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 Ecological Grief And Why Scientists Need To Be Allowed To Cry 11/01/2019
Ecological Grief And Why Scientists Need To Be Allowed To Cry Tim Gordon shares why he and colleagues wrote a paper challenging the status quo for researchers’ mental health in the era of a climate crisis.
info_outline The Wilderness, Wildlife and Human Interaction Symposium 10/18/2019
The Wilderness, Wildlife and Human Interaction Symposium Lisa Dahlseide joins to discuss November 2, 2019 event in Cochrane, Alberta.
info_outline Jo-Anne McArthur Is Taking We Animals To The Next Level 10/10/2019
Jo-Anne McArthur Is Taking We Animals To The Next Level Through a variety of storytelling methods – including founder Jo-Anne McArthur’s incredible photography and photojournalism – We Animals Media is a home for a catalogue accessible to traditional media, advocates, and everyone in between. It’s also the site of exciting new projects – like a We Animals masterclass, book sales, mentorships, and really, more than I can say in a short introduction.
info_outline Back to school on: Compassionate Conservation 09/12/2019
Back to school on: Compassionate Conservation What is compassionate conservation? How can teaching today’s students the tenets of this movement affect government decisions tomorrow? And why does it matter in the end? All these questions and more are discussed with UBC professor and researcher Dr. Kristen Walker on the first episode of Defender Radio’s seventh season!
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.