We chat with Shakira Free Miles from SaveABulls, a veterinary-led campaign based in the UK, creating awareness about breed-specific legislation, promoting responsible dog ownership & an end to breed discrimination. We also discuss with Bruce Poon from the Animal Justice Party, the recent recommendations regarding BSL in Victoria, Australia after an extensive inquiry into the legislation there.
We ask Athans Steffen from People Against Canned Hunting about how the selfie has become a weapon of mass destruction when it comes to lion cubs & how we must start sizing up the very idea of big cat sanctuaries.
Today we feature an informative talk on predators by Dr Euan Ritchie and how they provide many solutions to existing problems. Among other things, Euan tells us about fire management & its relationship to the destruction of our native species, how a landscape of fear can be a good thing and the best way to approach the issue of feral cats.
More cruelty footage of pig farming cruelty was exposed recently by Animal Liberation from the Yelmah piggery in SA. We ask why pigs in the food production system literally have no chance in hell in escaping cruelty under present regulatory systems. We speak with Campaign Director for Animal Liberation, Emma Hurst, Chris Delforce from Aussie Farms & Pete Crosbie from Willowite Sanctuary.
What's changed its name (not its business) 6 times, been legally thrown out of many environments because it is basically killing them and yet its cruel net of killing in our Australian waters is welcomed?
After finding out about this issue, I can't get this Edvard Munch "The Scream" expression off my face. These are the boats we should be stopping Australia!!
We discuss the Geelong Star supertrawler with Andy Meddick, candidate for Corangamite for the Animal Justice Party.
While France spiralled into economic turmoil and poor harvests pushed the French people into starvation in the 1800s, the reigning Queen Marie Antoinette did not rein in her flamboyant and extravagant lifestyle. When informed her people could not even get bread to eat her flippant response was reputed to be , “let them eat cake” and she continued her excessive spending including building a lavish new retreat in Versailles.