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1998 Archives


December 25, 1998
Winter Solstice Past and Present: Return of the Sun / Feast & Family // The Living on Earth Almanac / Toxic Fertilizer / Florida's Winter Birds / Winter insects

December 18, 1998
A Return to Old-Fashioned Milk Production? / French Huntion Passion / Radical British Animal Rights Activists / Maurice ("Mo") Udall Remembered // The Living on Earth Almanac / Living on Earth's Fifth Annual Winter Solstice Seasonal Storytelling Special

December 11, 1998
Banned Pesticide Dieldrin: Still with us Today / Of Birds & Towers / LOE Garden Spot / Listener Letters // The Living on Earth Almanac / A Civil Action: From Woburn, Massachusetts to Hollywood, California

December 4, 1998
Testing Pesticides on Peopl / Commentary: Holiday Overconsumption / Chip Plant Threatens Chilean Rainforest // The Living on Earth Almanac / New Jersey Closes Unused Carpool Lanes / Estuaries Series Part 5: Jersey Shores Up / Sydney Goes for the Gold... and the Green

November 27, 1998
Native American Ecological Wisdom: Part One of Two / Stephen Duggan's Storm King Mountain Legacy / Grandma's Autumn Colors // The Living on Earth Almanac / Restorative Eco-Business / Listener Letters / Garden Spot: Toiling the Soil / Preserving English Meadows / Lush, Mysterious Bogs

November 20, 1998
Anti-Cocaine Herbicides Impact Colombian's Health / Maine Woods National Park Proposed / Headwaters Forest: Logging Under Fire // The Living on Earth Almanac / West Virginia Mountain Top Mining Controversy / Exotic Plant and Animal Invaders / New England Loons: Poisoned from Lead

November 13, 1998
Buenos Ares Climate Talks Results: President Clinton Signs Up U.S. to Cut Emissions / Hurricane Mitch's Central America Disaster: The Human Contributions / Pesticide Reform Stalled / Audience Letters // The Living on Earth Almanac / Sparing Yellowstone Bison: An Update / Bears and Berries / Estuary Series Part 4: Where the Tijuana River and the Pacific Ocean Meet

November 6, 1998
Buenos Ares 1: Climate Change Talks Preview / Enviros Claim Victory In Mid-Term Elections // The Living on Earth Almanac / New Ruling in Flint, Michigan / Getting Weatherized for Winter Bike Rides / Redesigning Trash / The Tigers of India, and the Man who's Filmed Them

October 30, 1998
Makah Whaling: Rights and Fights / Congress' Rushed Riders Wrap / Portland, Oregon + 25 years / Listener Letters // The Living on Earth Almanac / Israeli River Pollution / LOE Bulbs Garden Spot / Islands at Risk / Green Coffins

October 23, 1998
Maryland Politics: Republicans Play Catch-Up / Sprawl 2-Way / San Francisco Bay Bridge Blues // The Living on Earth Almanac / Panama's Litter of Yankee Armaments / Plutonium, To Canada or Bust / Audience Letters / Presenting Mister Schumer / New York Gubernatorial Candidate "Grandpa" Al

October 16, 1998
Escalante Wilderness: Monument of the West / Night Flight / Exploring Children's Nature Books, With Lynne Cherry // The Living on Earth Almanac / Wisconsin Senate Race: Enviro Scorecard / Removing High Lead from Low Income Community / Young Men: Seeking to Conquer / War Boys Response

October 9, 1998
New Green D'Amato / Election Season: Mean, Green, and Dirty / Estuaries 3: How Farming Impacts Salmon Territory // The Living on Earth Almanac / Navajo Uranium Miners: Giving Their All / Listener Letters / Leave the Leaves

October 2, 1998
Estuary Series Part 1: A Visit to Great Bay / Estuary Series Part 2: Upstream Development and its Effects / Shintech: Proposed Plastics Plant Looks Elsewhere // The Living on Earth Almanac / Germany's Green Results / China: Of Trees, Logs, and Floods / Small Town of Sierra Blanca Grapples with Big Problem: Nuclear Waste / Vermont & Nuclear Transport

September 25, 1998
New Mexico Greens: Political Spoilers? / Election Runoff / Jet Skis: Aquatic Motorbikes // The Living on Earth Almanac / Paris' Day Without Cars / Noisy Cloister For Rent / Stealing Grapes / Environmentalism, Indonesian Style

September 18, 1998
Logging Plan, Logging Halt / The Coasts of a Maine Vacation / Lobsters in the Pot / A Virginia Hollow // The Living on Earth Almanac / German Greens Going Mainstream / Enviro Lobby, Get Serious! / Desertification: A Walk Through West Africa / Autumn Insect Songs

