All Creatures Podcast
Episode 121: Endangered Species Act with Center for Biological Diversity Attorney Brett Hartl

Episode 121: Endangered Species Act with Center for Biological Diversity Attorney Brett Hartl

October 15, 2019

This week we are joined by attorney Brett Hartl from the Center for Biological Diversity to discuss the Endangered Species Act. Brett and others from the center are currently involved in multiple lawsuits against the Trump Administration and other interests in protecting our wild spaces and animals that live within them. This is a not miss interview with someone on the front lines of the legal battle here in the United States. 

Please visit the Center for Biological Diversity website HERE

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Episode 120: Intrigued by Iguanas w/Chris Pellecchia

Episode 120: Intrigued by Iguanas w/Chris Pellecchia

October 8, 2019

This week we are joined by Chris Pellecchia. He is a Special Projects staff member of the International Reptile Conservation Foundation, Inc and a member of the IUCN SSC Iguana Specialist Group. His full biography can be accessed on our web page HERE

Episode 119: Head Banging Pileated Woodpecker

Episode 119: Head Banging Pileated Woodpecker

October 1, 2019

With the recent news of nearly 3 billion birds disappearing from North America in the last nearly 50 years this week chose an icon, the Pileated Woodpecker. Woodpeckers capture the wonder of many, but are misunderstood, as to their ecological importance. Not to mention, just how do they hammer their heads against trees day in and day out. Get ready for another exciting podcast.   

Patreon: Please considering supporting us at Patreon HERE. For one cup of good coffee a month you can support your favorite podcast and give back to conservation. We also offer bonus episodes and supporter only content. We just released our Sperm Whale episode for our Patreon supports, with more content on its way. We also donate portions of what we raise to a conservation organization each month. 

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Episode 118: Marine Iguanas from the Galapagos Isles

Episode 118: Marine Iguanas from the Galapagos Isles

September 24, 2019

This week we jump to the one of the more unique biomes on earth, the Galapagos Islands. There, lives the world’s only marine living lizard. They are absolutely unique on how they live alongside and survive in the ocean. The Galapagos hosts some incredibly unique creatures and the Marine Iguana is our first foray there.  

Patreon: Please considering supporting us at Patreon HERE. For one cup of good coffee a month you can support your favorite podcast and give back to conservation. We also offer bonus episodes and supporter only content. We just released our Sperm Whale episode for our Patreon supports, with more content on its way. We also donate portions of what we raise to a conservation organization each month. 

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Episode 117 Nuts about Indian Giant Squirrels

Episode 117 Nuts about Indian Giant Squirrels

September 17, 2019

The Indian Giant Squirrel is not only one of the largest squirrels on Earth, they are also one of the most colorful mammals in existence. In truth, squirrels are quite fascinating and are critical components for a healthy ecosystem. This week we dive into the world of these incredible rodents and hope to give you a new appreciation for our furry neighbors.

Patreon: Please considering supporting us at Patreon HERE. We offer bonus episodes and supporter only content. We just released our Sperm Whale episode for our Patreon supports, with more content on its way. We also donate portions of what we raise to a conservation organization each month. 

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Episode 116: Gibbon Conservation Center w/Gabi Skollar

Episode 116: Gibbon Conservation Center w/Gabi Skollar

September 12, 2019

This week we are joined with Gabi Skollar, Director, of the Gibbon Conservation Center. We spend an incredible hour talking about her work, and the impact the Gibbon Conservation Center is having on Gibbons around the world. Please be sure to stick around to the end as you listen to one of the most rare sounds you will ever hear. Over 30 Gibbons sang to us for over 10 minutes. 

Please visit the Gibbon Conservation Center website HERE

Show notes HERE

The film Violet is Blue: A Tale of Gibbons and Guardians website is HERE

Episode 115: A Treasure, the Golden Lion Tamarin

Episode 115: A Treasure, the Golden Lion Tamarin

September 10, 2019

The Golden Lion Tamarin is a small primate from Brazil that nearly went extinct. They are one of conservations great success stories, as they were brought back from the brink. As the rainforests of South America continue to be a critical hotspot for conservation, we turn our attention there to talk about the Golden Lion Tamarins and their struggles to survive.

Patreon: Please considering supporting us at Patreon HERE. We offer bonus episodes and supporter only content. We just released our Sperm Whale episode for our Patreon supports, with more content on its way. We also donate portions of what we raise to a conservation organization each month. 

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Episode 114: Filmmakers of Violet is Blue: A Tale of Gibbons and Guardians

Episode 114: Filmmakers of Violet is Blue: A Tale of Gibbons and Guardians

September 5, 2019

This week we are joined by the Filmmakers of Violet is Blue: A Tale of Gibbons and Guardians. While the gibbons are the stars of this award-winning film, it does shows just how much sacrifice people make in fighting for the conservation of endangered species. We are joined with Emmy-Award winning Director Alex Azmi, Producer Michael Thau and the Director of the Gibbon Conservation Center Gabi Skollar. You can check the film's website to see when and where it will be showing. 

The films website can be accessed HERE

Show notes are HERE

Episode 113: Gibbons, their Songs are Fading Fast

Episode 113: Gibbons, their Songs are Fading Fast

September 3, 2019

Not many are aware that Gibbons are a lesser ape, and one of our closest relatives’ outsides the great apes. These awe-inspiring primates live-in Southeast Asia and every single species is now under threat of extinction. Not only do they have some radical physiology, their behavior, especially the singing of their songs, will win your heart. In this episode we talk about the critically endangered Northern White Cheeked Gibbon, and cover much about their other gibbon relatives.

Patreon: Please considering supporting us at Patreon HERE. We offer bonus episodes and supporter only content. We just released our Sperm Whale episode for our Patreon supports, with more content on its way. We also donate portions of what we raise to a conservation organization each month. 

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Episode 112: Shark Research w/Chris Fischer, Founder of OCEARCH

Episode 112: Shark Research w/Chris Fischer, Founder of OCEARCH

August 29, 2019

This week we are joined with OCEARCH founder, expedition leader and visionary Chris Fischer. He gives a fascinating interview on the research he is conducting in not only sharks, but many oceanic species. He details his current efforts with OCEARCH and gives incredible insight into the state of our oceans and the many species within. 

Please follow OCEARCH at ocearch.org 

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