Tag: environment

Healing our Planet Amidst a Climate and Pandemic Crisis, with Dr. Sailesh Rao of the Climate Healers, and Opposing a $9.5 Million Bailout for the Vancouver Aquarium with Annelise Sorg

Dr. Sailesh Rao

For our feature interview, we welcome Dr. Sailesh Rao, an environmental scientist who believes that the world is capable of overcoming climate change – but only if everyone adopts a plant-based diet by the year 2026. Also, Annelise Sorg, the co-founder and President of No Whales in Captivity, discusses the history of Vancouver Aquarium’s exploitative conduct towards the animals and a call for no $9.5 million bailout from the government during pandemic times.

Dr. Olivia Norfolk on How Keeping Honeybees Harms Wild Pollinators, and 11-Year-Old Omari McQueen on Being the World’s Youngest Vegan CEO

Pollinator expert Dr. Olivia Norfolk explains how keeping honeybees harms wild bee populations, and what we can do to actually help them. 11-year-old Omari McQueen describes his vegan food business and talks about why he went vegan and how he discovered his passion for cooking.

Is it Possible to be an Environmentalist Without Being Vegan?

Local vegan activists discuss a recent event hosted by UBC, “Hope in the Climate Crisis: Transitioning Our World”, featuring a speech by renowned environmentalist and scientist,┬áDavid Suzuki. Also, an interview with Professor Daniel Pauly about environmental strategy.

Mark Hawthorne just released an expanded version of Striking at the Roots: A Practical Guide to Animal Activism

Interviews with author Mark Hawthorne on his updated book “Striking at the Roots: A Practical Guide to Animal Activism”, and Dr. Katherine Van Ekert on Lulelumon’s refusal to stop using down in their clothing products.

Earth Day: Jane Goodall and George Monbiot on How to Save the Planet

Happy Earth Day! We listen to and discuss the words of renowned thinkers Jane Goodall and George Monbiot on the environmental impact of animal agriculture, and what can be done to help stop catastrophic climate change.

Cowspiracy

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.

Salamanders, Radical Animals and Ravaged Environments, The Black Lodge Review, and much more!

Today we discuss a variety of hot topics from salamander protection to the dairy industry. We also give our reviews of Vancouver’s newest vegetarian restaurant, The Black Lodge, and an event which happened recently in Vancouver called Radical Animals and Ravaged Environments.

Building Solidarity: Coastal First Nations Band Together for Bears / Common Ground for Earth Defense and Animal Liberation

We speak to William Housty of the Heiltsuk Nation about Bears Forever, a project of the Central Coast First Nations Bear Working Group. We also have special guests to speak about an upcoming event called Radical Animals and Ravaged Environments: A New Understanding for a Common Struggle.