Folktails: Jan Thornhill talks about animals, children, and literature

On this week’s Animal Voices, we’ll hear from Marine Mammal Specialist Richard O’Barry about the annual Japan Dolphin Day, the international protest against the slaughter of 20,000 dolphins in Japan. This year’s protest is on Wednesday, September 20 at noon at Japanese Embassies worldwide. Then we’ll be speaking with children’s author Jan Thornhill about her fascinating … Continue reading

Canadian Thanksgiving and The Emotional Lives of Turkeys

Please join us for our (Canadian) Thanksgiving show. Richard O’Barry, Marine Mammal Specialist with One Voice-France, will start us off with a reminder about the Oct. 8th international protest of Japan’s dolphin slaughter. Then, in recognition of Canadian Thanksgiving, bestselling author Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson will speak on the emotional lives of turkeys and their plight on factory farms. Listen … Continue reading

Save Taiji Dolphins!

This week, we’ll be setting the stage for the international day of protest against the dolphin slaughter in Japan. Every year from September through April, fishermen in Japan hunt and kill about 20,000 dolphins and other whales in the largest dolphin slaughter in the world. The hunt is vicious but is justified for many reasons … Continue reading