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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

It’s time to garden!!

3/8/2020
EcoRadio KC will have a round table discussion on gardens with Dennis Patton, Johnson County Kansas Horticulture Agent. Dennis specializes in Ornamentals, Turf and volunteer management of Extension Master Gardeners, but don’t worry, he knows about all growing things! As no table is round in Kansas City without Missouri involvement, Cory Creed, Field Specialist in […] The post It’s time to garden!! appeared first on KKFI.

Duration:00:59:59

Biodiversity Loss

3/2/2020
On this show we have in-studio two distinguished professors from the University of Kansas, Dr. Leonard Krishtalka, Director of the Biodiversity Institute and Professor of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, and Dr. Jorge Soberon, Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, and Senior Scientist at the Biodiversity Institute. The first half of the show is a recording of a talk Dr. Krishtalka […] The post Biodiversity Loss appeared first on KKFI.

Duration:00:59:59

Friends of the KAW

2/23/2020
Join hosts Richard Mabion and Dave Bennett Freeling as they sit down with young people who have been learning and teaching others about water quality in the KC area through the Kids About Water program (KAW). Find out how you can help the next generation maintain our waterways for drinking and recreation. We’ll also be […] The post Friends of the KAW appeared first on KKFI.

Duration:00:58:15

Friends of the KAW

2/23/2020
Join hosts Richard Mabion and Dave Bennett Freeling as they sit down with young people who have been learning and teaching others about water quality in the KC area through the Kids About Water program (KAW). Find out how you can help the next generation maintain our waterways for drinking and recreation. We’ll also be […] The post Friends of the KAW appeared first on KKFI.

Duration:00:59:58

What is Happening to the Waters of the United States?

2/16/2020
This week we get an update on the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) Rule that have been changed to weaken our health protections over the past year. It’s been a year since EPA held its only public hearing in KC, KS on proposals to change the rules. The discussion will be moderated by Host […] The post What is Happening to the Waters of the United States? appeared first on KKFI.

Duration:00:59:59

Craig Volland, Agriculture Committee Chair of the Kansas Sierra Club, warns us of CAFOs

1/19/2020
Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) issued permits to the operators of four hog operations on two sites in Phillips and Norton Counties in Kansas and the Kansas Sierra Club filed for judicial review of that permit. On 12/6/19, the Kansas Sierra Club prevailed in the case. Craig Volland, Agriculture Committee Chair of the […] The post Craig Volland, Agriculture Committee Chair of the Kansas Sierra Club, warns us of CAFOs appeared first on KKFI.

Duration:00:53:26

How Gerrymandering Hurts the Environment in Missouri

1/5/2020
John Hickey, Chapter Director of the Missouri Chapter of the Sierra Club will call our studio to discuss negative effects of gerrymandering with our live guest Kevin Grooms of the Thomas Hart Benton Kansas City Missouri Sierra Club group. Their research has shown Missouri voters are relatively split evenly by partisanship, half are Republican, half are […] The post How Gerrymandering Hurts the Environment in Missouri appeared first on KKFI.

Duration:00:59:59

Composting and CAFOs

12/2/2019
First, Coco Castle and Meredith McAllister join host Craig Lubow to discuss composting on behalf of Compost Collective KC. Second, Annie Speicher Joins Craig for a discussion of her film, “Right to Harm”. The discussion will include adverse impacts of CAFOs. Home https://www.compostcollectivekc.com/ Our goal? Keep food waste out of the landfill and make it […] The post Composting and CAFOs appeared first on KKFI.

Duration:00:56:41

Plastic Bag Bans – The Unintended Consequences & Environmental Justice

11/19/2019
In the first half, John Kurman joins host Craig Lubow to talk about plastic bag bans. Do they work? What are the unintended consequences? What are the alternatives? John is a long time environmental activist. He is currently associated with Bridging the Gap. During the second half Eco Radio hosts Craig Lubow, Richard Mabion, and […] The post Plastic Bag Bans – The Unintended Consequences & Environmental Justice appeared first on KKFI.

Duration:00:59:59

New Products Made From Recycled Plastics

11/3/2019
On today’s show, Matt Riggs, Outreach Coordinator with Mid-America Regional Counsel (MARC) comes to the KKFI studio to discuss recycling plastics with our host, Teresa Wilke. MARC is a nonprofit association of city and county governments and the metropolitan planning organization for the bistate Kansas City region. MARC serves nine counties and 119 cities. MARC […] The post New Products Made From Recycled Plastics appeared first on KKFI.

