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Environment Show
5/2/1993
 
Description 1.) Host Bruce Robertson talks with Dana Beach of the South Carolina Conservation League about a proposed highway expansion project that would extend the highway onto wetlands. 2.) Robertson talks with Ken Strom of the Rowe Wildlife Sanctuary about the possible disappearance of sandhill cranes from the Platte River. 3.) Robertson talks with individuals involved with the Mississippi River Project, a project that will test the cleanliness of the river and propose solutions to stop the pollution.
Environment Show
Environment Show
10/6/1996
 
Description 1.) Host Peter Berle talks with Paul Pritchard of the National Parks and Conservation Association about new legislation in Congress that will effect over 60 parks. 2.) Thomas Lalley talks with Matt Jacobson of the Green Mountain Watch about a controversy involving the timber industry and the Lamb Brook area in Vermont. 3.) Berle talks with Dan Jensen, a biology professor from the University of Pennsylvania, about bioprospecting or looking for plants for pharmaceutical and chemical purposes. 4.) In the segment Earth Calendar, Berle talks with Jeff Obrecht of the Wyoming Fish and Game Department, about the elks' mating season.
Environment Show
Environment Show
5/9/1993
 
Description 1.) Host Bruce Robertson reports on the controversy surrounding a proposal to build a nuclear power plant in Louisiana. 2.) Robertson talks with Larry Sombke, author of "Beautiful Easy Gardens", about keeping a healthy productive garden. 3.) Robertson talks with research scientist Dr. David Weinstein about his computer model that is able to predict the future health of the nation's forests.
Environment Show
Environment Show
10/13/1996
 
Description 1.) Host Peter Berle talks with Mike Schutz from the Environmental Protection Agency about the recent water quality agreement involving the Truckee River in Nevada. 2.) Berle talks with Judith Labelle, of the Glenwood Center, about how it helps communities to plan for their environmental future. 3.) Thomas Lalley reports from Trenton, New Jersey on the city's efforts to reinvigorate brownfields. 4.) In the segment Portrait of a Place, Tim Palmer, author of "America by Rivers", discusses the Salmon River in Idaho. 5.) In the segment Earth Calendar, Bob Candaro of the New York Botanical Gardens discusses the colors of fall foliage.
Environment Show
Environment Show
10/20/1996
 
Description 1.) Thomas Lalley talks with John Pasaquitano of Ozone Action about pending legislation that will help to completely phase out ozone depleting chemicals and how this has led to the smuggling of these chemicals. 2.) Host Peter Berle talks with Bev Bloom of the Solar Cookers International about their work helping to bring solar cooking technology to countries with scarce wood supplies. 3.) Berle talks with Tony Naricho, spokesman for the Yankee Atomic Power Plant, about the closing of the plant. 4.) In the segment Portrait of a Place, photographer Robert Glenn Ketchum discusses his special place, the world. 5.) In the segment Earth Calendar, Karen Chapman of the Audubon Society talks about the increase in mosquitoes in the Texas Rio Grande Valley, due in large part to recent flooding.
Environment Show
Environment Show
9/29/1996
 
Description 1.) Host Peter Berle talks with Alaskan Senator Ted Stevens about revisions to the Magnuson-Stevens Act, relating to the conservation and mangament of fisheries. 2.) In the segment Locking Horns, Rhea Miller, commissioner of the San Juan Islands and Chris Hodgkins, attorney for a local tourist company, argue over recent legislation to outlaw personal watercrafts around the San Juan Islands. 2.) Thomas Lalley reports on possible dangers involved with fiberglass installation and talks with Ann Janet Dicarlo of the National Resources Defense Council about the issue. 3.) Berle talks with Gene Logsdon about his work in the book "Earth at Our Doorstep". 4.) In the segment Earth Calendar, Berle talks with Jim Nichols, a fourth generation corn and soybean farmer about corn harvesting.
Environment Show
Environment Show
4/13/1993
 
