Animals

Voices for the Animals

  Every 4th Friday of the month from 10a -10:30a   "Voices for the Animals" is a monthly half-hour program that tackles the issues around animal rights and welfare. We feature interviews with front-line activists and advocates who are working to make a difference in th... Read more

Animal rights activists protest UW Animal Lab

Airs at: Fri, 04/24/2015 at 12:00am
Produced for Evening News
Protesters are gathering at the University of Washington in Seattle tomorrow to challenge the construction of a new animal research lab on campus. The University of Washington already holds over a thousand monkeys, and hundreds of other animals, to carry out medical and othe... Read more

The Speciesism Podcast 1: Roots of sexism, classism, and racism.

Airs at: Sat, 01/10/2015 at 12:00am
Produced for The Speciesism Podcast
This podcast explores human oppression of non-human beings and how it preceeds and enables the development of human oppression of other humans in various forms. Read more

movie moles on Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Airs at: Mon, 07/28/2014 at 12:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Movie Moles Joe Clement and Frann Michel discuss Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014). They consider the film's representations of war and peace, human nature and technology, gender and race, and offer some contrasts with the earlier series of Planet of the Apes films. The... Read more

Brooks Fahy and Rick Swart Interview

Airs at: Wed, 07/09/2014 at 12:00am
Produced for Between Us
Brooks Fahy is the Executive Director of Predator Defense, an animal advocacy organization based in Eugene, OR. Rick Swart is the spokesperson for the Oregon Division of Fish and Wildlife. KBOO's Don Merrill talked with both of these experts about the recent euthanizing o... Read more

28 Timber Sales Cancelled in Oregon Coast Marbled Murrelet Habitat

Airs at: Wed, 02/05/2014 at 12:00am
Produced for Evening News
A coalition of Oregon environmental groups claimed victory after they reached a settlement with the state of Oregon, resulting in the cancellation of 28 timber sales in the Elliott, Clatsop and Tillamook State Forests. These lands include crucial habitat for the threatened ... Read more

ZooZoo & Santaland Diaries

Airs at: Tue, 12/18/2012 at 12:00am
Produced for Stage and Studio
Hear the last December holiday special featuring the final ZooZoo at Imago Theatre and 'Santaland Diaries' at Portland Center Stage. The long-running holiday hit ZooZoo is saying farewell. We'll hear from two performers in the show: Jonathan Godsey and Pratik Motwani. And... Read more

Record Confessional Every Week for You Archive!

What?! You want to be asleep during program (Sunday's Midnight - 2am)? No, you just want'a you own speical copy of'a program to listen again and'a again. We understand, so we make'a special link for you to record program. That'a right, Confessional go "ON DEMAND" and'a is "E... Read more

Groups Petition For Endangered Woodpecker

Airs at: Fri, 05/04/2012 at 12:00am
Produced for Evening News
On Wednesday, four conservation groups sought federal protections for the black-backed woodpecker under the Endangered Species Act. The John Muir Project, Blue Mountains Biodiversity Project, the Center for Biological Diversity, and the Biodiversity Conservation Alliance fi... Read more

Klamath Wildlife Refuges -- for the birds?

Airs at: Mon, 04/30/2012 at 12:00am
Produced for Radiozine
Most of the lakes and marshes of the Klamath Basin were "reclaimed" and drained for agriculture nearly 100 years ago--only 20% remain, but the Klamath Basin National Wildlife Refuge Complex on the Oregon/California border, is still the most important waterfowl habitat on th... Read more