Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

Chronologically Gifted: Sea Shepherd's Captain Paul Watson on Activism

Sea Shepherd Conservation Society's founder, president, and executive director Captain Paul Watson's philosophy on activism is summed up by this comment: "Each and every one of us has the ability to change the world for the better. All we have to do is harness our own abilities and our talents to our passion, and with courage and imagination we can change the world."

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On the next Thursday Night Talk, join Brenda Starr and guest Doc Stull for their annual sports talk revue: 

Joe DiMaggio's “streak”, the discus thrower, sportswriters & announcers, politics, art and jazz.  Your calls are welcome, July 27 beginning at 7.707-826-4805

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Humboldt State University is becoming a tobacco free campus. 


Food For Thought

On this week's Food For Thought, Miguel Uribe continues his discussion with Jennifer Bell about food sovereignty, culture and resilience in the highlands of Michoacan, Mexico.


Big wave surfers are in a class of their own. But Geologist Lori Dengler encourages sticking with giant waves generated by big storms. On this segment of Shaky Ground, Lori shares some of the science behind the nature of the utterly unrideable tsunami.


  Dr. Ellen Oxfeld, professor of anthropology at Middlebury College in Vermont has spent a significant amount of time in rural China in a small village she has named “Moonshadow Pond”  located in Meixian, Guangdong Province, southeast China.  Ellen emphasizes that while many have studied China’s recent rise as an economic power, China itself does not exist solely in the economic realm.

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Sea Shepherd Conservation Society's founder, president, and executive director Captain Paul Watson's philosophy on activism is summed up by this comment:  "Each and every one of us has the ability to change the world for the better.  All we have to do is harness our own abilities and our talents to our passion, and with courage and imagination we can change the world." 

Get Involved in Eel River Dam Removal

Jul 20, 2017

"More recent research has shown that there were evolutionary events millions of years ago that caused this divergence. They were random events and they're not, as you might imagine, likely to happen again in any reasonable time scale. Once those fish are gone, their genotype is gone". Samatha Kannry talks about pre-mature migrating fish like spring chinook and summer steelhead, how their genetic variance evolved, and why they are more vulnerable to human induced changes to habitat than their later-run cousins.

Now is your chance to get involved in Eel River dam removal. Join host Alicia Hamann, Administrative Director for Friends of the Eel River and guests Scott Greacen, and Samatha Kannry, to learn about the Eel River dams' impact to native fish. Click here to submit comments to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission by August 4.


On this episode of Thursday Night Talk: The Race Beat host Lorna Bryant discussed cultural appropriation vs. cultural appreciation. The discussion centered around how it's defined and, once identified, how to move to cultural sensitivity and humility - by all people. 


https://www.caculturaldistricts.org/eureka

How did a section of Eureka earn designation as a 'California Arts Council cultural district'? "You have this concentration of energy and vitality," California Arts Council chair Donn K. Harris tells Wendy Butler.  

Keeping Conflicts out of the Courts

Jul 18, 2017

  KHSU Magazine talked with Jim Steinberg from Humboldt Mediations Services, a nonprofit organization of trained volunteer community mediators. HMS provides conflict resolution services for disputes of all kinds, including divorce and separation, child custody, family conflict, workplace or business conflict, property conflict, and tenant-landlord conflict.


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OPB's Kaylee Domzalski, in association with the University of Oregon's Northwest Stories, interviewed Ken Burns and Lynn Novick about their documentary on the Vietnam War. This is the first of two videos.

Kaylee Domzalski: I'm going to just jump right in. My first question is on generations. The group that I'm a part of grew up a generation and a half removed from the war. So how do you get my generation to care about and to be curious about a war that we didn't grow up with?

The state of Oregon may be able to wring money out of its liquor and insurance businesses to help pay down the state’s big public pension debt.

That was one big take-away from the first meeting of a task force set up by Oregon Gov. Kate Brown. She wants the members to figure out how the state can raise $5 billion to help pay down the Public Employee Retirement System’s $22 billion debt.

2 Portland Police Chief Candidate Finalists Identified

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Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler will conduct in-person interviews this week with four finalists for the city's chief of police position.

Two of the candidates have asked not to be named. The other two did not request confidentiality.

They are Portland’s current police chief, Mike Marshman, and Larry Scirotto, an assistant police chief with the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police.

Marshman was promoted to chief in June 2016 after his predecessor, Larry O’Dea, resigned.

The mountain goats at Olympic National Park in Washington have worn out their their welcome and park officials are moving ahead with plans to get rid of them.

On Monday the National Park Service released a mountain goat management plan, laying out three methods of dealing with the population, which park officials say not only is damaging the environment but is dangerous to people.

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