Description 1.) Host Bruce Robertson talks with David Freeman of the Sacramento Municipal Utility District or SMUD, about their attempts to use renewable energy sources. 2.) Correspondent Bob Rija reports from Montana about the controversy surrounding the planned move of a company that recycles electronic transformers to the area. 3.) Next, a commentary by Kentucky's Secretary of the Department of Natural Resources, Phillip Shepherd about issues of economic development. 4.) Robertson talks with botanist Dr. Carl Leopold about his famous father Aldo, as well as about various other environmental issues.
Environment Show
Environment Show
5/5/1991
 
Description 1.) Host Bruce Robertson discusses the National Academy of Sciences global warming report and talks with Allan Bromley, science advisor to President Bush, about the report. 2.) Robertson talks with Michael McGowan, Bumblebee Tuna Company, about their new fish aggregating device. They believe the device will be instrumental in curtailing dolphin deaths and injuries. 3.) Robertson talks with Indiana Congressman Jim Jontz about H.R. 842, his proposal to protect ancient forests. Robertson also talks with an opponent to the bill, Jim Geisinger who is president of the Northwest Forestry Association.
Environment Show
Environment Show
4/25/1993
 
Description 1.) Host Bruce Robertson talks with John McConnell, the original founder of Earth Day, which he claims should be celebrated on the spring equinox. 2.) Robertson plays excerpts from an interview with astronomer Dr. Carl Sagan about changes to NASA. 3.) Robertson talks with photographer and activist Lenny Comb about the controversy surrounding the idea of drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
Environment Show
Environment Show
9/22/1996
 
Description 1.) Host Peter Berle talks with Republican pollster Pete Snyder how the Republican party is dealing with environmental issues. 2.) Berle talks with George Davis of the Ecologically Sustainable Development company, about his most recent project, the Amur land basin located in China and Russia. 3.) Berle talks with Charles Hollister, a scientist at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute, about hurricane like storms near the bottom of the ocean. 4.) Thomas Lalley reports on socially responsible financial institutions and talks with Alicia Gravits of Co-op America. 5.) In the segment Earth Calendar, Berle talks with Pat Raves, educator at the North Carolina Aquarium of Roanoke Island about the Portugese Man of War jellyfish.
Environment Show
Environment Show
5/30/1993
 
Description 1.) Host Bruce Robertson talks with Thomas Martin of the Audubon Society, about the restoration program to save the Everglades. 2.) Robertson talks with Larry Sombke, author of "Beautiful Easy Gardens", about fertilizing your lawn using organic fertilizer. 3.) Robertson talks with scientist Ricardo Viabla about his tree ring studies led him to believe that while some regions may experience global others may experience cooling at the same time.
Environment Show
Environment Show
9/15/1996
 
Description 1.) Host Peter Berle talks with Democratic pollster Salinda Lake about the importance of environmental issues in the Presidential race. 2.) Thomas Lalley reports on the "Eden Alternative", a project developed by Dr. Bill Thomas, that brings plants, animals, and children into nursing homes. 3.) Berle talks with Wade Davis, an ethnobiologist, about the relationship indigenous peoples of Latin America have with plants. 4.) In the segment Portrait of a Place, author Scott Weidensaul talks about a mountain in the Appalachians of Pennsylvania. 5.) In the segment Earth Calendar, Scott Weidensaul discusses his book "Raptors: Birds of Prey".
Environment Show
Environment Show
5/16/1993
 
Description 1.) Host Bruce Robertson talks with demographer Carl Haub of the Reference Bureau about what the United States' continually increasing population means for the it and the rest of the world. 2.) Robertson talks with Larry Sombke, author of "Beautiful Easy Gardens" about using your organic compost soil for your garden. 3.) Robertson talks with Douglas Decker, of Johnson Controls, about their recent award for energy efficient lighting.
Environment Show
Environment Show
6/6/1993
 
