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Our Wild World

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An informative and lively opportunity for listeners of all ages to learn about and raise awareness of contemporary challenges in wildlife and environmental conservation, both in Africa and parallels in the U.S., while also providing direct avenues to a variety of projects to personally take action and get involved.

An informative and lively opportunity for listeners of all ages to learn about and raise awareness of contemporary challenges in wildlife and environmental conservation, both in Africa and parallels in the U.S., while also providing direct avenues to a variety of projects to personally take action and get involved.

Location:

Aspen, CO

Networks:

VoiceAmerica

Description:

An informative and lively opportunity for listeners of all ages to learn about and raise awareness of contemporary challenges in wildlife and environmental conservation, both in Africa and parallels in the U.S., while also providing direct avenues to a variety of projects to personally take action and get involved.

Twitter:

@wildize

Language:

English

Contact:

PO Box 3078 Aspen, CO 81612 (970) 923-1795


Episodes

MORE CATS, part 2 Feral Cats and Wildlands

2/24/2020
In our previous episode we learned the interesting history of cats becoming our pets, yet barely covered the tip of the iceberg of feral cats and their impacts on our world.

Duration:00:58:22

Encore: CATS CATS CATS with Dr. John Hadidian and Katie Lisnik, HSUS

2/17/2020
We’re not talking about the furry loveable housecat. There are currently an estimated 30-40 million cats in the US alone, living in our neighborhoods

Duration:00:57:06

Are We There Yet? NonHuman Rights with Steven Wise

2/10/2020
Today we’re discussing civil rights, however, probably not what first comes to your mind, considering these turbulent times. With my guest Steven Wise, the founder and president of The Nonhuman Rights Project, the only civil rights organization in the United States working gain legally recognized and fundamental rights for nonhuman animals in the courtroom.

Duration:01:02:08

The Revelator 2020 with John Platt and Tara Lohan

2/3/2020
Today we talk with John Platt and Tara Lohan, with the Revelator, a publication under the Center for Biological Diversity, and the column Extinction Countdown. John and Tara highlight what stories they’ll be paying attention to in 2020, a run-down of the 2019 Extinction Countdown and what we can learn from them for the years ahead and current events which wouldn’t be complete without discussing Australia bushfires, water and consequences of EPA rollbacks and upcoming election

Duration:00:59:37

Where Have the Tigers Gone with Chris Slappendel

1/27/2020
My guest is Chris Slappendel, founder of Wildlife Advocates Foundation and administrator of the Facebook page, I Am A Tiger Advocate, a leading warehouse of all things tiger, news and articles about tigers world-wide joins me. Chris visited 24 countries where tigers once lived or still live: Russia, Afghanistan, Iran, China, Kazakhstan, South Kore

Duration:00:57:31

Glyphosate Hysteria with Ted Williams

1/20/2020
Through intense lobbying and social media, well-meaning NGOs disseminate damaging misinformation about glyphosate, one of the safest herbicides ever produced, instead creates a lucrative business for anti-environmentalism at the expense of our native species. Ted Williams, renowned fish and wildlife conservation journalist, returns today to dispel

Duration:01:01:27

Encore Possibilism with Michael Soule

1/13/2020
Our guest Michael Soule, the father of conservation biology, shares his deep insights from decades working in conservation.

Duration:00:55:12

Rattlesnake Roundups with Bill Rulon-Miller

1/6/2020
Today, with my guest Bill Rulon Miller, herpetologist and naturalist educator, we’re going to discuss one of our perhaps less charismatic species- the rattlesnake.

Duration:01:00:45

Encore Mindfulness

12/30/2019
Life and living are processes that happen on the local scale of our bodies to the global and universal scales of adaptability and evolution.

Duration:00:56:14

Encore In the Temple of Wolves with Rick Lamplugh

12/23/2019
With my guest, author and wildlife advocate, Rick Lamplugh, we walk down the path of how deeply important the immersive aspect is to protecting our wilds and our perceptions of it, and our human need in knowing there are wild places and wild animals who thrive there.

Duration:00:58:45

Encore That's Life

12/9/2019
Today is a medley of thoughts and questions about our role on earth, who we are vs. who we can be, along with some of the ridiculousness that we try to sell ourselves as solutions toward navigating the challenges we face today, and whether we really are positioning ourselves in the best possible fashions for survival?

Duration:00:53:18

Encore As We Do Unto Others with Ed Stewart PAWS

12/2/2019
How we treat and relate to animals in captivity has everything to do with how we will protect them in the wild.

Duration:00:58:40

Encore How Long Must Elephants Pay The Ultimate Price with Jane High

11/25/2019
In late 2014, approx. 33 young elephant calves were forcefully taken from the wild in Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe.

Duration:00:57:22

Encore: Vanishing Footprints with Johnny Rodrigues, ZCTF

11/18/2019
Selling off wildlife to the highest bidders where in the end both wildlife and Zimbabwe losing the balance point between ‘if it pays it stays’ eco tourism in living landscapes where whole communities benefit from live wildlife, and ‘if it pays it plays’ consumptive utilization model, where only a few benefit from killing or exporting it for profit and entertainment, While still calling it conservation.

Duration:00:58:44

The Sordid Trade of Wild Baby Elephants with Adam Cruise

11/11/2019
Despite the big win for elephants at CITES in August: No more trade in live elephants outside of Africa; a loophole the size of Zimbabwe and China opened due to the critical caveat the EU added as a condition to supporting the ruling - “unless in an emergency or exceptional case” – allowing for the most recent sale and shipment of 32 baby elephants from Zimbabwe to China, for lives in captivity in “inappropriate destinations” as entertainment in super-sized theme parks.

Duration:00:57:59

What Happened at CITES CoP18 with John Platt

11/4/2019
2019 CITES international convention decides the trade of every endangered species, and often its very fate, and CoP18 made critical changes. As the dust settles, we can analyze the cascade of consequences of the lofty decisions made far from the wildlife they protect.

Duration:01:01:54

Dogs That Save Bears with Nils Pedersen

10/28/2019
As we continue to infringe upon bear territory, Karelian Bear Dogs have become a way to get the attention of local communities living with bears and educate them of their responsibility to live in partnership with our wildlife.

Duration:01:00:32

Walk in Sync with Alecia Evans

10/21/2019
How we heal our personal traumas does affect our relationships with our animals. Intentionally working with your animal can release traumas, as animals are completely present, which helps us to clarify our intentions.

Duration:00:58:48

Lessons Learned as a Wildlife Advocate with Rick Lamplugh

10/14/2019
We are in a crisis time where science tells us that livestock production is the leading cause of climate change, and habitat destruction to wildlife loss and pollution.

Duration:00:59:42

Wild Wisdom with Alecia Evans

10/7/2019
How do we learn to get in tune with the center of ourselves and our world in our busy lives? To tune toward our instincts, rather than rationalizing everything minds?

Duration:01:02:19