Interview with Anthony Marr

By on August 17, 2011

Anthony Marr has a degree in physics and is the author of two books (OMNI-SCIENCE and the Human Destiny, 2003; Homo Sapiens! SAVE YOUR EARTH!!, 2008). A long time anti-hunting activist, he led an anti-hunting campaign in Canada which necessitated him to debate 100 hunters at a time over 40 times, to build a volunteer team of 1800. A wildlife preservationist‚Äč since 1995, his work in India garnered him the title of “Champion of the Bengal Tiger” in the award-winning TV-documentary series “Champions of the Wild” aired on Discovery Channel and Animal Planet in 20 countries. Anthony has conducted seven Compassion for Animals Road Expeditions (CARE tours) throughout the United States and Canada, each lasting 30-45 states in 4 to 7 months. He has conducted numerous high-profile campaigns against the seal and bear hunts in Canada, deer culls and sea lion exterminations in the United States. In 1995-1996, he used media to force a law to clean up all Canadian Chinatowns of traditional Chinese medicines containing endangered species ingredients. He has been to India three times to work in three tiger reserves in India. He has been to Japan twice to help protect the whales and dolphins. In 1999, he founded and was president of Heal Our Planet Earth (HOPE). In 2009, he founded the Global Anti-Hunting Coalition (GAHC). He was recently honored with the title of “Best All Around Activist of 2010” by NIH. He was also honored at the 2010 Animal Rights National Conference with the prestigious Henry Spira Grassroots Activist Award “for his outstanding contribution in animal liberation.”

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