Category: Podcasts

The Return of the Cicada: looking 17 years ahead

this week we learn about the life cycle of cicadas in advance of the brood x infestation occurring this spring.

Encore Show: Behind the Lines of Slaughter, in an Age of Animal Transmitted Disease, with Justin Reineke

Pig in crate of Excelsior Hog Farms in Abbotsford, BC, Canada

In a time of zoonotic diseases and pandemics, former industrial farm and slaughterhouse worker Justin Reineke exposes the underbelly of these infection-ridden factories.

Encore show: International Women’s Day: Uncovering the Connections Between Feminism and Animal Rights, with Carol J. Adams

In honour of International Women’s Day on March 8th, we speak with acclaimed eco-feminist, writer and activist Carol J. Adams, who illustrates the many connections and intersections between feminism and animal rights.

Encore Show: Love for Heart Month with Leading Cardiologist Dr. Joel Kahn, & Vegan Chocolatier Emma Smith

Learn about optimal heart health with leading cardiologist Dr. Joel Kahn. Plus, celebrating the love of chocolate with vegan chocolatier and owner of Zimt Chocolates Emma Smith.

How We Can Promote Change in Support of Wildlife; Coyotes, Whales, and US

We talk with Lesley Fox about the Coyote Culls in Stanley Park and discuss how we can take action and contact policy makers to help support wildlife

Veguary: Brenda Sanders on Afro-Vegan Society’s Exciting New Campaign

Featuring food justice activist Brenda Sanders, founder and president of Afro-Vegan Society, on the society’s new “Veguary” campaign. Plus: a captivating look at monarch butterflies.

Encore Show: Celebrating Vegan Cuisine Month and Black History Month with Asha Wheeldon of Kula Foods

Local vegan chef Asha Wheeldon joins us to talk about plant-based cuisine inspiration and bringing people together through delicious food.

Growing Activism in 2021: Animal Justice Academy, and Veganuary

This week, we interview Kimberly Carroll who is a coach for Changemakers, a campaigns strategist with Animal Justice, and the Animal Justice Academy director. We also speak to the Cranky Vegan about how vegans can change the perceptions of others on veganism.

Penguin Awareness Day: “Penguin Lady” Dyan deNapoli on Reasons to Love (and Save) These Amazing Birds

Featuring an interview with penguin expert Dyan deNapoli on penguin rescue and conservation.

Investing in Veganism for 2021, with Jasmin Singer, author of “The VegNews Guide for Being a Fabulous Vegan”, and Mark Perlmutter, founder of The Vegan Investing Club

We enter January with goals of investing for a vegan future. Interview with Mark Perlmutter, founder of The Vegan Investing Club. And feature interview with Jasmin Singer on her new book “The VegNews Guide to Being a Fabulous Vegan”!