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Our Wild World

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An informative and lively opportunity for listeners of all ages to learn about and raise awareness of contemporary challenges in wildlife and environmental conservation, both in Africa and parallels in the U.S., while also providing direct avenues to a variety of projects to personally take action and get involved.

An informative and lively opportunity for listeners of all ages to learn about and raise awareness of contemporary challenges in wildlife and environmental conservation, both in Africa and parallels in the U.S., while also providing direct avenues to a variety of projects to personally take action and get involved.
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Location:

Aspen, CO

Networks:

VoiceAmerica

Description:

An informative and lively opportunity for listeners of all ages to learn about and raise awareness of contemporary challenges in wildlife and environmental conservation, both in Africa and parallels in the U.S., while also providing direct avenues to a variety of projects to personally take action and get involved.

Twitter:

@wildize

Language:

English

Contact:

PO Box 3078 Aspen, CO 81612 (970) 923-1795


Episodes

Encore: What Does Wildlife Security Mean with Danny Woodley

12/17/2018
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It may sound simple, but it is highly complex and fluid. A lifetime of experience and knowledge from Kenya, the African contintent and elsewhere

Duration:01:00:03

Encore: Wolves: Soul of the Wild with Carter Niemeyer

12/10/2018
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Both reviled and loved, our history with the wolf is complex and emotional and the stuff of legends.

Duration:00:57:16

Encore: American Lion, Looking For Love In A Land Of Fear, William Stolzenburg

12/3/2018
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Our story today revolves around a heroic journey of one cat that apparently walked (and swam)

Duration:00:55:16

Encore: Wolves Are Here To Stay with Mike Phillips

11/26/2018
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Wolves are one of the most misunderstood, maligned and hated animals to roam the earth, yet revered to the point of mythological status.

Duration:00:54:39

A Bold Vision For Our Future with Stephen Capra

11/19/2018
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With returning guest Stephen Capra of Bold Visions Conservation, we discuss the state of the world – from what the US mid-term election results mean for wild places, wildlife and the environment to the mentality that is spreading across world leaders and CEO’s participating in the ecological genocide of our planet modeled on profiting off every last natural resource while it is still possible.

Duration:00:57:18

Wild Daze with Phyllis Stuart and Andrea Crosta

11/12/2018
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How has species survival become about law enforcement? With my guests today, filmmaker Phyllis Stuart, and Elephant Action League Founder and Director Andrea Crosta, we talk about a groundbreaking and compelling new documentary wildlife film, Wild Daze, directed and produced by Stuart, that unveils what is really happening in the world of illegal trafficking in wildlife and the complexity of the models in place to protect nature.

Duration:00:57:25

Disappearing Spots Part 2: The Cheetah Pet Trade with Dr. Laurie

11/5/2018
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We had an incredible opportunity to catch up again with Dr. Laurie Marker of Cheetah Conservation Fund before she heads back to Namibia.

Duration:01:00:54

Disappearing Spots, Saving the Cheetah with Dr. Laurie Marker

10/29/2018
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Dr. Laurie Marker, Founder and Executive Director of Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF), is a pioneer of cheetah conservation. I have known of CCF’s work since its’ inception in 1990 in Namibia, yet we never crossed paths until this year when we finally met and she stayed at my home.

Duration:00:58:51

Biointegrity with Chris Searles

10/22/2018
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In this illuminating discussion with Chris Searles, accomplished musician turned founder of Biointegrity, a for-profit fundraising business to empower the most efficient means of protecting the earth’s biosphere, we talk about an issue that conservation has strayed from: that to protect biodiversity and the ability for any and all life to survive on a habitable earth, we must protect the intact biosphere.

Duration:01:01:10

Exposing the Dark Net with Ken McCloud

10/15/2018
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Today with returning guest Ken McCloud, ex-USFW special agent, we dive deep into the dark underbelly of Internet based illegal wildlife crime. The instant and global reach, the web provides cover and laundering for this illegal trade, and it happens every day.

Duration:00:59:54

Encore: The Wild Effect

10/8/2018
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What is the importance of our wildlife, especially predators, to our ecosystems? Healthy ecosystems means a healthy planet, which in the end

Duration:00:54:28

Canine Confidential with Marc Bekoff

10/1/2018
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With his new book, 'Canine Confidential: Why Dogs Do What They Do', award winning scientist and lifelong dog lover, Professor Marc Bekoff and I converse on the world of dog behavior and the deep emotional lives dogs live and how people, as their companions, need to make those lives as rich and fulfilling as possible.

Duration:01:00:39

Commission of Evil USFW Wolf Policy with Stephen Capra

9/17/2018
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With returning guest Stephen Capra, we delve into a topic full of myths and outdated policies: that of wolves and wildness and ranching.

Duration:00:57:59

The Chameleon: USFW undercover with Ken McCloud

9/10/2018
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With my guest today, Ken McCloud, retired undercover special agent USFW/OLE (Office of Law Enforcement) officer that gave illegal wildlife smugglers in the US and around the world, a run for their money.

Duration:00:57:49

Encore: Ecosystems And Biodiversity Consist of Individuals Not Just Concepts, with Dr. Ian Redmond

8/27/2018
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When asked to summarize his work Ian Redmond says, “I am a naturalist by birth, a biologist by training, and a conservationist by necessity. But conservation for me isn’t just about saving species.

Duration:00:57:58

Encore: Caught In The Middle- Seized Wildlife with Bill Clark

8/20/2018
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We hear of orphans being taken in all the time, but the larger problem is that which is causing more orphans-

Duration:00:57:09

The Myth of Sustainable Consumptive Utilization and Lions with Chris Mercer

8/13/2018
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With returning guest Chris Mercer, founder of the International Campaign Against Canned Hunting ICACH

Duration:00:53:12

Encore: Loving You To Pieces - Wildlife Trade with Dex Kotze and Pippa Hankinson

8/6/2018
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With the CITES CoP17 trade resolutions voted upon, now it’s time to look that the ramifications of conservation by committee based upon the utilization model pressure of supply vs demand.

Duration:00:59:11

Encore: Wild Neighbors with Dr John Hadidian HSUS

7/30/2018
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As our human communities develop and encourage green spaces and living alongside and in nature and natural landscapes, we now often find ourselves face to face with our wild neighbors

Duration:00:55:51

Encore: What's That Thing Sitting on Your Shoulders?

7/23/2018
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The one tool each of us has at our disposal is our brain, and the ability to think ourselves through to solutions.

Duration:00:56:22