Environment

House Holding on 06/10/09

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Wed, 06/10/2009 - 11:30am - 12:00pm

Join Harriet and Marge with Guests Virginia Yoder (81) and Sarah Deumling (62) to hear about their remarkable lives and ongoing commitment to the ethic and life as householders.  Today's show will be open to callers with their own experiences with house holding.

Sarah Deumling manages a 1400 acre sustainable forest and Virginia Yoder has lived on the same 50 acre homestead since 1947.
 

LNG, Dr. Tiller, Sonia Sotomayor, and more!!!

program date: 
Tue, 06/02/2009

 Joe Uris is alone today, and covers several topics of interest.  First up, Joe talked about the proposed (and potentially devastating) natural gas pipeline thru our farms and wilderness.  He also covered the recent murder of Dr. Tiller, a Women's Health Professional.  He talked about the right wing's smear campaign against Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor.  

Pay attention to Oregon House Bill 3058!!!  This bill will FAST-TRACK the approvals for the LNG pipelines.

55:55 minutes (25.6 MB)

Boardman to Reduce Pollution

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Evening News
program date: 
Tue, 06/02/2009

Oregon’s only coal-fired power plant might have to reduce its pollution levels, according to a new proposal. Some local advocates are saying, That’s not enough. KBOO’s Stefan Camps has the story.

 
4:21 minutes (3.98 MB)

Voices from the Edge on 06/04/09

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Thu, 06/04/2009 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Is the annual Village Building Convergence relevant in today's economic climate?

This week, the 9th annual Village Building Convergence starts in Portland. Coming together under the them "Powered by the People," Portlanders will work on projects ranging from water catchment systems and intersection painting to native plant gardening and cob benches. But with record job and home loss rocking the metropolitan area, is the convergence still relevant? Even in good times, how much community voice does the convergence really create?

If You Love This Planet on 06/01/09

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Mon, 06/01/2009 - 10:15am - 11:00am

Host Dr. Helen Caldicott speaks with Lynn Eden, acting co-director (2008-09) at the Center for International Security and Cooperation, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Stanford University.  Eden's book Whole World on Fire: Organizations, Knowledge, and Nuclear Weapons Devastation(Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2004; New Delhi: Manas Publications, 2004) explores how and why the U.S. government--from World War II to the present--has greatly underestimated the damage caused by nuclear weapons by failing to predict damage from firestorms.

KBOO Cafe

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program date: 
Thu, 05/28/2009

Melinda Bernert hosts.

Among the subjects discussed: whether the Lents neighborhood should be the site of a new Portland Beavers ballpark.

52:41 minutes (48.23 MB)

Flashpoints on 05/29/09

Program: 
Flashpoints
Air date: 
Fri, 05/29/2009 - 10:15am - 11:00am

Remembering the life and work of legendary activist, Father Gerard Jean-Juste, a fierce advocate for the rights of Haitian refugees, often in opposition to U.S. policies towards Haiti. He died on Wednesday. Also a look at the fight against Shell Oil in Nigeria. And the Knight Report.

Radiozine on 05/29/09

Program: 
Radiozine
Air date: 
Fri, 05/29/2009 - 11:00am - 11:30am

Host Cris Andreae interviews Toby Hemenway about his updated classic, GAIA'S GARDEN: A Guide to Home-Scale Permaculture. Toby Hemenway is the author of the first major North American book on permaculture, Gaia's Garden: A Guide to Home-Scale Permaculture, and an adjunct professor at Portland State University. He is also Scholar in Residence at Pacific University. His current project is developing urban sustainability resources in Portland, where he now lives. He teaches permaculture and consults and lectures on ecological design throughout the country.

Indigenous Issues from Belgium

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

Today is the third day of a United Nations Summit for Indigenous Issues. 

As part of the summit, indigenous activists marched to several embassies to demand policy changes toward native people and biodiversity.

KBOO’s Jenka Soderberg spoke with Ann Peterman of the Global Forests Coalition about one of the stops on today’s march – at the Belgian national mission:

4:50 minutes (4.43 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)
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