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Philip Lymbery discusses factory farming in the US and abroad

Philip with beautiful rescue highland cow from the Farm Animal Sanctuary
Photo by: CIWF Richard Dunwoody
Philip with beautiful rescue highland cow from the Farm Animal Sanctuary
Richard Dunwoody

Intensive animal agriculture is one of the main causes of biodiversity loss, threatens our health, pollutes our water, and contributes significantly to greenhouse gas emissions. On ACT Radio, Liz and Tom talk with Philip Lymbery, author of several books on global animal welfare reforms and Global Chief Executive of Compassion in World Warming, about ways we can live more sustainably and compassionately.

Compassion in World Warming is a movement that advocates for how the world feeds its people and treats its animals.


  • To learn more about Compassion in World Warming visit:
  • Philip is an animal advocate, naturalist, photographer, and author. To learn about his books, blog posts and podcast visit:

Originally aired January 14, 2024

Liz Walsh is a Professor of Biological Sciences at the University of Texas at El Paso. She is also a member of the national Sierra Club Wildlife & Endangered Species Activist Team. Dr. Walsh also serves on the Executive Committee of the El Paso Regional Sierra Club Group, and as a board member of the Vegetarian Society of El Paso. Liz is also interim president of the Vegetarian Society of El Paso.
Tom Linney works with the Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) Animal Law Program and is on the board of Pets Alive-El Paso. Among other duties, Tom is responsible for developing and marketing ALDF’s Animal Law Pro Bono Program to interested firms and attorneys and for helping students transition from law student to legal professional. He also provides support to professionals interested in teaching animal law and collaborates with ALDF’s Litigation and Criminal Justice Program to assign appropriate pro bono counsel to ALDF projects and cases.
Paul Castro has worked in various facets of audio production; producing talk and music shows, managing a community radio station, developing websites and podcasts. As a multimedia producer he enjoys being able to tell stories with a community perspective. He oversees operations and content production for KTEP.
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