Environment

Early Morning Gumbo playlist for 04/22/2008

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Early Morning Gumbo
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04/22/2008

EARTH DAY

EMMYLOU HARRIS / Green Rolling Hills / Quarter Moon in a Ten Cent Town (WarnerBros)
ELANA JAMES / The Little Green Valley / Elana James (Sharf)
ROBIN & LINDA WILLIAMS / Stone Wall Country / All Broken Hearts are the Same (SugarHill)
DANA ROBINSON / Redpoll / Midnight Salvage (Alcazar)

ADRIENNE YOUNG / Hills & Hollers / The Art of Virtue (Addiebelle)
STEVE EARLE & DEL MCCOURY BAND / The Mountain / The Mountain (E-squared)
LAURIE LEWIS / Black Waters / Laurie Lewis & Her Bluegrass Pals (Rounder)

MICHELLE SHOCKED / Memories of East Texas / Short Sharp Shocked (Mercury)
BUTCH HANCOCK / Dry Land Farm / West Texas Waltzes (Rainlight)
NANCI GRIFFITH / Trouble in the Fields / One Fair Summer Evening (MCA)

Real Wealth of Nations

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Thu, 03/06/2008

Interview with Rianne Eisler by Ani Hanes and interviews with people from Real Wealth of Portland by Barbara Gerke.

50:07 minutes (45.89 MB)

Rogue River Finally Gets Attention from BLM

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Evening News
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Thu, 04/17/2008

 

The Rogue River is number two on the list of “America’s Most Endangered Rivers.”

The new report is from the conservation group American Rivers.

1:18 minutes (1.2 MB)

Link River Dam Shut Down: Sucker Fish Saved???

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Evening News
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Thu, 04/17/2008

 

PacifiCorp has agreed to shut down power production at the Link River Dam near Klamath Falls in the late summer and early fall.

It’s part of an agreement made with the conservation group “Oregon Wild,” to save endangered sucker fish that migrate into Upper Klamath Lake.

The 22-foot dam is old and may be decommissioned – but until then, it will close from about mid-July to mid-November.

1:35 minutes (1.45 MB)

Lynn Sadler, National Director of the Mountain Lion Foundation, on the plight of cougars in the wild

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Tue, 05/22/2007

The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Department is lobbying the Legislature to make it easier for property owners to kill cougers who stray onto their property. Lisa Loving talks with Lynn Sadler about the politics, the animals, and the future of wild cats.

28:53 minutes (26.44 MB)

Hot Air from Coca Cola's Dasani Water

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Evening News
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Wed, 04/16/2008

In the leadup to it's annual meeting, Coca Cola, Incorporated has blocked a shareholders' resolution to publicly report test data on its bottled water brand, Dasani.

KBOO's Ethan Scarl spoke about the reasons for Coke's action with Sara Joseph, of Corporate Accountability International and their 'Think Outside the Bottle' campaign.

 

3:07 minutes (2.85 MB)

Bush Guffaws at Addressing Climate Change

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Wed, 04/16/2008

 

0:57 minutes (899.63 KB)

Oregon Attorney General candidates and the environment; Our Backyard's election take 2

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Tue, 04/15/2008

How do the 2008 Oregon election candidates stack up … environmentally, that is. Our Backyard will feature all the candidates between now and the May primary but first up, the candidates for Oregon Attorney General. 2 Democrats (and no Republicans, go figure ...) are seeking for the nomination in the upcoming primary: Greg MacPherson www.votemac.com/ and John Kroger www.johnkroger.com/. Each have received endorements from prominent environmental activists and organizations.

3:33 minutes (3.26 MB)

Joe Uris says "Things ARE Winnable!"

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Mon, 04/14/2008

Joe Uris hosts today. His topic is "Things Are Winnable." The issues include fighting the LNG terminals in Oregon, the many sins of John McNasty, and more. 

83:50 minutes (38.38 MB)
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