Environment/Climate

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Filmmaker Josh Tucker discusses Alaska's proposed pebble mine

Airs at: Thu, 04/18/2019 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
Part 1 of KBOO reporter Emily Gresham Beamer’s in-depth interview with Filmmaker Josh Tucker about the Pebble mine proposed in southeast Alaska, and his documentary ‘We can’t eat gold’.   The proposed open-pit gold mine, located in Alaska's Bristol Bay watershed, would be t... Read more

Clean Energy Jobs Earth Day Update

Airs at: Mon, 04/22/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
This Earth Day was supposed to be the day that Oregon's Clean Energy Jobs bill was signed into law. Instead, while industry groups try to water down the bill, environmental groups are still lobbying Oregon legislators to pass the strongest law possible. They are being urged... Read more

EARTH DAY 2019

Airs at: Mon, 04/22/2019 at 8:00pm - Tue, 04/23/2019 at 5:30am
Produced for A Different Nature
you know what's wrong with the earth? humans. Join the A Different Nature collective from 8pm to 5:30am for a break from humans and our talking, as we have the 3rd Earth Day special featuring no human voices!     Image credit: Bruce Irving Attribution-NonCommercial-Sha... Read more

Cottonwood School Student Podcasters

Airs at: Wed, 04/17/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Radiozine
Our Radiozine guests today are a group of 7th and 8th grade students from Portland’s Cottonwood School of Civics and Science, and their Humanities teacher, Emily Conner. The students recently completed podcasts on the topic Globalization and Food, and entered them in the NP... Read more

Urban Nature Partners and Maxville Interpretive Center

Airs at: Wed, 04/10/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Radiozine
For the 2019 Spring Drive, Radiozine host Jenna sits down with two organizations that are bringing the outdoors to urban dwellers. First, Urban Nature Partners talks about their mentoring program that aims to take underrepresented youth into the outdoors.  Visit and learn m... Read more

CHEETAH CONSERVATION FUND

Airs at: Mon, 04/22/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Voices for the Animals
“Voices for the Animals” host Dab Steadman talks with Dr. Laurie Marker , the founder & executive director of the Cheetah Conservation Fund…a non-profit organization dedicated to saving wild cheetahs and their habitats.   CCF  is the global leader in research and conservati... Read more

The Grand Food Bargain

Airs at: Mon, 04/08/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
When it comes to food, Americans seem to have a pretty great deal. Our grocery stores are overflowing with countless varieties of convenient products. Over time this system has encouraged us to know less and less about where our food comes from and permitted us to expect mo... Read more

Grain by Grain

Airs at: Mon, 04/15/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
When Bob Quinn was a kid, a stranger at a county fair gave him a few kernels of an unusual grain. Little did he know, that grain would change his life. Years later, after finishing a PhD in plant biochemistry, Bob began experimenting with organic wheat on his family’s farm ... Read more

The Anthropocene

Airs at: Mon, 04/01/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
All of written human history and the rise of civilization has taken place within the Holocene Age, which commenced at the end of the last ice age. It was an age of relatively stable climate and comparatively little geological upheaval. Geological scientists are now suggesti... Read more

Labor and the Green New Deal

Airs at: Mon, 04/01/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Clayton Morgareidge reads excerpts from Jane McAlevey’s piece on the Jacobin Magazine website, “Organizing to Win a Green New Deal.” It shows how the role of labor is essential to the climate struggle. Jane McAlvey has been an organizer and negotiator in the labor movement ... Read more