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1999 Archives


December 31, 1999
Recycling Christmas Trees in the Bayou / A World Under the Ice / Restorative Eco-Business // The Living on Earth Almanac / Garden Spot: Holiday Leftovers / Navajo Uranium Miners

December 24, 1999
Why We Have Winter / Calming the Wind // The Living on Earth Almanac / Dance Contest / Animal Winter Behavior / Making Music for Animal / Finale: Music and Audience Chant-Along

December 17, 1999
Candidate Profile: Steve Forbes / Year in Review / Frozen Zoos / Winter Dark // The Living on Earth Almanac / Vaccines and Autism / Coal Suit Derby / Listener Letters / The Challenge of Sustainability

December 10, 1999
WTO Aftermath Roundtable / Alaska Oil Merger / Listener Letters / Space Poem // The Living on Earth Almanac / Lead and Crime: Profile of Roger Masters / Black Bears / What's in a Tale?

December 3, 1999
Tongass Logging Roads / Ecology of the Tongass / Close Up of a Nature Photographer // The Living on Earth Almanac / Soy and Prostrate Cancer / Sun Solutions / The Wild Side of Y2K / Enlightening Students and Shopers / Jamming with Wild Whales

November 26, 1999
Going Hollywood / Turkey Diversity / Dredging the Illinois // The Living on Earth Almanac / Bike Vallet / The Journey of the Great Auk

November 19, 1999
World Trade Summit: Pearls of a Global Economy / World Trade Summit: Battle of Seattle / World Trade Summit: Consumer Power / Barefoot Hiking // The Living on Earth Almanac / Saving Lake Victoria / Golden Moon Bear

November 12, 1999
Combating Bio-Invaders / Bonn Climate Change Talks / The Politics of Coal // The Living on Earth Almanac / Dark Sky / To Catch a Tree Poacher / Ultimate High

November 5, 1999
Climate Change Talks / River-Horse / Bear Suit // The Living on Earth Almanac / Listener Letters / The Point of No Return Series, Part 4: Salmon Saga

October 29, 1999
Aromatic Candles / Rocky Flats Cleanup / Baby Teeth Project / Listener Letters // The Living on Earth Almanac / Point of No Return, Part III: Salmon Fishing, Part one: On the Water / Point of No Return, Part III: Salmon Fishing, Part Two: In the Lab / Tribute to Senator Chafee

October 22, 1999
Rhode Island Sues Lead Paint Makers / Trashing Recyclables / Mercury Amalgram Debate / Listener Letters // The Living on Earth Almanac / Climate Change I: U.S. Dawdles / Climate Change II: Plea from the Pulpit / Reebok Owns up to Workplace Safety Violations / Salmon Fishing Heritage

October 15, 1999
Clinton's Wilderness Legacy / Gateway to the Grand Canyon / Genetically Modified Foods on the Defensive / Seed Saver // The Living on Earth Almanac / Deformed Frog Detectives / Car Sharing / Nuclear Mishaps: The Human Factor / Garden Spot: Garlic / Being with Bees

October 8, 1999
Six Billion Babies / Birthday Card for Baby Six Billion / Preserving Ancient Pakistan / Listener Letters // The Living on Earth Almanac / Clean Water Lawsuits / Lawn Mover Smog / Greening the Boy Scout Handbook / Saving the Selva

October 1, 1999
Environmental Riders / Ferry Tale / River Tripping // The Living on Earth Almanac / Floyd's Toxic Wake / Listener Letters / Apple Savior

September 24, 1999
Floyd's Floods / Swampwalker / Cruise Ship Tax / Second Thoughts on Pesticide Spraying // The Living on Earth Almanac / Point of No Return, Part II: Salmon in the City / Point of No Return, Part II: Salmon in the City (continued) / Green Art

September 17, 1999
New York City Battles Encephalitis / DDT Ban Debate / Skin Cancer on the Rise / Runaway Pig // The Living on Earth Almanac / Point of No Return, Part 1: A River Tamed / Point of No Return, Part 1 Continued

September 10, 1999
Beyond the Spotted Owl / The Wilderness Act at Thirty-Five / Rising Gas Prices // The Living on Earth Almanac / Climate Change and the Drought / New Carissa Tourist Trap / Town Without Fish / Promo Salmon Series / Meet Miss Buck

September 3, 1999
Europe and Bio-Tech Foods / Toxins Website / Living With Big Cats // The Living on Earth Almanac / Hunting the Rare Ibex / City Trees / Night Flight