September 11, 1998
Enviro Riders in an Unusual Season / Lebanon: Toxic Waste Dumping Ground / Antique Sheep / Scientist Whistle Blowers / Gloucester at the Crossroads #4: Harbor Zoning Suspense

September 4, 1998
Texas Drought Update / Alaskan Reserve Opening for Oil Exploration / Freeing WIlly // The Living on Earth Almanac / Cormorants Slaughtered / Green Roofs / Industry Waste Swap

August 28, 1998
Old Colony Rail Line Restored / One Round River / Stanley Basin Blues // The Living on Earth Almanac / Gentler Farming in Wine Country / "Living Machine" at Swamp Sanctuary

August 21, 1998
Pasture Raised Chickens / Modern Day Homesteading // The Living on Earth Almanac / Eco-Tents / Gloucester at the Crossroads

August 14, 1998
The Future of Aquaria / Swordfish Restaurant Boycott / Herb Abuse! // The Living on Earth Almanac / Ontario Plastics Fire

August 7, 1998
Rocky Mountains Change / Dental Bonding: Dangerous to your Health? // The Living on Earth Almanac / Life in the Artic National Wildlife Refuge / Alaska Solstice

July 31, 1998
The Healing Powers of Chainsaws / The LOE Garden Spot / Commentary: Valuing Land / Great Gull Island // The Living on Earth Almanac / French Nukes / Energy Deregulation in California / Love Canal: Then and Now

July 24, 1998
Phthalates in Plastics / Steve's Essay on Chemicals and Behavior / Androscoggin River Recovery // The Living on Earth Almanac / Mexico Fires / Land Use Taxes / Grassland Birds

July 17, 1998
J.F.K. Falcons / LOE Garden Bug Spot / Wild Animal Rehab // The Living on Earth Alamanc / Electric Utility Good Shepherd / Monsanto Ads / Letters / Trumpeter Swans: Of Lead, Whirligigs, and E.B. White

July 10, 1998
Globe Ablaze / Mexico City's New Mayor // The Living on Earth Almanac / Alaska Road / Fish Camp / Earth's Company / Snake Sounds

July 3, 1998
Bring Back the Bees / New England Bear Hunt / Wetlands Policy Soaking Up Criticism / Listener Letters // The Living on Earth Almanac / Doctor Shaman / Tipi Rings / Thoreauvian Peace & Quiet

June 26, 1998
Grizzly Politics / China's Environment Gets Lost in the Haze / Urban Water Lesson // The Living on Earth Almanac / Mental Health Practitioners Go to the Dogs / LOE Herbal Garden Spot / On Good Land: How One Small Farmer Survived the Onslaught of California Sprawl / First Rate Bird Calling Contest

June 19, 1998
A Chemical Roundtable / New York City Taxis: Clearing the Air With Natural Gas? / Canada Clearcut Halt! / Planting Native Trees / Audience Letters // The Living on Earth Almanac / 1998: Year of the Ocean / Talking Rules / West Antartica Ice Sheet / Dakota Disaster

June 12, 1998
The Thirst for Safe Water: Part 6 - Positive Developments / Field of Greens // The Living on Earth Almanac / On Patrol with Geese Police! / Animal Movie Stars: Not Always what They Seem / Girls Camp: Improving Self-Esteem

June 5, 1998
Testing Fallout / The Thirst for Safe Water: Part 5 - The Benefits of Bottled Water // The Living on Earth Almanac / Mexican Fires / Raising a Ruckus! / Just One Child

May 29, 1998
Transport in the Money! / Toyota Boosts Green Energy / Horse Whispering / Even a Flea // The Living on Earth Almanac / The Himalayan State of Skkim / Audience Letters / Mountain Home, With John Elder

May 22, 1998
Back to Bonn: A Conversation with Senator John Kerry / Sex & the Single Snail / The Return of Iron Eyes Cody // The Living on Earth Almanac / Yellowstone Wolves: Ensnared Again in Controversy / What would Walt Whitman Say? / Hawks Nest at Posh Manhattan Address

May 15, 1998
Toxic Fertilizer? / Berry Garden Spot // The Living on Earth Almanac / What's in Your Backyard?: EDF's New Toxins Website / Conflict at Darby Creek / Maverick Vermont College / Throwaway Commentary

May 8, 1998
The Thirst for Safe Water Part #4: Mississippi Drinking Water: Epic Danger / Seinfeld: The Ultimate Population Episode // The Living on Earth Almanac / Carribean Nations Selling out Whales to Japan? / Green Refund / Cheri Knight: Farmer-Musician of the Northeast Kingdom

May 1, 1998
Climate Change Misinformation Campaign Charges / The Thirst for Safe Water Part #3: Pesticides in Drinking Water / Dracut Water War // The Living on Earth Almanac / Sierra Votes No / Gavoitas, Colombia: A Radio Documentary / Gaviotas Book Out and Update

