Over the weekend the controversial hunt of black bears in Florida was called off after almost two days because so many bears were killed; our guest on WMNF’s MidPoint was Tampa Bay Times staff writer Craig Pittman, who witnessed part of the hunt from a station in Central Florida. The bear hunt was supposed to last a week…. Read more »
Duncan Strauss’s guest on Talking Animals this Wednesday Sept. 9 at 10am ET will be Dr. Steven Tauber, USF Associate Professor in the Department of Government & International Affairs, who’s just published a new book, Navigating The Jungle: Law, Politics, and the Animal Advocacy Movement. Dr. Tauber wrote in Navigating the Jungle:
The death of Cecil the lion resulted in headlines around the world, filled with outpourings of concern for the welfare of African wildlife. Gareth Patterson has dedicated his life to caring for and understanding African wildlife. From his home in a remote location on the edge of the Knysna forest, in South Africa, Gareth joins the program for an informative chat about Cecil,… Read more »
Some Pinellas County boaters are upset about proposed manatee protection zones.
Elementary students were treated to a surprise talk from Jane Goodall at USF’s Botanical Gardens.
This week the Students Protecting the Environment and Animals with Knowledge (SPEAK) are sponsoring an exhibit comparing the exploitation of humans and animals. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals’ young adult division, PETA2, was also at the exhibit, showing images of torture, mutilation, and imprisonment. They made the point that all exploited species suffer…. Read more »