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Defender Radio: The Podcast for Wildlife Advocates and Animal Lovers

By Michael Howie

Defender Radio is the world's top wildlife protection podcast. It is hosted by award-winning journalist Michael Howie and presented by The Fur-Bearers (thefurbearers.com).

  1. 1.
    Bryce Casavant On Co-existing With Cougars (530)14 June 2018
    48:43
  2. 2.
    NEWS BRIEF: 530 - Bryce Casavant On Co-existing With Cougars11 June 2018
    5:27
  3. 3.
    Dr. Anna Zakrisson On (breaking out of our echo chambers, the use of magic science wands, serving science by stealth) Her Imaginarium (529)30 May 2018
    43:31
  4. 4.
    NEWS BRIEF - 529: Dr. Anna Zakrisson On (breaking out of our echo chambers, the use of magic science wands, serving science by stealth) Her Imaginarium28 May 2018
    6:00
  5. 5.
    On Oiled Wildlife (528)24 May 2018
    20:25
  6. 6.
    NEWS BRIEF: 528 - On Oiled Wildlife22 May 2018
    5:23
  7. 7.
    New Evidence Puts A Target On Predator Bounties (527)16 May 2018
    42:21
  8. 8.
    NEWS BRIEF: 527 - New Evidence Puts A Target On Predator Bounties14 May 2018
    5:02
  1. 9.
    Dr. Max Foran On The Subjugation of Canadian Wildlife (526)10 May 2018
    48:13
  2. 10.
    NEWS BRIEF - 526: Dr. Max Foran On The Subjugation of Canadian Wildlife7 May 2018
    5:48
  3. 11.
    Podcasts With Park Rangers (525)2 May 2018
    46:43
  4. 12.
    NEWS BRIEF - 525: Podcasts With Park Rangers30 April 2018
    6:14
  5. 13.
    Getting Schooled on Canada's Commercial Seal Hunt (524)26 April 2018
    27:32
  6. 14.
    NEWS BRIEF - 524: Getting Schooled on Canada’s Commercial Seal Hunt23 April 2018
    5:15
  7. 15.
    Mike McIntosh Talks Living With Spring Bears (523)19 April 2018
    23:07
  8. 16.
    NEWS BRIEF: 523 - Mike McIntosh Talks Living With Spring Bears16 April 2018
    5:15
  9. 17.
    Tell Dani Reiss & Canada Goose That You're Going To Refuse The Goose! (522)11 April 2018
    4:56
  10. 18.
    Co-Existing With Coyotes In Suburban Burlington (521)6 April 2018
    35:01
  11. 19.
    NEWS BRIEF: Co-existing With Coyotes In Suburban Burlington (521)4 April 2018
    5:01
  12. 20.
    The Science That Shows Government Wildlife Management Is Unscientific (520)28 March 2018
    35:51
  13. 21.
    NEWS BRIEF: 520 - The Science That Shows Government Wildlife Management Is Unscientific26 March 2018
    5:30
  14. 22.
    Fostering Compassion Thru Storytelling with The Gryphon Press (519)21 March 2018
    20:35
  15. 23.
    NEWS BRIEF: 519 - Fostering Compassion Thru Storytelling19 March 2018
    4:33
  16. 24.
    Bryce Casavant and 100 years of Wildlife Records (518)15 March 2018
    32:25
  17. 25.
    NEWS BRIEF: 518 - Bryce Casavant and 100 Years of Wildlife Records13 March 2018
    5:10
  18. 26.
    The BC SPCA Is Helping People Be AnimalKind (517)7 March 2018
    22:39
  19. 27.
    NEWS BRIEF: 517 - The BC SPCA Is Helping People Be AnimalKind5 March 2018
    4:49
  20. 28.
    The Time Of The Raccoons (516)1 March 2018
    32:59
  21. 29.
    NEWS BRIEF: 516 - The Time Of The Raccoons, featuring Cara Contardi of Urban Wildlife Care26 February 2018
    5:48
  22. 30.
    Adam Winston’s Podcast Explores Dogs In Our World (515)19 February 2018
    1:10:22
  23. 31.
    Cautiously Optimistic: Alberta Ready To Allow Rehab For Bears (514)12 February 2018
    19:28
  24. 32.
    This Common Sense Policy Update Can Help Keep Dogs Safe From Traps (513)5 February 2018
    6:25
  25. 33.
    Killing Wolves To Curb Depredation Could Create Conflict (512)29 January 2018
    43:22
  26. 34.
    Cat Declawing is Amputation and Dr. Margie Scherk Wants it Stopped (511)25 January 2018
    14:42
  27. 35.
    IFAW Partners With Communities For Their Northern Dogs Project (510)22 January 2018
    39:27
  28. 36.
    Joshua Katcher Is Telling The Story Of Fashion Animals (509)15 January 2018
    29:22
  29. 37.
    Introducing The New Legal Podcast From Animal Justice: Paw & Order (508)8 January 2018
    37:26
  30. 38.
    The New Year's Rant: How Do You Grow Hope? (Ep. 507)30 December 2017
    7:52
  31. 39.
    Christmas In A Cozy Cave: The Defender Radio Family Christmas Special18 December 2017
    17:01
  32. 40.
    Defender Radio Family Christmas Special (Thanks and acknowledgements)18 December 2017
    4:31
  33. 41.
    John E. Marriott talks Tall Tales, Long Lenses (505)11 December 2017
    25:52
  34. 42.
    Advocating For Russell The Orphaned Black Bear Cub of Bragg Creek, Alberta (504)4 December 2017
    36:17
  35. 43.
