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Our Wild World

VoiceAmerica

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. While our project focus covers sub-Saharan Africa, the results of what we accomplish have global impacts, and further, how we choose to live daily will have impacts upon the future of Africa, our world’s wildlife and people. Our topics will cover a variety of themes including current news, what you can do now, what conservation and sustainability actually mean, how poverty impacts sustainablilty, foreign aid, book reviews, animal behavior, photography, living with wildlife in your back yard, interviews with renowned experts, and your questions and answers. Our Wild World is broadcast live every Monday at 8 AM Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Variety Channel.

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. While our project focus covers sub-Saharan Africa, the results of what we accomplish have global impacts, and further, how we choose to live daily will have impacts upon the future of Africa, our world’s wildlife and people. Our topics will cover a variety of themes including current news, what you can do now, what conservation and sustainability actually mean, how poverty impacts sustainablilty, foreign aid, book reviews, animal behavior, photography, living with wildlife in your back yard, interviews with renowned experts, and your questions and answers. Our Wild World is broadcast live every Monday at 8 AM Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Variety Channel.

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. While our project focus covers sub-Saharan Africa, the results of what we accomplish have global impacts, and further, how we choose to live daily will have impacts upon the future of Africa, our world’s wildlife and people. Our topics will cover a variety of themes including current news, what you can do now, what conservation and sustainability actually mean, how poverty impacts sustainablilty, foreign aid, book reviews, animal behavior, photography, living with wildlife in your back yard, interviews with renowned experts, and your questions and answers. Our Wild World is broadcast live every Monday at 8 AM Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Variety Channel.

Twitter:

@wildize

Language:

English

Contact:

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


Episodes

The Changing Paradigm of Human to Non-Human Relationships

7/6/2020
With Special Guest Philip Tedeschi , Clinical Professor, Graduate School of Social Work, University of Denver.

Duration:00:58:53

Trading What's Left of Life- Nick Lynch and Tim Gorski

6/29/2020
Current data tells us our world has slid past far tipping points of no return. Viable populations of wildlife across the board are disappearing.

Duration:00:56:48

What’s That Thing Sitting on Your Shoulders?

6/22/2020
COVID-19 has shifted our world and our consciousness. We are on the razors edge leading wave of a new paradigm. The shift is uncomfortable, frightening and exhausting while wondering what the future holds.

Duration:00:56:22

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

6/15/2020
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 Act Locally Think Globally with Philip Tedeschi

6/8/2020
With this rebroadcast from 2015, we see so many parallels, as so many is global crises converge.

Duration:00:58:29

The Stock Market: Illegal Wildlife Trade Economics with Alejandro Nadal

6/1/2020
A critical component of any discussion in wildlife trade that is glaringly missing from major decision making processes such as CITES, is the real-world understanding wildlife markets and pricing.

Duration:00:57:07

Can You Hear Me Now?

5/25/2020
Eli wrote this episode six years ago, March 2014, and it aired as The Wild Effect.

Duration:00:54:28

Loving Wildlife to Death with Glen Martin

5/18/2020
Are conserving wildlife and protecting animals the same thing? Award winning environmental reporter, Glen Martin, guides us as this question applies to Africa's mega fauna.

Duration:00:57:19

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

5/11/2020
“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

Sustainable Utilization vs. Sustained Abuse with Pieter Kat

5/4/2020
We have deeply manipulated the earth’s landscapes and wild places like no other time in human history, and we are now wholly facing the impacts we've forced upon the biological world that gives us life.

Duration:00:59:24

Wild Neighbors with Dr John Hadidian HSUS

4/27/2020
As COVID19 has us sheltering in place, our lack of presence outside has reduced pressures on wildlife: A changed world is happening outside our windows. Wildlife is coming into our yards, streets, green spaces natural habitats.

Duration:00:55:51

Rewilding Our Hearts with Marc Bekoff

4/20/2020
Rewilding has long been a conservation term for connectivity and creating corridors for wildlife movement.

Duration:00:57:35

Living with Bears with Sharon Baruch-Mordo

4/13/2020
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. Interestingly, the study found little support for education or enforcement in the form of daily patrolling...

Duration:01:02:06

Encore April Fool's Day - Are we really so foolish?

4/6/2020
Wouldn’t it be great if today’s headlines were : It’s okay. We can all come out now! the Global crises are over, and We’ve Won! because humanity came to its senses the other day.

Duration:00:52:18

Virus: Lessons From the Wild To the World with Dr. Peter Li

3/30/2020
The dangers of global wildlife trafficking have made global headlines.

Duration:00:58:00

Encore Wicked Problems with Ashwell Glasson

3/16/2020
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

Compassionate Coexistence with Predators

3/9/2020
Coexisting with America’s Song Dog, with Camilla Fox and Robert Crabtree America’s Song Dog, the Trickster

Duration:00:59:49

Who Owns The Wildlife with John Laundre

3/2/2020
With cougar biologist John Laundré, today we discuss the matter of who owns wildlife.

Duration:00:59:58

MORE CATS, part 2 Feral Cats and Wildlands

2/24/2020
In our previous episode we learned the interesting history of cats becoming our pets, yet barely covered the tip of the iceberg of feral cats and their impacts on our world.

Duration:00:58:22

Encore: CATS CATS CATS with Dr. John Hadidian and Katie Lisnik, HSUS

2/17/2020
We’re not talking about the furry loveable housecat. There are currently an estimated 30-40 million cats in the US alone, living in our neighborhoods

Duration:00:57:06