Description 1.) Host Bruce Robertson talks with Robert Deuce of Texas A&M University about the National Academy of Sciences survey that showed there were serious problems of visibility in our national parks. 2.) Robertson talks with Larry Sombke author of "Beautiful Easy Gardens" about using an old fashioned mower to mow your lawn as well as leaving the grass clippings on the lawn as a natural fertilizer. 3.) Robertson talks with botanist Faith Campbell about her concern for endangered plants and what steps she thinks the government should take to protect them.
Environment Show
Environment Show
5/23/1993
 
Description 1.) Host Bruce Robertson plays excerpts from a speech given by botanist Dr. Peter Raven, who was recently tapped by President Clinton to design a biological survey map of the country. 2.) Robertson talks with Larry Sombke, author of "Beautiful Easy Gardens", about watering your garden. 3.) Robertson talks with Thomas Miller of the Roper Institute about a recent test they conducted that showed the nation's teenagers have slightly less environmental knowledge than adults.
Environment Show
Environment Show
7/24/1999
 
Description 1) Peter Berle discusses the Florida Everglades Restoration Plan with Michael Davis, deputy assistant secretary of the army, Malcolm Wade, senior vice president of U.S sugar and Bob Graham, U.S senator. 2) Steven Westcott discusses the conservation of the endangered peregrine falcon with Bill Burnham, founder of the Peregrine Fund. 3) An update on the Weyerhauser purchase of the Macmillan-Bloepel timber company. 4) Leah Fleming and co-founder of West Harlem Environmental Action, Peggy Shepard, discuss the group's mission and impact. 5) Peter Berle presents his Earth Calendar segment on organic vegetables in Colorado and the squash bug. 6) Steven Westcott speaks with David Crockett of the Chattanooga Institute for Sustainability and councilman Yuseef Hareem about urban renewal of Chattanooga. 7) Peter Berle discusses urban renewal programs in the U.S with Randy Croxton of the Croxton Collaborative and Professor of environmental studies, David Orr.
Environment Show
Environment Show
3/31/1993
 
Description 1.) Host Bruce Robertson plays parts of a speech by Secretary of the Interior Bruce Babbitt about the future of the country's environmental policy. 2.) Robertson talks with Dr. Howard Quigley a biologist working on the Siberian Tiger Project to save the endangered animal. 3.) Robertson talks with John Narr about his recent book "This Land is Your Land", a guide to America's endangered ecosystems.
Environment Show
Environment Show
6/19/1991
 
Description 1.) Host Bruce Robertson talks with Vermont Senator James Jeffords about his recent Replacement and Alternative Fuels Act. 2.) Robertson talks with Joel McCower, editor of Green Consumer Monthly, about the Coors Brewing Company accident, the dumping of 150,000 gallons of beer into a creek. 3.) Becky Rumsey reports on Colorado and New Mexico's problems with migrating methane from coal mines on well water. 4.) Larry J. Wilson, Iowa Department of Natural Resources, reads a radio essay about our dependence on water and the importance of water conservation.
Environment Show
Environment Show
6/30/1991
 
Description 1.) Host Bruce Robertson discusses the recent controversy over the Yankee Atomic power plant and whether or not it should be shut down. 2.) Robertson talks with Dr. Larry Radke of the National Center for Atmospheric Research about the environmental effects of the Kuwaiti oil fires. 3.) A story about Wood Road Elementary School and their recent decision to switch to refillable/recyclable milk bottles.
Environment Show
Environment Show
7/7/1991
 
Description 1.) Correspondent Dan Matheson reports on his trip to the James Bay region of Canada to explore the area maintained by Hydro Quebec. 2.) Matheson then talks with various officials including Pierre Brunet, vice president of Hydro Quebec about their support of the James Bay II project. 3.) Host Bruce Robertson shares an interview with Cree Chief Matthew Coon Come where he shares his opposition to the project.
Environment Show
Environment Show
4/7/1993
 
