Environment

The Dirtbag on 09/08/10

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The Dirtbag
Air date: 
Wed, 09/08/2010 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Short Description: 
Trapping the new fruit fly pest and What are the bees telling us?"

Host Glen Andresen and permanent guest Jim Gilbert are joined in the studio by Emmy Pagett and film director Taggart Siegel ("The Real Dirt on Farmer John"). In the first segment, Emmy will talk about her summer's work trapping the new fruit fly pest, the Spotted Wing Drosophila.

In the second segment, Taggart, along with producer Jon Betz and beekeeper Jacqueline Freeman (who is in the film) will talk about Taggart's new film on honey bees, "Queen of the Sun: What are the bees telling us?" This new film will have it's national premiere on September 17th right here in Portland at the historic Hollywood Theatre. (www.queenofthesun.com)

Plus a dandy new Garden Stumper quiz!

Joe has SEVEN Topics on the table today. It's Topic Roulette on Talk Radio.

program date: 
Tue, 09/07/2010

 Hosted by Joe Uris.  (Abe Proctor is MIA today, but should be back next week.)

Joe brought in SEVEN Topics for Discussion today, as follows:

 

55:46 minutes (25.53 MB)

Flashpoints on 09/07/10

Program: 
Flashpoints
Air date: 
Tue, 09/07/2010 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Short Description: 
A look at the current state of recovery from Katrina in New Orleans

Air Cascadia is off today. Flashpoints features a special on "New Orleans Five Years after Hurricane Katrina." We'll hear a series of interviews with community activists and organizers who have been struggling to rebuild the city. Flashpoints also interviews New Orleans based reporter and author Jordan Flaherty.

Dr. Catherine Thomasson on the health effects of global warming.

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Healthwatch
program date: 
Mon, 09/06/2010

 Health and Healthcare Forum, Hosted by Roberta Hall

Today's show features Part 1 of an interview with Dr. Catherine Thomasson, past president of Physicians for Social Responsibility, on the health effects of global warming.

27:59 minutes (25.62 MB)

Healthwatch on 09/06/10

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Program: 
Healthwatch
Air date: 
Mon, 09/06/2010 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Short Description: 
The health effects of global warming.

Healthwatch is off today. Instead we hear Health and Healthcare Forum featuring Part 1 of an interview with Dr. Catherine Thomasson, past president of Physicians for Social Responsibility, on the health effects of global warming.

Catherine Thomasson is the author of Health Implications of a Nuclear Crisis with Iran, World Affairs Journal. Summer 2007, vol 11.

 

Decline in Global Plant Production Bad Omen

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Evening News
program date: 
Tue, 08/31/2010

The recent edition of Science reported that global production of plant material is down.  KBOO's environmental reporter, Jacob Anderson-Minshall talks with the study's author Dr. Steven Running, Director of the Numerical Terradynamic Simulation Group about what impact this could have on food security, biofuel production and global warming.

2:39 minutes (2.42 MB)

Voices from the Edge: Hurricane Katrina

program date: 
Thu, 08/26/2010

Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans five years ago this week. Katrina's impact went beyond the loss of life and property to reveal deeply rooted attitudes about race many Americans thought had withered away. Jo Ann and Dave talked about the various aspects of Katrina's impacts, including the permanent displacement of over 100,000 residents, the reshaping of the city and the federal indictments against the New Orleans police.

53:18 minutes (24.4 MB)

Voices from the Edge: Is the party really over? Alberta Street Last Thursday.

program date: 
Thu, 08/19/2010

Is the party really over?  JoAnne and Dave discussed Alberta Street Last Thursday in NE Portland.

The conversation doesn't end when the program does. You can join in additional discussion of the week's issue on our blog at kboo.fm/voicesfromtheedge (click on the "blog" tab). You'll find additional information, important links, comments from other listeners and commentary from Jo Ann and Dave. Have a question for our guests, but can't call in during the program? Post your questions on line so we can make them a part of the Voices discussion.

54:16 minutes (49.69 MB)
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