The illegal trade of African Grey Parrots We begin with Ben Williamson, Programs Director at World Animal Protection. Huge numbers of live wild animals are traded as pets and much of this trade is illegal and involves endangered and protected species. Undercover investigations have shown Turkish Airlines and its cargo carrier Turkish Cargo as […]
The show begins with Lori’s discussion with Toni Frohoff, PhD., Elephant Campaign Director at In Defense of Animals. Each year, IDA publishes its list of the worst North American zoos for elephants, and sadly, this year’s list demonstrates that the horrendous conditions for elephants in so many zoos continues. In 2017, there was indeed some […]
This show begins with Lori and Peter discussing some nifty things you can do around your home to help animals such hummingbirds and other birds. Then Darlene Kobobel, President of the Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center returns to discuss the many problems related to wolf-dog hybrids, properly called wolfdogs. You will want to think twice before buying […]
With the release of Ron Howard’s new film, Sully, our interest in the risks posed to planes by wildlife has certainly been rekindled! Lori begins the show with Dr. Richard Dolbeer, who enjoyed a long career studying ways to make the skies safer for planes as well as for the wild animals who live near […]
This week’s show begins with Peter interviewing attorney Nicholas Whipps, from the Center for Biological Diversity. Nicholas voices the widespread concern that the blue tang will become the next sought after species for home aquariums, similar to what happened to the clownfish depicted in Finding Nemo. The methods used to harvest blue tangs are devastating […]
This week’ show is packed with a variety of hot animal stories and fascinating guests. Lori’s first guest is Fia Perera, co-founder of the USA Chapter of No To Dog Meat. It can be hard to think about, but man’s best friend is consumed for food in many places in China as well as Indonesia, […]
This show featured two excellent guests. http://s3.amazonaws.com/at-radio/090714.mp3 First on was Michael Hutchins, PhD., with American Bird Conservancy, who described the hazards birds face due to large solar plants. Recent reporting has included photos of birds literally burned and killed in flight. Michael explained the scope of the problem and what might be done to protect the birds […]
http://s3.amazonaws.com/at-radio/112413.mp3 On this show we discussed the new film, Parrot Confidential, by award winning filmmaker, Allison Argo. There are many problems associated with having parrots as pets due to their complex social behavior, and long lifespans. Consequently, there are thousands of parrots in sanctuaries needing adoption, because families often give them up or abandon them. Argo brings […]
http://s3.amazonaws.com/at-radio/111713.mp3 On this show Mark Duchamp from Save the Eagles International launched a devastating assault on conventional green energy thinking on behalf of birds, bats and indeed all animals and the environment. Mark explained wind farms will cause the extinction of many bird and bat species, especially if the planned expansion of their use worldwide […]
http://s3.amazonaws.com/at-radio/102713.mp3 On this show, Peter interviewed Steve Holmer to get updated on issues facing birds in the wild throughout the Americas. Steve is Senior Policy Advisor and Director of the Bird Conservation Alliance, American Bird Conservancy. They discussed which species are threatened, which birds are doing well, and what the important dangers to birds are. Recent […]
http://s3.amazonaws.com/at-radio/092312.mp3 This show featured Jennifer Conrad from the Paw Project who discussed the soon to be released documentery of the same name. The film is a moving and inspiring account of the cruelty of feline declawing and the efforts to ban it. Please visit her website here and make sure to see the film when […]
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