Northern California Public Media presents Living Downstream: The Environmental Justice Podcast, produced in association with the NPR One mobile app. Living Downstream explores environmental justice in communities from California to Indonesia and is hosted by NCPM News Director Steve Mencher. The podcast features some of the most experienced environmental reporters in the public radio system, as well as a handful of talented newcomers.
Civilian workers at Eglin AFB in Florida tested the defoliant Agent Orange during the Vietnam War. Many are now sick; some are dead. Part 1 of our story about this scandal uncovered startling secrets. In Part 2, Jon Kalish returns to Eglin to follow up.
Filetype: MP3 - Size: 64.28MB - Duration: 28:05 m (320 kbps 44100 Hz)
Members of California Indian tribes care very deeply about their land and its best uses. But if tribes are “unrecognized” by the Federal government, they may not have a seat at the table when crucial decisions are made about their ancestral homes.
Filetype: MP3 - Size: 48.24MB - Duration: 21:04 m (320 kbps 44100 Hz)
Warren County, N.C. is the birthplace of environmental justice, where hundreds were arrested in 1982 protesting a PCB dump. We share that history, and meet activists fighting for social and environmental justice today.
Filetype: MP3 - Size: 77.33MB - Duration: 33:47 m (320 kbps 44100 Hz)
The peat swamp forests of Borneo are the site of a failed agricultural experiment. As indigenous people lost their livelihood, carbon poured into the atmosphere. From the jungles of Indonesia, our first international edition.
Filetype: MP3 - Size: 74.3MB - Duration: 32:28 m (320 kbps 44100 Hz)
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