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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

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

Wolves Are Here To Stay with Mike Phillips

9/24/2018
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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

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

Encore: Loving Wildlife To Death with Glen Martin

7/16/2018
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Since this episode originally aired a year ago, traction from animal rights and welfare movements have certainly gained ground

Duration:00:57:19

Encore: National Strategies Combatting Wildlife Trafficking

7/9/2018
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We are dealing with an unprecedented spike in illegal wildlife trade, threatening to overturn decades of conservation gains.

Duration:00:57:18

Encore: The Missing Links with Brian Czech

6/18/2018
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Despite the incredible successes in conservation, overall, something isn’t working. We are losing ground.

Duration:01:02:35

Encore: CITES: CoP-OUT with Chris Mercer

6/4/2018
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As the dust just begins to settle from CITES, the veil lifts and the shock waves of the decisions ripple across the world- through the conservation communities and the ‘industry’.

Duration:00:55:09

Possibilism with Michael Soule

5/7/2018
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Our guest Michael Soule, the father of conservation biology, shares his deep insights from decades working in conservation.

Duration:00:55:12

Encore: Lets Not Bank on Extinction with WildAid Peter Knights, Hong Hoang, Alex Hofford

4/30/2018
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In today’s globalized world little now stays local- from tourists to terrorists – can reach almost anywhere. From headlines of S. Africa ruling for rhino horn trade, to recent reports of thieves breaking into a French zoo and into a South African rhino orphanage to kill captive rhinos for their horns.

Duration:00:58:25

Wicked Problems with Ashwell Glasson

4/23/2018
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Today, with returning guest Ashwell Glasson, we address deep seated Wicked Problems as a root cause of civil unrest and social disruptions that are occurring globally, as a result of unrestrained economic growth leading to environmental problems.

Duration:00:55:42

Encore: Do You See What I See with Nick Brandt and BigLife Foundation

4/16/2018
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East Africa, is just a microcosm, where you can still see open plains shared by so many different people and creatures has a visceral impact on most humans who see it, and fill the most jaded of us with a profound sense of wonder.

Duration:00:52:03