April 24, 1998
A Better Pig Sty / Organic Food Standards / LOE Garden Spot: Talking Dirt // The Living on Earth Almanac / Goldman Prize Winner: Ms. Kory Johnson / Medical Waste Incinerators Targeted / Audience Letters / Tuva Project: Of Oxen and Fallen Timber

April 17, 1998
Hog Regs / Shepa Artic Ice Project / The Other Earth Day / Reporter's Notebook: Falling in Love for the First Time // The Living on Earth Almanac / An Afternoon with Pete Seeger

April 10, 1998
The Thirst for Safe Water: Part 2 - Water Quality and Disinfection / Pharmaceuticals in Aqua / Salmonella Songbirds // The Living on Earth Almanac / New Ozone Hole Findings / Plants & Ozone / Chile Assists Sea Lions / Listener Letters

April 3, 1998
Microbes in Drinking Water (The Thirst for Safe Water Series, Part 1) / Tax Code Greening Idea // The Living on Earth Almanac / Chinook Salmon Scarcity Marks Puget Sound Wake-Up Call / Salmon Lose to Sprawl / One Round River / Woodpecker Serenade

March 27, 1998
U.S. Forest Service: Quiet Reformation / Brazil: Forests Under Fire / Listener Letters // The Living on Earth Almanac / El Niño, Frogs & Ponds / Eco-Tents / A Harsh Season's Sweet Rewards: Vermont Maple Syrup / Water Series Promo

March 20, 1998
Sierra Club: Tangling Itself in the Immigration Debate / Mexico's Spoils Forcing Immigration? / Low Flow Woes / Nostalgia for Depression Era Conservation // The Living on Earth Almanac / Transportation Dollar Boom / Green Car Rating / Cliffhangers / Phenology: Plantwatch and the Science of Spring / Farewell to Winter

March 13, 1998
Lead Series; The Silent Epidemic: Workplace Contact / Wild Chain-Saw Trails / A Mountain of a Film Festival // The Living on Earth Almanac / Mideast Water Series: The Politics of Water / Water Insects

March 6, 1998
El Niño Acting up / Emissions Credits Follies / Lead Series; The Silent Epidemic: - Part Two (of 3) / Mushroom Garden Spot // The Living on Earth Almanac / Mideast Water Series: Collision in Gaza / Water Essay

February 27, 1998
Mars Rocks: Interplanetary Contamination Risk? / Lead Series; The Silent Epidemic: - Part One // The Living on Earth Almanac / Napa Valley Floods: Turning Water in to Wine? / Listener Letters / Mideast Troubled Waters Series: Green Dream of Zionism

February 20, 1998
Privatizing Central Park? / Belly up to the Oxygen Bar! / Where the Wild Places Are // The Living on Earth Almanac / Riparian Buffers / El Ski-No / Murderous British Cat Study / Bud Moore / The Smell of Home

February 13, 1998
California Women Water Health Concern / Fighter Plane Chaff May Get Scrapped / Cannabis, O Canada / Tobaggan Delight // The Living on Earth Almanac / New Threat to Bald Eagles / Southern Chip Mill Boom / The Joy of Paper / Cold Frame Garden Spot / Valdez Oil Spill: Slimy Souvenirs for Sale

February 6, 1998
Taking on Tens of Thousand Chemicals / Western Sprawl Alternative / Mass Dolphin Strandings // The Living on Earth Almanac / New Bronx Paper Plant / Natural Gas Converts / Keiko the Whale Health Report / For Elephant Seals: A Harem of Valentines / The Science of Flowers and Candy

January 30, 1998
Herb Abuse! / Squid Blitz / Garden Spot on Winter Seed Starting / Killing Animals at Home // The Living on Earth Almanac / Athens 2004 Olympics: A Return to Origins With A Massive Cleanup / Surviving Downstream / Vermont Machismo: Ice Fishing

January 23, 1998
Avalanche - Logging Connection / The Ice lady Cometh // The Living on Earth Almanac / Swordfish Restaurant Boycott / Spider Magic / Hudson Riverkeepers / Florida's Winter Birds

January 16, 1998
Forest Roads Cut / Utilities Timber Land for Sale / Hot Air over Leaf Blowers / ... And Ban the Mowers // The Living on Earth Almanac / State of the World 1998 / Forest Canopy & Climate / Hungry Home Appliances

January 9, 1998
Autos in the News / Old Colony Railroad / Energy Co-generation // The Living on Earth Almanac / Feedback Loop / Listener Letters / Gloucester at the Crossroads Series: Part 3 - A Port Shaped by of Loss

January 2, 1998
Presidio Houses: Lanadmarks of Controversy / Fuzzy Forensics! / Minks in the Chicken Coop // The Living on Earth Almanac / Earth Protection: At the Core of Judaism / One River / Home to the River


 

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