Environment/Climate

Group pushes to preserve Gresham forest wetland property from development

Airs at: Fri, 04/23/2021 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  Neighbors in the Centennial area of Gresham are pushing the city to save a piece of wetland and forest property from development. It’s referred to as the Shaull property and it was originally part of a larger farm that became Grant Butte Park. The majority of the land wa... Read more

Ocean Blue Project tackles cleaning the ocean of microplastics

Airs at: Mon, 04/19/2021 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
    Ocean Blue Project is an Oregon-based beach cleanup nonprofit working to save the ocean by removing microplastics. Richard Arterbury is the executive director of the Ocean Blue Project. Arterbury joins KBOO's Ethan Sandweiss to discuss the Ocean Blue Project's origin... Read more

Grow Portland provides critical outdoor learning opportunities for schoolkids

Airs at: Wed, 04/21/2021 at 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Earth Day is Thursday, April 22nd, and we’re taking the opportunity to learn more about different avenues for environmental advocacy in our community. KBOO's Althea Billings speaks with Michelle Welton, the Executive Director at Grow Portland, a non-profit that works wit... Read more

Planet Earth 2021CE

Airs at: Fri, 04/23/2021 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Happy Earth Week! On this episode we go all the way with sending lovings and gratitude to our beautiful mother planet. For many of us, every day is Earth Day, as we wake up and salute the sky and commune with the winds, winged and tree beings that exist with us. ---- Never... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour April 26th 2021

Airs at: Mon, 04/26/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris Hosts this Episode og the Old Mole which includes Viral Epidemics. Bill Resnick interviews David Quammen, a journalist of science, who wrote the book, Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic. Published in 2013 it eerily predicted the Covi... Read more

Coast Range Radio - Visions for the Future of Forests and Communities – Part 1

Airs at: Thu, 04/22/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
  This episode is the first of a two-part series featuring visions of the future of forests and communities read by members of the Pacific Northwest Forest Climate Alliance’s Green New Deal Working Group. These visions for the future of PNW forests are interspersed with a ... Read more

The Braided River Campaign’s Kick Off Call to Action for a Green Working Waterfront

Airs at: Thu, 04/22/2021 at 8:00am - 8:30am
  On April 20, a new coalition of environmental justice groups called the Braided River Campaign launched their first call to action, demanding that the city of Portland declare the Portland Harbor - currently a Super Fund site - a Green Working Waterfront, and to get busy... Read more

Green Illusions, with Max Wilbert

Airs at: Wed, 04/21/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    Today's guest, Max Wilbert, is a community organizer, wilderness guide, photographer, and author, most recently of Bright Green Lies: How The Environmental Movement Lost Its Way and What We Can Do About It, which was released in March. A third-generation dissident, he... Read more

Earth Day Special: The Beaver Coalition

Airs at: Thu, 04/22/2021 at 11:00am - 11:30am
As we honor Earth Day 2021, the theme running through today’s KBOO programming is the impending climate crisis, and its affect on our home planet. And we’ll be introducing you to people and organizations who are working to protect our environment, and all its inhabitants. ... Read more

Waves and Beaches

Airs at: Mon, 04/26/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
The place where ocean meets land has long been inspiration for poets, artists, scientists and beach lovers. It is the subject of Waves and Beaches, a classic guide to the stirring science of sand, surf and waves, written in 1963 by engineer, scientist and adventurer Willard... Read more