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Episode Archive

Sea Change Radio Interview with Jason Mark, the editor of Earth Island Journal on the Wilderness Act

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Mon, 05/26/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Sea Change Radio Interview with Jason Mark, the editor of Earth Island Journal on the Wilderness Act

We hear an episode of Sea Change Radio featuring a wild discussion with Jason Mark, the editor of Earth Island Journal, as we honor the 50th anniversary of the passing of the Wilderness Act of 1964. Mark shares his misgivings about what he views to be a technological threat to some of nature's most mysterious spots and how much of our wild is already pretty tame. Then, he and host Alex Wise delve into conservation policy and talk about the surprising number of bipartisan conservation bills that unsurprisingly have not yet been passed by Congress. 
http://www.cchange.net/

March on Against Monsanto! Momentum builds against genetically modified organisms in our food.

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Fri, 05/23/2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Anti-GMO initiative victories on Tuesday, campaign for GMO labelling, Saturday's March and more...

On the heels of Tuesday's local initiative victories against GMO crops and the day before this year's March on Monsanto, host Paul Roland looks at the building grassroots movement for GMO-free food and against corporate behemoths Monsanto and others who are pushing genetic modification and trying to block citizen initiatives   Guests will include:
In studio:
-Julia Degraw, NW Organizer of Food & Water Watch and campaigner for Oregon Right to Know ballot initiative to require labelling of GMOs in food products.
By phone:
-Elise Higley of Our Family Farms Coalition, campaign director of the recently-passed Jackson County ballot initiative banning GMO crops and Jackson County organic farmer;

Mark Lakeman on the Village Building Convergence Friday, May 23rd through Sunday, June 1st

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Mon, 05/19/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Mark Lakeman on the Village Building Convergence Friday, May 23rd through Sunday, June 1st

We speak with visionary architect Mark Lakeman of City Repair about the upcoming Village Building Convergence, which is described as a conference/festival/neighborhood improvement day.

The event features workshops and keynote speakers. celebrations of public art, lavish decorations, communal dinners, local bands and a lot of work to directly improve spaces which the public either owns or has access to. 

http://vbc.cityrepair.org/index.php?id=1

Martin Blank on The Dangers of Cell Phones and Wifi + lawyer Dafna Tachover on Israeli Wifi Lawsuit

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Fri, 05/16/2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Martin Blank on The Dangers of Cell Phones and Wifi + lawyer Dafna Tachover on Israeli Wifi Lawsuit
Edited to remove the pitch breaks. Dafna starts at 27:31.
We have known that electromagnetic radiation causes a variety of harmful biological effects for scores of years.  Yet, the wireless industry has been very effective at casting doubt, much like the tobacco industry with secondhand smoke.

Dr. James Gordon on his book, "Unstuck: Your Guide to the Seven-Stage Journey Out of Depression"

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Thu, 05/15/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Dr. James Gordon on his book, "Unstuck: Your Guide to the Seven-Stage Journey Out of Depression"

Host Kathleen Stephenson speaks with Dr. James Gordon about his new book, "Unstuck: Your Guide to the Seven-Stage Journey Out of Depression." 

Dr. James Gordon will be speaking in Portland on Friday, May 16th, at 7PM as part of "Healing Hearts, Minds and Bodies: Keys to Emotional and Mental Wellbeing, and Pathways to Getting There."

Friday, May 16, 6 - 9 pm (5:30 registration)
Opening speaker: Gayathri Ramprasad, 6-7PM
Keynote address: Dr. James Gordon, 7-9PM

Saturday, May 17, 7:30 am – 6 pm
• Continuing education & community workshops
• Panel discussion
• Health and exhibitor resource fair
• Luncheon table talks

5/2 - Sarah van Gelder, co-founder of Yes! magazine

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Fri, 05/02/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Sarah van Gelder, co-founder of Yes! magazine

The guest is Sarah van Gelder, co-founder and executive editor of YES! magazine. Sarah leads the framing and development of each issue of YES! She'll talk about the current issue "Education Uprising" and the forthcoming issue on Media and Storytellers. 

