Environment/Climate

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Locus Focus on the Election and Green Streets

Airs at: Tue, 05/20/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Locus Focus
Today, Barbara Bernstein hosts a two part show. First up, Bernstein and local political consultant Liz Kaufman discuss the recent election. In the latter half, Steve Shackman, Mitch Frister, and Kim White from Portland Friends of Green Streets (Frogs Blog) talk about how w... Read more

The Portland Plan, Civic Engagement & the Village Building Convergence

Airs at: Tue, 05/20/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for People Rise Up
Building on the work of visionPDX, the Portland Plan is a citywide effort to guide the physical, economic, social, cultural and environmental development of Portland over the next 30 years.  City Repair, among many projects, seeks to activate people to be part of the communit... Read more

Our Backyard: Do the Presidential candidates really believe what they say?

Airs at: Tue, 05/13/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Our Backyard
Our Backyard: KBOO's locally produced environmental series. Do the Presidential candidates really believe what they say or are they simply trying to woo voters by saying what they want to hear? Links: http://www.usatoday.com/news/politics/election2008/2007-08-30-ethanol-can... Read more

Joe and Abe and the Village Building Convergence

Airs at: Mon, 05/12/2008 at 5:00pm
Hosts Joe Uris and Abe Proctor speak with Mark Lakeman of City Repair on the upcoming Village Building Convergence. Read more

Alexandra Fuller, author of "The Legend of Colton H. Bryant"

Airs at: Mon, 05/12/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Between The Covers
KBOO producer Lisa Loving speaks with author and essayist Alexandra Fuller about oil drilling in the Wyoming wilderness, and the war-like impact the Haliburton Corporation's drilling rigs have on local communities. Fuller's newest work of nonfiction is "The Legend of Colton... Read more

DirtBag with Chip Bubl on seeds

Airs at: Sun, 05/11/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for The Dirtbag
Glen Andresen sorts out the pros and cons of heirloom, hybrid and genetically modified vegetable seeds with Columbia County OSU Extension Agriculture Faculty member Chip Bubl. Read more

Taras Grescoe - Bottomfeeder: How to Eat Ethicallty in a World of Vanishing Seafood

Airs at: Sun, 05/11/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Healthwatch
Dr. David Naimon (DrNaimon.com) speaks with Taras Grescoe (TerasGrescoe.com), author of Bottomfeeder: How to Eat Ethically in a World of Vanishing Seafood. Read more

Our Backyard: Murder on the Columbia

Airs at: Tue, 05/06/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Our Backyard
KBOO's locally produced series of reports and commentary about the environment in Our backyard: This edition: Murder on the Columbia. The Swiss have in their constitution a requirement that "account to be taken of the dignity of creation when handling animals, plants and ot... Read more

Alaskan Native Leader Talks on Global Warming Happening NOW

Airs at: Sun, 05/04/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
 The effects of global climate change are already being felt in places close to the polar regions like Australia and Alaska. Larry Merculieff is an Alaska native leader who is currently touring around the US to raise awareness about the necessity of taking action now to co... Read more

Activists Call to End Trapping Program: Response to Sea Lion Killings

Airs at: Sun, 05/04/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
 The endangered Steller sea lion was among six sea lions found Sunday May 4th on the Oregon Columbia river  shot to death in an unauthorized killing. Three elephant seals were found shot to death in California the day before.  Seven  California sea lions  were trapped April... Read more