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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.
    Animal Law: Funding, Frustrations, and Finding Solutions for Change11/14/2018
    18:56
  2. 2.
    Special Report: Recognizing and Preventing Bloat11/07/2018
    7:33
  3. 3.
    Shifting Paradigms in Alberta (605)10/31/2018
    30:19
  4. 4.
    Highs and Lows: Exploring the Impacts of Global Warming on Species’ Elevational Distributions10/17/2018
    24:09
  5. 5.
    603: The Advocate's Counsellor10/10/2018
    44:27
  6. 6.
    602: #LiveWarm With Wuxly Movement10/05/2018
    21:38
  7. 7.
    602: #LiveWarm With Wuxly Movement (NEWS BRIEF EDITION)10/02/2018
    6:01
  8. 8.
    601: Conservation by Regulating Hunting09/28/2018
    31:34
  1. 9.
    601 - Conservation By Regulating Hunting (NEWS BRIEF EDITION)09/25/2018
    5:04
  2. 10.
    Success or Failure: Measuring Predator Removal (533)07/11/2018
    28:34
  3. 11.
    NEWS BRIEF - 533: Success or Failure: Measuring Predator Removal07/09/2018
    6:39
  4. 12.
    532: End of Time and Other Bothers Episode 2!07/03/2018
    52:44
  5. 13.
    532: The End of Time and Other Bothers Episode 1!07/03/2018
    1:04:52
  6. 14.
    The End of Time and Other Bothers (Mike's Geeky Birthday Episode) (532)07/03/2018
    37:22
  7. 15.
    Getting To Know The Humane Education Coalition (531)06/28/2018
    24:54
  8. 16.
    NEWS BRIEF - 531: Getting To Know The Humane Education Coalition06/25/2018
    4:55
  9. 17.
    Bryce Casavant On Co-existing With Cougars (530)06/14/2018
    48:43
  10. 18.
    NEWS BRIEF: 530 - Bryce Casavant On Co-existing With Cougars06/11/2018
    5:27
  11. 19.
    Dr. Anna Zakrisson On (breaking out of our echo chambers, the use of magic science wands, serving science by stealth) Her Imaginarium (529)05/30/2018
    43:31
  12. 20.
    NEWS BRIEF - 529: Dr. Anna Zakrisson On (breaking out of our echo chambers, the use of magic science wands, serving science by stealth) Her Imaginarium05/28/2018
    6:00
  13. 21.
    On Oiled Wildlife (528)05/24/2018
    20:25
  14. 22.
    NEWS BRIEF: 528 - On Oiled Wildlife05/22/2018
    5:23
  15. 23.
    New Evidence Puts A Target On Predator Bounties (527)05/16/2018
    42:21
  16. 24.
    NEWS BRIEF: 527 - New Evidence Puts A Target On Predator Bounties05/14/2018
    5:02
  17. 25.
    Dr. Max Foran On The Subjugation of Canadian Wildlife (526)05/10/2018
    48:13
  18. 26.
    NEWS BRIEF - 526: Dr. Max Foran On The Subjugation of Canadian Wildlife05/07/2018
    5:48
  19. 27.
    Podcasts With Park Rangers (525)05/02/2018
    46:43
  20. 28.
    NEWS BRIEF - 525: Podcasts With Park Rangers04/30/2018
    6:14
  21. 29.
    Getting Schooled on Canada's Commercial Seal Hunt (524)04/26/2018
    27:32
  22. 30.
    NEWS BRIEF - 524: Getting Schooled on Canada’s Commercial Seal Hunt04/23/2018
    5:15
  23. 31.
    Mike McIntosh Talks Living With Spring Bears (523)04/19/2018
    23:07
  24. 32.
    NEWS BRIEF: 523 - Mike McIntosh Talks Living With Spring Bears04/16/2018
    5:15
  25. 33.
    Tell Dani Reiss & Canada Goose That You're Going To Refuse The Goose! (522)04/11/2018
    4:56
  26. 34.
