Animal rights

Alternative Radio on 06/24/09

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Alternative Radio
Air date: 
Wed, 06/24/2009 - 9:00am - 10:00am

Our planet and its people are in peril. Diminishing fresh water supplies, destruction of forests, polluted air, species extinction at an unparalleled rate, and a toxic petrochemical environment are all clear signals that things are going seriously haywire. And climate change, the impacts of which are already evidenced at an accelerating pace, threatens environmental devastation on an almost incomprehensible scale. Rising sea levels will overwhelm island states, low lying countries such as Bangladesh, and many of the coastal areas where the world's population is concentrated. Climate change will bring more disease outbreaks, including new diseases and variants of existing ones for which there is no treatment.

Pixie Project: Innovative Animal Rescue

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program: 
Recovery Zone
program date: 
Tue, 05/26/2009

This month on the Recovery Zone, Stephanie Potter visits with the Pixie Project, an innovative animal rescue center  and nonprofit pet supply store in NE Portland. Dogs are socialized at the on site Virginia Woof Doggy Day Care, and cats doze and play in a large sunny cattery. The center collaborates with animal shelters throughout the region and also provides job training to at-risk youth in collaboration with Outside In.  Music by Kevin McLeod.

 

 

27:18 minutes (12.5 MB)

PETA Protest

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Thu, 05/21/2009

A group of protesters from People for the Ethica Treatment of Animals stood outside of Lowe’s this afternoon protesting the store’s sale of Cruel Mouse-Traps.

The Group caught a fair bit of attention with their bikini-clad model pretending to be a mouse caught in a glue-trap.

KBOO’s Peter Shoaf went to the scene to investigate:

2:58 minutes (2.72 MB)

Sea Lion Hunts Continue

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 05/20/2009

On the Columbia, sea lions have moved in because of Salmon struggling to make it up the dams. In order to protect the Salmon population from Sea Lions looking for an easy meal, the state has begun executing Sea Lions who frequent the location.

Some feel that the Sea Lions are being unfairly killed. Peter Shoaf talked to one such individual:
 
4:54 minutes (4.49 MB)

Recovery Zone on 05/27/09

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Program: 
Recovery Zone
Air date: 
Wed, 05/27/2009 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Short Description: 
Healing our World

This month on the Recovery Zone, Stephanie Potter visits with the Pixie Project, an innovative animal rescue center in NE Portland. 

Web of Life

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program: 
Radiozine
program date: 
Sun, 05/24/2009

 Web of Life

Pete Anderson hosts another in a series of programs honoring all living things, especially nonhuman beings. 

28:29 minutes (26.09 MB)

Locals Optimistic about Salmon

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Tue, 05/19/2009

Conservationists and fishermen are optomistic the Obama administration will follow the instructions of US District Judge James Redden and take a new scientific approach to protecting Colombia River Salmon.

KBOO’s Brendan Grubb, in conjunction with the Oregon News Service, has more

 
 
1:55 minutes (1.75 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour for May 18, 2009

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Sun, 05/17/2009

First, a big Thanks from the Mole to all of you who contributed to KBOO during the just concluded membership drive.  If you forgot to do it, look for the JOIN NOW link at the top of this page.  KBOO and the Mole need your support.

57:47 minutes (33.07 MB)

Great Blue Heron Week - Portland's Official Bird

program: 
Locus Focus
program date: 
Tue, 05/19/2009

 Hosted by: Barbara Bernstein

The Great Blue Heron has been Portland's official city bird since 1986.

56:23 minutes (25.81 MB)

Bread and Roses on 05/15/09

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Program: 
Bread and Roses
Air date: 
Fri, 05/15/2009 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Short Description: 
Chicken Show

Friday May 15th - Chicken Show!

It's that time of year again - KBOOs Bread and Roses Collective, with hosts Carole and Nico, is set to bring you the CHICKEN TALK SHOW, a 2 hour special this Friday, May 15, 2009 from 6-8pm.  Guests include Lisa Ewing, a chicken trainer at the Avian Medical Center. She'll do a live, on-air chicken training demo and will answer callers' questions about chickens. Growing Gardens will be there too. They sponsor the yearly "Tour De Coops," a tour of backyard chicken coops in Portland. And: chicken stories, chicken songs, and other surprises await you.

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