Animals

Antibiotic Burgers

Airs at: Mon, 10/22/2018 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
  A new report is raising questions about how committed big hamburger chains are to using antibiotic-free cattle. KBOO’s Sam Bouman has this story from the Oregon News Service. Read more

Evening News on 10/22/18

Airs at: Mon, 10/22/2018 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Portland Police Shoot Man in SE Portland For the third time in as many weeks, a member of the  Portland Police bureau has shot someone. The scant details we have at this time come entirely from statements released by the Portland Police Bureau and the Clackamas County Sher... Read more

Let the Rodents do the Work! How Beavers Help to Restore Eco-systems

Airs at: Wed, 10/24/2018 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Recovery Zone
  Humanity has been referred to as a "desert-making species," but by partnering with the beaver we could reverse that trend, according to Ben Goldfarb, author of Eager, The Surprising, Secret Lives of Beavers and Why They Matter, and Steven Murschel, an educator with the B... Read more

Court Rules In Favor of Groups Suing EPA

Airs at: Thu, 10/18/2018 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
  Earlier this week, a federal court ruled in favor of groups that sued to force the Environmental protection agency to protect columbia basin salmon and steelhead. Columbia riverkeeper brought the suit along with other conservation and trade organizations. The decision a... Read more

Raw Milk in Oregon

Airs at: Wed, 10/17/2018 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Food Show
In Oregon, it is illegal to sell raw cow milk in retail stores, but many people are finding delicious health benefits to restoring traditional raw cow milk to their family meals. We interview Theo and Kira Wadman who run Helios Farms. Helios Farms legally delivers raw milk ... Read more

Hear and There: Audio Postcards from Earth

Airs at: Tue, 10/09/2018 at 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Produced for Threshold Shift
In honor of KBOO's 50th Anniversary and the 20th Anniversary of A Different Nature's 24-Hour Earth Day Broadcast, we are inviting you to join us at the OMSI Kendall Planetarium for Hear and There:  Audio Postcards from Earth Tuesday October 9th at 7:30 PM.   This is an al... Read more

The Thai Elephant Orchestra

Airs at: Mon, 10/08/2018 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Produced for A Different Nature
Give six elephants drumsticks, gongs, giant wooden marimbas, bells, and even elephant-sized harmonicas (and a theremin!), and they will play, learn, compose, and teach. Tonight, selections from the Thai Elephant Orchestra (part of the Thai Elephant Conservation Center).  M... Read more

Sue Coe: artist for animal rights

Airs at: Mon, 10/22/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Voices for the Animals
  Tune in to this episode of Voices for the Animals with host Courtney Scott and hear from graphically bold and famous artist Sue Coe. Sue was born in Staffordshire, England next door to a slaughterhouse. Did that proximity to death and horror inform the focus of her art? ... Read more

Northwest Wolf Update

Airs at: Mon, 10/08/2018 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
A few months ago a new wolf pack was discovered in the Mt. Hood National Forest. This is Western Oregon's first wolf pack since wolves were extirpated across the state six decades ago. Meanwhile wolf celebrity OR7 has fathered his fifth litter in SW Oregon. But across the r... Read more

Environmental Journalist Jeff Goodell in Portland

Airs at: Wed, 10/03/2018 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
Jeff Goodell is an environmental journalist who has written about topics related to carbon pollution and the onset of climate change for Rolling Stone and in his own books. The most recent of those books was last year’s The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and ... Read more