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  • 00:47

    Dr. Laurie Marker, Founder/Director, Cheetah Conservation Fund, Namibia, Africa

    in Pets

     As Founder and Executive Director of the Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF) since 1990, Dr. Laurie Marker pioneered new ideas in cheetah conservation, and has formed cooperative alliances on behalf of the cheetah that had never before been possible. She is recognised as one of the world’s leading cheetah experts.  She conducted ground-breaking research on the re-introduction of captive-born cheetahs into the wild. It was at this time that she learned about the conflict between livestock farmers and cheetahs.In 1990, Laurie founded her international non-profit organisation and set up its headquarters in Namibia in 1991. From humble beginnings in a tiny farmhouse in rural Namibia to an unparalleled conservation model for predator conservation, Laurie has built a world-renowned organisation.


    Laurie’s tireless work to unite a nation, continent, and the world in the effort to save the cheetah is impressive.Laurie chairs the Conservancy Association of Namibia (CANAM). She has learned that with improved livestock and wildlife management techniques, cheetahs, people and livestock can peacefully co-exist.


    Laurie has received many international awards for her work in cheetah conservation. In 2000 she was recognised as one of Time Magazine’s Heroes for the Planet and in 2008 was presented with the Gold Medal Award from the Society of Women Geographers. She also received the Conservation Medal of Lifetime Achievement Award from the Zoological Society of San Diego, was the Intel Environmental Prize Laureate of the 2008 Tech Award, a nominee for the 2008 and 2010 Indianapolis Prize, the 2009 Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Wildlife Film Festival, and the 2010 Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement.


    www.cheetah.org


    www.petsagainstchemicals.com


    Have a Magical Week,


    Simba and Judy

  • 02:40

    KTL RADIO presents DR MAKEBA JUDGE "Africa Awaits You Family"

    in Travel

    Join Us tonight on KTL Radio as We Welcome back to the program our Beloved Sister, Dr. Makeba Judge, Who Will be Sharing in detail her Month Long Trip to the Motherland of Africa, More Specifically Namibia in Southern Africa. We will Discuss the Abundance Of Opportunities awaiting the Family ready to Invest in African Ventures, The Truth about the Modernization of Africa, The Role China & India plays in Africa's Development, The Different Tribes, The Emphasis that Africans place on Education & Family. 

  • 00:30

    TRAVEL ITCH RADIO - DESTINATION: NAMIBIA!

    in Travel

    Travel to Africa Oct. 11 when Dan Schlossberg and Christine Tibbetts talk about the greatest wildlife recovery story ever told with elephant expert Dr. Caitlin O’Connell Rodwell.
    Namibia is the nation: vast, rugged, liberating, soulful. Tune in  at 8 pm Eastern for more Travel Itch Radio insight. Be inspired at www.namibiatourism.com.na

  • 02:00

    I was just thinking…Mind control,African holocaust and Agent Provocatuers

    in Education

    Can we believe what we see and hear in this society? Do we know the hidden history of the African Holocaust? What lies are we being told today? What are agent provocateurs? Our minds....oh our minds!


    My husband loves to keep newspaper and magazine clippings…it was so bad at one time that we had a room with boxes full…thank God for USB’s. But it is important in understanding the past to understand the future…we need to follow the bread crumbs.  We are being fed suggestions on the back of shock and trauma.


    Assassinations, threats of war, earthquakes, tsunami, floods, terrorism and constant police murders are all shocks and Trauma are followed by the Power of Suggestion to get us to believe contrived lies.


    Listen in or call...


    Friday @ 5pm pacific time or 8pm eastern time.


    661-467-2407

  • 01:00

    Seals of Namibia

    in Pets


    "Seals of Namibia "

    Francois Hugo, Founder of Seal Alert-SA (South Africa) is in talks with the Namibian Sealing Industry toward ending the South Africa seal cull and saving the Cape fur seal species.
    Be a part of history in the making! In just a matter of days 91,000 baby Cape Fur seals will be clubbed to death on the shores of South Africa, but you can help keep this from happening.
    This is a call for global action for every animal lover to step up to the plate in support of ending this annual slaughter once and for all.

    Host: Katia Louise

    Featuring music from "Song for Canada's Harp Seals" by Alice Bruckenstein, Composer, Lyricist. Vocals by Lora Lee Ecobelli.

    The chat room will be open.

    To learn more and to listen on demand: GO!

    Please note that this is a special broadcast. WFL Endangered Stream Live is currently on hiatus and is producing this program on an emergency basis to help save these seals from this barbaric mass killing which is due to begin on July 1st without your help. Please listen and help spread the word. Donations are needed. No amount is too small.