    Canadian Researchers Used 4 Million Animals In The Name Of Science (503)27 November 2017
    49:08
  36. 44.
    Inside The Absurdly Intellectual, Accurately Anthropomorphised World of Joshua Barkman's False Knees (502)20 November 2017
    32:10
  37. 45.
    501: Communities Can Co-Exist With Coyotes14 November 2017
    44:15
  38. 46.
    452: Elizabeth May Says We Have The Power To Go Green30 October 2017
    23:35
  39. 47.
    451: Getting Warm With Wully24 October 2017
    22:34
  40. 48.
    450: Stop Poisoning The Wolves17 October 2017
    47:39
  41. 49.
    449: Inside The Grizzly Poll11 October 2017
    41:21
  42. 50.
    448: Beating Back Burnout3 October 2017
    29:14
  43. 51.
    447: IFAW to the Rescue26 September 2017
    51:27
  44. 52.
    446: A Legal Fight For Freedom19 September 2017
    33:09
  45. 53.
    Turtle Power13 September 2017
    39:34
  46. 54.
    444: Bark To School5 September 2017
    53:15
  47. 55.
    443: Good Coyote, Bad Rap29 August 2017
    52:03
  48. 56.
    Ep. 442: Shoot To Thrill22 August 2017
    47:25
  49. 57.
    441: Leaving History In The Past16 August 2017
    29:55
  50. 58.
    440: The Last Stand of the Acadian Forest8 August 2017
    37:15
  51. 59.
    439: Selfies, Safety, and Search & Rescue1 August 2017
    50:18
  52. 60.
    438: Fish, Bears, and Conservation18 July 2017
    33:42
  53. 61.
    437: 500 Marmots Later...11 July 2017
    38:03
  54. 62.
    436: The Fight for BC's Wildlife4 July 2017
    37:00
  55. 63.
    435: The WOLF Sanctuary28 June 2017
    42:07
  56. 64.
    Episode 434: Parks Canada's Wildlife Crossings Pt. 220 June 2017
    45:44
  57. 65.
    Episode 433: Parks Canada's Wildlife Crossings Pt. 113 June 2017
    33:26
  58. 66.
    Episode 432: Questioning Coyote Conversations6 June 2017
    50:00
  59. 67.
    Episode 431: Bear Basics of Emergency Response30 May 2017
    45:16
  60. 68.
    Episode 430: The Long Weekend Rant Episode22 May 2017
    16:54
  61. 69.
    Episode 429: Dr. Marc Bekoff and the Rise of the Compassionocene15 May 2017
    1:04:34
  62. 70.
    Episode 428: Bif Naked, Wild and Free8 May 2017
    1:01:08
  63. 71.
    Episode 427: Advocacy in the Age of Trump1 May 2017
    57:43
  64. 72.
    Episode 426: Science for the Win (Defeating Depredation)24 April 2017
    1:00:42
  65. 73.
    Episode 425: John E. Marriott and the Ice Grizzlies17 April 2017
    59:50
  66. 74.
    Episode 424: The Easter Bunny Blues10 April 2017
    48:45
  67. 75.
    Episode 423: What to Expect When You're Expecting3 April 2017
    45:21
  68. 76.
    Episode 422: Spring Training27 March 2017
    42:23
  69. 77.
    Episode 421: The Non-human Rights Project20 March 2017
    34:37
  70. 78.
    Episode 420: #TeamRaccoon / Problem-solving the problem solvers13 March 2017
    36:31
  71. 79.
    Episode 419: A Season of Change6 March 2017
    28:11
  72. 80.
    Episode 418: Communicating About Coyote Conflict28 February 2017
    42:18
  73. 81.
    Episode 417: Evolving Ethics for Wildlife Control20 February 2017
    25:49
  74. 82.
    Episode 416: Ending the USDA's War on Wildlife14 February 2017
    37:17
  75. 83.
    Episode 415: Saving Seals by the Sea Shore7 February 2017
    24:10
  76. 84.
    Episode 414: Compassionate Communication31 January 2017
    1:00:13
  77. 85.
    Episode 413: Oh, The Places They'll Go23 January 2017
    31:28
  78. 86.
    Episode 412: Don't Fence Me In16 January 2017
    46:27
  79. 87.
    Episode 411: Pooches, Perception, and Compassion19 December 2016
    42:20
  80. 88.
    Episode 410: Doug's Story13 December 2016
    19:41
  81. 89.
    Episode 409: Finding Shelter6 December 2016
    26:45
  82. 90.
    Episode 408: Cougars, Co-existence, and the Capacity to Care30 November 2016
    45:16
  83. 91.
    Episode 407: A Day To End Seal Products21 November 2016
    20:24
  84. 92.
    Episode 406: Giving A Hoot for Species At Risk15 November 2016
    25:25
  85. 93.
    Episode 405: Challenging Cougar Conflict Misconceptions8 November 2016
    42:27
  86. 94.
    Episode 404: Trophy31 October 2016
    40:54
  87. 95.
    Episode 403: The Wolf Policy Paradox24 October 2016
    30:20
  88. 96.
    Episode 402: The Bear Facts of the Scientific Method18 October 2016
    50:07
  89. 97.
    Episode 401: Nathaniel's Message of Hope7 October 2016
    16:40
  90. 98.
    Episode 332: A Shot In The Dark14 September 2016
    28:45
  91. 99.
    Episode 331: Simply (smelly) skunks23 August 2016
    20:00
  92. 100.
    Episode 330: Wolves in the crosshairs17 August 2016
    27:36

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