    Co-Existing With Coyotes In Suburban Burlington (521)04/06/2018
    35:01
  27. 35.
    NEWS BRIEF: Co-existing With Coyotes In Suburban Burlington (521)04/04/2018
    5:01
  28. 36.
    The Science That Shows Government Wildlife Management Is Unscientific (520)03/28/2018
    35:51
  29. 37.
    NEWS BRIEF: 520 - The Science That Shows Government Wildlife Management Is Unscientific03/26/2018
    5:30
  30. 38.
    Fostering Compassion Thru Storytelling with The Gryphon Press (519)03/21/2018
    20:35
  31. 39.
    NEWS BRIEF: 519 - Fostering Compassion Thru Storytelling03/19/2018
    4:33
  32. 40.
    Bryce Casavant and 100 years of Wildlife Records (518)03/15/2018
    32:25
  33. 41.
    NEWS BRIEF: 518 - Bryce Casavant and 100 Years of Wildlife Records03/13/2018
    5:10
  34. 42.
    The BC SPCA Is Helping People Be AnimalKind (517)03/07/2018
    22:39
  35. 43.
    NEWS BRIEF: 517 - The BC SPCA Is Helping People Be AnimalKind03/05/2018
    4:49
  36. 44.
    The Time Of The Raccoons (516)03/01/2018
    32:59
  37. 45.
    NEWS BRIEF: 516 - The Time Of The Raccoons, featuring Cara Contardi of Urban Wildlife Care02/26/2018
    5:48
  38. 46.
    Adam Winston’s Podcast Explores Dogs In Our World (515)02/19/2018
    1:10:22
  39. 47.
    Cautiously Optimistic: Alberta Ready To Allow Rehab For Bears (514)02/12/2018
    19:28
  40. 48.
    This Common Sense Policy Update Can Help Keep Dogs Safe From Traps (513)02/05/2018
    6:25
  41. 49.
    Killing Wolves To Curb Depredation Could Create Conflict (512)01/29/2018
    43:22
  42. 50.
    Cat Declawing is Amputation and Dr. Margie Scherk Wants it Stopped (511)01/25/2018
    14:42
  43. 51.
    IFAW Partners With Communities For Their Northern Dogs Project (510)01/22/2018
    39:27
  44. 52.
    Joshua Katcher Is Telling The Story Of Fashion Animals (509)01/15/2018
    29:22
  45. 53.
    Introducing The New Legal Podcast From Animal Justice: Paw & Order (508)01/08/2018
    37:26
  46. 54.
    The New Year's Rant: How Do You Grow Hope? (Ep. 507)12/30/2017
    7:52
  47. 55.
    Christmas In A Cozy Cave: The Defender Radio Family Christmas Special12/18/2017
    17:01
  48. 56.
    Defender Radio Family Christmas Special (Thanks and acknowledgements)12/18/2017
    4:31
  49. 57.
    John E. Marriott talks Tall Tales, Long Lenses (505)12/11/2017
    25:52
  50. 58.
    Advocating For Russell The Orphaned Black Bear Cub of Bragg Creek, Alberta (504)12/04/2017
    36:17
  51. 59.
    Canadian Researchers Used 4 Million Animals In The Name Of Science (503)11/27/2017
    49:08
  52. 60.
    Inside The Absurdly Intellectual, Accurately Anthropomorphised World of Joshua Barkman's False Knees (502)11/20/2017
    32:10
  53. 61.
    501: Communities Can Co-Exist With Coyotes11/14/2017
    44:15
  54. 62.
    452: Elizabeth May Says We Have The Power To Go Green10/30/2017
    23:35
  55. 63.
    451: Getting Warm With Wully10/24/2017
    22:34
  56. 64.
    450: Stop Poisoning The Wolves10/17/2017
    47:39
  57. 65.
    449: Inside The Grizzly Poll10/11/2017
    41:21
  58. 66.
    448: Beating Back Burnout10/03/2017
    29:14
  59. 67.
    447: IFAW to the Rescue09/26/2017
    51:27
  60. 68.
