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Patenting the Climate Genes

Airs at: Tue, 05/27/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for People Rise Up
Hope Shand,  Research Director for the ETC Group and I discuss their new report describing efforts by the ag-biotech industry to patent 'climate-ready' genes which would theoretically allow our most common agricultural crops to continue thriving in the warm future confronting... Read more

Getting Medical Supplies to places with short supplies

Airs at: Mon, 05/26/2008 at 5:00pm
Bruce Silverman interviews Kathleen Hower, executive director of Global Links, about their work getting medical supplies to places where there are shortages. Read more

Gary Null and The Food Mood Connection: Nutritional and Environmental Approaches to Mental and Physical Health.

Airs at: Sun, 05/25/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Healthwatch
Host Dr. David Naimon (DrNaimon.com) talks with Gary Null (GaryNull.com), author of many books, including The Food Mood Connection (Seven Stories Press), Nutritional and Environmental Approaches to Mental Health and Physical Well-being. 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

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

Bread & Roses: UNITE HERE Local 9 on the Portland Hilton boycott

Airs at: Thu, 05/08/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Bread and Roses
Becca Griggs and Eryn Slack, members of UNITE HERE Local 9 spoke with Bread & Roses on May 9, 2008 about the ongoing boycott of the Portland Hilton.  In this short interview, Becca and Eryn talk about hotel work experiences, the union's demand for a fair contract and action... Read more

Scott Fernandez, PURB, and our WATER!!!

Airs at: Sun, 05/04/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for On The Environment
Host Scott Forrester talks with Scott Fernandez, a member of the Portland Utility Review Board (PURB) about contamination of the Columbia South Shore Well Field, the summer supplement to our Bull Run Water Supply. Read more

Nourishing Hope: Nutrition Intervention for Autism Spectrum Disorders

Airs at: Sun, 05/04/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Healthwatch
Dr. David Naimon (DrNaimon.com) speaks with Julie Matthews (HealthfulLiving.org), author of Nourishing Hope: Nutrition Intervention for Autism Spectrum Disorders. (NourishingHope.com) They look at how diet can help autism and provide a holistic guide to implementation. Read more

Medical Tourism

Airs at: Wed, 04/16/2008 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Circle A Radio
 Because of cost, Americans are outsourcing their healthcare. An estimated 3 million Americans travel to Mexico, India, Thailand, Manila, Singapore and other destinations to receive medical are and to purchase prescription medications.  Terry is one example. As a teacher in... Read more