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Roundup And Other Threats To The Monarch Butterfly

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 28, 2014

THURSDAY: We'll talk to the Portland-based Xerces society, which is asking the federal government to list the Monarch butterfly as a threatened species. 

New Recommendations For Cesarean Section Births

OPB | Broadcast: April 23, 2014

WEDNESDAY: Cesarean sections make up about a third of all births in this country — the highest rate in decades. What was your C-section like?

Lamprey Returning To Spawn

OPB | Broadcast: June 17, 2013

It's the time of year when lamprey are working their way back up the Columbia and Willamette Rivers to spawn. We'll get some background on the little-understood fish.

Culture Club

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 14, 2012

Our weekly conversation about some of the most talked about stories of the week.

The Dam Difference for Fish

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 10, 2008

What does a new study say about the effect of dams on fish?

Playing God?

OPB | Broadcast: June 18, 2008

When is it alright to kill one animal to save another?

Spotty Recovery

OPB | Broadcast: June 2, 2008

What are the implications of a newly discovered threat to spotted owls?

Salmon Shutdown?

OPB | Broadcast: March 17, 2008

Will there be any salmon fishing at the coast this year?