Description 1.) Host Bruce Robertson discusses the recent forest conference in Portland, Oregon and what it could mean for the future of old growth forests. 2.) Lee Garnett reports on the controversy surrounding proposals to protect endangered salmon in Pacific Northwest rivers. 3.) Robertson talks with Paul Hoffman, editor of Discover Magazine, about President Clinton's time in office thus far and the great environmental changes Hoffman believes the administration is making.
Environment Show
Environment Show
6/12/1999
 
Description 1) Steven Westcott and John Robinson of the Wildlife Conservation Society discuss bush meat and the commercial trade of wild meat. 2) Peter Berle, Tom Kiernan of the National Parks Association and Destry Jarvis of the Nationals Recreation and Park Services talk about urban sprawl and funding for national parks. 3) Peter Berle interviews Deane Peterson, professor of astronomy and James Kasting, professor of geoscience on the subject of interferometry in discovering properties of planets. 4) Peter Berle presents a segment on white orchids in South Dakota. 5) Steven Westcott reports on the 51st meeting of the International Whaling Commission in Grenada and Richard Mott of the World Wildlife Fund talks about resistance to whaling laws from Japanese attendees. 6) Peter Berle and Greg Whetstone of the Natural Resources Defense Council discuss Al Gore's Livability Agenda. 7) Don Ogden reads from his essay, The Road We Travel.
Environment Show
Environment Show
6/19/1999
 
Description 1) Peter Berle speaks with Timothy Wirth, president of the United Nations Foundation, about a $1 Billion donation from Ted Turner. Timothy Wirth reflects on his first year as president. 2) Susan Arbetter reports on the new hall of biodiversity exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History. 3) Nancy Lord reads from her book, Green Alaska: Dream from the Far Coast. 4) Peter Berle speaks with Richard Martin with the Louisiana Nature Conservancy about alligators in Lousiana 5) Peter Berle, Paul Simon, director of the Public Policy Institute at Southern Illinois University and Kenley Brunsdale with the Center for Middle East Peace discuss the fresh water crisis in the middle east. 6) Peter Berle makes some recommendations for energy efficient appliances. 7) Steven Westcott speaks with Howard Bluestein, Professor of Meteorology, about how tornadoes form, tornado chasing and how tornadoes are predicted.
Environment Show
Environment Show
5/29/1999
 
Description 1) Peter Berle discusses the prevalence of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in the breast milk of native Alaskan mothers. 2) Steven Westcott speaks with ecologist Marc Abrams and arborist Donald Leopold about red maple trees. 3) Nancy Wilson reports on the relationship between Sandhill Cranes and the farmers of Othello, WA. 4) Peter Berle reports on organically grown cucumbers and produce. 5) Peter Berle speaks with oceanographer Mia Tegner about underwater kelp forests in California. 6) Peter Berle discusses the relationship between environmental stress and political instability. 7) Author Gary Ferguson reads from his book �Shouting at the Sky: Troubled Teens and the Promise of the Wild�.
Environment Show
Environment Show
6/5/1999
 
Description 1) Steven Westcott and Dan Chang, professor of Environmental engineering discuss the health risks of Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether (MTBE)s in ground water. 2) Peter Berle speaks with John Moulder, oncologist and Libby Kelly with the Council on Wireless Technology about the environmental and health risks of cell phone towers. 3) Peter Berle discusses the American national park system. 4) Steven Bodio reads from his book, On the Edge of the Mind: Passions and Pleasures of a Naturalist. 5) Peter Berle and Dr. Stephen Kress discuss the success of the puffin project in Maine. 6) Linda Anderson presents a segment highlighting tensions in Gramercy Park where resident Aldon James protests the removal of trees. 7) Peter Berle speaks with Tim Townsend of the University of Florida, Peter Yost of the Homebuilders Research Center and Nevin Cohen of Inform Inc. about recycling, construction waste and the state of landfills. 8) Callers.
Environment Show
Environment Show
7/10/1999
 
