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1996 Archives


December 27, 1996
Vermont Homebuilding School / Great Lakes Goby Fish / Let's Eat Now! Let's Eat More! // The Living on Earth Almanac / Antarctica Series Part #1: A Check-Up on the Continent / Feeling SAD: Beyond the Winter Blahs

December 20, 1996 - Solstice Story Special
Storyteller #1: Judith Black - Why We Have Winter / Storyteller #2: Guy Peartree - Calming the Wind // The Living on Earth Almanac / Storyteller #3: Dovie Thomason / Animal Winter Behavior, With Zoologist Donna Fernandes / Making Music for Animals: Stan Strickland Recalls / Finale: Music and Audience Chant-Along

December 13, 1996
Pesticide Right to Know / Mudslides Happen: Clearcutting and the Timber Salvage Rider / Santa's Green Car // The Living on Earth Almanac / Scallop Kids / On the Beach With Dr. Sylvia Earle / Brave Young Turtles / Hundred Dollar Christmas / Holiday Special Storytelling Show Promo

December 6, 1996
Right Whales in Trouble / Ocean Canaries / Making Wreaths / Socially Responsible Shopping // The Living on Earth Almanac / Natural Foods Gain Ground / Organic Grain / This Place on Earth / Mail Bag

November 29, 1996
Living Machines / Listener Builds Straw Bale Winery // The Living on Earth Almanac / Batter Up: Throwing Seedballs! / Clearcutting: All In a Day's Work / Where Food Comes From / Sensible Cookware

November 22, 1996
William McDonough: Portrait of a Green Designer / Listener Letters // The Living on Earth Almanac / EV-1 For Lease / The Urbanization of Africa / Thanksgiving Native Harvest

November 15, 1996
The Eden Alternative: Seems So Simple / State of the Oceans Essay // The Living on Earth Almanac / Temperate Forest Biopreserve / Fabulous Fungi / German Mag-Lev Train / Farm in Fall: Autumn Reminiscences

November 8, 1996
Post-Election Roundtable / The Nature of the Beltway / Electromagnetic Fields Report // The Living on Earth Almanac / Gapping the Pan American Highway / Aftermath of War

November 1, 1996
And God Said It Was Good / The Lost Gospel / Nanny Goat Fire Control // The Living on Earth Almanac / Mother Ganges / Cry Wolf / Nature's Gazebos

October 25, 1996
River of Grass: Florida's Environmental Voters / War of the Worlds: A Halloween Fright! // The Living on Earth Almanac / Tall Grass Park / Time Waits for No One / Planting Bulbs in the Garden Spot / Oregon Bottle Bill / Curbside Voter Registration

October 18, 1996
Clinton for President / Enviro Youth Vote // The Living on Earth Almanac / Delicate Passages / Political Reversals in Washington State / Yellowstone's Bear-Herding Dogs

October 11, 1996
Dole for President / Minnesota's Mutant Frogs / Audience Letters // The Living on Earth Almanac / Maine Clearcut Referendum / The Maple Leaf Rag / Uncommon Loon Tunes / First Frost

October 4, 1996
Perot for President / Headwaters Land Swap / Bugling Signals Cultural Survival // The Living on Earth Almanac / National Fishing Act Renewed / Hunting Referenda Hit the Ballot / Preserving Summer's Bounty / A Tree Grows in Grand Rapids / Letters Segment

September 27, 1996
Paul Wellstone: Unabashed Liberal / Home to the River / Disturbing the Peace // The Living on Earth Almanac / Superspud! / Chilly Waters for Salmon / Bombing Belugas

September 20, 1996
Fire Season / Wolf Tourism // The Living on Earth Almanac / Presidential Politics in the Northwest / A Close Contest in Oregon / A Life of Stuff / Dog Gone Sweaters

September 13, 1996
Where the Passaic River Runs North / The Blind Date / Torpedo Testing Under Fire // The Living on Earth Almanac / Bikes Not Cars / Wheelchair-Friendly Path / Saving Your Seeds / Phyllis Hogan: Portrait of an Ethnobotanist

September 6, 1996
Political Season / California House Seat / East of Eden // The Living on Earth Almanac / Parkinson's: An Industrial Age Disease / Montana: The Treasure State / Summer at the Farm Stand

August 30, 1996
Growing Coca in the Rainforest / Green Auto Body Shop / Listener Action: Furniture from Retired Tires / Web Site Address Announcement // The Living on Earth Almanac / Wet Cleaning: What's Old is New / The Bee's Knees / Reaching for New Heights / From the Living on Earth Profile Series #8: Wendell Berry: Philosophical Farmer

August 23, 1996
Antarctica Series: Part 3 - Is Global Warming Affecting Polar Ice Shelves? / Cooling Down the Summer Garden: An Organic Gardening Segment / Six Year Six-Pack Ring // The Living on Earth Almanac / In Search Of: The Ivory-Billed Woodpecker / Listeners Who Walk Their Walk

