Thanks to the TV show Whale Wars, Sea Shepherd is a household name. But what is it really like to be on board a Sea Shepherd vessel? This week’s guest, Shannon Mann, takes us inside life on the ship: the tension as you try to find the whalers before their scouts find you, the sound of ice […]
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Between his degrees in Terrorism Studies and International Peace and Conflict Resolution, and his time spent doing human rights work in Palestine, Michael Loadenthal knows a thing or two about conflicts. On this Animal Voices, Loadenthal tackles the thorny issue of defining “terrorism” and examines whose interests are served by various definitions. Just who gets labelled a villain can be surprisingly […]
Tune in for a very special edition of Animal Voices as we speak with Sea Shepherd crew member Laurens de Groot, live via satellite phone from the M/Y Bob Barker. de Groot recounts his harrowing experience on the now-sunk Ady Gil, which was violently rammed this past week by Japanese whaling vessel the Shonan Maru 2. […]
As the weather warms, many people emerge from hibernation in search of summer fun, including trips to the zoo. But what are animals’ experiences of captivity? Tomorrow we’ll hear from Rob Laidlaw (Zoocheck) about the physical and psychological effects of confined living. Then Pat Tohill (WSPA) will shed light on the dismal state of Ontario’s […]
We feature the premiere broadcast of Mirha-Soleil Ross’ interview with UK’s John Curtin, former ALF member and current public educator. In this provocative conversation, Curtin reflects on animal liberation praxis, social change, and media representations of his activism. Then we’ll be joined by Melissa Tkachyk, Earthroots‘ Wilderness Campaigner / Wolves Ontario! Coordinator, and Earthroots’ Campaign Director. They […]
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