environment

January 7, 2016

Analyzing The Armed Occupation Of Oregon’s Malheur National Wildlife Refuge

January 6, 2016 - Segment 1 - We begin the show with a look at the armed occupation of Oregon's Malheur National Wildlife Refuge. Joining us will be Margaret Corvid, New Statesman blogger and a contributing editor of the New Left Wing Quarterly, Salvage; Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, activist and author of "An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States"; and Edward Wyckoff Williams, television producer and writer living in New York City.
April 2, 2015
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Sound Bites: Young Farmers In Baltimore City On Why They Farm & Their Communities | Finding The Best Matzoh Ball Soup

March 31, 2015 - Segment 2 - In a rebroadcast of Sound Bites, we host a panel of young farmers in Baltimore City, and hear about the best matzoh ball soup in Baltimore.
March 11, 2015
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Sound Bites: Fracking | Phosphorous Management Tool | African Fried Rice

March 10, 2015 - Segment 3 - In our latest installment of Sound Bites, we talk about fracking, the phosphorus management tool, and hear a recipe of for African fried rice from Michael Twitty.
January 27, 2015
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Sound Bites: Governor Hogan’s Environmental Policies | Carole Morrison’s Expanding Vision For Agriculture On Delmarva

January 27, 2015 - Segment 4 - In this episode of Sound Bites, we examine changes in Maryland's environmental and agricultural policy under new Governor Larry Hogan. Then, we're joined by poultry farmer Carole Morison, who joins us to talk about the expansion of her farm and crowd sourcing campaign.
January 2, 2015
animals

Sound Bites: Doctors Concerned About Antibiotic Use On Healthy Animals | Maryland Poultry Farms Fined Over Pollution | Visit To Hidden Harvest Farm in Baltimore

December 30, 2014 - Segment 2 - In an archive edition of Sound Bites, we discuss antibiotic use among healthy animals, the fining of Maryland poultry farms over pollution, and we visit Hidden Harvest Farm in Baltimore.
December 22, 2014
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Lead-Up to the Annapolis Summit: Environmental Issues

December 22, 2014 - Segment 3 - It's time for another installment of our Lead-Up to the Annapolis Summit series! We look at issues concerning the Environment that will be addressed in the General Assembly.
December 2, 2014
fracking

Sound Bites: Maryland Environmental & Agricultural Policy — What Is Governor O’Malley’s Legacy?

December 2, 2014 - Segment 3 - In the latest installment of Sound Bites, our series about our food and our world, we host a Maryland Environmental and Agricultural Policy Roundtable on fracking and phosphorous management.
November 21, 2014
A body camera from Taser is seen during a press conference at City Hall September 24, 2014 in Washington, DC. The Washington, DC Metropolitan Police Department is embarking on a six- month pilot program where 250 body cameras will be used by officers. AFP PHOTO/Brendan SMIALOWSKI (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Baltimore News Roundup: Plastic Bags Banned, Council Passes Body Cameras, State of Baltimore City Schools

November 19, 2014 - Segment 3 - We host a Baltimore News Roundtable discussion on the plastic bag ban, body cameras, and school closings with Dr. John Bullock, Adam Jackson, and Catalina Byrd.
November 14, 2014
Matt Soldano, who started Southtown Farms

Sound Bites: Veteran Farmers | Effect Of Larry Hogan’s Election On Maryland Environmental & Ag Policy

November 11, 2014 - Segment 3 - On our Veterans Day edition of Sound Bites we begin the hour by talking to veterans who have embraced farming after returning home from war. Then, we close out Sound Bites by looking at last week's election results and the potential effect on Maryland's environmental and agricultural policy.
June 6, 2014
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The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History

June 6, 2014 - Segment 5 - We talk about the The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History, an educational and eye-opening book by Elizabeth Kolbert, who has been a staff writer at The New Yorker since 1999.
May 14, 2014
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Climate Change: A Conversation With Activists And Journalists

May 14, 2014 - Segment 5 - We turn our attention to Climate Change, with guests: Daphne Wysham, Fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies, where she directs the Sustainable Energy & Economy Network and the Genuine Progress Project; Rev. Meredith Moise, Ordained Minister, writer, community activist and teacher, who currently works at a clean energy non-profit that organizes communities in Baltimore to purchase clean energy collectively; and Julia Kumari Drapkin, Lead Producer foriSeeChange at KVNF, a public media experiment in community environmental science reporting.
May 12, 2014
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Local And State Roundtable: Gubernatorial Debate, Plastic Bags, And Prayer At County Council Meetings

May 12, 2014 - Segment 3 - We host a local and state news roundtable. Our panel discusses last week's Democratic gubernatorial debate; the tax on plastic shopping bags; and Carroll County's decision on prayer in county meetings.