Lara Drew, the Campaign Director for Animal Liberation ACT's "Big Birds, Big Cruelty" campaign, Bede Carmody who runs A Poultry Place sanctuary in NSW, and Felicity Andersen from Animal Liberation Victoria. They'll be talking about the Australian turkey industry and the 3 - 5 million turkeys killed each year who live a short life of cruelty and suffering from conception to slaughter.
Tune in, get informed, and find out how to support the campaign.
Dominique Thiriet from James Cook University's School of Law, regarding how Australia's legislative framework addresses the welfare of introduced animals. She explains how inadequate legislation, unenforceable codes of practice, and negative community attitudes contribute to legalised acts of cruelty against unpopular animals.
Bridget, a local animal activist & creator of intelligent articulate thoughtful zines, speaks about her experiences in Kurdistan where she worked with Nature Iraq on the devastating wildlife trafficking issue. It was these experiences that led her to create the zines "All My Friends Are Mountains" and "Veganistan" (winner of a zine award).
Joe Cross, Australian entrepreneur & maker of the award-winning documentary “Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead”. When middle age came knocking, Joe found he was literally “fat, sick & nearly dead”, 45 kg overweight & dosed up on potent steroids. He rebooted his life with a 60-day, micronutrient-rich, fruit & vegie juice fast while traveling nearly 5,000 km across America. Tune in to hear what all the buzz is about … It might just change your life
Gerard Wedderburn-Bisshop from the World Preservation Foundation is currently working with Beyond Zero Emissions (BZE) to create a Land Use Plan, due for release in 2013. Gerard talks about the very significant carbon emissions that result from livestock farming and gives us a taste of BZE’s recommendations to address this.