Earth Day Special Programming

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On Monday, April 22nd, KBOO Community Radio celebrates Earth Day with special programming devoted to everything Mother Earth, ecological justice, environmental awareness, climate activism and animal rights advocacy. Either poetic and imaginative, or highly researched and fact-based.

We feature activists, nonprofit leaders and community members share their work and actions to combat local and global environmental degradation.

Enjoy a live panel, Oregon forest sounds, and interviews with people in Oregon and beyond working to make a difference for our future.


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A Different Nature (Nature)

Airs at: Mon, 04/22/2024 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
  Earth Day special! Remember when we heard NO human voices on KBOO for one whole day and only the sounds of nature? This time, we’ll bring you music and sounds that have evolved from the sounds of nature with artists such as Graeme Revell, DakhaBrakha, Lucidbeaming, Ela L... Read more

Oregon Forest Sounds

Airs at: Mon, 04/22/2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  Earth Day 2024 special programming      _______   A collage of high definition Oregon forest sounds    _______ We take a moment to rejoice in the sounds of Nature.      _______       Read more

Earth Day and Labor

Airs at: Mon, 04/22/2024 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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  Earth Day 2024 special programming   _____     Organized labor and environmental activism   _____   The theme reflects how organized labor has transitioned to reflect a common ground concept to ensuring strong labor standards while also exploring renewable energy projec... Read more

Celebrating Two Recent Victories for Oceans and State Forests!

Airs at: Mon, 04/22/2024 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
  It is important to celebrate our victories, and today we get to talk about two of them! The Oregon Board of Forestry (BoF) recently voted to approve its first ever Habitat Conservation Plan on State Forests, and a bill to fully fund and strengthen Oregon's Marine Reserv... Read more

Environmental Justice Change-makers are making it happen: Interviews with Oregon non-profit leaders

Airs at: Mon, 04/22/2024 at 4:00pm - 5:30pm
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  Earth Day 2024 special programming   ______ KBOO's Althea Billings catches up with the environmental justice change-makers in our community. She speaks with Audie Paulus and Tim Elder from Wild Salmon Center, Kristina Lefever from the Pollinator Project Rogue Valley, Ja... Read more

State of Oregon's Environment 2024 - Live Panel

Airs at: Mon, 04/22/2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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  On Monday April 22nd, we celebrated Earth Day, with a day full of special programming, in addition to a live panel, 2-4pm. Our small panel / roundtable was divided in five different areas: *Water *Forests *Global Warming *AI, Evolution, & the Environment *Native America... Read more

Darrah Blackwater - Spectrum Sovereignty

Airs at: Mon, 04/22/2024 at 1:00pm - 1:30pm
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  Dine' environmental activist, researching and exposing the idea that Native Nations have exclusive rights to the electromagnetic spectrum on and over their lands. She asserts this is Nature, therefore a natural resource and it should be treated as such.    ______ Darrah... Read more

Drax and the Downside of Biomass

Airs at: Mon, 04/22/2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
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Woody Biomass is being promoted as a carbon neutral climate solution. Proposals for industrial scale wood pellet projects are popping up in California and Washington State, that claim they will help to protect forests and benefit rural communities—as well as combat climate ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for April 22, 2024

Airs at: Mon, 04/22/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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  Defending forests, obliterating dams, replanting watershed, and organizing against genocide (that is also ecocide): Frann Michel hosts this Earth Day episode, which includes these segments: Forest Defense In this Earth Day segment of "Field Notes,” Sophie Smith speaks w... Read more

Glyphosate/Roundup on Trial: Unearthing Monsanto/Bayer's Secrets

Airs at: Mon, 04/22/2024 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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  "Toxic Exposure: The Monsanto Roundup Trials, and the Search for Justice", reveals the dark side of the world's most widely used herbicide. Jessica Aldridge interviewed Dr. Chadi Nabhan in 2023, who offers his expert insights on the link between glyphosate and cancer, th... Read more