Description 1) Steven Westcott discusses the EPA's risk management program and the exclusion of worst case scenario data with Tim Fields, assistant administrator with the EPA and Jeff Van of the Chemical Manufacturers Association. 2) Linda Anderson presents a segment on declining shad stocks in the Hudson River. 3) Ann Zwinger reads from her book, The Mysterious Lands: A Naturalist explores The Four Great Deserts of the Southwest. 4) Peter Berle discusses the planet Venus. 5) Peter Berle leads a discussion on citizen's right to take legal action against polluters with Reed Hopper, principal attorney with the Pacific Legal Foundation and John Echeverria of the Georgetown Environmental Law and Policy Institute. 6) Roy Probert of Swiss Radio International presents a segment on the Zurich Zoo in Switzerland.
Environment Show
Environment Show
7/17/1999
 
Description 1) Steven Westcott discusses the Weyerhauser Timber Company's acquisition of Macmillan Bloedel with Bruce Amundson, spokesperson with Weyerhauser and Charlie Raines of the Cascade Checkerboard Project (Sierra Club). 2) Peter Berle presents a segment on the origins of life. He discusses dust from outer space with Wayne Roberge, researcher at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and with George Flynn, Astrobiophysicist from SUNY Plattsburgh. 3) Author W.D Wetherell reads from his book, One River More: A Celebration of Rivers and Fly Fishing. 4) Peter Berle talks about native and non-native plants blooming in the Canyon Grasslands of Idaho in his Earth Calendar segment. 5) Steven Westcott leads a debate on the environmental nuisances of jet skis with Paul Hanson of the Izaak Walton League. 6) Peter Berle talks about appropriation bills in his Green Tip segment. 7) Leah Fleming discusses the invasive Nutria with Mike Slattery of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources.
Environment Show
Environment Show
6/26/1999
 
Description 1) Steven Westcott , Cornell professor of Entomology, John Losey and Margaret Mellon of the Union of Concerned Scientist discuss the health risks of BT corn. 2) John Elkington and Peter Berle discuss environmental practices of businesses. 3) Author David Peterson reads from his book, Elkheart: A Personal Tribute To Wapiti and Their World. 4) Peter Berle talks about edible wild plants. 5) Peter Berle and John Burns of Goathill Organics discuss the organic agriculture industry and the process of certification for organic foods. 6) Peter Berle talks about the Asian Longhorn Beetle infestation. 7) Steven Westcott and David Jude, research scientist discuss the Round Goby which feeds on the Zebra Mussel, an invasive species.
Environment Show
Environment Show
7/3/1999
 
Description 1) Peter Berle discusses Salmon fishing rights between the U.S and Canada with Canadian negotiator, Donald McCrae and U.S deputy negotiator with the U.S National Marine Fisheries Service, Larry Rutter. 2) Linda Anderson presents a segment on the Congo Gorilla exhibit at the Bronx Zoo. She speaks with James Doherty, Curator at the Bronx Zoo. 3) Linda Fleming talks about Tree Utah, a learning resource for planting trees in urban areas. 4) Peter Berle talks about Loggerhead Turtles in South Carolina. 5) Peter Berle discusses the impact of dam removal on migratory fish with Steve Brooke of the Kennebec Coalition and Margaret Bowman, Director of Hydropower Programs at American Rivers. 6) Peter Berle gives tips on non-toxic ways to kill fleas. 7) Steven Westcott discusses global warming and the Larsen B ice shelf breaking away from Antarctica. Ted Scambos, research scientist with the University of Colorado guests.
Environment Show
Environment Show
11/9/1996
 
Description 1.) Host Peter Berle discusses a recent proposal to tax outdoor goods like binoculars and tents. 2.) In the segment Locking Horns David Jenkins of the American Canoe Association and Doug Enkley of the National Wildlife Federation discuss whether the outdoor goods tax should be initiated. 3.) Berle talks with educator and explorer Wil Steger about his trips to the Arctic region. 4.) Berle talks with the chief of the U.S. Forest Service Jack Ward Thomas, who recently announced his retirement. 5.) Thomas Lalley reports from the Land Trust Alliance Conference and talks with Jeff Roberts of the Landtrust. 6.) In the Earth Calendar segment Berle talks with Cindy Thayer, owner of Dorthia Farm, an organic farm in Maine.
Environment Show
Environment Show
5/15/1999
 
