the creative mind behind Live and Let Live, joins us to talk about his new documentary about what moves people to live vegan. We also share some of our favourite clips from a recent trip to Pigs Peace Sanctuary in Washington State.

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Women and the Animal Rights Movement. Neither Man Nor Beast.

Women in the Animal Rights Movement

International Women's Day. We feature an interview with Emily Gaarder, author of Women and the Animal Rights Movement. We also share a recent talk by Carol J. Adams entitled "Neither Man nor Beast: politics and the absent referent in 2014".

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Changing Laws to Protect Paws: Big Cat Rescue, and The Paw Project


Full on feline fun! We discuss lions, tigers, and more with Carole Baskin who has operated North America's largest big cat sanctuary for over 20 years. We also learn about declawing from The Paw Project.

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Cultivating Compassion: A Heart-Centred Celebration for All Beings


Animal Voices and Drishti Point Yoga Radio present 4 events in 3 days: Thurs Feb 13, Fri Feb 14th, and Sat Feb 15.

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Compassionate Beats & Melodies: Music for Earthlings

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On our last show of the year, we uncover some music from various genres and moods. From exuberance for life and the joy of plant based living, to sadness & rage at the injustice of nonhuman animal treatment.... from hip hop, to punk, and pop -- there's something for everyone!

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