Mariann interviews anti-poaching crusader Damien Mander, founder (and funder) of the International Anti-Poaching Foundation, dedicated to the protection of wildlife in some of the world’s most volatile regions. Damien’s personal evolution led him to veganism and to recognize the need for protection of all animals. He talks with Mariann about the foundation’s recent successes and latest tactics.
Jasmin discusses women in the food industry with Christie Lagally, Senior Scientist at the Good Food Institute (and featured guest on Episode 372). Christie shares ideas of how women can benefit themselves and the movement by getting involved in food industry disruption and change.
Mariann covers News and Rising Anxieties.
As always, the award-winning weekly Our Hen House podcast is hosted by Mariann Sullivan and Jasmin Singer.
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