Dreams Can Become True: Claudio Pomo Reflects on the Green Hill Beagle Liberation

Dreams Can Become True: Claudio Pomo Reflects on the Green Hill Beagle Liberation

On April 28, 2012 demonstrators spontaneously raided the Green Hill dog breeding facility in Italy. 70 beagles were rescued that day; later, Green Hill was shut down and every dog there was spared from life in a laboratory. Claudio Pomo, an organizer of the demonstration, joins us to reflect on what factors came together to make the Green Hill campaign so successful, and to update us on developments since. Continue reading

Lil’ Drac Rocks!: Bat Chat with Amanda Lollar

Lil’ Drac Rocks!: Bat Chat with Amanda Lollar

Animal Voices is happy to welcome back Amanda Lollar, founder and president of Bat World Sanctuary, a non-profit, volunteer run organization which has also built a network of Bat Rescue and Education Centers all over the US.  Founded in 1994, Bat World Sanctuary has been a permanent refuge for bats used in research, “retired” from zoos, orphaned, permanently injured or confiscated from … Continue reading

From Incarceration to Liberation: Interview with Shannon Keith about the Beagle Freedom Project

To talk about the incredible rescue efforts of the Beagle Freedom Project, we are joined by Shannon Keith, civil and animal rights lawyer, president and co-founder of Uncaged films, and president and founder of Animal Rescue Media Education (ARME).  Shannon tells us about her kind and generous work  to rescue beagles who have spent their … Continue reading

SOS Fauna and the Illegal Wildlife Trade in Brazil: An Interview with Juliana Ferreira

SOS Fauna and the Illegal Wildlife Trade in Brazil: An Interview with Juliana Ferreira

This week we are joined by Juliana Machado Ferreira, Biologist and Ph.D. candidate at University of São Paulo, to talk about her work with SOS Fauna. SOS Fauna is a non-profit organization that combats wildlife trafficking and rehabilitates the victims of illegal trade. Check out Ferreira’s TED talk to see some incredible images of the animals she works to protect. Listen right now: or download an mp3 … Continue reading

Rescate Abierto: Open Rescues and Inspiration with Igualdad Animal’s Sharon Núñez

In the (Western) world of image streams and media saturation, Igualdad Animal (Animal Equality) knows how to play the game, and be effective. Having built a strong network of supporters and activists across Spain (and now expanding to the UK, Colombia and Venezuela), the group holds close to a dozen actions per week, sometimes more, … Continue reading

When The Fight Is Over: Cockfighter Rehabilitation With Miriam Jones

Cockfighting is major news in the United States these days, with almost weekly reports of police raids on the illegal fighting and gambling operations. What happens after the raids, rescue and relocation? On this week’s program, we catch up with Miriam Jones from the Eastern Shore Sanctuary who tells us about the politics and practice … Continue reading