Archives for WERU History

Notes from the Electronic Cottage 8/14/08

Producer/Host: Jim Campbell

As part of WERU’s 20 years in 20 days celebration, we return to October of 2003 for an edition on GPS, or Global Positioning Systems, which were just beginning to gain broad adoption at the consumer level. GPS is a great tool, but like all technology, it has its positive and negative applications. We look at few of them today since the issues raised in 2003 are still alive today.

Weekend Voices 8/09/08 “Hear Again”

Producer/Host: Jim Campbell
TOPIC: Rebroadcast of two environmental programs from 1998: Environmental Notebook and A Wildlife Journal (as part of WERU’s 20th Anniversary “Hear Again” series)

Why may boycotts of rainforest wood products be counterproductive?  What are some other economic appraoches to helping to preserve rainforests?  What benefits do spiders have ecologically?

Professor Richard Jagels, Univesity of Maine
Dr. Daniel Jennings (retired) U.S. Forest Servcie
Cynthia Jennings, Orono Public Library
Laurie Rose, Orono Public Library