Thursday, September 11, 2014

September 11, 2014: First Nations & Allies Launch Alliance to Protect Coastal Waters from Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain Pipeline

Proposals to triple the volume of tar sands production in Canada have sparked a new alliance of First Nations and Northwest tribes to stop it. Led by the Coast Salish Tseil-Waututh nation of British Columbia, the alliance urges environmental and faith allies to take "unprecedented, unified action" to protect and restore coastal waters and lands from fossil fuel expansion. Martha Baskin attended the opening ceremony of the historic launch.

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Tuesday, September 2, 2014

September 2, 2014: The Pollinator's Quest: The Search for Forage & Habitat

Bees, as most people know, are under threat, disappearing, or in decline. A group of beekeepers in Washington state are pointing to another factor that may be impacting their health – the lack of sufficient forage or food in sometimes barren urban landscapes, agricultural fields, and along highways and wetlands. Green Acre Radio's Martha Baskin has the story.

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