Full Disclosure: Joe Lewis

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Wed, 04/30/2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Full Disclosure: Joe Lewis

Jimmy Tardy hosts S. Brian Willson and Mike Hastie in the KBOO studios when we talk with Kent State shootings survivor Joe Lewis. Joe was the closest shooting victim to the "National Guard" unit that opened fire on students protesting the announced expansion of the Vietnam War into Laos and Cambodia. Join us on the anniversary of Nixon's announcement as we talk about the shootings, the war and what it all means.
This discussion is part of the ongoing effort known as Full Disclosure, an answer to the White House's 12 year long effort to mythologize and trumpet the Vietnam War as a noble cause.

Boom, Bust, Boom: Copper Mining in the 21st Century

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Tue, 04/29/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Bill Carter's book "Boom, Bust, Boom" is an expose of copper mining.

Bill Carter moved to a former copper mining town because he liked the scenery and the counterculture population. He started a vegetable garden, but got sick when he ate from it. He then learned that his yard was made from mine tailings. He looked into the copper industry, and his book Boom, Bust, Boom is the result. 

Learn more at www.boombustboombook.com

Hemp Bound

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Mon, 04/28/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Doug Fine, author of Hemp Unbound, will talk about the latest R&D on hemp cultivation

Doug Fine, author of Hemp Unbound, will talk about the latest research and agricultural development of "the billion-dollar plant that’s going to change our diet and farms, help restore our soil, and wean us from petroleum."

"Momenta", a documentary film about the threat of Big Coal

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Fri, 04/25/2014 - 11:30am - 11:50am
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"Momenta", a documentary film about the threat of Big Coal

The guests are Jasmine Zimmer-Stucky of Columbia Riverkeeper and Eric Wallis, producer of "Momenta,a documentary film which captures stories from the mines of Montana and Wyoming to the ports of the Pacific Northwest that are threatened by Big Coal. Momenta is screening this Monday night, April 28th, at the Clinton Street Theater.

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Itafari Foundation

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Thu, 05/31/2012

Vicky Trabosh, co-founder of the Itafari Foundation talks about a fundraiser Friday, June 1st, for this local nonprofit organization that works to help communities in Rwanda.

The event, Building Hope and a School Brick by Brick is Friday, June 1st at 7PM (Doors open at 6) at World Forestry Center, Miller Hall with desserts, drinks, music and Rwandan dancers.

Vicky Trabosh took a trip 7 years ago that changed her life. Seeing the people of Rwanda living on 1 dollar a day without complaining, and all that they have suffered in their past inspired Vicky. She started her own nonprofit and named it Itafari, meaning brick in Rwanda language. She has started several programs to help the community, families, children and women and is now building a high school.

http://www.itafari.org

Fresh Start offers free education on natural health topics

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Wed, 05/23/2012

Americans have a lower life expectancy rate, higher rates of heart disease and cancer, and an infant mortality rate that is twice as high as other rich industrialized nations. With the intention of restoring "the nation to natural optimum health," a nonprofit health organization Fresh Start, was recently founded here in Portland to provide free education to the public on natural health topics. "We believe that America's health crisis can be turned around, and we can do that through making the best information available to the people."

With host Stephanie Potter, join co-founders Robert Gordon, Jr., Fresh Start manager; Amy Rutherford-Close, Certified Personal Trainer/Sports Nutritionist; Michael Hunter Fitness Enthusiast/Patient Advocate, and find out what they're up to. 

"The Great Divergence: America's Growing Inequality Crisis and What We Can Do about It"

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Fri, 05/18/2012
Host Michelle Schroeder Fletcher speaks with Timothy Noah, author of "The Great Divergence: America's Growing Inequality Crisis and What We Can Do about It."

For the past three decades, America has steadily become a nation of haves and have-nots. We have less equality of income than Venezuela, Kenya, or Yemen.