    446: A Legal Fight For Freedom09/19/2017
    33:09
  61. 69.
    Turtle Power09/13/2017
    39:34
  62. 70.
    444: Bark To School09/05/2017
    53:15
  63. 71.
    443: Good Coyote, Bad Rap08/29/2017
    52:03
  64. 72.
    Ep. 442: Shoot To Thrill08/22/2017
    47:25
  65. 73.
    441: Leaving History In The Past08/16/2017
    29:55
  66. 74.
    440: The Last Stand of the Acadian Forest08/08/2017
    37:15
  67. 75.
    439: Selfies, Safety, and Search & Rescue08/01/2017
    50:18
  68. 76.
    438: Fish, Bears, and Conservation07/18/2017
    33:42
  69. 77.
    437: 500 Marmots Later...07/11/2017
    38:03
  70. 78.
    436: The Fight for BC's Wildlife07/04/2017
    37:00
  71. 79.
    435: The WOLF Sanctuary06/28/2017
    42:07
  72. 80.
    Episode 434: Parks Canada's Wildlife Crossings Pt. 206/20/2017
    45:44
  73. 81.
    Episode 433: Parks Canada's Wildlife Crossings Pt. 106/13/2017
    33:26
  74. 82.
    Episode 432: Questioning Coyote Conversations06/06/2017
    50:00
  75. 83.
    Episode 431: Bear Basics of Emergency Response05/30/2017
    45:16
  76. 84.
    Episode 430: The Long Weekend Rant Episode05/22/2017
    16:54
  77. 85.
    Episode 429: Dr. Marc Bekoff and the Rise of the Compassionocene05/15/2017
    1:04:34
  78. 86.
    Episode 428: Bif Naked, Wild and Free05/08/2017
    1:01:08
  79. 87.
    Episode 427: Advocacy in the Age of Trump05/01/2017
    57:43
  80. 88.
    Episode 426: Science for the Win (Defeating Depredation)04/24/2017
    1:00:42
  81. 89.
    Episode 425: John E. Marriott and the Ice Grizzlies04/17/2017
    59:50
  82. 90.
    Episode 424: The Easter Bunny Blues04/10/2017
    48:45
  83. 91.
    Episode 423: What to Expect When You're Expecting04/03/2017
    45:21
  84. 92.
    Episode 422: Spring Training03/27/2017
    42:23
  85. 93.
    Episode 421: The Non-human Rights Project03/20/2017
    34:37
  86. 94.
    Episode 420: #TeamRaccoon / Problem-solving the problem solvers03/13/2017
    36:31
  87. 95.
    Episode 419: A Season of Change03/06/2017
    28:11
  88. 96.
    Episode 418: Communicating About Coyote Conflict02/28/2017
    42:18
  89. 97.
    Episode 417: Evolving Ethics for Wildlife Control02/20/2017
    25:49
  90. 98.
    Episode 416: Ending the USDA's War on Wildlife02/14/2017
    37:17
  91. 99.
    Episode 415: Saving Seals by the Sea Shore02/07/2017
    24:10
  92. 100.
    Episode 414: Compassionate Communication01/31/2017
    1:00:13
  93. 101.
    Episode 413: Oh, The Places They'll Go01/23/2017
    31:28
  94. 102.
    Episode 412: Don't Fence Me In01/16/2017
    46:27
  95. 103.
    Episode 411: Pooches, Perception, and Compassion12/19/2016
    42:20
  96. 104.
    Episode 410: Doug's Story12/13/2016
    19:41
  97. 105.
    Episode 409: Finding Shelter12/06/2016
    26:45
  98. 106.
    Episode 408: Cougars, Co-existence, and the Capacity to Care11/30/2016
    45:16
  99. 107.
    Episode 407: A Day To End Seal Products11/21/2016
    20:24
  100. 108.
    Episode 406: Giving A Hoot for Species At Risk11/15/2016
    25:25
  101. 109.
    Episode 405: Challenging Cougar Conflict Misconceptions11/08/2016
    42:27
  102. 110.
