Animals

Violation by Sallie Tisdale

Airs at: Thu, 04/20/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
  Sallie Tisdale's questing curiosity pursues subjects from the biology of flies to the experience of working in an abortion clinic, why it is so difficult to play sports with men, and whether it's possible for writers to tell the truth. She restlessly returns to themes of... Read more

Winner of KBOO's #PetsAgainstTrump contest!

After adding up all the votes from the website voting, and the voting sheets we had in the station, we have a winner! The winning pet will receive a pet hoodie with this written on it: "I'm Trump's Pet Enemy #1. #PetsAgainstTrump" It ended up being a close contest between ... Read more

Lincoln County Aerial Spray Ban Measure on May Ballot

Airs at: Thu, 03/09/2017 at 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
A group in Lincoln County, Oregon, has put a measure on the May ballot that would ban aerial spraying of pesticides and herbicides. Lincoln County Community Rights wrote Measure 21-177, which also includes language reinforcing the rights of the community—that is, Lincoln Co... Read more

Interview with Carol Buckley

Airs at: Mon, 03/27/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Voices for the Animals
  In this episode of Voices for the Animals, cohost Courtney Scott talks to renowned captive elephant expert, Carol Buckley. Carol takes us on her incredible journey from elephant trainer in a circus to her decision to cofound The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee -- a world... Read more

Famine Looms in Parts of Africa and Yemen

Airs at: Mon, 02/27/2017 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
Famines are looming over several dry and war-torn areas in North Africa and the Middle East. The United Nations officially declared a famine in South Sudan last week, and is on the verge of declaring famines in Yemen, Somalia and northeastern Nigeria as well. While low rai... Read more

THE NATURE FIX: WHY NATURE MAKES US HAPPIER, HEALTHIER, AND MORE CREATIVE

Airs at: Wed, 02/15/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  On the final day of KBOO's Winter Membership Drive Paul Roland welcomes Florence Williams to the studio to discuss her new book The Nature Fix.   "For centuries, poets and philosophers extolled the benefits of a walk in the woods: Beethoven drew inspiration from rocks an... Read more

Vote for your favorite #PetsAgainstTrump !

Voting extended until March 13th! The winning pet will receive a custom KBOO hoodie with "I'm Trump's Pet Enemy #1". Here are the finalists for KBOO's #PetsAgainstTrump contest - vote for your favorite, then click 'submit' below. Loading...     Read more

Words Are My Matter by Ursula K. Le Guin

Airs at: Thu, 02/16/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
  “Hard times are coming, when we’ll be wanting the voices of writers who can see alternatives to how we live now, can see through our fear-stricken society and its obsessive technologies to other ways of being, and even imagine real grounds for hope. We’ll need writers wh... Read more

Voices from the #INAUGURATE The Resistance Mass Protest at Trump's Inauguration

Airs at: Mon, 01/30/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
  Voices From the #Inaugurate The Resistance Mass Protest at Trump's Inauguration...Gerald Horne on Trump's First Week in Office, Including Threats to Voting Rights, Mexico, China and the Environment.  UNHEARD VOICES FROM THE ONLY PERMITTED PROTEST AT THE INAUGURATION OF D... Read more

The Last Unicorn

Airs at: Mon, 01/23/2017 at 10:15am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
In 1992, in a remote mountain range, a team of scientists discovered the remains of an unusual animal with beautiful long horns. It turned out to be a living species new to western science - a saola, the first large land mammal discovered in 50 years. Rare then and rarer n... Read more