Dying for Trophies and Trinkets: Threats to Bears, Rhinos, Elephants, and Tigers

Dying for Trophies and Trinkets: Threats to Bears, Rhinos, Elephants, and Tigers

Bears on the B.C. coast are being killed for their heads and paws. Elephants, rhinos and tigers are being hunted to extinction for ivory and folk remedies. Douglas Neasloss from the Bears Forever project, and Anne Pick and Tristan Chytroschek from the documentary film Gambling On Extinction, join Animal Voices to talk about what can be done. Continue reading

Beyond the “Good Intentions”: Inside the Tiger Temple with Former Volunteer Fiona Patchett

Sometimes animal advocates who become volunteers with welfare/protection organizations are faced with the stark realization that the group they have chosen to dedicate their time to is not as good as they thought. Though the intentions of certain animal protection organizations might be good, how they put those intentions into practice can be deeply problematic, … Continue reading