Defender Radio: The Podcast for Wildlife Advocates and Animal Lovers
Defender Radio is the world's top wildlife protection podcast. It is hosted by award-winning journalist Michael Howie and presented by The Fur-Bearers (thefurbearers.com).
info_outline Krikey Is Helping Gorillas With Augmented Reality 07/11/2019
Krikey Is Helping Gorillas With Augmented Reality How do you grow empathy and protect the future for non-human animals in a part of the world most people will never visit? One company has the answer – and the science to back it up.
info_outline Dr. Marc Bekoff On What It Means To Unleash Our Dogs 06/27/2019
Dr. Marc Bekoff On What It Means To Unleash Our Dogs Dr. Marc Bekoff talks Unleashing Your Dog, the new field guide to giving your dog their best life, co-authored by Dr. Jessica Pierce.
info_outline Charlotte Dawe: Crossroads for Caribou Conservation in BC 05/29/2019
Charlotte Dawe: Crossroads for Caribou Conservation in BC Plans to protect mountain caribou are being developed, but will industry and political misinformation mixed with willful ignorance of economics and science determine their fate? Charlotte Dawe of the Wilderness Committee joins Defender Radio to discuss.
info_outline Introducing The Young Defenders 05/24/2019
Introducing The Young Defenders The Fur-Bearers and Defender Radio are proud to announce the launch of a new project: The Young Defenders, a site and podcast to help youth Defend The Future Of Wildlife And The Environment Through Education, Communication and Kindness.
info_outline PJ Smith of HSUS on: Fur, Fashion and The Future 05/16/2019
PJ Smith of HSUS on: Fur, Fashion and The Future Fur Policy Director at HSUS joins the Defender Radio podcast to share how he helped get Armani and other companies to drop fur and what advocates can do to move the fur-free initiative forward.
info_outline The People Who Give A Dam: Protecting Beavers in Belleville 05/08/2019
The People Who Give A Dam: Protecting Beavers in Belleville A year after finding a beaver in a trap, residents celebrate in-field solutions and protections for the keystone species in Belleville, Ontario.
info_outline Beyond Easter Bunnies with Ladybird Animal Sanctuary 04/18/2019
Beyond Easter Bunnies with Ladybird Animal Sanctuary Lisa Winn of Ladybird Animal Sanctuary joins the podcast to talk Easter bunnies, why you should always focus on adoption for pets, and what welcoming a rabbit into your family means.
info_outline Canada’s Seals and Sea Lions: Under Siege East and West 04/04/2019
Canada’s Seals and Sea Lions: Under Siege East and West IFAW’s Sheryl Fink gets into the failed history of the east coast commercial seal hunt and the science that shows why a west coast hunt is doomed to failure.
info_outline John E. Marriott is Exposing the Cruelty of Snares 03/07/2019
John E. Marriott is Exposing the Cruelty of Snares Wildlife photographer John Marriott turns his lens on cruel and legal snare devices.
info_outline Intolerable Cruelty: The Science Behind Snares and Strychnine 11/28/2018
Intolerable Cruelty: The Science Behind Snares and Strychnine Dr. Gilbert Proulx discusses his new book, Intolerable Cruelty: The Truth Behind Killing Neck Snares and Strychnine in this episode of the Defender Radio podcast.
info_outline Animal Law: Funding, Frustrations, and Finding Solutions for Change 11/14/2018
Animal Law: Funding, Frustrations, and Finding Solutions for Change Changes at the OSPCA, concerns about an NGO being in law enforcement, and the importance of filing reports, complaints, and creating paper trails are discussed with Animal Justice Executive Director Camille Labchuk.
info_outline Special Report: Recognizing and Preventing Bloat 11/07/2018
Special Report: Recognizing and Preventing Bloat Host Michael Howie discusses gastric dilatation and volvulus – or bloat – which afflicted his dog JJ last week. Symptoms, prevention, and more are shared on this special episode!
info_outline Shifting Paradigms in Alberta (605) 10/31/2018
Shifting Paradigms in Alberta (605) Lisa Dahlseide discusses the Wilderness, Wildlife and Human Interaction – Changing the Paradigm conference taking place November 10 in Alberta, and shares an update on two bear cubs in the care of Cochrane Ecological Institute!
info_outline Highs and Lows: Exploring the Impacts of Global Warming on Species’ Elevational Distributions 10/17/2018
Highs and Lows: Exploring the Impacts of Global Warming on Species’ Elevational Distributions How do plants and animals adapt to changes in weather and elevation caused by climate change? Dr. Ben Freeman explains what his study found on this episode of the Defender Radio podcast.
info_outline 603: The Advocate's Counsellor 10/10/2018
603: The Advocate's Counsellor Anger, grief, and trauma are common for advocates. That’s why it’s important to speak to someone about managing emotions and mental health – someone like Liz Sinclair Kruth, who goes in-depth on what advocates need to know about self-care and asking for help.
info_outline 602: #LiveWarm With Wuxly Movement (NEWS BRIEF EDITION) 10/02/2018
602: #LiveWarm With Wuxly Movement (NEWS BRIEF EDITION) Wuxly Movement is the animal-free, made-in-Canada outerwear brand that animal lovers across Canada are raving about. Hear about their brand update, the trade up program, and more in this news brief with co-founder James Yurichuk.