What do you do with 30,000 tons of chemical weapons left over from the cold war? Open air burn them, if your the U.S. military — or that’s what they want to do. Environmental groups have been working for years to make the Pentagon find an alternative disposal method that doesn’t spew toxic chemicals into […]
Honey bees have been innocent bystanders, assaulted by chemicals, disease, monoculture, and climate change in recent years — all of which have contributed to “colony collapse” and loss of 30% of bees each year. But without bees, we have no food! Shannon Leap, Campaign Director for Wisconsin Environment, and Nathan Clarke, owner of Mad Urban […]
More than counting birds, the Madison Audubon Society strives to protect and improve habitat, sponsors field trips, provides youth education, and advocates for continued financial support in times when monies are shrinking. Matt Reetz, Executive Director, talks about his love of turkey vultures, Dane County birds and the long term effects of habitat and climate […]
What to do with the old Badger Munitions land? Well, the U.S. Parks service is not pleased with the Wisconsin DNR’s proposal for non-traditional recreational land use, which includes model rocketry, off-road motorcycle and ATV use, and gun range. Laura Olah, Executive Director of Citizens for Safe Water Around Badger, says there was not enough […]
Jan Miyasaki interviews Frieda Werden of the Women’s International News Gathering Service (WINGS) about that group’s 30-plus year effort to bring community radio to the masses, and women to community radio — resulting in more empowered women.
The poor are often taken advantage of because of their financial situation, whether it is a poor person or a poor country. Jubiliee USA Network works to build a world-wide economy that serves, protects, and promotes the most vulnerable. Jan Miyasaki speaks with Eric LaCompte, Executive Director, about payday loans, the Puerto Rico financial problem, and […]