Wild Voices | Thinking Animals United

WILD VOICES

Voices of conservationists, scientists, animal advocates, and innovators
IN SERVICE OF LIFE

The Rev. Fletcher Harper is an Episcopal priest and GreenFaith’s Executive Director. An award-winning spiritual writer and nationally-recognized preacher on the environment, he teaches and speaks about the moral, spiritual basis for environmental stewardship and justice.
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A TIDE OF HOPE

Vera Bürgi is Managing Director of OceanCare– a non-profit organization based in Switzerland and committed to marine wildlife protection worldwide. Through her work at OceanCare, Vera Bürgi promotes respect for the biodiversity and beauty of our blue planet.
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SAVING THE SOUL OF INDIA

Kartick Satyanarayan is co-founder of Wildlife SOS — a non-profit conservation organization famous for its campaign to rescue every “dancing” bear in India, and in general, for its amazing work saving animals from illegal captivity and poaching.
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FOR THE LOVE OF THINKING ANIMALS

Bonnie Wyper is Founder and President of Thinking Animals United, under the auspices of which the Wild Voices interview project was launched. So it is not at all surprising that at one point we decided we wanted to talk to Bonnie about her motivation, work, and exciting plans..
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A TASTE OF FOOD REVOLUTION

Max Elder is an animal advocate and ethicist. As a fellow at the Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics, Max has been pioneering the ethical consideration of fish and is currently infatuated with the emerging field of cellular agriculture. We asked him how new technologies, new food, and new ethics will shape our future.
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GOOD STEWARDSHIP FOR AFRICA’S WILDLIFE

Jimmiel Mandima is an aquatic ecologist, with extensive field experience in wildlife conservation. In his current position of Program Design and Partner Relations Director at African Wildlife Foundation he has the responsibility to manage and develop AWF’s partnerships with the US Government agencies and various international organizations, and to explore how these partnerships can contribute to the fulfillment of AWF’s mission.
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IN TUNE WITH THE BEAT OF NATURE

Ben Mirin is a one-of-a-kind musician, researcher and explorer who creates music from sounds he records in nature. As a wildlife DJ, he travels the world recording and making music that celebrates wildlife in order to inspire and teach more people about the natural world.
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SURVIVING IN PARADISE

Claudine André, is a Belgian-born conservationist and the founder of the sanctuary Lola ya Bonobo (Paradise for Bonobo). The aim of the sanctuary is to save young bonobos, orphaned due to the actions of poachers, and eventually reintroduce them into a forest reserve.
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A WHOLE PLANET OF LOVE

Asher Jay is a designer, artist, writer, National Geographic emerging explorer, creative conservationist, and a force of nature incarnate. She is a leading figure in the new global trend that brings art to the forefront of activist efforts to protect captive and wild animals, the natural environment, and eventually our common future.
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DISARMINGLY INTELLIGENT

In her book author Amy Hatkoff examines the fascinating research on the farm animals we sang about as children. She presents compelling scientific evidence that these familiar yet misunderstood animals are sentient, intelligent beings, who demonstrate a complex array of emotions and learning capabilities.
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