Environment

Wes Jackson: Prairie Ecology-Model for Agriculture

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Wed, 09/10/2008
On the Sept 5 Radiozine, Bruce Silverman interviews Wes Jackson, botanist, geneticist, proponent of using prairie ecology as the model for agriculture, and director of The Land Institute. He has edited a new book of essays called The Virtues of Ignorance: Complexity, Sustainability and The Limits of Knowledge. Jackson claims achieving a better world may require less information and technology, not more.
28:01 minutes (12.83 MB)

Our Backyard: Undamming the Klamath

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Tue, 09/09/2008

Our Backyard, KBOOs locally produced environmental series. This edition: The efforts to undam the Klamath River and Derrick Jensen comes to Oregon for a Deep Green workshop.

Links:

Undamming the Klamath - http://www.klamathriver.org/Events.html#pdoa

Derrick Jensen Deep Green Workshop - http://www.derrickjensen.org/dgr.html

4:00 minutes (3.67 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour for September 8, 2008

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Tue, 09/09/2008

Hosted by Luz María Gordillo, this show deals with issues affecting Mexican-Americans as well as immigration.  We also learn about saving the planet, our city, and our neighborhoods by changing the way we landscape and garden in our yards.  You can hear the whole show by clicking on the arrow above; or you can follow the links below to individual segments. 

1.  Gardening in the City: Bill Resnick talks with two experts, Dreya Mancini and Alissa Hartman.

2.  Community Organizing around immigration: Denise Morris interviews Amelia Cates and Amy Dudley

55:48 minutes (31.93 MB)

City Gardens

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Wed, 09/10/2008

How can our gardens contribute to saving the planet?  One neighborhood at a time!  Alissa Hartman and Dreya Mancini offer tutorials on sustainable landscaping, and they talk with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick about their work. 

10:33 minutes (6.04 MB)

Flashpoints on 09/10/08

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Flashpoints
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Wed, 09/10/2008 - 11:15am - 12:00pm

A report from Haiti where more than a thousand people have died from causes related to damage from recent hurricanes, a report from activist Malik Rahim of Common Ground in New Orleans, and an interview about women in prison.

Radiozine on 09/10/08

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Radiozine
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Wed, 09/10/2008 - 10:00am - 10:30am

Host Marianne Barisonek interviews Thomas Hager, author of The Alchemy of Air: A Jewish Genius, a Doomed Tycoon, and the Scientific Discovery That Fed the World but Fueled the Rise of Hitler.

Five reasons to be frightened of Sarah Palin

 1) She's a global warming denier.

2)  She thinks that God likes pipelines,  (h/t Juan Cole)

3) She has a whole lot in common with fundamentalists from other parts of the world.

4) She's a liar.

5) She believes the war in Iraq is God's work.

And there's more, believe me. I didn't even get to reproductive rights yet. Or the strange fetishizing of married teen parents.

Radiozine on 09/10/08

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Radiozine
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Wed, 09/10/2008 - 9:30am - 10:00am
Host Melinda Bernerts asks, "How does the extinction of the world's large predators such as lions affect us?" She talks with wildlife journalist William Stolzenberg about what the loss of top carnivores means to cities like Portland.

Radiozine on 09/09/08

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Radiozine
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Tue, 09/09/2008 - 10:00am - 10:30am

Melinda Bernerts  hosts a special edition of Speaking of Animals with energy worker Lisa Bundy, who discusses how to send healing energy to your animal companions. Melinda will take calls and speaking with your furry friends about their issues and concerns.

Old Mole Variety Hour on 09/08/08

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Mon, 09/08/2008 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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The Moles discuss immigration issues and saving the city and the planet one neighborhood at a time

Luz María Gordillo will be your host, interviewing Chicana Rusty Barceló of the University of Minnesota.  Denise Morris will be talking with Amelia Cates from the Portland Central America Solidarity Committee about strategies for defeating the anti immigration measure on the ballot this November.  And Bill Resnick talks with two local gardening experts about sustainable gardening that can make every neighborhood a park. 

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