Host Melinda Bernerts asks, "How does the extinction of the world's large predators such as lions affect us?" She talks with wildlife journalist William Stolzenberg about what the loss of top carnivores means to cities like Portland.
Melinda Bernerts hosts a special edition of Speaking of Animals with energy worker Lisa Bundy, who discusses how to send healing energy to your animal companions. Melinda will take calls and speaking with your furry friends about their issues and concerns.
The floods in the Midwest were devastating to both humans and animals. We speak with members of a rescue team who descended on Iowa farm land to save a group of pigs who survived the flood. Hosts Pete Anderson and Allison Milonis interview representatives at Farm Sanctuary in upstate New York, where the pigs were transported and are recovering from their harrowing experience.
Host Barbara Bernstein (The Media Project) talks with Richard Charter, with Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund, about the recent push for lifting moratoriums on off-shore oil drilling, why the idea seems to be winning public support, and what is wrong with the plan.