Environmentalists have their work cut out for them these days, as they struggle to confront threats like global warming, mass species extinction, and human population growth. In the current issue of High Country News, Ben Goldfarb writes about a tool that could help make environmental protection more attractive, even to businesses already responsible for environmental damage. Nelson Harvey spoke with Goldfarb about this idea for the latest edition of Sounds of the High Country, KDNK’s collaboration with High Country News. You can read Ben Goldfarb’s High Country News article on ecosystem services at HCN.org, and find past editions of Sounds of the High Country at KDNK.org.
On Sunday January 25, KDNK News and KGNU in Boulder hosted a statewide call-in show about the Colorado Water Plan. Guests included James Eklund, director of the Colorado Water Conservation Board, who oversees the plan. A caller asked him how the plan deals with residential conservation methods, such as rain barrels and grey water, which is waste water from kitchen and bathroom sinks, showers, and washing machines. Eklund responds in this excerpt from the show. Tune in this week for a special re-broadcast of the entire show on Tuesday and Thursday, January 27 and 29, at 4:30 pm.
With all the arguments in the media about immigration reform, voices of real people get lost. In this feature produced by Laurel Henderson and January Jones, we hear perspectives from two local young women in their own words.
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