Registered Dietitian Jack Norris answers some of our listeners’ most burning questions about vegan eats. Still a little confused about the whole protein issue? Want to know how big a deal B12 is? Curious if there’s link between blood type and meat-eating? Then this is the show for you!
An undercover investigation at a Manitoba pig farm led to national coverage of the pigs’ suffering on the prestigious news program W5. Twyla Francois of Mercy for Animals Canada tells us how the investigation happened and what it found.
Will Kymlicka is a Canada Research Chair at Queen’s University, and he thinks his field, political philosophy, doesn’t talk enough about animals. Join us as Kymlicka discusses how we can use concepts like citizenship and sovereignty to open up new ways of thinking about the responsibilities we owe to animals.
Ireland is about to revise its animal cruelty laws for the first time in over a century. John Fitzgerald returns to Animal Voices to describe the practices animal advocates want banned — such as “hare coursing” and “terrierwork” — and to give us an inside view of the political battle shaping up between animal advocates and the powerful pro-blood sports lobby.
Morgan Lance describes the impending eviction of Animals Asia’s 104 rescued bears from their Vietnamese bear sanctuary. The eviction order — which appears to originate from a bureaucrat who has a financial interest in the sanctuary’s lands — has drawn the ire of governments, celebrities and citizens worldwide.
It all started when the children in Ruby Roth’s art class asked why she didn’t eat the cheese strings at snack break. She went looking for a book she could read with the children, one that covered the full gamut of reasons for her veganism in a child-appropriate way. When she didn’t find one, she wrote and illustrated her own.
Today’s Animal Voices presents two interviews. First, we welcome Paul York of the University of Toronto Animal Rights Club. With a focus on anti-vivisection work, UT-ARC has a formidable task ahead: the University of Toronto uses 90,000 animals every year, including rats, mice, dogs, and monkeys. And while the university once promised to stop using monkeys, it quickly …
Since its establishment in 1997, the Fauna Foundation has fought to end chimpanzee research and provided sanctuary to ex-research chimps. Founder Gloria Grow tells us about the early years of the sanctuary, from her first meeting with some of the chimps at a lab in New York, to her last moments with her beloved Pepper …
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 …
In her new book, Jenny Brown recounts her journey from her meat-and-dairy-heavy childhood in Kentucky to finding her life’s work as sanctuary director. Along the way, she educates readers about the ugly realities of modern animal agriculture, and invites us to meet the animals — the “lucky ones” — who have found a life-long home with her in Woodstock.