A speech given by Fred Kirschenmann, director of the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture, at the 2003 Bioneers Conference.
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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.
Protecting the Siskyou The Siskyou Wild Rivers area, on the California-Oregon border, is the most biologically diverse National Forest in the country. It is also the area where the Bush Administration wants to begin the largest logging project ever proposed in the modern history of our National Forests. Terre Verde will be in conversation with … Continued
Bucket Brigades: Community Based Environmental Monitoring Guests Azabuike Akaba, Communities for a Better Environment; David McKee, San Francisco Bay Advocates for Environmental Rights (SAFER); Fred Marsh, Corrales Residents for Clean Air and Water; Francesca Frenzia, GreenAction.
The 15th Anniversary of the Exxon Valdez oil spill, with Michelle Chan-Fishell.
Graywater recycling: practical tips for the home and policies to make graywater possible in your community.
Genetic Engineering in Agriculture. A discussion of GMOs and the recent victory in Mendocino County. Guests include members of Californians for GE-Free Agriculture, Food First, and YES on H for a GMO-Free Mendocino County.
What’s being done, and not being done, to protect some of the most threatened places in California. Mary Wells, executive director of the California Wilderness Coalition; Jay Watson, Director of the Wildland Fire Program of the Wilderness Society; Joe Fontain, volunteer with Sierra Club Kern County Chapter.
A review of the environmental records of the Democratic Presidential primary candidates with Betsy Lawless of the League of Conservation Voters; The environmental impact of computer chip manufacturing with Robbie Rodriguez of the Southwest Organizing Project.
The Politics of Pollution. Join national and local transporation activists to discuss sprawl, environmental health, climate change and the future of mass transit. Special attention will be focused the role of the highway lobby in influencing transportation policy. Terre Verde’s thank-you gift to KPFA listeners pledging their support during this hour will be a copy … Continued
Representatives from Waterkeepers and the State Water Resources Control Board discuss water quality in California, including a controversial decision to allow pesticide discharges from farmland into surface water.