Terra Verde speaks with Diane Wilson, a fourth-generation shrimp-boat captain and mother of five, who takes on rampant polluters in Seadrift, Texas, to proves that one "ordinary" woman can force a giant chemical company to change its ways. She is the author of the new book: An Unreasonable Woman.
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A weekly public affairs show that delivers news and views about the most critical environmental issues across California and globally. From agriculture and wildlife to energy and climate change, industrial pollution to design solutions, Terra Verde brings you stories of struggle and triumph that will determine the future of our planet.
The Future of Food Terre Verde discusses disturbing truth behind the unlabeled, patented, genetically engineered foods that have quietly filled U.S. grocery store shelves for the past decade. Featured guests include Deborah Koons Garcia, director of the new film "Future of Food," which opens in Berkeley tonight; and Dr. Ignacio Chapel, Assistant Professor (Microbial Ecology) … Continued
Eco-Poetic! Terre Verde will feature poetry readings, music and discussion with poets and environmental activists participating in this weekend’s Watershed Environmental Poetry Festival in Berkeley, CA. http://www.poetryflash.org/WS05.html
Government Emergency Preparedness and Response: The Environmental Angle In the wake of Katrina, many of us are wondering whether government officials have prepared adequately to help the Bay Area escape the fate of New Orleans and protect the environment from toxic hazards if disaster strikes here. Tune in to Terra Verde to find out. Our … Continued
Medicine for a Healthy Planet Environmentalists have raised concerns about medical practices that can endanger the health of people and the planet. Terra Verde speaks with two guests who are reaching out to health care practitioners and consumers to promote ecologically friendly alternatives in the medical profession, based on both ancient and modern healing practices.