Tag: dolphins

Celebrating Vegan Dads for Father’s Day, plus Bill S-203 to Ban All Cetaceans in Captivity in Canada Has Passed this Week

Celebrating vegan dads raising their children vegan, for Father’s Day. And, Bill S-203 has finally passed, creating a federal ban of keeping dolphins and whales in captivity in Canada!

Japan Dolphins Day: The Connections Between Vancouver Aquarium’s Dolphins and Japan, plus Vegan Nutritionist Nikki Hurst

September 1st is Japan Dolphins Day. Vancouver Aquarium Uncovered’s Gary Charbonneau speaks about the Japanese origins of the Vancouver Aquarium’s dolphins, plus nutritionist Nikki Hurst answers all your vegan nutrition questions!

Animals & Relationships: Dr. Naomi Rose on the Social Lives of Whales & Dolphins, and What Does it Mean to Love Animals

A feature interview with marine mammal scientist Naomi Rose on the social lives of cetaceans. Plus, a discussion about what it means for humans to “love” other animals.

Empty the Tanks Worldwide 2015.

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.

Save the Dolphins and the Seals: Taking Action Against the Slaughter in Peru and Canada

Discussing the Vancouver Aquarium’s priorities when it comes to conservation; an interview with Stefan Austermühle of Mundo Azul on the Illegal Peruvian Dolphin Slaughter; a feature interview with Sheryl Fink of IFAW on the Canadian seal hunt; and a Tribute to Sam Simon.

Empty the Tanks: Ending Captivity of Marine Mammals

Photo by Jenni Rempel, Model: Kyra Puddifant.

This episode is all about the upcoming Empty The Tanks actions taking place around the world to protest the captivity of marine mammals on May 24th, 2014. Guests include local organizer Jeff Matthews and “Blackfish” director Gabriela Cowperthwaite.

Animal Freedom Day, and an end to dolphins and whales in captivity at the Vancouver Aquarium?

In this episode, Joanne talks about Vancouver’s goal to be the “greenest city by 2020” and how YOU can contribute by voting for “Encourage vegan options for all!”. We then speak to Janos Maté of the local organization Whale Friends on the pending plebiscite that may be put forth in the 2011 City of Vancouver election. Plus, a feature interview with 18-year old filmmaker and animal activist Nadia Masoudi on Animal Freedom Day, a global event which happens on July 24th!