Posts Tagged ‘environment’

April 22, 1970 Earth Day

Each year, Earth Day—April 22—marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. On April 22,1970, twenty million Americans took to the streets, parks, and auditoriums to demonstrate for a healthy, sustainable environment in massive coast-to-coast rallies. Thousands of colleges and universities organized protests against the destruction of the environment. Groups…

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March 28, 1979- Three-Mile Island Meltdownl

On March 28, 1979 a portion of the core melted in the second reactor at the Three-Mile Island nuclear power plant. In the months following the accident, Americans staged numerous anti-nuclear demonstrations across the country. The public was told there was no need to evacuate anyone from the area. Even though Pennsylvania Governor Richard Thornburgh…

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Seneca Falls Environmental Action Committee

On the second half of our show we are joined by  Dr. Allison Stokes.  She one of the leaders of the Seneca Falls Environmental Action Committee, and is here to tell us about their nine years of success and struggles of environmental activists and town board members  — in passing a local law to close…

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2014-08-26 – Eco-Defense Radio w/ Corrine Morton

News on the topic of environment and ecology, followed by guest interview with Corrine Morton––educator and animal advocate–specifically elephants. She shares her perspective of circuses and animals used for entertainment. Click here to stream audio! This week is the New Moon, a time of renewal and reflection. As the moon cycles each month, the gravitational…

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