Description 1) Peter Berle speaks with Ray Anderson, CEO of Interface Inc. about sustainability in production of textile products. 2) Steven Westcott and Barbara Mahoney of the National Marine Fisheries Service discuss the dwindling numbers of Beluga Whales in Alaska's Cook Inlet. 3) Peter Berle and Lynn Margolis discuss Gaia Theory. 4) Peter Berle discusses warblers migrating to Michigan. 5) Steven Westcott discusses the de-regulation of the electrical power industry and the implementation of a new �merchant plant� on the Hudson River. 6) Peter Berle interviews Mike Brown, Economist with North Carolina State University and Danny McKinney of Burley Tobacco on the topic tobacco settlements have had on tobacco farming. 7) Calls from listeners.
Environment Show
Environment Show
11/17/1996
 
Description 1.) Host Peter Berle discusses the need for legislation to protect the albatross from long lines off fishing boats. 2.) Dick Nunley, professor at Berkshire Community College reads the poem "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner" by Samuel Coleridge. 3.) Jerry Dennis, author of "The Bird in the Waterfall", discusses a creek in Michigan. 4.) Thomas Lalley talks with Dr. Bill Weber of the Wildlife Conservation Society about how environmental degradation has played a part in the war in Rwanda. 5.) Berle talks with physicist Amory Lovins of the Rocky Mountain Institute about hybrid cars. 6.) In the Earth Calendar segment Berle talks with researcher Larry Bryan about wood storks.
Environment Show
Environment Show
10/27/1996
 
Description Host Peter Berle talks with Secretary of the Interior Bruce Babbit about his attempts to change the policies surrouding the regulations of dams. 2.) Thomas Lalley talks with Jean Hacker of the Land Trust Alliance about the work land trust organizations do to preserve land. 3.) Gary Ferguson, author of "Spirits of the Wild" tells a a story involving a nature myth. 4.) Berle talks with State Department attorney David Bolton about a new treaty that plans to regulate shrimping to better protect sea turtles. 5.) In the segment Earth Calendar Richard Martin of the Nature Conservancy discusses the endangered bald eagle.
Environment Show
Environment Show
11/3/1996
 
Description 1.) Host Peter Berle talks with Lee Talbott, professor of Environmental Sciences at George Mason University, about the effects the Ertan dam in China may have on the environment. 2.) Thomas Lalley reports from Rochester, New York at a remanufacturing plant and discusses their positive environmental impact. 3.) Berle moderates a discussion on the effects of mountain biking on the ecology of hiking trails. 4.) In the segment Earth Calendar Berle talks with Dave Maginall of the Nature Conservance about the work he and a group of boy scouts are doing that involves planting acorns in Illinois.
Environment Show
Environment Show
12/22/1996
 
Description 1.) Host Peter Berle talks with religious leaders about excessive consumption and the holidays. 2.) Thomas Lalley talks with Bob Lilienfeld, editor of the Use Less Stuff Journal, about the publication. 3.) In the Earth Calendar segment Berle talks with Professor Owen Gingrich of Harvard University about the winter solstice. 4.) Gary Ferguson, author of "Spirits of the Wild: World's Great Nature Myths", reads a myth about how the first winter solstice came to be in Australia.
Environment Show
Environment Show
7/14/1991
 
Description 1.) Host Bruce Robertson discusses the recent proposal for oil development in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and talks with proponents on both sides of the issues. 2.) Robertson talks with Alaskan photographer and filmmaker Glendan Brunk about his experiences traveling through the Arctic Refuge. 3.) Chuck Christiansen reports from Yellowstone National Park about the roles of park rangers and park services.
Environment Show
Environment Show
7/4/1993
 
