When We Talk About Animals

When We Talk About Animals is a series of in-depth conversations with leading thinkers about the big questions animals raise about what it means to be human. Supported by the Law, Ethics & Animals Program at Yale Law School, Yale University’s Human Nature Lab, and the Yale Broadcast Studio.

http://www.whenwetalkaboutanimals.org/

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 53m. Bisher sind 30 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein zweiwöchentlich erscheinender Podcast
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Ep. 29 – Amanda Hitt on Why the Animal Agriculture Industry Needs Whistleblowers


In an age where almost everything we eat is produced outside of public view, whistleblowers are critical to maintaining the integrity of our food systems. These principled insiders are often the first people to warn the public — often at grave personal...


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Ep. 28 – Bathsheba Demuth on Capitalism, Communism and Arctic Ecology


In her acclaimed first book, “Floating Coast,” historian Bathsheba Demuth explores how capitalism, communism and ecology have clashed for over 150 years in the remote region of Beringia, the Arctic lands and waters stretching between Russia and Canada....


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 2020-02-10  49m
 
 

Ep. 27 – Ed Yong on telling the grand, urgent and surprising stories of animal worlds


Nonhuman beings, and the passionate people who study them, animate Ed Yong’s vast, award-winning and kaleidoscopically varied body of journalism. His vivid stories explore the lives of scientists, the origins of life, social policy, whale hearts,


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 2020-01-13  n/a
 
 

Ep. 26 – Ian Urbina on the Outlaw Ocean


Over 40 percent of the Earth’s surface is open ocean that is over 200 miles from the nearest shore. These waters exist outside national jurisdiction and are almost entirely beyond the reach of law. Our guest, investigative journalist Ian Urbina,


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 2019-12-16  54m
 
 

Ep. 25 – Doug Kysar and Jon Lovvorn on law in the Anthropocene


Professors Doug Kysar and Jonathan Lovvorn are the Faculty Co-Directors of the Law, Ethics & Animals Program (LEAP) at Yale Law School. Launched in fall 2019, LEAP is a multidisciplinary “think-and-do” tank dedicated to empowering Yale scholars and stu...


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 2019-11-18  50m
 
 

Ep. 24 – Christopher Ketcham on the abuse of the American West


For the past ten years, journalist Christopher Ketcham has documented the confluence of commercial exploitation and government misconduct on public lands across the West, the role of the livestock and energy industries in their despoliation,


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 2019-10-21  50m
 
 

Ep. 23 – David Rothenberg on playing music with whales and nightingales


Philosopher and musician David Rothenberg has spent decades collecting and studying the calls of birds and whales. In the early 2000s, he began playing along with them, taking his clarinet and saxophone to some of the furthest corners of the planet.


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 2019-09-23  51m
 
 

Ep. 22 – Ferris Jabr on reviving the Gaia hypothesis


In the 1970s, scientists proposed what has become known as the Gaia Hypothesis: the idea that earth is best understood not as a passive substrate or background to life but as a life form in its own right. Our guest, journalist Ferris Jabr,


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 2019-08-27  53m
 
 

Ep. 21 – David Barrie on the wonders of animal navigation


Author and sailor David Barrie voyaged around the globe and through scientific literature to learn about the awe-inducing and still mysterious navigational powers of animals. Barrie writes of mysteries such as how birds employ “map and compass” type na...


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 2019-08-05  59m
 
 

Ep. 20 – Gabriela Cowperthwaite on the legacy of “Blackfish”


Film director and producer Gabriela Cowperthwaite did not set out to make a film that would force a national moral reckoning over how we keep whales in captivity, slash the profits of Sea World, and make her the unexpected enemy number one of a multi-b...


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 2019-07-15  47m
 
 
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