Orca Kidnapping, Good Creatures, Mustard Museum
Constant Wonder - Radio Archive, Episode 199
- Jun 28, 2019 8:00 pm
- 1:42:39 mins
The Fate of Kidnapped Whales Russia Released Into Wild Guest: Shari Tarantino, President, Orca Conservancy “Blackfish” put the sea park industry in the spotlight for inhumane living conditions and threats to both humans and killer whales when the animals are forced to live in captivity. Five years later, a group in Russia has been busted for keeping over 100 orcas and belugas in “whale jail” for several months to attempt and sell the animals to theme parks. The danger doesn't end when the animals are released. How Tariff Helped Spark the Great Depression Guest: James Kearl, A.O. Smoot Professor of Economics, Brigham Young University Sometimes our best intentions—when run through the gamut of fear and doubt—backfire spectacularly. The Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act of 1930 was one such backfire, when the US government passed a set of laws that signed our way into the Great Depression. Learning To Be a Better Human By Hanging Out with Animals Guest: Sy Montgomery, author, “How to be a Good Creature: A Memoir in Thirteen Animals” You can learn a lot by hanging out with animals, and watching them closely on their own terms. Even how to forgive. Special Collections: Mustard Museum Guest: Jeff Simpson, BYUradio Producer and Host Now, if you happen to be in Wisconsin, and you're trying to untangle the place of mustard in Western Civilization, there’s a place you might want to visit. They might even sing you a mustard fight song.