Tuesday, December 17, 2013
WILD TIME starts off the new year with an amazing variety of topics:
07.01.2014 Health special - The new year starts with a health special. We truly believe that you can't loom after anyone unless you look after yourself first. To kick-start the new year we talk to personal trainer Mikey Spice from BODYSHARP (pictured above) about how to get back into fitness. Furthermore Sylvia Chandler, founder of the famous ZEN shop in Birmingham, will tell us all about the healing powers and health benefit of urine.
14.01.2014 Ending vivisection - animal tests are cruel, inconclusive and ultimately a relic from the past that has to stop. WILD TIME spoke to Geoffrey Deckers about the European organisation that tries to end vivisection.
21.01.2014 Bikers 4 Orcas - loud, leather-lunged bikers are the last thing people expect to make some noise for cetaceans, yet here they are. Wild Time's Thomas Janak talks to biker Vincent Lesner from 'Bikers 4 Orcas' about their campaigns.
28.01.2014 Save the Maui dolphins - Earthrace new Zealand's Paul Moss tells us all about the plight of the Maui dolphins, whose times could run out soon as there are only 55 left!
DON'T miss our informative conversations!!!
Saturday, November 9, 2013
Merry Christmas to all our listeners, supporters and friends
03.12.2013 Wild Time in conversation with Animal Defenders International's Jan Creamer about the new documentary 'Lion Ark' which follows the rescue of 25 lions from a circus in Bolivia. Ericka Ceballos will also talk to us today, this time about a book about the bloody and unnecessary ivory trade.
10.12.2013 Ericka Ceballos is back on air with us telling us about the illegal wildlife trade that is happening globally via the internet.
17.12.2013 Wild Cats World's Babette DeJonge talks to us about the critically endangered leopards and about educational programs in numerous countries to help the species recover.
We will be back on air on Tuesday, January 7th 2014
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
For over five years now WILD TIME has been highlighting animal rights issues as well as world conservation shows and we are delighted to bring you more footage in November:
05.11.2013.Stop the badger cull - giving a voice to the cause. In conversation with activist and musician Tim Bragg
12.11.2013 Help the animals at Surabaya Zoo in Indonesia - animals starving to death or suffocating on plastic bags are just some of the distressing events happening at the mentioned zoo. Cee4life's Sybelle Foxcroft talks to us about the zoo and about what can be done
19.11.2013 Fighting crush videos globally Part I
26.11.2013 Fighting crush videos globally Part 2 - in this two part series Stop Crush.org's Marla Patty and Anthony Damiano talk to us about the global phenomenon of crush videos, where helpless, defenseless animals are being crushed to death for sexual pleasure. How big this issue is and why this is not a fetish but outright abuse are the topics we will be discussing here.
Friday, September 13, 2013
In October we’re taking a long, hard and in-depth look at the link between animal abuse and human abuse. You may be shocked to learn just how much of a link there is. WILD TIME has talked to three people who have researched this for years, namely Malcolm Plant, Professor Philip Tedeschi and Professpr Eleonora – Gullone. Other topics this month: The Vegan Information Project (VIP) in Dublin/Ireland and the plight of the nearly extinct fire salamanders in Holland.
Don’t miss these informative shows:
01.10.2013 Making the link 1 - in conversation with Malcolm Planet, whose studies focus mainly on Eastern Europe
08.10.2013 Making the link 2 - an even deeper look into the link between animal abuse and human abuse as we talk to Professor Philip Tedeschi. We also welcome back Roger yates who tells us all about the "VIP", Vegan Information Project", which gains momentum over in the Irish capitol city of Dublin.
15.10.2013 Romania's dogs need help -Following the death of a 4-year-old boy, supposedly through a stray dog, Romania is on a rampage to kill every stray dog in the country. Stray dogs have long been a big issue in Romania and many animal rights groups in Romania and elsewhere have criticized the cruel treatment of animals there..WILD TIME’s Thomas Janak talked to Vlad Dumitrescu, a civil engeneer in Bucarest, who has a very sensible view of his countries’ current actions against dogs.The conversation touches on many things including hysteria, corruption and possible solutions. It also shows how divided the country is and how many people in Romania do care about the stray dogs and are doing a lot to help. Help also comes from further afield. Wild Time talks to Izza Siebert from “Gegen Tierquaelerei” who hails from Germany. Izza and others of her group are currently organizing numerous trips to Bucharest to not only feed many of the dogs there but also to get some of them out of Romania and into new homes in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
She also tells us about the many difficulties helpers are facing and they also need financial support in order to rescue and feed dogs.
22.10.2013 Save the fire salamanders - Expert Matt Ellerbeck tells us all about the virus BS and other reasons responsible for shrinking the fire salamanders population to a mere 4% in Holland.
29.10.2013 Making the link 3 - today we will be talking in-depth about the link between animal cruelty and anti social behaviour among other things. Our guest is Professor Eleonora Gullone
Thursday, August 29, 2013
We're back! And we're back with some great footage.
03.09.2013 Blackfish is the new documentary by Gabriela Cowperthwaite that examines the death of Sea World trainer Dawn Brencheau and the life of Tilikum, the killer whale, who has been involved in three deaths. The film asks the questions: Should we continue to keep these intelligent animals in captivity any longer, especially since there are absolutely zero reports of incidents between killer whales and humans in the wild. We talked to Gabriela about the documentary and also talked to people who have seen the film.
10.09.2013 Freedom Blue - is a project aiming at the education of people with regards to cetacians. Freedom Blue is also a music project that uses art to highlight the issue. Len Varley (who has been on WILD TIME before) talks to us about the project.
