Chiquita Landfill Dump

Joshua Tree National Park

Are we loving our state and national parks to death? The popularity of the Joshua Tree National Park is bringing stress and damage to this beautiful area. Nic Cha Kim talks to rangers, residents, and visitors about the constant balancing act between preserving and enjoying our beautiful park lands.

(Source Image: Alan Eng, some rights reserved) 

Featuring Interviews With:

  • David Smith, Joshua Tree National Park
  • Danielle Segura, Mojave Desert Land Trust
  • Chad Riggin, Joshua Tree National Park

Upcoming Airdates

Environmental Justice

Exploring environmental justice with a dive into lead-contaminated communities; the effects of the Chiquita Canyon Landfill; and an interview with an African-American environmental leader.

 

  • 2017-07-29T05:30:00-07:00
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  • 2017-07-30T11:30:00-07:00
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  • 2017-08-15T13:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-08-17T14:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-08-19T05:30:00-07:00
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  • 2017-08-20T11:30:00-07:00
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Balancing Act

In this episode, "Joshua Tree National Park" -- Are we loving our parks to death? The popularity of Joshua Tree area is bringing stress and damage to this beautiful park. "Frozen Garden" -- Can endangered plants be saved by freezing them? Can they survive super cold temperatures? Scientists at Huntington Gardens are hopeful. "Eco-Village Living" -- Can you live in harmony with nature in the middle of the city? A communal village in the middle of Koreatown has stood the test of time.

Source Image:  Alan Eng, some rights reserved

  • 2017-08-01T13:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-08-03T14:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-08-05T05:30:00-07:00
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  • 2017-08-06T11:30:00-07:00
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On The Cutting Edge

A look into cutting-edge environmental practices at a farm where soil is king; a visit to an incubator for green business entrepreneurs; and a hopeful discussion with a climate scientist.

  • 2017-08-08T13:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-08-10T14:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-08-12T05:30:00-07:00
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  • 2017-08-13T11:30:00-07:00
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Can L.A. County End Homelessness?

L.A. County voters approved a sales tax hike to fund services for the homeless. Can homelessness be solved? How will the money be spent? What are the real solutions to this crisis?

  • 2017-08-22T13:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-08-24T14:00:00-07:00
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  • 2017-08-26T05:30:00-07:00
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  • 2017-08-27T11:30:00-07:00
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