EcoNews Report: Moving toward Zero Waste

Zero Waste is a goal and a plan. Locally, Zero Waste Humboldt (ZWH) takes on challenges in progressing toward a Zero Waste future. Alec Howard, ZWH board member, discusses the Zero Waste Action Plan Draft, peddle powered composting, and how to live a zero waste lifestyle. Hosted by Delia Bense-Kang, MPA Coordinator for the Northcoast Environmental Center and Director of Humboldt Surfrider.

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You've got opinions. TNT has veteran campaign reporter Chuck Rogers. What's your take on Trump's first few weeks? 

Eric Kirk and Chuck Rogers discuss Executive Orders, Judicial nominees, and more. 


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  Her life was a dramatic roller-coaster of triumphant highs and devastating lows: the suicide of her husband, her feud with Johnny Carson, her estrangement from her daughter, her many plastic surgeries, her ferocious ambition and her massive insecurities. But Rivers’ career was also hugely significant in American cultural history, breaking down barriers for her gender and pushing the boundaries of truth-telling for women in public life.

In this segment of Sound Ecology, Naturalist Carol Vander Meer highlights blooming dune flora in the Humboldt Bay region, including the endangered wallflower.

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Food For Thought

San Francisco-based food and lifestyle writer, Karen Solomon, joins Jennifer Bell to discuss the joys of healthy eating, homecooking and canning.  

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Ruth Mountaingrove, lesbian-feminist poet, photographer, composer, publisher, musician, playwright, painter, and women’s land pioneer, died peacefully on December 18, 2016, at age 93, at Ida Emmerson Hospice House in Eureka , CA.

JoAnn Schuch

In his last months, JoAnn Shuch's father shared with her aspects of his life that he had never shared with anyone before.  She served as his last witness.  

Join us as we continue our exploration on losing a parent in later life. 

 


Wendy Butler speaks with Rae Robison and Megan Johnson of Plays In the Park's production of Eleemosynary. This benefit show features three generations of brilliant and troubled women whose complicated relationships have shaped each of them, even as they struggle to assert their own independence.  


Eel River: Jen Kalt / Darren Mireau - CalTrout.org

"Almost a century ago, the Eel River was celebrated as one of the best fly-fishing rivers in California, " says Scott Greacen, Director of Friends of the Eel River. As the FERC relicensing process begins for PG&E's Potter Valley dam, Darren Mierau, Regional Director of California Trout talks with Greacen about their new campaign to educate its members about the Eel River's potential. 

Linda Stansberry

Have you ever thought about creating a living around your passions? Linda Stansberry interviews the founder of a non-profit, a freelancer and an aspiring small business owner about the challenges and rewards of striking out on one's own.


Catholics for Choice is a pro-choice Catholic organization based in Washington, D.C. Formed in 1973, CFC states that its mission is “to serve as a voice for Catholics who believe that the Catholic tradition supports a woman’s moral and legal right to follow her conscience in matters of sexuality and reproductive health.”

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Consider this your semi-regular reminder that, well, space is pretty neat.

If you're in the southern hemisphere and you happen to look up Sunday morning — or, for everyone else, if you happen to have Internet access — you may have the chance to see an annular solar eclipse. Unlike a total solar eclipse, this one will leave just a sliver of sunlight shining at the rim of the moon's shadow as passes between Earth and the sun.

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Most comics have a look and style all their own: Captain America, throwing punches so dynamic, you can almost feel them land. The fanciful lines of the classic serial Little Nemo, in which the most everyday people and objects just barely obey the laws of physics. Or the stripped-down goth-scapes of Mike Mignola’s “Hellboy.” But every once in a while, you run across a comic whose visual style offers a little bit of everything.

When Lucille Horn was born in 1920, the odds of her managing to live out the year were long. A premature infant, Horn was just 2 pounds — small enough to be held in her father's hand. Her twin had died at birth, and at that point it looked for all the world as if she would soon, too.

Instead, with the help of an enterprising doctor and a rather odd sideshow at New York's Coney Island, Horn would go on to live another 96 years. She died on Feb. 11, according to Hungerford & Clark Funeral Home, nearly a century after nearly every expert told her parents she would.

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