    Episode 404: Trophy10/31/2016
    40:54
  103. 111.
    Episode 403: The Wolf Policy Paradox10/24/2016
    30:20
  104. 112.
    Episode 402: The Bear Facts of the Scientific Method10/18/2016
    50:07
  105. 113.
    Episode 401: Nathaniel's Message of Hope10/07/2016
    16:40
  106. 114.
    Episode 332: A Shot In The Dark09/14/2016
    28:45
  107. 115.
    Episode 331: Simply (smelly) skunks08/23/2016
    20:00
  108. 116.
    Episode 330: Wolves in the crosshairs08/17/2016
    27:36
  109. 117.
    Episode 329: Algonquin's Wolves08/08/2016
    30:44
  110. 118.
    Episode 328: How to rescue BC's rangers07/11/2016
    26:11
  111. 119.
    Episode 327: Mysterious Marmots07/04/2016
    41:20
  112. 120.
    Episode 326: The BS in BSL06/23/2016
    1:21:19
  113. 121.
    Episode 325: Uncertainty, certainly06/14/2016
    27:40
  114. 122.
    Episode 324: Alberta's Animal Awakening06/09/2016
    11:49
  115. 123.
    Episode 323: Questioning Zoos06/06/2016
    32:42
  116. 124.
    Episode 322: Cause & Effect of Conflict05/31/2016
    33:19
  117. 125.
    Episode 321: Cull is a four-letter word05/17/2016
    35:09
  118. 126.
    Episode 320: Advocacy in Markham05/09/2016
    27:19
  119. 127.
    Episode 319: #YMMFire Special Report05/05/2016
    29:42
  120. 128.
    Episode 318: C-24604/25/2016
    34:24
  121. 129.
    Episode 317: Paws for Hope04/11/2016
    44:29
  122. 130.
    Episode 316: The Trophy Hunt Begins04/01/2016
    28:07
  123. 131.
    Episode 315: Herd03/21/2016
    30:25
  124. 132.
    Episode 314: Special Report03/14/2016
    11:47
  125. 133.
    Episode 313: Fear itself03/01/2016
    21:45
  126. 134.
    Episode 312: On the origins of conflict02/08/2016
    20:59
  127. 135.
    Episode 311: The advocacy of Dr. Marc Bekoff02/03/2016
    22:14
  128. 136.
    Episode 310: John Marriott Exposed01/25/2016
    26:06
  129. 137.
    Episode 309: The Compassionate Man01/18/2016
    26:01
  130. 138.
    Episode 308: Animals in Science01/13/2016
    50:15
  131. 139.
    Episode 307: Making a case for animals01/04/2016
    24:25
  132. 140.
    Episode 306: The reindeer revolt12/21/2015
    5:00
  133. 141.
    Episode 305: #banshockcollars12/14/2015
    48:44
  134. 142.
    Episode 304: Meet the #MammothMovement11/26/2015
    12:14
  135. 143.
    Episode 303: Spring killing returns to Ontario11/15/2015
    27:12
  136. 144.
    Episode 302: The political wilderness11/09/2015
    23:30
  137. 145.
    Episode 301: Whistler faces feeding crisis11/02/2015
    29:15
  138. 146.
    Episode 249: Living With Wildlife Preview10/13/2015
    19:48
  139. 147.
    Episode 248: Special Report: Wolf Week10/09/2015
    16:46
  140. 148.
    Episode 247: Asher Jay: Hear her roar10/05/2015
    37:27
  141. 149.
    Episode 246: BC's Environment Advocate09/27/2015
    33:18
  142. 150.
    Episode 245: Special Report - Miley Cyrus and the BC wolves09/23/2015
    24:26
  143. 151.
    Episode 244: Voting is your voice09/21/2015
    19:13
  144. 152.
    Episode 243: The shocking truth09/13/2015
    44:11
  145. 153.
    Episode 242: Be a humane voter09/06/2015
    24:22
  146. 154.