August 27, 1999
Trumpeter Swans: Of Lead, Whirligigs, and E.B. White / Green Roofs // The Living on Earth Almanac / The Thirst for Safe Water: Positive Developments / Human Gardens

August 20, 1999
Pollinating Insect Experiment / Garden Spot / Electric Car Trial Run // The Living on Earth Almanac / The Thirst for Safe Water, Part 3: Mississippi Drinking Water: Epic Danger / Just One Child / Throwaway Society

August 13, 1999
Geese Police! / Central Park Hawks / All Fleas Considered // The Living on Earth Almanac / The Thirst for Safe Water: Pesticides in Drinking Water / Mountain Home, With John Elder

August 6, 1999
The Importance of Being an Estuary: A Visit to Great Bay / The Healing Power of Chainsaws / French Redesign Trash Burning // The Living on Earth Almanac / The Thirst for Safe Water Series: Part One - Microbes in our Drinking Water / Property Rights / Berry Growing Garden Spot / Animal Movie Stars: Not Always What They Seem

July 30, 1999
National Parks / Budget for National Parks / Downgrading Wolf Protections / The Mann Gulch Tragedy: 50 Years Later // The Living on Earth Almanac / North Atlantic Cod Stocks / Gloucester at the Crossroads / Cape Haddock

July 23, 1999
Fuel Efficient SUVs / Keeping up with the Trees / Listener Letters / Hot Springs Microphiles // The Living on Earth Almanac / Urban Ore / Green-Collar Jobs / Wendell Berry Poem / Borneo Dairy

July 16, 1999
Pesticide Review / Fresh Kills Shutdown / Wendell Berry Poem / Nature in American Pop Culture // The Living on Earth Almanac / Southern States Water Crisis / Merrimac River Changes / Trust Lands Deal / Yellowstone, One Hundred Years Ago

July 9, 1999
Water For Sale / L.A. Wetlands / Guiding Urban Cowboys // The Living on Earth Almanac / Kosovo Environment / Arab-Israeli Teamwork / Listener Letters / Beach Erosion / Tunnel Gardens

July 2, 1999
Dam Demolition / Yellowstone River Threat / Sounds from the Sea / Wendell Berry Poetry Reading // The Living on Earth Almanac / Gold Rush Legacy, Part I / Gold Rush Legacy, Part II / Enviropig / Solar Pig

June 25, 1999
There's a Strong Wind A-Blowin' / Beach Sand Commentary / Climbing to the Canopy / Cicada Wake-Up Call // The Living on Earth Almanac / Everglades Restoration Roundtable / Letters / Hindus Reconsider Mother Earth / A Poetry Reading by Wendell Berry

June 18, 1999
Presidential Politics and the Environment / California Vineyards / Green Alaska // The Living on Earth Almanc / Plastics and Baby Bottles / Fuel Cells for Homeowners / Nuclear Waste Storage on Goshute Tribal Lands / Mormons and the Environment

June 11, 1999
Yellowstone Bioprospecting / Corporate Cannibals Chew on Sustainability / Belgium Dioxin Scare / Letters / The Living on Earth Almanac / Salmon and Climate Change / Alewife Return / Living With Big Cats / Natives and the Oil Spill

June 4, 1999
Brains and the Environment / Lessons of Hurricane Mitch / The Dreaded Black Fly // The Living on Earth Almanac / Road Rage / Pedestrian Fatalities in NYC / City Trees / Farmer George

May 28, 1999
Atlanta Anti-Sprawl Measure / The Little Church that Could / Consumer Choices // The Living on Earth Almanac / Cayman Islands Tourism / Ecotourism / When Native Cultures and Environmental Movements Clash / Slow Burn

May 21, 1999
Europe and Bio-Tech Foods / Makah Whaling / Listener Letters // The Living on Earth Almanac / Environmental News Roundup / New York City Gardens / Asbestos Legacy

May 14, 1999
Wear and Tear on the Trans-Alaska Pipeline / The Singing Garbagemen / The Living on Earth Almanac / Are Chemical Plants Ready for Y2K? / Road Kill Redemption / Alabama's Eco-Rebels

May 7, 1999
Coal's Future / Pruning Primer / Spring Nesting // The Living on Earth Almanac / Environmental News Wrap / Listener Letters / Smog in the Himalayas / Nature Writing No More

April 30, 1999
Just Transportation / Eco Careers // The Living on Earth Almanac / Mercury in Sea Food: How Much is Too Much / Raw Oysters Q&A / Knowing What You Eat / Native American Perspectives

April 23, 1999
North Slope Slide / Weekly Environmental News Wrap // The Living on Earth Almanac / Search and Rescue, on Whose Dime? / Gore Walks a Fine Line / Listener Letters / The Eco-Canoeist / Florida Beach

April 16, 1999
Earth Day - Y2K / Profile of an Eco-Activist / Listener Letters // The Living on Earth Almanac / Who Owns the West? / PC Beef / And the Winner Is...

