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Melissa Laing – Social Work for Human AND Non-Human Animals

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We’re joined by PhD candidate Melissa Laing who discusses her research on social workers standing up for companion animals, in addition to their human clients. You can follow Melissa on Twitter @ylaingylaing and you can also hear her talk ‘Encountering Interspecies Homelessness: Stories of Social Workers’ Resistance to Anthropocentrism’ plus other talks from the Sociology and Animals session at the 2018 ‘Precarity, Rights and Resistance’ conference by The Australian Sociological Association (TASA) here: https://archive.org/search.php?query=subject%3A%22TASA+2018%22

A weekly show hosted by Melbourne-based animal advocates, presenting local and international interviews, presentations, and music from this vibrant social justice movement.

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Martin Stringer – Going halfcut for the rainforests

Martin Stringer 15 September 2019

Martin Stringer is a nature photographer & videographer who has become personally involved in crowd-funded tropical rainforest protection & restoration projects, both in Australia’s Daintree and in the Amazon.  He explains these inspiring conservation programs and the huge benefits they’re …continue

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Freedom of Species – Episode 201909081300

Freedom of Species 8 September 2019

We are joined by Nikki Viveca, a Melbourne-based performer who brings a touch of theatre to stand-up. Nikki has performed solo shows, such as Asexual Healing, was most recently performing in the Comedy Festival improv show Completely Improvised Potter (which …continue

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