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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

Old Mole Variety Hour for April 7, 2008

Airs at: Sun, 04/06/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 Hosted by Laurie Mercier, this program reviews the case for veganism with an animal rights activist and a vegan cookbook author.  We also hear from a Seattle activist who works with homeless women, and from  an Italian geographer about the resistance in Sardinia to privati... Read more

The Case for Veganism

Airs at: Sun, 04/06/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 There are more reasons than you may have dreamed of  why a vegan diet is good for you and the planet.  Matt Rosell and  Isa Chandra Moskowitz tell the Old Mole's  Bill Resnick about some of them.  Matt works with In Defense of Animals.  Isa is the author  of several vegan ... Read more

The Farm Animal Sanctuary

Airs at: Tue, 03/25/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Speaking of Animals
Host Laurie Sonnenfeld speaks with Wayne Geiger, founder and director of the Farm Animal Sanctuary in Scio, Oregon. Read more

Using Primates for Research

Airs at: Tue, 02/26/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Speaking of Animals
Host Laurie Sonnenfeld interviews Matt Rosell of In Defense of Animals about their campaign to educate people about primates used for research in OHSU laboratories. Read more

Nike Stops Selling Fur: Interview with PETA

Airs at: Sun, 02/24/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
 The Nike subsidiary Cole Haan has agreed to stop selling products made from animal fur.  The group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, or PETA, are hailing the decision as a victory. PETA has been pressuring the company for years to stop selling fur products. KB... Read more

Jesus's Second Coming Part 3: Crucifiction Erection

Airs at: Sun, 02/03/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Ubu Hour
The third and final chapter in the UBU HOUR's completely warped Audio Drama about the Second Coming of Jesus, this one is titled CRUCIFICTION ERECTION. Even more perverse, foul and filthy than the other two parts of this dark surreal political comedy, in this episode Jesus ... Read more