Animals

The Versatile Vegan on Why Animals Matter: The Case for Animal Protection

Airs at: Sun, 02/01/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Earthwatch
  Host Becca Bartleson speaks with Erin Williams, communications director from The Humane Society of the United States and co-author of Why Animals Matter: The Case for Animal Protection, and communications director for The Humane Society of the United States' factory farm... Read more

Alex Arndt: Songwriter - Musician - Animal Rights Activist

Airs at: Tue, 11/25/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Speaking of Animals
Alex Arndt, singer-songwriter and animal activist, speaks with co-hosts Pete Anderson and Allison Milionis about his activism via his music. Read more

Bird Rescue Program in Crisis

Airs at: Tue, 11/25/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
A Vancouver bird rescue program faces an imminent foreclosure, and has called on the community to help. The Northwest Bird Rescue Center is headed by Christopher Driggins, better known around Vancouver as 'the Bird Man'. He's rescued hundreds of abused and injured birds sinc... Read more

Joan Dalton of Project POOCH

Airs at: Tue, 11/11/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Speaking of Animals
Host Melinda Bernert speaks with Joan Dalton of Project POOCH, a non-profit organization at the MacLaren Youth Correctional Facility in Woodburn, Oregon.  Project POOCH matches abused, neglected and unwanted shelter dogs with incarcerated youth.  The youth train the dogs to... Read more

Vegan Lifestyle: for the sake of animals (& humans, too)

Airs at: Wed, 10/22/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Speaking of Animals
On KBOO's Oct 22 Speaking of Animals, Allison Milionis and Pete Anderson host. The show features Robert Cheek; Vegan Bodybuilder They discuss a Vegan Lifestyle and its importance to the health of ourselves, other living creatures and planet earth. Also, how healthy is a Vega... Read more

What's wrong with Off-Shore Oil Drilling?

Airs at: Tue, 08/05/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Locus Focus
Host Barbara Bernstein (The Media Project) talks with Richard Charter, with Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund, about the recent push for lifting moratoriums on off-shore oil drilling, why the idea seems to be winning public support, and what is wrong with the plan.Barbara B... Read more

Salmon Make Comeback

Airs at: Sun, 07/20/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
           Thanks to past court rulings on the environmental impact of hydroelectric dams, Northwest Salmon populations are making a comeback.KBOO's Scott Pham reports, in collaboration with the Oregon News Service. Read more

Our Backyard: Murder on the Columbia

Airs at: Tue, 05/06/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Our Backyard
KBOO's locally produced series of reports and commentary about the environment in Our backyard: This edition: Murder on the Columbia. The Swiss have in their constitution a requirement that "account to be taken of the dignity of creation when handling animals, plants and ot... Read more

Tax Dollars Kill Wild Carnivores

Airs at: Wed, 04/09/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
 An event held yesterday at Lewis and Clark University in Portland called for an end to the so-called "war on carnivores". K-BOO's Nia Lewis spoke with Brian Vincent, with the group 'Big Wildlife'  Read more

Forest Service Employees Sue Over Fire Retardant

Airs at: Wed, 04/02/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
KBOO's Chris Andrae spoke with one of the plaintiffs in the lawsuit:A group of Forest Service Employees has filed a second lawsuit against the Forest service challenging the agency's use of flame retardant chemicals.    Read more