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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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Terra Verde – March 25, 2005

Religion and the Environment: Part II As the Easter and Passover holidays approach, Terra Verde explores environmentalism from Christian, Jewish, and Muslim perspectives. Are environmental ethics explicitly or implicitly embedded in religious texts and religious rituals in these faiths? And how have adherents turned ethics into action to protect the environment? Terra Verde welcomes listeners … Continued


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Terra Verde – March 18, 2005

One in five people who live in this country – 55 million children, teachers, administrators, nurses and janitors – spend their days in K-12 schools. This week’s show is about making those environments toxics free. Our guests are Josh Karliner, author of a brand new report titled The Little Green Schoolhouse (www.greenschools.net); Forest Gee, the … Continued


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Terra Verde – March 11, 2005

Religion and the Environment: Part I Terra Verde explores environmentalism from Hindu and Buddhist perspectives. Are environmental ethics explicitly or implicitly embedded in religious texts and religious rituals in these faiths? And how have adherents turned ethics into action to protect the environment?


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Terra Verde – March 4, 2005

Kyoto and California The Kyoto Protocol came into force on February 16, 2005. How might climate change impact California specifically? What state and local government initiatives might bring California into compliance with the Kyoto Protocol? Terre Verde will be in conversation with the Union of Concerned Scientists’ California Climate Change program, International council for Local … Continued


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Terra Verde – February 11, 2005

Threats to marine life from mercury and long-line fishing will be discussed by Andy Peri and Robert Ovetz of the Sea Turtle Restoration Project and other guests. Also excerpts from the documentary Last Journey for the Leatherback? and an opportunity to get a copy of this new film! www.seaturtles.org www.gotmercury.org