August 16, 1996
Understanding the Asthma Epidemic / The Geography of Childhood // The Living on Earth Almanac / Blanton Forest / Kudzu Medicine / Lawn Outlaws / Active Listeners / A Look Ahead to Next Week's Show: The Last of the Ivory-Billed Woodpeckers

August 9, 1996
Modern Nativity / Richard Nixon: Environmental Hero / EPA at 25 // The Living on Earth Almanac / Civilization / Active Listeners

August 2, 1996
Pesticides Go Modern: The "Delaney Clause" Is Removed / Democrat vs. Democrat / Public Transportation: Paranoia Is a Point of View // The Living on Earth Almanac / Greening Black Coffee / The Case of Methyl Bromide / Designing a Garden: The Green Garden Spot / Bird Man of Paradise: Roger Tory Peterson

July 26, 1996
Global Admission on Worldwide Warming / Mighty Bee Mites: Decimating the Pollinating Honeybee // The Living on Earth Almanac / Down on the Coffee Plantation / Dreaming of Coffee / Three Sisters: Letting Go of the Family Farm / House Speaker Replies

July 19, 1996
The West Texas Drought: Praying for Rain / Central Park Nature Center // The Living on Earth Almanac / Swimming in Bleach / Beating the Heat / Lawsuit by Chester, Pennsylvania / The "Organic Gardener" Replies to Listeners / Lovely Earthworms!

July 12, 1996
Newt Gingrich: An Enigmatic Portrait / Listener Letters // The Living on Earth Almanac / Big Thirst in West Texas / Exotic Pets: Purchase With Care / Protecting Hybrids

July 5, 1996
Ralph Nader and Campaign '96 / Eduardo Galeano: Latin American Scholar / The Trouble With Boa: A Look at Exotic Pets // The Living on Earth Almanac / Air by Force / Decontaminating Plants / Smile for the Sea Lions / More and More Consuming

June 28, 1996
Politicians United on Clean Drinking Water / An Olympic Hurdle: Chattahoochee River Pollution / Electric Car Road Test // The Living on Earth Almanac / Vanishing Migratory Birds / A Unique School: College of the Atlantic / Listener Feedback / Organic Gardening With Evelyn Tully Costa: Love Bugs

June 21, 1996
Oil Barge Leaking Underwater / Flooding the Grand Canyon / Zap! Natural Mosquito Prevention / Sweet Seventeen: The Cicadas Return // The Living on Earth Almanac / China's Three Gorges Dam / Organic Lawn Care / Listener Success

June 14, 1996
Testing Chemical Synergy / Brown Bayou / Photographing the Wind / Father Knows Best?: A Look at Animal Dads // The Living on Earth Almanac / Clearing Grand Canyon Air / On Hunger Strike: A Fisherwoman Takes on DuPont / The Future of the Big Apple / Reveling in the Summer Solstice

June 7, 1996
Immune-Altering Pollution: It's Headline News / Riding Chattanooga's Success / Stardust & Soil: An Organic Garden Segment // The Living on Earth Almanac / California Regulations: The Pendulum Swings Again / G.O.P. Agenda / The Sierra Club Kid / Environmental Pioneers Profile # 24: The "Don't Make a Wave Committee" Were the Founders of Greenpeace

May 31, 1996
Consensus on Census: A Salmon Solution? / Keeping Soil in Its Place / All About Poison Ivy // The Living on Earth Almanac / Zabbaleen: The Garbage Pickers of Cairo, Egypt / Coordinating Mega-Cities / Geographic Satellite Mapping / One Listener's Dream House: Made from Tires

May 24, 1996
Ralph Nader for President? - The Green Party Ponders / Conservation Voters: Drastic Election Year Strategy / Nassau Notice // The Living on Earth Almanac / Mega-Cities in the Year 2025 / Hotel from Mars / LOE Mail Bag / The Suicide of the Guarani Indians of Brazil

May 17, 1996
Breastfeeding Baby: A Modern Dilemma / Throwing Away the Spray: Organic Gardening Tips for Listeners // The Living on Earth Almanac / Strange Death: Disease and Manatees / Up to Their Ears in Undersea Noise / Meals for Microbes

May 10, 1996
Hidrovia: Waterway of Desires / Listener Query // The Living on Earth Almanac / Mount Dioxin: The EPA Decision Comes In / Escambia Pensacola Scandal: One Worker Recalls / An Old Fashioned Green Spring Clean / Letters Segment / In Time of Rivers Flowing: Mason Williams' Musical Tribute

May 3, 1996
Oswego Fish / River of Words: Poetry in Motion // The Living on Earth Almanac / Antarctica Series, Part 4: An Ice Journal / New Mexico Forest Flap / True West / Listener Action: Furniture from Retired Tires

