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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 Is CITES The Long View with Dr. Ronald Orenstein Part 1

8/19/2019
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The recent trend is that CITES is outdated, that it has no teeth, that the very trade in endangered and threatened species is causing them to slip toward extinction.

Duration:00:55:26

Encore: The Revelator with John R. Platt

8/12/2019
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Today with my guest John R. Platt, editor of the Revelator, an independent online environmental news and ideas initiative of the Center for Biological Diversity, we delve into and question some of the top conservation headlines

Duration:00:59:21

Science vs Policy- Future of the Mexican Wolf with David Parsons

8/5/2019
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The saga of the Mexican Grey Wolf is a story of how politics interferes in the efforts of independent scientists to recover an endangered species.

Duration:01:02:48

Encore: Commission of Evil USFW Wolf Policy with Stephen Capra

7/29/2019
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With returning guest Stephen Capra, we delve into a topic full of myths and outdated policies: that of wolves and wildness and ranching.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

Path of the Puma with Jim Williams

7/22/2019
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During a time when most wild animals are experiencing decline in the face of development and climate change, the intrepid mountain lion—also known as a puma, a cougar, “ghost cat,” and by many other names—has experienced reinvigoration as well as expansion of territory.

Duration:00:59:03

Extinction Vortex with Tiffany Yap

7/15/2019
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Scary words. What does this look like? My guest Tiffany Yap, a scientist with the Center for Biological Diversity, explains with California cougars. Tiffany is one of the authors of the petition to add cougars to the California Endangered Species Act.

Duration:00:59:04

The Carrot or the Stick? Bears with Sharon Baruch-Mordo

7/8/2019
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What is an urban bear? Sharon Baruch Mordo helps us answer this question as a result of a multi year experiment and study in Aspen, CO that evaluated on site education in residential and construction sites Bear Aware educational campaigns in neighborhoods and elevated law enforcement, and using the carrot and the stick approach to get people to secure garbage to reduce confrontations.

Duration:01:02:06

Encore: Wolves Are Here To Stay with Mike Phillips

7/1/2019
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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

Encore: Possibilism with Michael Soule

6/24/2019
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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: The Wild Effect

6/17/2019
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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

Encore: Where Wild Things Are

6/10/2019
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When engaging in wildness through travel, work or vacation, there comes the time when one crosses the line from the urban mentality into heightened awareness where the wild things are- animals, habitats and ecosystems.

Duration:00:55:23

Through Lions Eyes with Phil Johnston

6/3/2019
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Cougar biologist and professional tracker, Phil Johnston joins us today with a glimpse into the world as seen through the eyes of Cougar.

Duration:00:59:32

Encore: When Wild Things Come Out From the Wild

5/27/2019
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The urban wilderness: The bear, raccoon, beaver or the lion in your yard, patrolling your neighborhoods and nearby recreation areas

Duration:00:56:05

Wildlife in the Crosshairs with Camilla Fox Project Coyote

5/20/2019
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My guest Camilla Fox, founder of Project Coyote, leads national advocacy efforts to outlaw killing contests in states across the US using scientific data and compelling documentaries, indicating people no longer tolerate the cruel and wasteful behavior of a few that treat our carnivores as vermin

Duration:00:59:21

Living with Lions with Dr. Quinton Martins

5/13/2019
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The protected Mountain lions in California live in highly fragmented habitats, where sport hunting is illegal.

Duration:01:03:11

Encore: Wild Neighbors with Dr John Hadidian HSUS

5/6/2019
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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: Caught In The Middle- Seized Wildlife with Bill Clark

4/29/2019
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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

Tracking the Ghost Cat with Phil Johnston

4/22/2019
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Mountain lions capture our attention and imagination – their beauty and our fear of them.

Duration:01:02:12

Encore: Carnivore and Human Conflict: The Sledgehammer Effect

4/15/2019
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One of the oldest conflicts is that between humans and carnivores and whether we are willing to share resources with them.

Duration:00:59:19

Encore: EXPOSED: The U.S. Secret War on Wildlife with Brooks Fahy

4/8/2019
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Wildlife Services-a barbaric, wasteful and misnamed agency within the US Department of Agriculture, has been having their way for almost a century, our government’s secret war on wildlife has been killing millions of native predators and birds as well as maiming, poisoning, and brutalizing countless non-targeted and endangered species, along with quite a few pets and seriously injuring people.

Duration:00:56:01