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Terra Verde – June 3, 2005

Released earlier this year, Millennium Ecosystem Assessment is one of the most important reports on the state of the world’s ecosystems. Terre Verde will discuss the results of this four-year study with Dr. Walter Reid, the Assessment’s Executive Director, and Professor Jane Lubchenco, who participated in the report.


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Terra Verde – May 27, 2005

June 1st is the official World Environment Day of the United Nations. Richard Register of Eco-City Builders will speak about Green Cities, the official theme of Earth Day 2005. Also joining is will be Vivian Chang of Asian Pacific Environmental Network and Michael Gelobter of Redefining Progress who will talk about other Earth Day events … Continued


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Terra Verde – May 13, 2005

Jeff Conant, author of A Community Guide to Environmental Health, a forthcoming book from the Hesperian Foundation, publishers of Where There Is No Doctor, will talk about his new book – a manual to help people assess their health problems as they relate to the environment and aid them in coming up with short- and … Continued


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Terra Verde – May 6, 2005

Today on Terra Verde, we look at environmental issues in the Philippines with: Ipat Luna, an environmental lawyer based in the Philippines working in the area of law enforcement, protected area management, environmental impact assessment and equitable access to resources. Roberto Verzola, Philippine Green Party President and founder. He also designed and built what is … Continued


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Terra Verde – April 29, 2005

Paul Wolfowitz was confirmed as the new President of the World Bank on March 31, 2005 and will join the Bank on June 1. Terra Verde’s April 29 show will consider predictions of the World Bank’s environmental performance under Wolfowitz. Wolfowitz is known as one of the leading proponents of the Iraq war. This show … Continued


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Terra Verde – April 22, 2005

On the eve of Chevron Texaco’s annual shareholders meeting, we discuss the company’s history of operations in Ecuador, where local resident’s claim they have contaminated their land. Sannon Wright, Associate Director of Amazon Watch.; Steven Danziger, Attorney for local residents.


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Terra Verde – April 1, 2005

We discuss a controversial plan to use pesticides to remove Eucalyptus and Scotch Broom in the Oakland hills. Our guests are Michelle Miller of Stop Toxic Trespass, Ted Kipping, an arborist from San Francisco, and Jean Quan, a member of Oakland’s city council, who proposed the measure to use a limited amount of pesticides to … Continued


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