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Indigenous Issues from Belgium

Airs at: Thu, 05/21/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
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 Fore... Read more

Sea Lion Hunts Continue

Airs at: Wed, 05/20/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
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 a... Read more

How will Salmon Policy change under the Obama Administration?

Airs at: Tue, 05/26/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Locus Focus
Hosted by: Barbara Bernstein How will Salmon Policy change under the Obama Administration? For eight years the Bush administration did everything in their power to impede real salmon recovery along the Columbia River. Now it is the Obama administration's turn to take a seri... Read more

Justice and Sustainability

Airs at: Sun, 05/17/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 What is the role of economic and racial justice when we consider a sustainable world?  Jill Fuglister talks with Laurie Mercier about her work with the Coalition for a Livable Future and the Livability Summit held at Portland State University this week.   Read more

Great Blue Heron Week - Portland's Official Bird

Airs at: Tue, 05/19/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Locus Focus
 Hosted by: Barbara Bernstein The Great Blue Heron has been Portland's official city bird since 1986. And next week is Great Blue Heron Week. In 1986 Mike Houck approached then mayor Bud Clark to seek recognition of the Great Blue Heron as Portland's official city bird.  W... Read more

Wolves are removed from the endangered species list

Airs at: Sun, 05/10/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Normal 0 Last week the federal government removed endangered species protections for wolves in the Northern Rockies. While Oregon still protects the wolves through statewide protections, states like Idaho and Montana are eager to eradicate the wolf populations now t... Read more

Nuclear Provision in Climate Bill

Airs at: Wed, 05/13/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
  President Obama has promoted ‘alternative energy’ as a key part of his agenda. To achieve that goal, some legislators in the US Congress have proposed a ‘Clean Energy Bank’ that would provide low-interest loans for new alternative energy projects. But anti-nuclear group... Read more

Let's Connect the Torture Dots back to ... (wait for it) Dick Cheney!

Airs at: Mon, 05/18/2009 at 5:00pm
 Abe and Joe connect the torture dots back to ... (wait for it) Dick Cheney! Abe and Joe examine new revelations in the ongoing U.S. torture scandal that lead directly to former Vice President Cheney. But we already knew that. Also, an LNG update and a look at the health c... Read more

Peter Ward and "The Medea Hypothesis: Is Life on Earth Ultimately Self Destructive?"

Airs at: Sun, 05/10/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
 Host Marianne Barisonek speaks with Peter Ward, author of "The Medea Hypothesis: Is Life on Earth Ultimately Self-Destructive?" Peter Ward will be speaking about his work tonight, Monday, May 11, 2009 at 07:30 PM at Powell's City of Books on Burnside. In The Medea Hypothes... Read more

Mark Winne and "Closing the Food Gap: Resetting the Table in the Land of Plenty"

Airs at: Sun, 05/10/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Healthwatch
Host Dr. David Naimon interviews Mark Winne, author of Closing the Food Gap:  Resetting the Table in the Land of Plenty.   Closing the Food Gap exposes America's dangerous dietary split: from patrons of food pantries, bodegas, and convenience stores to the more comfortabl... Read more