April 9, 1999
Uranium Bullets in Kosovo / Hunting the Rare Ibex // The Living on Earth Almanac / The New Yorker Gets Fact Checked / Christmas Comes Late to Costal Lousiana / Another Flood Season / A Bug Lover's Life

April 2, 1999
Hollywood Bulldozes Wetlands / Garden Spot / Maple Syrup Sound Portrait / Nuke Power: Past and Future / Nuclear Energy and Climate Change: A Debate / International Proposals for Nuclear Waste Sites / Listener Letters

March 26, 1999
Retrofitting America's Malls / Town in the Dumps / Wolves in Midtown ... or Jogging with Wolves / The Greening of Israel // The Living on Earth Almanac / Three Mile Island Retrospective / TMI Today / A Resident Reminisces / Culture Melt-Down

March 19, 1999
Do Pesticides Alter Hormones? / The Biggest Biological Tally Yet / Another Casualty of the Global Economy - Apples??? / Listener Letters // The Living on Earth Almanac / Two Rivers Run Amok / Possible Ban on Sturgeon Spear Fishing / Coping with Climate Changes / Hans Brinker with Brief Case

March 12, 1999
Indigenous Groups Take on Big Oil / Bananas or the Environment: A Fair Trade? / Bipartisan Backing to Combat Global Warming / Junk Mail Begone // The Living on Earth Almanac / Hollywood Tells an Environmental Tale

March 5, 1999
Hard Aground / Wave of Death / Lasting Lessons // The Living on Earth Almanac / Supertanker Saftey Today / Exxon Speaks / Silver Lining

February 26, 1999
Are IV Bags Hazardous to Your Health / Draining the Wetlands / Garden Segment // The Living on Earth Almanac / Headwaters Timber Controversy / Listener Letters / Explorations in an Aquarium

February 19, 1999
Genetic-Engineering Treaty: U.S. Misses the Vote / A Thirsty City // The Living on Earth Almanac / A Wildlife Sanctuary from Silt / Dire Warnings for the Fate of Rain Forests / Ecoconsumerism Gone Awry / Trapping: Worthwhile Tradition or Needless Torture?

February 12, 1999
Russian Environmental Journalists Get the Look / Russian Nuclear Nexus / The Peace Dividend that Wasn't / Valentine's Massacre // The Living on Earth Almanac / When Ice Skating is not Good for your Health / The Grass is Greener / Decline in the World's Languages / Eat Chocolate and Support the Environment

February 5, 1999
Alien Invaders Beware / Just How Cold is it In Alaska / Coal Town/Ghost Town // The Living on Earth Almanac / The Gulf of Main Cod Stocks are Down / Gloucester's Legacy of Loss

January 29, 1999
Global Warming: Coral Reefs at Risk / "A Civil Action," South-American Style / Brown's Town / Canada Looks out for Cows // The Living on Earth Almanac / Ordinary People, Extraordinary Cars / The Limits of MTBE / Garden Spot: Plants for Those Winter Blues / Reindeer Herders Under Threat

January 22, 1999
EPA Air Pollution Study Put on Hold / Pesticide Pamphlet Controversy / Pakistani Iodine // The Living on Earth Almanac / Green Cars I: The Detroit Auto Show / Green Cars II: A Higher Octane / Deep, Deep Under the Sea / Biodiversity in the Big Apple

January 15, 1999
Red Wolf Roams Again / Norway Bans Big Malls / A World Under the Ice // The Living on Earth Almanac / 1999 State of the World Report / The Ice Storm Revisited / Whales vs. Gulls / Killer Radio

January 8, 1999
Republican Environmental Roundtable / Old Oil Still Haunts: Exxon Valdez Revisited / LOE Garden Spot: Holiday Leftovers // The Living on Earth Almanac / Nuclear Shutdown: Vermont Yankee Next? / Listener Letters / Earth Odyssey Q&A: Mark Hertsgaard / Obituary: "Iron Eyes" Cody

January 1, 1999
Grizzly Politics / LOE Garden Spot on Winter Seed Starting / Toboggan Delight // The Living on Earth Almanac / An Afternoon with Pete Seeger


 

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