April 26, 1996
Antarctica Series, Part 3: Is Global Warming Affecting Polar Ice Shelves? / Lead and Hypertension in Adults / Corporate Camouflage // Living on Earth's 5th Anniversary on the Air / The Living on Earth Almanac / Montana Superfund Site / Carved from the Arctic

April 19, 1996
Reaching Beyond "Mount DIoxin" / Breathing Indoors: What Helps? / My Sustainability // The Living on Earth Almanac / Antarctica Series, Part 2: Clean-Up Time / Suburban Trapper / Listener Successes

April 12, 1996
Antarctic Check-Up / Mail Drop // The Living on Earth Almanac / The Secretary of State / Welcome PCBs! / Farm Tours, Inc. / Early Land

April 5, 1996
Forgetting Chernobyl // The Living on Earth Almanac / Montana Oil & Gas / The Wolves of Isle Royale / Return of the Trumpeter Swans / Reappearing Animals

March 29, 1996
Farm Bill Overhaul / One Man Muffler in the Noisy Bronx / March Madness / Listener Segment // The Living on Earth Almanac / The Last Stand: Protests Among the Old Growth Forest / Old Growth Forest Interview with David Harris Continues / The Blackfoot River and the Glory of the West

March 22, 1996
Toxic Sludge: Coming to a Neighborhood Near You / Hospital Incinerators: They May Be Making People Sick / Dying From Dioxin! // The Living on Earth Almanac / Endangered Species Act Update / In Search of: The Ivory-Billed Woodpecker

March 15, 1996
Our Stolen Future: Human Reproduction and Modern Risks / Wide Ranging Reactions // The Living on Earth Almanac / China: Gasping for Air / Bavarian Monks Go Golfing? / Green Listeners: Low-Tech Lawn Mower in Use / A Look Ahead to Next Week's Show: The Last of the Ivory-Billed Woodpeckers

March 8, 1996
New at the Pumps: Manganese Gasoline / Fresh Winter Foods / Investing in Bambi / Active Listeners // The Living on Earth Almanac / China Water Scarcity / China Food Round Table / Bigfoot Lives Here

March 1, 1996
Anti-Pemex Protests / Condors: Beware of Humans / Of Great Apes // The Living on Earth Almanac / Home Drinking Water: Consumer Tips / Living on Earth Profile Series #23: Carl Anthony: Keeper of the Vision / Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab Blues / Listener Segment

February 23, 1996
Utah: Weighing in on Wilderness / Utah: Red Rock Culture / Utah Testimony // The Living on Earth Almanac / Timber Salvage Logging Rider: Dead or Alive / Ron Wyden's Victory Efforts / Peru Fishery Collapse? / The Bee's Knees

February 16, 1996
Lead in Children: A Cause for Aggression / New York City Struggles Against Lead / Chicago Dumped on by Corruption // The Living on Earth Almanac / Go Hydrogen?: The Future of Automobiles / Listeners Who Walk the Walk

February 9, 1996
1996 Presidential Candidates Profiles Series: Steve Forbes / Green Focus Groups / 1,872 Miles for Minerals // The Living on Earth Almanac / Valentine's Day "Flours" / Destruction by Decree

February 2, 1996
New Hampshire No-Shows / Polling the Environment / Third Party / Listener Letters // The Living on Earth Almanac / Feeling Sad: Beyond the Winter Blahs / Seeking Essence / Living on Earth's Environmental Pioneers Series #22 / What's Wrong with Wild Kids?

January 26, 1996
1996 Presidential Candidates Profile Series: Phil Gramm / The Spice of Life: Diminishing Food Varieties // The Living on Earth Almanac / Rhode Island Oil Spill / ANWR Oil Drilling: Get It out in the Open / Sustainable Logging in New Mexico / Living on Earth Profile Series #21: E. O. Wilson: Of the Grasshopper and the Ant

January 19, 1996
1996 Presidential Candidates Profile Series: Indiana Senator Richard Lugar / Oregon Hot Seat / Living on Earth Profile Series #20: Edward Abbey: Voice of the Desert Southwest // The Living on Earth Almanac / Budget Upsets: EPA Shutdown Backload / Sudbury, Ontario: From Moonscape to Greenscape / Listener Letters

January 12, 1996
1996 Presidential Candidates Profile Series: Lamar Alexander / Electric Cars: What's Watt? / Pedi-Cabs: Human Power in New York / Nature Healing Itself // The Living on Earth Almanac / The Gulf War: Five Years After / Holistic Resource Management: Working on Common Ground / Green in Winter

January 5, 1996
1996 Presidential Candidates Profile Series: Pat Buchanan / Alaska the Powerful / Wet Cleaning // The Living on Earth Almanac / Goby Fish / International Treaty / Restoring Prospect Park / A Farm in Winter


 

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