Animals

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

Interview with Matt Rossell, Beagle Freedom Project

Airs at: Mon, 02/26/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Voices for the Animals
  On this episode of Voices for the Animals, Courtney Scott interviews long time animal activist Matt Rossell. Matt has a storied history working undercover to expose the harsh reality for lab animals, fur bearing and factory farm animals. His videos instigated investigati... Read more

FIDO'S TAP HOUSE

Airs at: Mon, 01/22/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Voices for the Animals
Co-host Dab Steadman talks with entrepeneur Scott Porter about the grand opening of his unique business which will be "the world's first Doggie Tap House".      His new taproom in Tigard, OR, will be dedicated to finding homes for shelter dogs.  In addition, a portion of th... Read more

The Politics of Living - Episode 10

Airs at: Wed, 12/06/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for The Politics of Living
December 6, 2017   In the wake of last year's presidential election, singer Ara Lee and songwriter Beth Wood wrote and produced a song entitled "Nasty Woman".  Their purpose was to raise money fo Planned Parenthood.   Over 50 Portland musicians and citizens united to ... Read more