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The Echo Episode: Sound and Collecting It

Airs at: Fri, 10/20/2017 at 10:00am - 10:15am
Produced for Threshold Shift
If you missed our last long-form piece this Wednesday be sure to check it out on the special page. So this week, in our penultimate episode, I'd like to allow our minds to wander a bit and envision ourselves as echo collectors. I know the series has focused quite a bit on t... Read more

Preparing for Disaster

Airs at: Mon, 10/23/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Voices for the Animals
Dab Steadman interviews Jo Becker, professional disaster preparedness consultant, about the steps pet-owners can take to keep their animals safe in the event of both small emergencies and large-scale disasters.  A timely topic! Jo has more than 12 years of experience as a ... Read more

Big Hunger, Big Chicken, Big Moment

Airs at: Mon, 10/16/2017 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
This week my guests discuss big problems regarding food. How can we work toward healthy food and enough food for everyone? Maryn McKenna is a journalist who writes about science, food, and disease. Like Superbug: The Fatal Menace of MRSA. But that’s not the end of it. We’v... Read more

Lincoln County Aerial Spray Ban in Court

Airs at: Thu, 10/12/2017 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
In May, voters in Lincoln County, Oregon, which stretches along the coast from Lincoln City to Yachats, approved a measure banning the aerial spraying of pesticides and herbicides. The new ordinance was almost immediately the subject of a lawsuit brought against the county... Read more

Sound Documentation, Preservation and Advocacy

Airs at: Fri, 10/13/2017 at 10:00am - 10:15am
Produced for Threshold Shift
"What did I have to offer a world that was forgetting? My memory! How could my memory help? By offering comparisons! By telling the young what once was. By considering our losses! I found the more I remembered, the more I could remember! Millions of things." --The Old Man,... Read more

Sound Ecology: Won't You Be My Neighbor?

Airs at: Fri, 10/06/2017 at 10:00am - 10:15am
Produced for Threshold Shift
One of the major threads of this project is an attempt to connect us as listeners to our ears and our lives a little bit more. A literal threshold shift is when your hearing perception changes while moving between environments with drastically different volume levels. Most ... Read more

The Administration's Push for Deregulation

Airs at: Thu, 09/28/2017 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
On Monday, the President will deliver a speech on deregulation. Whether it will be a serious policy proposal or another collection of applause points is anyone’s guess, but the president’s favorable view of deregulation is no secret. His administration has focused on disma... Read more

Thresholds of Hearing: The world beyond our senses

Airs at: Fri, 09/29/2017 at 10:00am - 10:15am
Produced for Threshold Shift
Today we are actually going to explore our own thresholds of hearing, more specifically, we have an opportunity to experience what we usually CAN'T hear. The average human can perceive sounds between 20 Hz and 20 kHz, everything below that range is, for us, infrasound—this ... Read more

Bonus Episode: Sounds of Endangered Species and Human Activity

Airs at: Tue, 09/26/2017 at 9:00pm - 9:15pm
Produced for Threshold Shift
So indeed listners, I promised you some bonus material. To get you ready for Epsidode 3 this Friday I'm sharing a little spectrograph compliments of bioacoustican, Ashakur Rahaman, at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. For full disclosure, I participated in the Cornell Lab or ... Read more

Winona LaDuke: FIRST DAUGHTER AND THE BLACK SNAKE

Airs at: Wed, 09/27/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
Paul Roland is joined by Winona LaDuke and filmmaker Keri Pickett to discuss the new film First Daughter and the Black Snake, screening on Thursday, Sept 28th at 7:00 pm at the Hollywood Theatre. The “Prophecy of the 7th Fire” says a “black snake” will bring destruction to... Read more