Duration:00:58:35

Energy Transition: What’s it going to take?

10/25/2019
This week host Brent Ragsdale brings Frank Jakob into the studio to discuss all aspects of transitioning our energy sources off of hydrocarbon fuels. Frank E. Jakob, PMP, P.E. is a Technology Manager specializing in Energy Storage with Black & Veatch. We will start with the state of the US energy mix and trends in […] The post Energy Transition: What’s it going to take? appeared first on KKFI.

Duration:01:06:31

Getting the Lead Out of Health Care & Education and More with Dr Huldah Blamoville

10/17/2019
Richard’s guest this week is Huldah C Blamoville, M.D. Dr Blamoville is a pediatrician in St Louis and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital-St. Louis University and St. Louis Children’s Hospital-Washington University. She has been active against lead contamination involving children early in life and as they grow. […] The post Getting the Lead Out of Health Care & Education and More with Dr Huldah Blamoville appeared...

Duration:00:59:59

The Corporate Campaign Against U.S. Right To Know, featuring Carey Gillam

10/5/2019
Please tune in this week when Host Teresa Wilke talks live to Carey Gillam, a journalist, author, and a public interest researcher for US Right to Know, a not-for-profit food industry research group. Hear more about her book, Whitewash and the retaliation she has endured since its publication. You can read her latest article in […] The post The Corporate Campaign Against U.S. Right To Know, featuring Carey Gillam appeared first on KKFI.

Duration:00:59:59

Light in Our Cells

9/8/2019
This week, we speak to Garrett G. Sullivan MD, a physician practicing integrative, functional, and biophysical medicine about the impacts and implications of Sunlight on our health and ecological well-being. In addition, Richard will give us an update on the upcoming Metro KC Climate Action Summit. It has been conclusively shown that living things are […] The post Light in Our Cells appeared first on KKFI.

Duration:00:59:59

Making Good Use of Our Waste – BackAtcha!

9/1/2019
The owners of Champlin Tire Recyling, Inc. were well aware that mountains of plastic and rubber waste are brought to our landfills and they decided to turn that waste into usable product. BackAtcha Outdoor Furniture was created. EcoRadio KC programmer, Teresa Wilke, shares with listeners a tour of the plant in Concordia Kansas. The post Making Good Use of Our Waste – BackAtcha! appeared first on KKFI.

Duration:01:04:36

The Green New Deal in KC – Andres Bernal Speaks to Us

8/18/2019
In the Summer of 2017 Andrés Bernal began supporting the Congressional campaign of former colleague Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez as a policy advisor and organizer. His work facilitated the incorporation of the Federal Jobs Guarantee policy onto the official campaign platform and helped in the vetting process of various academic resources. Alexandria would go on to become the youngest […] The post The Green New Deal in KC – Andres Bernal Speaks to Us appeared first on KKFI.

Duration:00:59:59

Resilient Activism

8/1/2019
Sami Aaron of TheResilientActivist.org joins hosts Brent Ragsdale and Dave Bennett Freeling in the studio to discuss the growing need for “ecopsychology” as a response to emotional and psychological distress that often accompanies awareness of the unfolding climate and ecological crisis. From their website, https://www.theresilientactivist.org/, the Resilient Activist is a local program to build community that […] The post Resilient Activism appeared first on KKFI.

Duration:00:59:59

EcoRadio • Aug. 12, 2019

8/1/2019
EcoRadio KC is a magazine show, including live segments, prerecorded stories, and interviews. The weekly 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. The post EcoRadio • Aug. 12, 2019 appeared first on KKFI.

Duration:00:59:59

Dealing With Bugs Without Harming Ourselves

7/28/2019
It’s a buggy summer and this week we are here to teach you practical ways to manage insects in and around the home and those surrounding the plants you maintain. Learn types of pest management strategies that are commonly used. We’ll discuss risks and harms resulting from different methods and identify the healthiest and most […] The post Dealing With Bugs Without Harming Ourselves appeared first on KKFI.

Duration:01:02:26

Teaching Toward a Sustainable Future

7/21/2019
The environment we are passing down to our children is becoming less hospitable every day. While there are many positive actions we should take as caregivers of our youth and our resources, one of the most vital is to provide enriching educational opportunities for young people to help them learn to lead a healthier planet. […] The post Teaching Toward a Sustainable Future appeared first on KKFI.

Duration:00:59:59