In "The Great Divergence", Timothy Noah explains not only how the Great Divergence has come about, but why it threatens American democracy—and most important, how we can begin to reverse it.

 

 

 

 

Klamath Basin Refuge - water conflicts and bird die-offs

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Mon, 04/30/2012

Hosted by Stephanie Potter

Most of the lakes and marshes of the Lower Klamath were drained for agriculture nearly 100 years ago, but the Klamath Basin National Wildlife Refuge in Southern Oregon and Northern California is still the most important waterfowl habitat on the Pacific Flyway. However, last month 10,000 or more birds died there from overcrowding as a result of a water cut-off by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. This was the biggest die-off in a decade. The refuge is last in line for water, behind farmers and endangered fish, and as global warming heats up, scarce water supplies are likely to become even scarcer.

Tune in and join the discussion as a representative from the US Fish and Wildlife Service provides an initial overview, and then host Stephanie Potter is joined by Steve Pedery of Oregon Wild and Jim McCarthy of WaterWatch to talk about the issues and what needs to be done.

 
 
 

 

Klamath Wildlife Refuges -- for the birds?

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Mon, 04/30/2012

Most of the lakes and marshes of the Klamath Basin were "reclaimed" and drained for agriculture nearly 100 years ago--only 20% remain, but the Klamath Basin National Wildlife Refuge Complex on the Oregon/California border, is still the most important waterfowl habitat on the Pacific Flyway. However, last month over 10,000 birds died there from overcrowding as a result of a water cut-off by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. This was the biggest die-off in a decade. The refuges there are last in line for water, behind farmers and endangered fish, and as global warming heats up, scarce water supplies are likely to become even scarcer.  Matt Braun, spokesperson for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) provides an initial overview, and then host Stephanie Potter is joined by Steve Pedery of Oregon Wild and Jim  McCarthy  of WaterWatch.

(Unique among the more than 500 wildlife refuges in the National Wildlife Refuge System, the USFWS allows broad-scale commercial agriculture within the Tule Lake and Lower Klamath refuges that provides no benefit to wildlife. View interactive maps here to see how the Klamath Basin has been altered by development.)

CALIFORNIA 90420, a documentary on Oaksterdam University

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Fri, 04/27/2012

Host Jay Thiemeyer interviews filmmaker Dean Shull about his new documentary CALIFORNIA 90420 which  looks at Oaksterdam University, the nation's only college preparing students for work in the medical marijuana industry. The film shows at the Clinton Street Theater in Portland starting Friday, April 27th.

90420 focuses on the rapidly open and growing marijuana trade in the State of California. The film explores the burgeoning 'above ground' industry through the eyes of four, 20-something characters whose real lives are caught up in the changing green landscape.

The film follows faculty and students at California's Oaksterdam University, the nation's first college to prepare students for careers in the ever changing marijuana industry and the epicenter of legalization efforts in California. Recently federal agents from the DEA and IRS raided Oaksterdam University as well as the home of Oaksterdam University Founder, Richard Lee. Although medical marijuana is legal in California, it is still prohibited under federal law, leaving Oaksterdam in a precarious legal limbo.

CALIFORNIA 90420 is a New Coast Productions Film directed by Dean Shull (Waiting...) and produced and written by Dean Shull, Steve Roberts and Colin Goldman. The film features Dale Sky Jones and Oaksterdam co-founders Richard Lee and Jeff Jones.

For more information on CALIFORNIA 90420, including a complete list of theaters showing the film, please visit: www.90420.com.

Clinton Street Theater, Portland

4-27 @7pm, 9pm

4-28 @7pm, 9pm

4-29 @7pm, 9pm

4-30 @7pm, 9pm

5-1 @7pm, 9pm

5-2 @7pm, 9pm

5-3 @7pm, 9pm

 

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The Developmental Origins of Obesity

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Mon, 04/23/2012

 Health and Health Care Forum

Host Roberta Hall presents Dr. Jerrold Heindel, a scientist at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences in North Carolina. He spoke about the Developmental Origins of Obesity at the Northwest Environmental Health conference.

