The Species Barrier 34 OVER

July 1st, 2015

Episode 34 of The Species Barrier...we speak with Population Media Centerâs Director of Issue Advocacy Joseph Bish and Tom Butler of The Deep Ecology Foundation. Both organisations are involved in the Population Speak Out campaign and itâs centrepiece book Overdevelopment Overpopulation Overshoot.

Sandra Higgins is back on the show to discuss International Respect for Chickens Month. We also discuss the documentary Virunga, symbolic crossing of the 400ppm level of Carbon Dioxide, the Antarctic ice shelf on course for collapse plus Morrissey and Monbiot weighing in on animal agriculture.

Welcome To The Species Barrier... where two vegan, environmentalists
question how we interact with the planet and the other animals who call
it home. Prepare to have your preconceptions challenged and explore that
barrier in place which separates the human animal from other species.

Listen locally on Lincoln's first community radio station 107.3 Siren FM
or internationally on the website at: http://www.sirenonline.co.uk/

Subscribe on Itunes at: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-species-barrier/id807610635

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The Species Barrier #33 Dogging

May 25th, 2015

Episode 33 of The Species Barrier… plant based dogs. Domesticated dogs are ever more present in a growing human society and the environmental book Time to Eat The Dog? highlights their meat eating as an ecological ill. How well can they adapt to plant based diets? We speak to Piers Morgan's electoral candidate of choice, vet Andrew Knight. Fellow vegan Carla Gardner is in the studio to discuss her experiences with dogs and various topics pertaining to other animals.

In the news, The Guardian puts it's emphasis on climate change reporting, date proposed for the start of the Anthropocene epoch, photography book on overpopulation and consumption takes the media by storm, water is the next great crisis and EU removes limits on cows milk production.

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Welcome To The Species Barrier... where two vegan, environmentalists question how we interact with the planet and the other animals who call it home. Prepare to have your preconceptions challenged and explore that barrier in place which separates the human animal from other species.

Listen locally on Lincoln's first community radio station 107.3 Siren FM Thursdays at 2pm GMT (Podcast follows) and repeated Sundays at 3pm or internationally on the website at: http://www.sirenonline.co.uk/

We also run vegan education group Vegan Outreach Lincoln & East Midlands. Podcast and show notes for The Species Barrier can be found at the website: http://veganoutreachuk.blogspot.co.uk/

Contact us: thespeciesbarrier@gmail.com

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The Species Barrier #32 Laughing Gas

March 16th, 2015

Comedian, actor, writer and TV presenter Simon Amstell joins us for a chat about fusing his vegan ethics with his comedy. We also speak to members of Frack Free Lincs after their Truth Behind The Dash for Gas screening in Lincoln.

In the news 2014 was the hottest year on record, scientists move the Doomsday Clock forward, journalist Chris Hedges on his veganism and as America is predicted to have it's worst droughts in a 1000 years tens of millions will starve as fertile land turns to dust bowls in China and Africa also.

Welcome To The Species Barrier... where two vegan, environmentalists
question how we interact with the planet and the other animals who call
it home. Prepare to have your preconceptions challenged and explore that
barrier in place which separates the human animal from other species.

Listen locally on Lincoln's first community radio station 107.3 Siren FM
or internationally on the website at: http://www.sirenonline.co.uk/

Subscribe on Itunes at: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-species-barrier/id807610635

Contact us: thespeciesbarrier@gmail.com

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The Species Barrier #31 Uncivilised 2

January 11th, 2015

Coming up today we have more analysis on human civilization and the modern environmental movement from American anarchist and primitivist philosopher, author John Zerzan and Paul Kingsnorth writer and co-founder of the Dark Mountain Project.

We are joined by Kevin White to reflect on his recent West Midlands Vegan Festival event.

We are also joined by Jess Smith project officer at Lincolnshire county councils sustainability team she tells us about their score initiative to reduce energy usage in schools.

Also as human numbers have doubled other vertebrate animals have reduced by half, UK farm land has only 100 more harvests left, human overpopulation would survive wars, disasters and disease, American cold snap caused by climate change and how can grass feeding cattle be worse for the environment than the feed lot system?

Welcome To The Species Barrier... where two vegan, environmentalists
question how we interact with the planet and the other animals who call
it home. Prepare to have your preconceptions challenged and explore that
barrier in place which separates the human animal from other species.

Listen locally on Lincoln's first community radio station 107.3 Siren FM
or internationally on the website at: http://www.sirenonline.co.uk/

Subscribe on Itunes at: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-species-barrier/id807610635

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The Species Barrier #30: Uncivilised

November 22nd, 2014

Episode 30... we continue our series of critiques of civilization with journalist and co-founder of the Dark Mountain project Paul Kingsnorth and prominent anarcho-primitivist John Zerzan.

Also the imminent collapse of civilization is in the media, contrary to earlier predictions the human population is set to hit 11 billion and beyond if left unchecked and George Monbiot, reflects on both the impossibility of growth and experts stating that humans drove ice age animal extinctions.

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The Species Barrier 23 Aviation - repeat

October 17th, 2014

The Species Barrier is back from a break. Coming up in episode #23 just how damaging is flying? We hear from activists representing Plane Stupid, Airport Watch and Stop Stansted Expansion Now. An industry spokesperson from Cathay Pacific also offers a defense of their activities.

