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This podcast tracks the audio archives for “Eco Radio KC” show. EcoRadio KC explores our interdependence with the rest of the world, showing the connections between the ways we choose to live and the health of the whole community of life.

This podcast tracks the audio archives for “Eco Radio KC” show. EcoRadio KC explores our interdependence with the rest of the world, showing the connections between the ways we choose to live and the health of the whole community of life.

Location:

Spokane, WA

Description:

This podcast tracks the audio archives for “Eco Radio KC” show. EcoRadio KC explores our interdependence with the rest of the world, showing the connections between the ways we choose to live and the health of the whole community of life.

Language:

English


Episodes

Monarch Butterflies

1/11/2021
Elaine Giessel, marine biologist and chair of the Conservation Committee for the Kansas Chapter of the Sierra Club, joins host Craig Lubow to talk about the Monarch Butterfly and its proposed listing as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act. RESOURCES: www.journeynorth.org www.biologicaldiversity.org www.monarchjointventure.org The post Monarch Butterflies appeared first on KKFI.

Duration:00:59:23

KC Farm School on Gibbs Road Empowers the Community – On-farm, Hands-on

1/3/2021
On our January 4th show, host Terri Wilke speaks with Alicia Ellingsworth, Co-Founder & Executive Director, Daniel Robinson, Farm Manager, and Jennifer Thomas, Co-Founder and Board Chair, from the KC Farm School on Gibbs RD. KC Farm School’s mission is to bring individuals of all ages, abilities and ancestries on-farm, hands-on empowering them to connect […] The post KC Farm School on Gibbs Road Empowers the Community – On-farm, Hands-on appeared first on KKFI.

Duration:00:59:03

Let’s Grow! Linking Human Health to Soil Health

12/27/2020
You can tune in to hear Loretta Craig’s presentation at the KC Farm School conference, Let’s Grow! an event that occurred recently in November. Loretta Craig speaks on Linking Human Health to Soil Health. Loretta Craig’s years of research and hands-on observation at Prairie Garden Farm has reaped her discussion on the interconnectedness of all […] The post Let’s Grow! Linking Human Health to Soil Health appeared first on KKFI.

Duration:01:00:33

Host Richard Mabion Speaks with Norm Anderson, Environmental Public Health Consultant

12/20/2020
On our December 21st show, host Richard Mabion, our own community activist, speaks with his friend Norman Anderson. Norm has over 35 years of environmental public health experience. He lives in Maine. He and Richard met at an NAACP conference in Pittsburgh. They are both involved in the Pittsburgh Platform, an endeavor intended to promote […] The post Host Richard Mabion Speaks with Norm Anderson, Environmental Public Health Consultant appeared first on KKFI.

Duration:01:00:45

Nova Clarke Invites Us to Marais des Cygne National Wildlife Refuge

12/6/2020
On our show before Veteran’s Day, host Richard Mabion, a proud Veteran, speaks with Nova Clarke, the new Visitor Services Manager for the Marais des Cygnes National Wildlife Refuge (NWR). True to a veteran’s core leadership values, Richard will take the time to introduce our listeners to the resources in our community. Marais des Cygnes […] The post Nova Clarke Invites Us to Marais des Cygne National Wildlife Refuge appeared first on KKFI.

Duration:00:58:24

Overpopulation

12/2/2020
Overpopulation puts a strain on Earth’s resources, food systems, and increases pollution and carbon emissions. Join host Bob Grove as his guests explore ethical ways to reduce population growth and shift to sustainable resources. Bob Grove, President, Climate Council of Greater Kansas City Alan Weisman, journalist & author of The World Without Us, and Countdown […] The post Overpopulation appeared first on KKFI.

Duration:00:59:36

Night Hunting of Coyotes in Kansas

11/29/2020
In Kansas, it is now legal to hunt coyotes at night using lights and thermal-imaging equipment. They can be hunted openly all year long with motor vehicles and at night. Only the use of this thermal-imaging equipment and lights is new. Coyote hunting may only exacerbate alleged predator concerns. Margaret Kramar, an environmental activist from […] The post Night Hunting of Coyotes in Kansas appeared first on KKFI.

Duration:00:56:22

Mirrors for Earth’s Energy Rebalancing w/Dr. Ye Tao, Harvard’s Rowland Institute – an engineering project to cool the planet.

11/21/2020
Host Brent Ragsdale speaks with Dr. Ye Tao, Faculty and Principle Investigator from the Rowland Institute at Harvard about a solution to the climate change crisis – MEER:ReflEction, a grand, versatile, and comprehensive engineering project rooted in the ecological functioning and resource availabilities of our planet. It addresses the urgency of climate change while reshaping […] The post Mirrors for Earth’s Energy Rebalancing w/Dr. Ye Tao, Harvard’s Rowland Institute – an engineering...

Duration:00:59:36

How Superfund Site Cleanups Ignore Communities of Color

11/15/2020
Host Jon Hokenson speaks with Jacob Carter, a research scientist for the Center for Science and Democracy at the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS). In this role, Dr. Carter investigates how science is used in the policy-making process, focusing on issues of scientific integrity across the federal government. Prior to joining UCS, Dr. Carter worked […] The post How Superfund Site Cleanups Ignore Communities of Color appeared first on KKFI.