  • 01:00

    Sailing with Rick Steves and Namibia's cheetahs

    in Travel

    Travel around the globe with World Footprints today as we go to Namibia, the Mediterranean and Detroit. First stop…Namibia with Dr. Laurie Marker, Founder of the Cheetah Conservation Fund.  Since 1990, Dr. Marker has pioneered new ideas in cheetah conservation and has formed cooperative alliances on behalf of the cheetah that have never before been possible. She is recognized around the world as one of the leading experts on cheetahs, both in the wild and in captivity.  Then we’ll journey to the Mediterranean with travel author and TV host Rick Steves.  Rick is on a mission: to help make European travel accessible and meaningful for Americans.  Rick just returned from two Mediterranean Cruises and he joins us to talk about his newest guide book, Mediterranean Cruise Ports, and the art of travel. Finally, Detroit is a city that has not been portrayed favorably in the media (except on World Footprints) so we were surprised to meet someone who left his Fortune 500 employer to move to Detroit for the purpose of showing the city in a different light.  Philip Lauri is the Founder and Director of Detroit Lives! and he join us to share why Detroit is a vibrant place to live and discover.

  • 00:31

    Robert Thompson's Thought Grenades

    in Business

    Keith Hammonds, COO of The Solutions Journalism Network joins Robert Thompson and co-host Mike Neiss as they continue their Leadership and the Common Good theme. Keith comes to the Network from Ashoka, where he started and led the News & Knowledge Initiative, advancing the work of hundreds of social entrepreneurs in media around the world. He also has been executive editor at Fast Company magazine; a bureau chief and editor for BusinessWeek in Boston and New York; a writer for The New York Times in London and Johannesburg; a consultant to New Nation in Johannesburg; director of an emergency food distribution program in Namibia; and (currently) coach of the Firebolts, a fearsome girls soccer team. Leadership for the Common Good is a new Thought Grenades series highlighting real leaders demonstrating real leadership and solving real problems in real time. Practical, simple and effective ideas on how you can make a positive difference for yourself, your organization and the world. Oh, and we have fun too! Listen live Mondays at 10 a.m Pacific, catch it here, or subscribe oniTunes and listen when convenient.

  • 02:59

    Pan-African Journal: Worldwide Radio Broadcast

    in Politics

    Listen to the Pan-African Journal hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire. This program presents our regular PANW reports on Sierra Leone, Namibia, economic development in East and West Africa and other stories. In the second hour we listen to a re-broadcast of Community Progressive Radio News from March 11 featuring an interview with Abayomi Azikiwe assessing the plight of Libyans four years after the United States and NATO-led counter-revolution against Col. Muammar Gaddafi. The final hour continues the focus on Women's History Month with a panel on Ida B. Wells-Barnett: The Woman Behind the Name.

  • 00:45

    Gordon Myers - author of Built to Bully and Street Smart Kids

    in Women

     


    Gordon Myers was born in Namibia, then grew up in a tumultuous environment in Cape Town from the age of 7. After skirting serious bouts of all kinds of trouble,  at 25, he took off, with nothing more than a backpack. After eight months of winging it through 11 different countries, he arrived in the USA, alone and broke. Without a formal education or a single contact to rely on, one can only imagine what lay ahead.

    From day one he started learning lessons the hard way, enduring many more as he discovered the huge delayed culture shock and how some things worked in the USA, a very different world than he was used to. Now, 26 years later, married for 22 years, a proud father of an accomplished daughter and son, Gordon knows what it is like to seek information in nontraditional and innovative ways.

    His experiences have allowed him to be an expert in managing life when things are not so easy. Still living a very much appreciated lifestyle for longer than he can remember, Gordon has made it his mission to help others, especially our youth, as he is the first to admit that without help, it will be impossible to thrive in this ultra competitive world. 

    His one caution is that you have to be the kind of person that others want to help...while this may not be so obvious it is critical and very worthwhile taking the time to learn.

    These books, Street Smart Kids and Built to Bully were written with a passion for saving as many people as possible from the hard knocks that either slow us down or take us out of the game.


     


     

  • 00:50

    The Badlands Combat Sports Radio Show - Iris Rodrigues Interview

    in Sports

    The Badlands Combat Radio Show is the show for you if you are a fan of boxing, kickboxing, mixed martial arts and all other forms of unarmed hand-to-hand combat sports. Join me for interviews with fighters and overall combat sports news and discussions. You can listen by going to www.blogtalkradio.com/aow_productions or by calling +1 (832) 999-8125 and select option 1. Be sure to follow me on Twitter - @BadLandsCSR and check out my official website at www.octagon8125.com.


    My guest this week is M.M.A. fighter, Iris Rodrigues from Windhoek, Namibia.

  • 01:00

    Jack Hanna's animals

    in Travel

    Today we travel to Namibia and beyond with animal conservationist and television personality Jack Hanna; we will discover Cuba through its people with Insight Cuba’s Tom Popper and Rebecca Rothney will share how people around the world are leaving positive footprints through Pack for a Purpose.  Jack Hanna, nicknamed “Jungle Jack” is one of the most notable animal experts in the U.S.  Jack took some time away from his many filming schedule, David Letterman and other show appearances to talk to us about the successes and challenges in the world of animal conservation.  We are going to discover Cuba through its people with Tom Popper, President of Insight Cuba.  Tom has traveled many times to Cuba and his company is one of a few that are licenses by the U.S. Treasury Department to provide tours to the beautiful island. Our friend Rebecca Rothney will give us an update on how many travelers are leaving positive footprints when they Pack for a Purpose.  Rebecca will also share how her foundation has grown since the O Magazine feature.