Environment/Climate

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Edward's Dam

Airs at: Mon, 07/07/2008 at 5:00pm
Edward's Dam in Maine was removed to help migrating fish.  Now after a few years the project has proved to be a success.  Read more

Ron Buel and the Columbia River Crossing

Airs at: Sun, 07/06/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for On The Environment
Host Per Fagereng talks with Portland icon Ron Buel about the controversial I-5 Bridge Replacement Project. More information at SmarterBridge.org. Read more

Recovery Zone: VHEMT about Human Extinction

Airs at: Wed, 07/02/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Recovery Zone
On the Thursday, July 3, Recovey Zone,  host Stephanie Potter and KBOO listeners spoke with Les Knight about a radical solution to the problems of planet Earth.   Knight is a Portland resident who serves as an international  spokesperson for VHEMT --  the Voluntary Human Ex... Read more

Genetically Engineered Sugar Beets Invade the Willamette Valley

Airs at: Mon, 06/30/2008 at 5:00pm
Host Andrew Geller sits in for Joe & Abe today with a discussion of the sneaky replacement of natural beets with genetically engineered Sugar Beets in our domestic sugar supply, right here in the Willamette Valley. Andrew brings in three experts to illuminate the shady goi... Read more

Living on the Ice Shelf, Humanity's Melt Down

Airs at: Sun, 06/29/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
Host Per Fagereng interviews Mike Davis, author of Planet of Slums and In Praise of Barbarians. He discusses his latest article, "Living on the Ice Shelf, Humanity's Melt Down". Davis says, "Our world, our old world that we have inhabited for the last 12,000 years, has en... Read more

Dark Skies

Airs at: Wed, 06/25/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
Bruce Silverman hosts another installment of his occasional Answers Series. He speaks with Chris Luginbuhl of the International Dark Sky Association, www.darksky.org.  Read more

Dr. Matthew Helmers on US Agriculture today

Airs at: Tue, 06/24/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Locus Focus
Host Barbara Bernstein talks about the recent severe weather and the impacts on Agriculture with Dr. Matthew Helmers, Assistant Professor at Iowa State's Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, and an expert in Agricultural and Water Resources. Read more

Scrutiny of Wyden's Old Growth Forest Bill Encouraged

Airs at: Thu, 06/19/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
  US Senator for Oregon has introduced a new bill that he says will protect Oregon’s old growth forests.  But local environmental groups warn that citizens should read the fine print before accepting... Read more

Hunger Striker Broken Feather Speaks Against LNG Terminals

Airs at: Thu, 06/19/2008 at 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
After the National Environmental Regulatory Commission approved plans to build natural gas pipelines in Oregon, the opposition has become more heated. Local activist Broken Feather just ended a hunger strike outside the Portland office of Northwest Natural Gas. KBOO’s Chri... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for June 23, 2008

Airs at: Sun, 06/22/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Along with the music of  the late Utah Phillips, this show, hosted by Tom Becker, feature a Bill Resnick interview about the support for parents of young children in European countries in contrast with what  parents in the US must face.  Frann Michel reviews a series of fem... Read more