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Walk on the Wild Side

Walk on the Wild Side

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Take a "Walk on the Wild Side" with Dutch photographer Jouko van Der Kruijssen as he captures images...
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Independence Day

Independence Day

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Have you ever come across a sick or injured bird and not known what to do? Since the 1970’s, The Bir...
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The Center for Environmental Reporting

The Center for Environmental Reporting

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NorCal Public Media has made a commitment to cover the environmental issues that impact our lives an...
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Are Gray Whales the Canary in the Climate Coal Mine?

Are Gray Whales the Canary in the Climate Coal Mine?

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NorCal Public Media explores the mystery of Gray Whales washing up on California beaches. Locals and...
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Bay Area Bountiful: Watersheds

Bay Area Bountiful: Watersheds

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On this edition of Bay Area Bountiful, we explore watersheds. First we’ll discover the science of wa...
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Bay Area Bountiful

Bay Area Bountiful

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Cultivate. Celebrate. Connect. The San Francisco Bay Area enjoys an incredible bounty of resources—b...

Bay Area Bountiful: Transportation

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Explore transportation options to protect the environment. A unique food distribution trucking compa...

The Earth Laughs in Flowers

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The farmers at Coyote Family Farm are among a new generation who see farming as a combination of spi...
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Sonoma Ecology Center

Sonoma Ecology Center

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The Sonoma Ecology Center is committed to improving the ecological health of our region’s wild space...
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Friends of the Petaluma River

Friends of the Petaluma River

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Friends of the Petaluma River improve watershed stewardship through public events and hands-on youth...
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Daily Acts

Daily Acts

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Daily Acts helps people live more sustainably by reclaiming the power of daily actions through smart...
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Lexicon of Sustainability - Water

Lexicon of Sustainability - Water

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Agriculture depends on water, but in many parts of the world water is a scarce resource. Effectively...

Environmental News

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    September 06, 2019

    Study Shows Climate Change Could Threaten Oyster Habitat

    Research from the University of California at Davis published last month shows that climate change could dramatically shrink oyster habitat. KRCB’s Adia White visited Hog Island Oyster Company on Tomales Bay to find out how this will affect local businesses. (Sorting oysters at ahead of the…
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    August 29, 2019

    Controlled Burns Could Help Prevent California's Megafires

    Over the past two years, California has been devastated by the worst wildfires in its history. As those fires continue to grow in frequency and intensity, the state has begun to fight fire with fire. Felicity Barringer, editor and lead writer at the Bill Lane Center for the American West talked…
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    July 29, 2019

    Gray Whale Mystery

    Are Gray Whales the Canary in the Climate Coal Mine? WATCH VIDEO. NorCal Public Media explores the mystery of Gray Whales washing up on California beaches. Locals and tourists marvel at the yearly northward migration of the Gray Whales, which occurs every spring. But 2019 has been a year that has…
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    June 27, 2019

    Experts Showcase Fire Resistant Building Materials

    As we head into summer, homeowners are looking for ways to protect their properties from wildfire. KRCB's Adia White attended an event at the Santa Rosa Junior College Training Center hosted by the Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety. The highlight of the event was a demonstration burn…
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    June 12, 2019

    Why Food Reformers Have Mixed Feelings About Eco-Labels

    Dan Charles June 12, 2019 Hear this Morning Edition Story Take a walk through the grocery story; the packages are talking to you, proclaiming their moral virtue, appealing to your ideals: organic, cage-free, fair trade. When I dug into the world of eco-labels recently, I was surprised to find that…
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    June 08, 2019

    Living Downstream: The Klamath Water Wars

    This is the story of a 15-year conflict over what would be the biggest dam removal ever, a modern cowboys and Indians tale that shows how victories for Native American rights still come with fits of racism and armed conflict, and how rural folks learned to make peace (and collaborate on an…
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    Against All Odds, Paradise Students Graduate on Home Campus

    Around two hundred graduates walked across the Paradise High football field on Thursday night. They were all smiles and laughter, proving that the…
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    Jun 04, 2019

    Grist Finds Link Between Pollution and Infant Death in San Bernardino

    The online shopping economy appears to be having a deadly impact on children’s health in San Bernardino County. A new investigation by Grist Magazine…
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    May 30, 2019

    Citizen Input Sought for Santa Rosa's Future

    In 2009, Santa Rosa created a state-mandated plan that looked ahead to the year 2035. The plan made certain assumptions, and was created to optimize…
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    May 29, 2019

    Sonoma County Inspects Rural Properties for Fire Safety

    Sonoma County is inspecting homes and properties to make sure that owners have cleared weeds and cut overgrown grass on their lots. This is the first…
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    May 24, 2019

    KRCB TV Highlights the Wine Industry’s Unsung Heroes

    From the history of the region to the people behind the scenes, there are many untold stories about winemaking in the North Bay. In the Independent…
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    May 23, 2019

    Local Activists Bring Green New Deal Principles to Sonoma

    Environmental activists and concerned community members rallied at a town hall last week to discuss options for confronting climate change. The event…
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    May 15, 2019

    Hope for Sonoma's Coast; Other Calif. Areas Under Siege

    On May 15, Sonoma County residents concerned about climate change and the economy will get together in Santa Rosa to talk about the Green New Deal.…
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    May 14, 2019

    Sonoma County Activists Address Climate Change at Town Hall

    Local environmental activists are coming together for a town hall tonight to discuss options for confronting climate change. The event is hosted by…
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    Apr 29, 2019

    FEMA Hosts Disaster Preparedness Symposium in Santa Rosa

    According to FEMA, the City of Santa Rosa has rebuilt quickly compared with other cities hit by major disasters. FEMA held its emergency preparedness…
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    Apr 11, 2019

    Fishermen Cautiously Optimistic About Salmon Season Forecast

    It won’t be long until we start seeing our local Sonoma coast salmon at the supermarkets. Scientists and officials are deciding when to open the…
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    Mar 27, 2019

    Guerneville Businesses Work to Reopen A Month After Flood

    It’s been nearly a month since Guerneville and other towns along the Russian River endured the most severe flooding in over a decade. The County of…
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    Mar 19, 2019

    Living Downstream Preview: Birth of Environmental Justice

    Our current episode of Living Downstream: The Environmental Justice Podcast brings together a pair of storytellers. Jereann King Johnson was a…

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