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Interview with Darcy Dennett, director/producer of The Champions

Airs at: Mon, 07/25/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Voices for the Animals
  Their names belie their terrible past. Cherry Garcia, Handsome Dan, Little Red, Sally and Mel. But their brutal days spent in a dog fighting operaton are not the subject of this riveting film. In this episode of Voices for the Animals, host Courtney Scott interviews film... Read more

Living the Farm Sanctuary Life with Gene Baur

Airs at: Mon, 07/18/2016 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Healthwatch
  Gene Baur, the cofounder and president of Farm Sanctuary, the nation's leading farm animal protection organization, knows that the key to happiness lies in aligning your beliefs with your actions. In this definitive vegan and animal-friendly lifestyle guide, he and Gene ... Read more

The Sixth Extinction

Airs at: Mon, 07/04/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  The Sixth Extinction, by Elizabeth Kolbert, is about the five catastrophic breaks in the history of life on earth and the sixth such catastrophe, which Kolbert maintains is now happening, and which we are already a few hundred years into. This the first of the great exti... Read more

The Amazing Acro-Cats!

Moe Bowstern inteviews Samantha Martin and Polly Smith of The Amazing Acro-Cats.  The Amazing Acro-Cats, and their human staff, are devoted to promoting cat-training awareness and supporting feline adoption and rescue across the country. Our mission is to show cat lovers ... Read more

Talking Tofurky with Seth Tibbott

Airs at: Mon, 06/27/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Voices for the Animals
Host Dab Steadman talks with Seth Tibbott, the founder and chairman of The  Tofurky Company about the development of Tokurky-  the first plant-based meat-alternative to a turkey dinner sold commercially in the US.  Seth tells us what motivated him to switch his career to be... Read more

Patricia Tull, Inhabiting Eden

Airs at: Sun, 06/05/2016 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
Patricia Tull is an ordained Presbyterian minister and professor of Hebrew Bible.  She retired from Louisville Theological Seminary where she is A.B. Rhodes Professor Emerita of Old Testament.  She is the author of Inhabiting Eden: Christians, the Bible, and the Ecological ... Read more

ONCE THEY WERE HATS: In Search of the Mighty Beaver

Airs at: Mon, 06/13/2016 at 10:15am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
THIS PROGRAM WAS ORIGINALLY BROADCAST ON APRIL 14, 2016 Beavers, those icons of industriousness, have been gnawing down trees, building dams, shaping the land, and creating critical habitat in North America for at least a million years. Once one of the continent’s most ubi... Read more

THE GENIUS OF BIRDS

Airs at: Mon, 05/16/2016 at 10:15am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
The idea that birds are not particularly smart is so culturally ingrained that we refer to someone who is not intelligent as “bird brained.” But researchers have found that birds are actually incredibly smart and have some abilities that far surpass that of humans. The Clar... Read more

The Animal Ministry of the Unitarian Church

Airs at: Mon, 05/23/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Voices for the Animals
In this episode of VFA, Courtney Scott interviews Keith Iding and Janice Clark of the Animal Ministry, an animal advocacy program of the Unitarian Church of Portland. Janice and Keith will enlighten our listeners about how this unique and inspiring group was formed, what it... Read more

How Frequent Are Oil Spills in the Amazon?

Airs at: Thu, 02/25/2016 at 12:00am
Produced for Evening News
As many as eight separate indigenous communities along the banks of the Amazon in Northwestern Peru continue to clean crude oil from a series of pipeline ruptures which began in late January. KBOO reporter Robin Ryan spoke with an expert at Amazon Watch about the regularity... Read more