Description 1.) Host Bruce Robertson talks with Dr. Compton Tucker about the effect of deforestation on the Brazilian tropical forests. 2.) Robertson talks with Hans Keller, of Eco-Line, a computer service individuals can call that will search the internet for the environmental information they need. 3.) Robertson talks with Larry Sombke, author of "Beautiful Easy Gardens" about taking a non-chemical approach to dealing with insects in your garden. 4.) Lee Thomspon reports from Minnesota about the Kids Earth Summit and plays excerpts from a speech by Senator Paul Wellstone.
Environment Show
Environment Show
12/15/1996
 
Description 1.) Host Peter Berle talks with Debbie Sprentz of the Natural Resources Defense Council and Wayne Brow of the Citizens for a Sound Economy about their differing views on the Environmental Protection Agency's newly proposed air quality standards. 2.) Berle talks with Greg Ward, owner of Ward's Nursery and Garden Center, about purchasing and caring for a living Christmas tree. 3.) Thomas Lalley reports from Poughkeepsie, New York, about an environmental education program called Eco Inquiry, that teahes children about the environment. 4.) In the segment Portrait of a Place, writer Julia King talks about a pond in Goshen, Indiana. 5.) In the Earth Calendar segment Berle talks with Richard Lee, professor of zoology at Miami University, about the wood frogs' hibernation process.
Environment Show
Environment Show
7/21/1991
 
Description 1.) Host Bruce Robertson visits Green Mountain Power, located on Mt. Equinox in Vermont. He talks with John Zimmerman, an energy consultant, about the wind power Green Mountain generates. 2.) Robertson joins with the James Bay Task Force as they go on a 12 week bike tour to generate support for the cancellation of New York state's contract with Hydro Quebec.
Environment Show
Environment Show
7/11/1993
 
Description 1.) Host Bruce Robertson talks with individuals from the timber industry as well as from environmental groups for their opinions on President Clinton's proposal to reduce the amount of timber cut in the Pacific Northwest. 2.) Robertson talks with Larry Sombke, author of "Beautiful Easy Gardens" about using a scythe to cut brush instead of a power cutter. 3.) John Rowan talks with William Least Heat Moon about his book "Prairie Earth" a deep map account of the people and history of Chase County, Kansas.
Environment Show
Environment Show
1/4/1997
 
Description 1.) Thomas Lalley talks with biologist Dave Witherall about the government's decision to cut the pollock catch by 5%. 2.) In the segment Ear to the Ground Linda Anderson talks with Susan Tixier about the group she founded, Great Old Broads for Wilderness. 3.) Host Peter Berle talks with Environment Show advisory council member and president of Zero Population Growth, Dianne Dillonn Ridgley about the year ahead.4.) In the Earth Calendar segment Stephanie Goichman talks with Tom Waits, a professor at Michigan Tech University's School of Forestry, about gray jays.
Environment Show
Environment Show
7/27/1991
 
Description 1.) Correspondent Bob Rija discusses the recent Johnston-Wallop energy bill, and talks to Senator Paul Wellstone of Minnesota about his objections that the bill will not be as environmentally friendly as hoped. 1.) Host Bruce Robertson plays a radio essay by Tracy Meehan, Missouri Natural Services Department, about his endorsement of replacing income taxes with green taxes. 3.) Robertson talks with both the old and new editor of the Audubon Magazine about what changes are ahead for the magazine. 4.) Robertson talks with John Blackburn of the National Starch Corporation about their new product, Eco Foam, a biodegradable foam product.
Environment Show
Environment Show
7/18/1993
 
Description 1.) Host Bruce Robertson talks with Tim Eder of the National Wildlife Foundation about the discovery of deformed baby eagles on the Great Lakes and the role PCBs' played in their deaths. 2.) Robertson talks with Larry Sombke, author of "Beautiful Easy Gardens" about his herb garden. 3.) Jule Hunt reports from Switzerland about a company that is using treated sewage and turning into electric power.
Environment Show
Environment Show
12/29/1996
 