Duration:01:01:19

Learning by Undoing – Environmental Remediation

11/8/2020
Host Teresa Wilke speaks with Bob Jurgens, the Bureau Director of the Kansas Department of Health and Environment Bureau of Environmental Remediation, and John Jurgensmeyer, Environmental Remediation Program Director with the Missouri Department of Natural Resources. They will each us tell us how contamination is addressed under state statutes and practices. Both Directors acknowledge a […] The post Learning by Undoing – Environmental Remediation appeared first on KKFI.

Duration:00:58:24

Richard Mabion Speaks with Ty Gorman of the Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal Campaign

11/1/2020
Ty Gorman started in May as the Sierra Club Campaign Representative with the Beyond Coal Campaign in Kansas. Ty grew up in East Tennessee fighting coal plants in the mountains near his home and has worked on climate change mitigation and adaptation projects for the last 15 years. He first volunteered with the Sierra Club […] The post Richard Mabion Speaks with Ty Gorman of the Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal Campaign appeared first on KKFI.

Duration:01:02:59

Eco-Radio

10/22/2020
On Oct. 26, Eco-Radio will have as our guest, Mr. Mark Hague, who retired after a decades long career at the Environmental Protection Agency, culminating in his appointment as the Administrator of the Region 7 office of the EPA in Lenexa, Ks. Our discussion will focus on environmental rollbacks by the EPA in recent […] The post Eco-Radio appeared first on KKFI.

Duration:01:01:10

Marty Kraft with Tracy Gardens Tells Us About Biochar

10/19/2020
Marty Kraft, local biochar enthusiast, works with Tracy Garden, a no-till community garden that showcases biochar and carbon smart gardening. Host Brent Ragsdale will speak with Marty about the assets of biochar. http://tracygarden.org/ Biochar is produced when plant matter, manure, or other organic material is heated in a zero- or low-oxygen environment. Biochar is a […] The post Marty Kraft with Tracy Gardens Tells Us About Biochar appeared first on KKFI.

Duration:01:02:04

Dine With the Planet in Mind, Words with Chef Michael Foust

10/4/2020
Host Teresa Wilke speaks with Chef Michael Foust about how to dine with the planet in mind. http://www.blacksheepkcmo.com/ EcoRadio KC airs each week at the dinner hour – it’s time to talk about food. Our show will feature a discussion with Chef Michael Foust, Owner of Black Sheep Market +. Foust converted Black Sheep & […] The post Dine With the Planet in Mind, Words with Chef Michael Foust appeared first on KKFI.

Duration:00:57:31

Clean Water Act

9/28/2020
Albert Ettinger joins host Craig Lubow to discuss the Clean Water Act and recent developments. Albert is an environmental law attorney and has represented various environmental organizations, including the Sierra Club, to protect water quality and implementation of the Clean Water Act. The post Clean Water Act appeared first on KKFI.

Duration:00:59:58

The Unsustainability of Industrial Agriculture

9/15/2020
This week’s edition of Eco-Radio, with host, Dave Mitchell, will interview Dr. Richard Cruse, Professor in the Agronomy Department at Iowa State University, and Dr. Timothy Crews, Director of Research at The Land Institute in Salina, Ks. We will explore some of the damages caused by industrial agriculture, it’s unsustainability, and the necessity to transition […] The post The Unsustainability of Industrial Agriculture appeared first on KKFI.

Duration:00:58:59

What We Can Learn From Environmental Clean Up

9/12/2020
Host Teresa Wilke speaks with Nick Godfrey, Principal and National Program Manager- Due Diligence at Environmental Works, Inc. and Andrew Brought, Environmental Attorney with Spencer Fane LLP, about environmental cleanup, especially in the greater Kansas City area. https://www.environmentalworks.com/ Federal regulations have committed us to safe, complete cleanup of the environmental legacy of more than five […] The post What We Can Learn From Environmental Clean Up appeared first on KKFI.

Duration:00:56:59

Breathe, Breathe in the Air!….Clean Air Now

9/6/2020
Breathe, breathe in the air, don’t be afraid to care! Host Richard Mabion speaks with activists with Clean Air Now, including Eric Kirkendahl, Rachel Jefferson and Beto Lugo Martinez, Co-Director. The CleanAirNow Coalition is dedicated to improving air quality in Kansas City and the surrounding region, particularly in communities suffering the greatest health burden, and […] The post Breathe, Breathe in the Air!….Clean Air Now appeared first on KKFI.

Duration:00:57:10

What if Everyone Voted? featuring Loudlight and Voter to Voter

8/30/2020
Host Brent Ragsdale speaks with Davis Hammet, President of Loud Light. Loud Light is a Kansas organization which fosters a culture of citizen participation. Davis Hammet began organizing across Kansas on a variety of issues and turned his attention to voting rights following the 2014 election which had dramatically low youth participation. In 2015, he […] The post What if Everyone Voted? featuring Loudlight and Voter to Voter appeared first on KKFI.

Duration:01:01:32

Will Climate Change the Way We Garden?

8/22/2020
Climate change is a topic we hear every day, in all areas of our lives. Public controversy swirls around the topic, however, the scientific consensus on climate change is solid. In a recent Pew Research Center survey, 87% of scientists indicated they believe the earth is getting warmer because of human activity. Is it time […] The post Will Climate Change the Way We Garden? appeared first on KKFI.

Duration:01:00:25