    Episode 241: Human Super-Predators08/30/2015
    41:07
  147. 155.
    Episode 240: Law and order08/23/2015
    46:56
  148. 156.
    Episode 239: Alberta's wild future08/16/2015
    27:51
  149. 157.
    Episode 238: Speaking for the wolves08/09/2015
    28:28
  150. 158.
    Episode 237: The Cougar Channel08/02/2015
    22:16
  151. 159.
    Episode 236: The journey of OR-707/27/2015
    31:52
  152. 160.
    Episode 235: Breaking the news07/19/2015
    31:39
  153. 161.
    Episode 234: After bite07/12/2015
    19:52
  154. 162.
    Episode 233: Special Report07/09/2015
    18:01
  155. 163.
    Episode 232: Managing the invasion06/29/2015
    19:05
  156. 164.
    Episode 231: Good news06/22/2015
    28:45
  157. 165.
    Episode 230: Awkward Conversations06/14/2015
    26:38
  158. 166.
    Episode 229: CSI: Coyote scene investigators05/17/2015
    38:56
  159. 167.
    Episode 228: Special Report: Unnatural Enemies05/16/2015
    24:04
  160. 168.
    Episode 227: Craving Compassion, Canada?05/11/2015
    34:49
  161. 169.
    Episode 226: Join the revolution05/03/2015
    1:04:16
  162. 170.
    Episode 225: Represent04/26/2015
    30:05
  163. 171.
    Episode 224: The Cowspiracy is real04/19/2015
    26:28
  164. 172.
    Episode 223: Spring feeding04/12/2015
    25:09
  165. 173.
    Episode 222: For the love of dog04/05/2015
    52:22
  166. 174.
    Episode 221: Water world03/29/2015
    28:33
  167. 175.
    Episode 220: The Easter Bunny exposed!03/23/2015
    28:14
  168. 176.
    Episode 219: Respecting raccoons03/15/2015
    30:34
  169. 177.
    Episode 218: Badgering for change03/08/2015
    20:30
  170. 178.
    Episode 217: The State of the Beaver03/01/2015
    22:25
  171. 179.
    Episode 216: March is coming in like a lion02/22/2015
    31:45
  172. 180.
    Episode 215: Making humane choices02/16/2015
    27:25
  173. 181.
    Episode 214: Unintended consequences02/08/2015
    27:38
  174. 182.
    Episode 213: Finding compassion for canids02/02/2015
    31:55
  175. 183.
    Episode 212: Dam Builders01/19/2015
    30:32
  176. 184.
    Episode 211: Canada's failing grade01/11/2015
    28:28
  177. 185.
    Episode 210: Santa's going fur-free12/21/2014
    10:14
  178. 186.
    Episode 209: Bella's story12/07/2014
    26:26
  179. 187.
    Episode 208: The times they are a changin'11/30/2014
    24:52
  180. 188.
    Episode 207: Winter is coming11/23/2014
    20:56
  181. 189.
    Episode 206: History and future of the seal hunt11/16/2014
    24:07
  182. 190.
    Episode 205: Who puts fur in fashion?11/09/2014
    33:12
  183. 191.
    Episode 204: #MakeFurHistory11/03/2014
    17:12
  184. 192.
    Episode 203: Living With Wildlife Highlights Part 210/27/2014
    19:28
  185. 193.
    Episode 202: Living With Wildlife Highlights Part 110/23/2014
    25:52
  186. 194.
    Episode 201: Rewilding Our Hearts10/13/2014
    35:22
  187. 195.
    Episode 150: Living With Wildlife Preview10/05/2014
    22:05
  188. 196.
    Episode 149: Protecting wolves on the prairies09/20/2014
    37:14
  189. 197.
    Episode 148: Back to school, week 209/14/2014
    28:43
  190. 198.
    Episode 147: Going back to school09/08/2014
    31:27
  191. 199.
    Episode 146: Quebec's fur farm nightmare08/31/2014
    25:34
  192. 200.
    Episode 145: The emotional lives of advocates08/24/2014
    34:06

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