California’s own Richard Pombo (R-11th District) has proved to be the country’s most environmentally hostile member of Congress. Chairman of the House Resources Committee, Pombo’s proposals to weaken the Endangered Species Act, sell off parts of our National Parks, and open the Artic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling have provoked outcries from the environmental … Continued
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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.
Ten Year Anniversary of the Death of Ken Saro-Wiwa Nigerian environmental activist, Ken Saro-Wiwa, was executed by his government on November 10, 1995. Saro-wiwa raised international awareness of environmental degradation in the Niger Delta region of southern Nigeria caused by oil extraction. Terra Verde will look at developments over the ten years since Saro-Wiwa’s death, … Continued
Environment on the Ballot: CA Special Election 2005 Learn about the environmental implications of various propositions on the ballot this Tuesday. Terre Verde will be in conversation with the California League of Conservation Voters, as well as proponents and opponents of Proposition 80, which focuses on energy regulation.
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.
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