Defender Radio: The Podcast for Wildlife Advocates and Animal Lovers

By Michael Howie

Award-winning journalist Michael Howie brings you the latest on wildlife and animal research, advocacy, policy, environmental news, and more with weekly interviews, analysis, and conversation on Defender Radio. Experts include researchers and scientists, educators, animal rights activists and advocates, political leaders, and more. Defender Radio is the podcast of The Fur-Bearers, a non-profit wildlife advocacy group based in Vancouver, BC. Defender Radio is recorded in Hamilton, Ontario.

  1. 1.
    Tomm Moore: Storytelling, Environmentalism, and WolfWalkers
    51:21
  2. 2.
    The Switch: Gas Leaf Blowers with Dr. Teale Phelps Bondaroff
    12:28
  3. 3.
    The Fur-Bearers' Stanley Park Coyotes Update
    1:07:33
  4. 4.
    How To Talk To A Science Denier
    56:11
  5. 5.
    The Switch: Episode Zero
    4:45
  6. 6.
    Protecting Wolverines with UAVs
    47:52
  7. 7.
    Coyotes in Stanley Park with Dr. Kristen Walker
    48:12
  8. 8.
    Takaya's Legacy
    1:18:04
  1. 9.
    The Unseen Impacts of Wildlife Feeding
    45:15
  2. 10.
    Updates: Read-a-Thon and new Feature Series!
    8:41
  3. 11.
    Domestic Violence & Pets Part ii: Parachutes for Pets
    25:49
  4. 12.
    Domestic Violence & Pets Part i: Urban Resource Institute
    42:43
  5. 13.
    Inside 15 Years of U.S. Wildlife Trade Data
    53:32
  6. 14.
    Old Growth 101
    35:30
  7. 15.
    Defender Radio Update: The Return
    2:59
  8. 16.
    Nathaniel Erskine-Smith: ePetitions and the Animal Welfare Caucus
    23:23
  9. 17.
    Coyote Conversations: Aversion Conditioning For Urban Coyotes
    51:41
  10. 18.
    PPE and Plastic Pollution
    57:36
  11. 19.
    Coexistence with Bears Starts with Humans
    38:43
  12. 20.
    Hidden: Jo-Anne McArthur on the latest book from We Animals Media
    17:33
  13. 21.
    Center for Contemporary Sciences: Changing the Paradigm on Animal Testing
    56:42
  14. 22.
    Getting To Know The Anthrozoology Podcast
    59:30
  15. 23.
    Attitudes on Animal Use Are Evolving
    36:49
  16. 24.
    B.C. Selling Roads To Caribou Destruction
    30:53
  17. 25.
    Beyond Shark Week
    48:46
  18. 26.
    Safe Passage: Exploring predator-prey dynamics in wildlife corridors
    32:36
  19. 27.
    The State Of Animal Advocacy
    45:28
  20. 28.
    Wolf Cull Science
    42:03
  21. 29.
    Essay: On Media Blaming Wildlife For Human Conflict
    9:45
  22. 30.
    Vindicated: Former Conservation Officer Bryce Casavant On His Five Year Fight
    56:19
  23. 31.
    The Bear Necessities
    40:00
  24. 32.
    2020-06-05
    1:24
  25. 33.
    Getting to know coyotes
    1:04:32
  26. 34.
    Coronavirus, the animals and us
    53:43
  27. 35.
    Mountain Caribou Habitat: Exceeding Disturbance Limits
    21:58
  28. 36.
    The Wild World of Ecotourism
    47:36
  29. 37.
    The Case Against The Ontario Spring Bear Hunt
    37:35
  30. 38.
    Bill 156 Is Bad For Animals
    23:02
  31. 39.
    An Important Announcement
    8:45
  32. 40.
    Casavant on communicating complaints
    38:28
  33. 41.
    Ecological Grief And Why Scientists Need To Be Allowed To Cry
    24:24
  34. 42.
    Keeping Black Bears Safe In Autumn
    31:16
  35. 43.
    The Wilderness, Wildlife and Human Interaction Symposium
    19:34
  36. 44.
    Jo-Anne McArthur Is Taking We Animals To The Next Level
    44:25
  37. 45.
    Ontario's Wolves And Coyotes Under Fire
    44:18
  38. 46.
    Back to school on: Compassionate Conservation
    47:35
  39. 47.
    Krikey Is Helping Gorillas With Augmented Reality
    30:30
  40. 48.
    Dr. Marc Bekoff On What It Means To Unleash Our Dogs
    49:06
  41. 49.
    BC's Black Bears Have a Human Problem
    46:06
  42. 50.
    Celebrating Catios
    23:46

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