Also World Population Day, half of humans without water by 2030, food production not keeping pace with human numbers, whales and dolphins adversely affected by sonar, Natural England approves wildlife culls for the shooting industry and Chinese lanterns blamed for recycling plant fire.

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Welcome To The Species Barrier... where two vegan, environmentalists question how we interact with the planet and the other animals who call it home. Prepare to have your preconceptions challenged and explore that barrier in place which separates the human animal from other species.

Listen locally on Lincoln's first community radio station 107.3 Siren FM: http://www.sirenonline.co.uk/

We also run vegan education group Vegan Outreach Lincoln & East Midlands. Podcast and show notes for The Species Barrier can be found at the website: http://veganoutreachuk.blogspot.co.uk/

Contact us: thespeciesbarrier@gmail.com

Follow us on twitter @speciesbarrier

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The Species Barrier #29 Rebrand

July 16th, 2014

Coming up today⦠we speak to Scott Shetler the fitness trainer and author who tells us about his training, books and helping former guest Dead Prezâs Sticman meet his muscle gain goals. Gary Francione had some criticisms of the UK Vegan Society in his last discussion with us, he joins us to discuss their controversial new rebranding.

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Welcome To The Species Barrier... where two vegan, environmentalists
question how we interact with the planet and the other animals who call
it home. Prepare to have your preconceptions challenged and explore that
barrier in place which separates the human animal from other species.

Listen locally on Lincoln's first community radio station 107.3 Siren FM
or internationally on the website at: http://www.sirenonline.co.uk/

Subscribe on Itunes at: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-species-barrier/id807610635

Contact us: thespeciesbarrier@gmail.com

Ruth looks back on her Green Party political campaign and in the news the collapse of the Western Arctic ice sheet, record forest fires, Chris Packham stirs up controversy again and we look at the ecological threats behind the housing crisis; the selling off of allotments, the destruction of bird populations and more.

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The Species Barrier Episode #24 Balls

April 28th, 2014

Episode 24 of The Species Barrier... balls are the unifying theme. Neil Robinson, the former Everton defender who is generally accepted to be the first professional vegan footballer tells us his story and why he's developed his own range of food bars, Jonathan Stack director of documentary film The Vasectomist tells us why men around the world are "putting their balls on the line for Planet Earth" and participating in World Vasectomy Day on October 18th. Last but not least, five-a-side maestro Roger Yates is back with us to discuss The Vegan Information Project, badger culls and lab grown meat.

Also... Marcus attended the Save Hobblers Hole meeting in Lincoln and spoke to campaigner Emma, first Lab grown burger taste tested, Green MP Caroline Lucas arrested over Fracking, Housing development for green belt nearly doubles within a year and the badger cull has begun...

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Welcome To The Species Barrier... where two vegan, environmentalists question how we interact with the planet and the other animals who call it home. Prepare to have your preconceptions challenged and explore that barrier in place which separates the human animal from other species.

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The Species Barrier #28 Endgame

April 27th, 2014

Coming up today... Author and environmental activist Derrick Jensen joins us to discuss his thoughts on the urgent need to dismantle industrialised society. Guy McPherson Professor emeritus at Phoenix University says it's all too late anyway and that imminent extinction is assured for humans, perhaps as soon as 2030. John Stewart who was ranked as the UK's #1 environmental activist in the Independent newspaper is back on the show. Last time he discussed the aviation industry, this time it is rapidly sprawling road networks.

Also NASA suggest industrial-civilisation may only have a few decades left, US scientists intervene on the urgent need to tackle human caused climate change, as the south-east braces itself for the construction of two new cities Jonathan Porrit warns that environmental groups have a problem with population, and as environmentalist Al Gore confirms he plans to eat "vegan" for life, meat and dairy are suggested to be as dangerous for human health as cigarettes. Fact of the day investigates how much soya is actually grown for human consumption.

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The Species Barrier 27 Barry Tone

February 22nd, 2014

Coming up today... UFC fighter Alex "Bruce Leeroy" Caceres on his plant-based diet, Roger Yates on the latest animal rights news and Geoff Stratford expresses his concerns over local motorway expansion and tells us the latest news from Transition Lincoln.

In the news, it's floods, floods and more floods, the MET office says climate change is almost certainly to blame but is dredging any kind of solution? As proposals to put a skatepark on a wildlife site go ahead the Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust objects and Dr Robert Goodland co-author of World Bank's Livestock and Climate Change report is dead.

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Welcome To The Species Barrier... where two vegan, environmentalists
question how we interact with the planet and the other animals who call
it home. Prepare to have your preconceptions challenged and explore that
barrier in place which separates the human animal from other species.


Listen locally on Lincoln's first community radio station 107.3 Siren FM
or internationally on the website at: http://www.sirenonline.co.uk/

We also run vegan education group Vegan Outreach Lincoln & East
Midlands. Podcast and show notes for The Species Barrier can be found at
the website: http://veganoutreachuk.blogspot.co.uk/


Contact us: thespeciesbarrier@gmail.com

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