Tag: Vancouver aquarium

The Fictions of Our Animal-Consuming Culture, and New Discoveries in Animal Intelligence

A feature interview with Robert Grillo on his new book “Farm to Fable: The Fictions of Our Animal-Consuming Culture”, plus an interview with Leora Eisen, film director of the documentary “Think Like An Animal”. Also, an update on the Vancouver Aquarium, in light of their 2 recent beluga deaths.

Animals Exploited for Human Entertainment

Activist and politician Jordan Reichert speaks on the Stanley Park horse carriage crash, and activist David Isbister discusses the tourism trade of exploiting animals for entertainment.

Exposing the Cruelty of Canada Goose Jackets and Canada’s Inadequate Animal Welfare Laws

Interviews with Adrian Nelson of The Fur Bearers on the fur industry, and Camille Labchuk, Animal Justice animal rights lawyer on the inadequacies of Canada’s animal welfare laws.

The Cruelty of the Captivity Industry

Former Marineand Trainer Turned Whistler Blower, Phil Demers, and Vancouver’s Dr. Jeff Matthews, both Featured in The Documentary, Vancouver Aquarium Uncovered, Discuss Cruel Captivity.

Animal Advocacy Camp, and Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?

A feature interview with ethologist Frans De Waal on the human exploration of animal intelligence, plus everything you need to know about Vancouver Animal Advocacy Camp!

The Verdict is in for “Vancouver Aquarium Uncovered”, and Dr. Michael Greger on “Being a vegetarian could kill you”!

We discuss the verdict of the lawsuit against the film “Vancouver Aquarium Uncovered” with filmmaker Gary Charbonneau’s lawyer Arden Beddoes and his assistant Jen Dobell, plus Dr. Michael Greger joins us to refute the study that claims that “Being a Vegetarian Could Kill You”.

Ethical Veganism is Now a Human Right in Ontario, and The Unbound Project

Animal rights lawyer Camille Labchuk on ethical veganism now being recognized as a human right in Ontario, and Dr. Keri Cronin, co-founder of The Unbound Project, recognizing women in animal advocacy. Plus, conveying positive influences in veganism, National Cheese Lover’s Day, and the film Vancouver Aquarium Uncovered is now available for free online!

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.

International Respect for Chickens Month, and Animal Activism Through Art

Did Hana the dolphin commit suicide? Plus Canadian artist and activist Twyla Fran├žois on Animal Activism Through Art, and a feature interview with Karen Davis of United Poultry Concerns for International Respect for Chickens Month.

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 Austerm├╝hle 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.