Description 1.) Host Peter Berle talks with two members of the show's advisor council, Idaho Senator Mary Lou Reed and Joan Davidson former head of the New York state Office of Parks of the Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation, about the past year's environmental legislation and they look ahead to 1997. 2.) In the segment Portrait of a Place author Garrett Bowman talks about his evening winter walks in Nunda, New York. 3.) Berle talks with two other members of the show's advisory council, professor at the University of Washington at Seattle Brewster Denny and editor of Audubon Magazine Michael Robbins, about the past year as well as the year ahead. 4.) In the Earth Calendar segment Berle talks with Dr. Steven Webster of the Monterey Bay Aquarium about kelp forests located along the Pacific coast.
Environment Show
Environment Show
8/4/1991
 
Description 1.) Host Bruce Robertson talks with the environmental minister of Brazil, Jose Lutzenberger, about his efforts to save the rainforests. 2.) Robertson talks with John Schafer, of Real Goods Trading Company, about "Off the Grid" day. They're urging people to turn off their power grids for 6-8 hours for one day. 3.) Michelle Van Manen reports on the controversy surrounding the proposal to develop a low level radioactive waste dump in Boyd County, Nebraska.
Environment Show
Environment Show
11/24/1996
 
Description 1.) Thomas Lalley reports on the wolf conference that was held in Albany, New York and talks with attendees including Richard Schlickheisen of Defenders of Wildlife. 2.) Kent Nerbern reads the story "Benediction" from his book "A Haunting Reverence: Mediations on a Northern Land". 3.) Host Peter Berle reports on the World Food Summit Conference in Rome and talks with attendee Dan Glickman about the conference. 4.) In the segment Earth Calendar Berle talks with Sarah Mitchell of the Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary in Georgia about Right whales.
Environment Show
Environment Show
7/25/1993
 
Description 1.) Host Bruce Robertson talks with Lester Brown of the World Watch Institute about the problems of food shortage and population growth. 2.) Robertson talks with Larry Sombke, author of Beautiful Easy Gardens" about harvesting rainwater to use for your garden. 3.) Jim Ormond talks with Diane Sherman of the Zero Population Growth Organization about their recent children stress index which ranks the best and worst cities for children to live and discusses the negative impact of increased population growth on children.
Environment Show
Environment Show
8/1/1993
 
Description 1.) Host Bruce Robertson discusses the flooding of the Mississippi River and discusses the controversy over levees. 2.) Robertson talks with Larry Sombke, author of "Beautiful Easy Gardens" about wearing the right clothes for gardening, to protect you the sun, insects, and poisonous plants. 3.) Robertson talks with Dr. Bruce Piasecki about his new magazine the Journal of Corporate Environmental Strategy.
Environment Show
Environment Show
8/8/1993
 
Description 1.) Host Bruce Robertson discusses the controversy surrounding an ecosystem restoration project to clean up the Everglades and talks to proponents on both sides of the issue. 2.) Robertson talks with Larry Sombke, author of "Beautiful Easy Gardens", about planting your fall garden. 3.) Robertson talks with Linda Leigh, one of the researchers inside Biosphere 2, about her experiences there and what they mean for the original biosphere.
Environment Show
Environment Show
12/8/1996
 
Description 1.) Host Peter Berle talks with Francis Etherington of Umpqua Watersheds, about the recent mudslide in Umpqua, Oregon and the reason she believed it occurred, clear cutting. 2.) Thomas Lalley talks with Craig Packer, author of "Into Africa", about his book and time in Africa. 3.) Lalley talks with Dr. Bruce Stein of the Nature Conservancy about the hemlock woolly adelgid, an invasive insect that could cause the extinction of hemlock plants. 4.) In the Earth Calendar segment, Berle talks with astronmer Bob Berman about the upcoming Geminids meteor shower.
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