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Fri, 04/20/2012

 Dan Johnson interviews Mya Chamberlin and Glen Ulmer about the upcoming 4th annual Gay & Grey Expo 2012, taking place at Friendly House on Saturday May 12th from 9am til 4pm.

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Larry Merculieff on indigenous elder wisdom and modern day personal to global challenges.

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Thu, 04/19/2012

Host Michelle Schroeder Fletcher interviews Larry Merculieff who is won of the presenters at the Earth and Spirit Council's Earthday Conference this Friday, April 20th and Saturday, April 21st.

Larry Merculieff has almost four decades of experience serving his people, the Aleuts of the Pribilof Islands and other Alaska Native peoples in a number of capacities. His reach has been broad and varied—a few of the positions he’s held include: City Manager of St. Paul Island, Commissioner of the Alaska Department of Commerce and Economic Development, President and CEO of Tanadgusix Corporation, Chairman of the Board of The Aleut Corporation, and General Manager of the Central Bering Sea Fishermen’s Association (one of the six Community Development Quota groups created by Congress to receive fish allocations in Alaska).

From 2000–2003, Merculieff served as the Director of the Department of Public Policy and Advocacy in the Rural Alaska Community Action Program. As Director, Merculieff led the largest subsistence rights march in Alaska’s history and emceed the subsistence rally after the march. The march was instrumental in protecting Alaska Native subsistence rights.

Merculieff has helped found and lead numerous environmental organizations. He has also won numerous awards for his work. In 2007 he received the Buffet Finalist Award for Indigenous Leadership, and the Alaska Forum on the Environment Award for Environmental Excellence, for lifetime achievements in environment.

Close to Merculieff’s heart are issues related to cultural and community wellness, traditional ways of living, Elder wisdom, and the environment. Having had a traditional upbringing, Merculieff has been, and continues to be, a strong voice advocating the meaningful application of traditional knowledge and wisdom obtained from Elders.

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Duane Elgin on Great Transition Stories for Earth Day and Beyond

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Wed, 04/18/2012

We live in a time of converging crises -- climate change, financial disruption, energy shortages, species extinctions, the list goes on. "Life as usual" is on the verge of implosion. How do we enter this new era? How can we make sense of it? Visionary author and speaker, Duane Elgin acknowledges the threats, and yet speaks of hope. He points to trends in society and science that can help us to see an even bigger picture, what he calls "our larger story as a human family." Duane shares how a radical shift to sustainability and community is at hand if we can embrace the Great Transition Stories that could help us to become consciously transformed by the challenges of our time. Hosted by Stephanie Potter.

Duane will be presenting a workshop Our World in Transition at the Earth Day Conference 2012: for the Next Seven Generations, which is being offered by the Earth and Spirit Council in partnership with the Sylvania Campus of Portland Community College. KBOO is a proud co-sponsor of the Earth Day 2012 Conference & Celebration.

Friday, April 20 – At 6 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center there will be an evening fund raiser for the Earth and Spirit Council. Entrance is $5 for PCC students. Besides Duane Elgin, speakers include Grandmother Agnes Pilgrim, oldest living member of the Takelma Indians of Southern Oregon and world-renowned spiritual leader.

Saturday, April 21 – From 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. it’s the Sylvania Campus Earth Day Conference. Free for students, the conference features 24 workshops and speakers including Kim Smith, environmental sociologist. Other presenters include: John Kallas, North American authority on edible plants; Peter Michael Bauer, founder of ReWild Portland; and Sean Cruz, co-founder of Friends of Celilo Falls.

Duane Elgin's books include Voluntary SimplicityThe Living UniversePromise Ahead, and Awakening Earth. In 2006, Duane received the international “Goi Peace Award” in recognition of his contribution to a global “vision, consciousness, and lifestyle” that fosters a “more sustainable and spiritual culture.

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Correction

 A typo occured with one of our guests, Todd Dalotto on Radiozine this past Friday. Our apologies for the oversight.

 

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