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The Other Animals WWDB-AM

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Talk 860 WWDB-AM Philadelphia

    Actively enforcing animal protection legislation with guest Steve Hindi, Showing Animals Respect and Kindness

    Actively enforcing animal protection legislation with guest Steve Hindi, Showing Animals Respect and Kindness

    Ok, the law got passed, now what? In this rescheduled interview with SHARK’s Steve Hindi, we explore the on-the-ground challenges of actually enforcing bans on cockfighting, pigeon shoots, and other illegal animal cruelty events.

    • 58 min
    The comeback of the California Condors with guest Sy Montgomery

    The comeback of the California Condors with guest Sy Montgomery

    Sy Montgomery returns to tell how a small team of extraordinarily dedicated humans brought the California Condors, who once numbered less than 20, back from the brink of extinction.

     

    • 58 min
    Cockfighting and pigeon shoots: why is this still a thing?

    Cockfighting and pigeon shoots: why is this still a thing?

    Cockfighting, pigeon shoots, bullfighting, dogfighting… why do these spectacles of torture continue to exist in the modern day, and what can be done to finally end them?

    • 58 min
    The evolution of plant-based foods: Not just bean sprouts and tofu anymore! with guests Caroline Ginolfi, “The Plant Based Blonde” Bryon and Natasha Dockett, UnSoul Food

    The evolution of plant-based foods: Not just bean sprouts and tofu anymore! with guests Caroline Ginolfi, “The Plant Based Blonde” Bryon and Natasha Dockett, UnSoul Food

    The options for non-animal based food continue to expand. Isn’t it time for these foods to stop trying to imitate the animal-based versions they hope to replace? We speak with plant-based nutritionist Caroline Ginolfi, the “Plant Based Blonde,” along with Philly vegan restaurateurs Bryon and Natasha Dockett of UnSoul Food.

    • 59 min
    Masculinity and meat eating: What’s at “steak” for men to “eschew” meat? with guests Laura Wright, Ph. D. & Chris Blazina, Ph. D.

    Masculinity and meat eating: What’s at “steak” for men to “eschew” meat? with guests Laura Wright, Ph. D. & Chris Blazina, Ph. D.

    Have we come a long way (baby) since the mythical days of the male hunter and female gatherer? Are men who choose a cruelty-free lifestyle somehow less “manly?” And what does it mean to be masculine these days anyway? Laura Wright, founder of the new field of Vegan Studies, and psychologist and author Chris Blazina explore masculinity and veganism.

    • 59 min
    How has coronavirus impacted zoos?

    How has coronavirus impacted zoos?

    With no one turning the turnstiles, zoos have had to take drastic steps to ensure their survival. What does this mean for them and for the conservation efforts they purport to support? Washington Post reporter Karin Brulliard spoke with multiple zoo leaders around the country to find out.

    • 58 min

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