17.09.2013 The beggar cats of Niigata / Japan - for all intents and purposes stray cats aren't a new topic but when there are stray cats in a small village in Japan the whole issue takes on a comletely new meaning. WILD TIME in conversation with Steven Harsha, who lives in Niigata. This interview also touches on the different ways of thinking and understanding the world,
24.09.2013 Tim Gorski - "How I became an elephant" is just one of the many documentaries of independent film maker Tim Gorski. Tim's documentary about Sea Shepherd gave rise to the now famous TV show "Whale Wars" and WILD TIME talked to Tim at length about his films, experiences and views.
Monday, August 12, 2013
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
More to be announced soon
Monday, March 25, 2013
01.04.2013 NO SHOW (Bank Holiday)
NEW ON AIR TIME AS OF APRIL 2013. WE ARE NOW ON AIR TUESDAY MORNINGS AT 1A.M.
NEW ON AIR TIME AS OF APRIL 2013. WE ARE NOW ON AIR TUESDAY MORNINGS AT 1A.M.
09.04.2013 We will bring you footage from the Sustainability Spring Fayre in Birmingham with many interviews about nature, fair trade and more. The second hour will bring you an interview with Diane Rowles from the Rudozem Street Dog Rescue in Bulgaria.
16.04.2013 Tonight on Wild Time we will be talking to award – winning filmmaker Ruben Duro about his new book “Born in a drop” where he uses macrophotography to film and photograph the tiniest of animals within a drop of water in various stges of their development. We will also be talking to the Tikki Hywood Trust of Zimbabwe about the plight of the pangolins
23.04.2013 Mark Devries will be talking to WILD TIME’s Thomas Janak at length about his documentary “Speciecism – the movie”, that follows factory farms and questions why humans deny animals so many rights. Furthermore Wild Time will be talking to MichelleJones, co-founder of K9 Rescue in Bulgaria about the atrocities stray dogs are facing there every day and wht can be done to help.
30.04.2013 Tonight we will look at the darker side of Spain, where attitudes towards stray animals often vary from indifferent to downright harmful.
Thursday, February 28, 2013
04.03.2013 WILD TIME in conversation with Anthony Marr from the Vancouver Animal Defence League.The League currently fights for the abandonment of Shark fins and this topic was covered here in some detail. But that’s not where it ends at all as the conversation also touched on important issues like global warming, the illegal wildlife trade, overpopulation an racism in the animal rights movement. Tonight we will also talk about netting and the threat it causes to pigeons and other birds. After all, netting seems by far the most effective method to keep pigeons and other birds from resting on buildings. Truth is that many pigeons get trapped in the nets and badly injure themselves or die a slow and agonising death virtually undetected by anyone. Luckily there are groups and people like Sidney Barret who highlight the plight of the pigeons and who want the netting reviewed as a method and periodically checked for weaknesses that allow birds to get entangled and trapped in the first place.
11.03.2013 “Cee4life” dirctor Sybelle Foxcroft is back on WILD TIME RADIO to talk about their work. Sybelle gave us an update on the tiger temple in Thailand and highlighted a non-functioning state-run zoo in Nigeria where animals are starving to death.
18.03.2013 In the first hour of tonight’s show we get all spiritual (again) as we talk with spiritual healer Alison Ward whose aim in life is to help people find their life’s purpose and live happily ever after. This is an in-depth conversation about the power of overcoming hardship and transforming pain into positive energy and happiness. In the second hour of today's show we will talk to Diane Rowles from the Rudozeem street dog rescue in Bulgaria about their important work and challenges.
25.03.2013 Wild Time talks to Sylvia Vale a.k.a. “Vegan Ninja Bunny” at length about her youtube channel aimed at educating people about the vegan lifestyle. Sylvia tells us all about being a fruitarian and raw food vegan. Bute the show doesn’t edn there as we have also had the pleasure to chat with the iconic Sea Shepherd Captain Paul Watson of “Whale Wars” fame.
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
WILD TIME premiered in February of 2008 on the Digital Hub FM in Dublin/Ireland. Over the years we have been on numerous stations as well as online and we're a fixed feature on TCR FM since late 2010.
With 370 shows so far (January 2013) we are delighted to announce the next number of shows:
04.02.2013 Is facebook targeting animal rights activists? A new spamfilter may have caused issues to crossposters but private messages monitored and deleted by facebook that goes a step too far. But does that ultimately mean that animal rights activists are being targeted by the social media giant? We’re discussing this with Sybelle Foxcroft and Kasha Viets – Wood.
11.02.2013 WILD TIME IS 5 YEARS YOUNG! We will talk about the last five years briefly before talking to Nicola Tapping about Veganism and Science – Fiction and how the two compliment each other. In the second hour of tonight’s show we will talk with Dr. Pieter Kat from LionAid about trophy hunting and the decline of the king od the djungle
18.02.2013 On tonight’s show we will talk to philosophy teacher and author Lisa Kemmerer about her numerous books on animal rights, woman rights issues and the difficulties of teaching ethics to a ranching community in the backwaters of Montana /USA. But the show doesn’t end there. Mark Mak from the Alliance for Animal Police Hong Kong will be chatting to us about the animal protection scheme and why it is not working and, last nut not least, Austrain rockband “Suck at Love” will talk to us about their music and their vegan lifestyle
25.02.2013 Wild Time talks to Rana and Yousra Soliman from Egypt about their 150-page-animal rights graduate project. The conversation touches on animal abuse, Religion and more. In the second hour of tonight’s show we will be talking to Lisa Hywood from the Tikki Hywood Trust in Zimbabwe about the plight of the pangolin before chatting with Sybelle Foxcroft from Cee4life about the Guardian Project.