Animals

Big Dairy in Oregon

Airs at: Wed, 06/20/2018 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Food Show
In 2017, Lost Valley Farm opened in Boardman, Oregon. Lost Valley is a massive dairy, also known as a concentrated animal feeding operation (CAFO). In the brief time it has been operating, the farm and it's owner, Greg te Velde, have had a number of legal issues and have cr... Read more

Jodie Wiederkehr: why it should be the end of the ride for carriage horses

Airs at: Mon, 06/25/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Voices for the Animals
  Carriage horses are portrayed in film as a romantic ride for two.  But the reality is far less romantic and steeped in suffering for the horses who often are burdened with heavy loads in extreme weather conditions for 12 hour stretches. In this episode of Voices for the ... Read more

Revolutions in Leadership and Economics: Conversations with Linda Kohanov and Anthony Flaccavento

Airs at: Tue, 06/05/2018 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
  Anthony Flaccavento was my first guest ever on this program when it was called Religion For Life. I had him on again last year when we discussed his book, Building a Healthy Economy from the Bottom Up: Harnessing Real-World Experience for Transformative Change. He has be... Read more

Western States vs. Wolves

Airs at: Mon, 05/14/2018 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife issued its first order and permit to kill up to 4 wolves this year in early April, after wolves in Eastern Oregon’s newest wolf pack, the Pine Creek Pack, killed three calves and injured four more in Baker County. This kill order was g... Read more

COMPASSIONATE TRAVEL with Julie Wittmann

Airs at: Mon, 04/23/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Voices for the Animals
    Host Dab Steadman talks with Julie Wittman about her experience as a “compassionate traveler” and how she helped  a local rescue group save a starving street dog in Mexico and then transport her to Portland to find her a loving home in Oregon. Julie is a certified pe... Read more

The Non-human Rights Project with Prof. Steven Wise

Airs at: Mon, 05/28/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Voices for the Animals
Dab Steadman talks with Steven Wise, founder & driving force behind the Non-human Rights Project, about his lifelong battle to break down the legal wall separating human animals from  non-human ones in the eyes of the court.   Professor Wise is a legal scholar and practici... Read more

Interview with Debbie Ethell, The KOTA Foundation for Elephants

Airs at: Mon, 03/26/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Voices for the Animals
  Debbie Ethell is a conservation research scientist as well as the Executive Director of The KOTA Foundation for Elephants which she founded in 2015.  She is a featured speaker at the International Free the Elephants Conference & Film Festival in Portland this April . KOT... Read more

Creating the Isle of Dogs - Expanded Audio

Airs at: Fri, 03/16/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  In this extended conversation with Portland animator Paul Harrod, we hear more about his adventures working with filmmaker Wes Anderson, as well as the likes of Lily Tomlin, Eddie Murphy, and Larry Wilmore. During a recent trip to the Burning Man arts festival, Paul answ... Read more

Guardians of the Amazon Rainforest

Airs at: Mon, 03/12/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
  Currently the indigenous peoples of the Amazon rainforest are in a struggle with worldwide multinational corporations that want to take over their lands for oil extraction, commercial palm oil, commercial agriculture, mining, and other massively destructive enterprises. ... Read more

Creating the Isle of Dogs

Airs at: Fri, 03/16/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Portland animator Paul Harrod has built sets for Pee-Wee's Playhouse, sculpted California Raisins for Will Vinton, and directed episodes of the breakthrough animated TV series The PJs. During a recent trip to the Burning Man arts festival, Paul answered a call from film... Read more