Environment

GARDEN OF WONDERS

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Locus Focus
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Mon, 08/30/2010

As students return to school this fall in Portland, many of them will also be returning to harvest vegetables from gardens they planted last spring. School gardens are becoming a feature of a growing number of schools in the Portland area. . . and around the country. In these gardens students learn the connections between the food they eat and the health of the world around them.

40:30 minutes (37.08 MB)

Locus Focus on 08/30/10

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Locus Focus
Air date: 
Mon, 08/30/2010 - 10:15am - 11:00am
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Integrating gardening into school curriculum as kids learn to grow food they eat.

GARDEN OF WONDERS

As students return to school this fall in Portland, many of them will also be returning to harvest vegetables from gardens they planted last spring. School gardens are becoming a feature of a growing number of schools in the Portland area. . . and around the country. In these gardens students learn the connections between the food they eat and the health of the world around them.

Anti LNG Pipeline Activists Across Oregon

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Fri, 08/27/2010

Currently, there are two proposed Liquefied Natural Gas pipelines, both of which  would run from Astoria through farmlands of Western Oregon east through the Mount Hood national Forest to connect with an existing pipeline that runs from Canada to California. 
Tonight on Circle A Radio we hear from Amy Harwood, Program director for BARK- a local organization dedicated to the preservation of Mt. Hoods national forest, and Steve Wick, farmer and activist from Gaston, Oregon, who explain the history of and resistance to the proposed LNG Pipelines.

For more information on BARK visit their website at www.bark-out.org. To learn more about Oregon Citizens Against Pipelines,  visit www.usafirst.info.

 
 

58:52 minutes (40.42 MB)

PDX 2 Gulf Coast

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Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 08/25/2010

Evan Tenenbaum spoke with Mike Rosen from the group PDX 2 GULF COAST. Listen to the full interview here.

15:56 minutes (80.45 MB)

Radiozine on 08/25/10

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Radiozine
Air date: 
Wed, 08/25/2010 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Sustainability and the ins and outs of cloth diapering

Anna Soderberg hosts a round table discussion on sustainability and the ins and outs of cloth diapering with guests Jennifer Fuentes from Milagros Baby Boutique; Brian Godula from The Potty Pail; Tara Jablonski, mother of four; and Cynthia Thompson from Zoom Baby Gear and President of The Real Diaper Association. 

 

The Floods in Pakistan.

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Tue, 08/24/2010

 Frann Michel surveys the news, blogs and scientific agencies to make sense of the unusual floods that have been happening in Pakistan. She makes the case for understanding these natural disasters as social phenomena.

7:37 minutes (3.49 MB)

Organic Agriculture Can Feed The World

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Mon, 08/23/2010

Bill interviews Catherine Badgley about her research into the comparative outputs of organic and conventional agriculture. In an article she wrote with seven other colleagues, "Organic Agriculture and the Global Food Supply," she makes the case for organic agriculture feeding the world. This research begun when she visited a farm north of Ann Arbor where on 3-acres the farmer was growing 26 tons of produce organically. She responds to criticisms that organic agriculture receives from agribusiness.

 

19:02 minutes (8.72 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour August 23rd

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Mon, 08/23/2010

Today's show, hosted by Denise Morris on the left, is about organic agriculture, the social conditions of otherwise natural disasters, plus reviews of Pat Barker's WWI-novel "Ghost Road" and the buddy-cop film "The Other Guys." Below are links to the individual segments:

1. Bill Resnick interviews Catherine Badgley the potential of organic agriculture to feed the world.

2. Larry Bowlden reviews "Ghost Road," the last of a WWI trilogy by Pat Barker.

3. Frann Michel considers the social dimension of the recent floods in Pakistan.

57:18 minutes (26.24 MB)

flooding in Pakistan

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For the Old Mole Variety Hour August 23, 2010.

The well-read red has been reading about the floods in Pakistan, which UN officials have called the worst disaster in decades. But as is usual these days, this purportedly natural disaster has some very human causes, and the politics of global and governmental response suggest there will be more suffering to come.

Old Mole Variety Hour on 08/23/10

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Mon, 08/23/2010 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Sustainable agriculture, global warming and movies and books

Bill Resnick interviews Catherine Badgley about organic and sustainable agriculture.
Frann Michel looks at the global and governmental response to widspread flooding in Pakistan.
also a review of Pat Barkers award winning book Ghost Road and a discussion of the new crime drama comedy The Other Guys.

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