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EcoReport – Mike Ryan: National Weather Service

In today’s EcoReport feature, Mike Ryan from the National Weather Service talks about this summer’s weather and why global warming is not a linear function.

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EcoReport August, 29, 2013

In today’s EcoReport feature, Mike Ryan from the National Weather Service talks about this summer’s weather and why global warming is not a linear function. EcoReport is a weekly program providing independent media coverage of environmental and ecological issues with a focus on local, state and regional people, issues, and events in order to foster open discussion of human relationships …

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Standing Room Only – Nature Deficit Disorder

On April 12th Richard Louv  spoke at the Reynold E. Carlson lecture. His talk centered on the importance of nature to the sociological and psychological health of humans, particularly in large cities. Richard Louv is a journalist and author of eight books on the connection between family nature and community, and he coined the term “Nature-deficit-disorder.  This lecture was recorded …

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Bring It On! – August 26, 2013

William Hosea and Cornelius Wright welcome B.I.O. contributors Beverly Calender-Anderson and Eric Love to the show. PART ONE Bring It On! Contributors Beverly Calender-Anderson and Eric Love come on to review the two new movie releases The Butler and Fruitvale Station. PART TWO Headline news of interest to the African-American community. PART THREE William and Cornelius share their views on …

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Hola Bloomington – August 23, 2013

Hostess Minerva Sosa and Ramon Tristani interview Olivia Rios and Ellen Vaughn about the CHGunido (Center for Human Growth) and talk about the benefits, services and cost of the CHG for latino families. Also “un cafecito con…” with Israel Herrera, the local news and the events of the week.

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EcoReport – Sierra Club Reports: Power Plants Polluting Water

In today’s EcoReport feature, a new report from the Sierra Club shows that Indiana Power Plants discharge toxic coal Ash or Wastewater into the state’s streams. WFHB investigates the pollution practices, as well as an effort to stop a new Indiana coal mine from being built.

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bloomingOUT – August 22, 2013

Mother, social activist, Blues Music Award winner, singer/songwriter and former Virginia State Teacher of the Year Gaye Adegbalola talks about racism, feminism, her current productions and new singing group The Wild Rutz. Musical selection is “Blues for your Greens” from her children’s CD “Blues in All Flavors.” Organizational Committee Member Jamie Brazel is in studio with information about the upcoming …

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EcoReport – August 22, 2013

In today’s EcoReport feature, a new report from the Sierra Club shows that Indiana Power Plants discharge toxic coal Ash or Wastewater into the state’s streams. WFHB investigates the pollution practices, as well as an effort to stop a new Indiana coal mine from being built. EcoReport is a weekly program providing independent media coverage of environmental and ecological issues …

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Standing Room Only – Stand Your Ground

Jeannine Bell, IU Maurer Law School Professor, and author of recently published “Hate Thy Neighbor,” spoke to members of the organization, Democracy for Monroe County on November 8th, 2013. Professor Bell discussed the recent verdict of the Trayvon Martin/George Zimmerman trial and its implications for states like Indiana with similar “Stand your Ground” laws. She has extensive experience writing on …

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My Health Matters – Endwright Center: Jaime Sweany

Jaime Sweany gives a short history of the Endwright Center and talks about the programs and impact the center hopes to make in helping the elderly communities of Bloomington and beyond.

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