Lori begins the show with worrisome events surrounding the ever-expanding offshore wind farm industry and its probable detrimental effect on whales. The recent alarming increase of the deaths of whales, mostly humpbacks, along the eastern shores of the US coincided with increased construction of wind farms and windf arm activity. There are many ways offshore […]
Peter begins with an animal news round-up including giraffe conservation, why people must not approach wild animals in national parks or anywhere, imagining a world teeming with T. rexes, mad cow madness and the continuing tragedy of horse racing. Lori then continues the giraffe theme with facts and queries about these magnificent, gentle beings. June […]
Emotional support animals in flight This show begins with news about the Department of Transportation’s decision to ban emotional support animals from airliners. Also new is that for registered service animals, only dogs will be permitted to fly. Service animals are specifically trained to assist people with disabilities such as visual impairment, mobility limitations or […]
Stolen dog reunited with family We begin with animal news from around the world including how a stolen dog is reunited with his family thanks to a 2000 mile volunteer-led transport. This is a genuine heart-warming story of survival, determination and cooperation! Meth in horse racing We reveal the scandalous problems with meth in horse […]
Medical testing on animals Lori kicks off the show welcoming Dr. John Pippin, Director of Academic Affairs at Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM). As part of PCRM’s work to end the use of live animals in medical and veterinary training programs, it recently was informed that so-called terminal surgeries were being used at Tuskegee […]
The ban on trophy hunting of endangered wild animals – has it ended? The Trump administration is allowing the ban on trophy hunting of endangered wild animals to be lifted as an American hunter is allowed to bring body parts of a lion that he shot in Tanzania into the United States. Importing African lions […]
http://s3.amazonaws.com/at-radio/120411.mp3 On this show, we reviewed the seven most important stories and events concerning animals this year. Here they are: 1. SPCA releases recommendations on Canandian sled dog massacre 2. Bullfighting ban in Catalonia, Spain 3. OSHA hearing on SeaWorld death of Dawn Brancheau 4. Ohio wild animal release and massacre 5. Japan earthquake, tsunami […]
Countdown: The 8 most important animal welfare news stories of 2010.