environmentalism http://kcur.org en Passionate Sustainability Advocate Vandana Shiva Visits Kansas City http://kcur.org/post/passionate-sustainability-advocate-vandana-shiva-visits-kansas-city <p>Dr. Vandana Shiva sees issues of diversity playing out in our societies as well as in our grocery stores and on our dinner plates. <em>Central Standard</em> visits with this prolific author and global environmental activist about her unique blend of science and philosophy in which feminism, economic theory, quantum physics and agricultural history combine to create a compelling world view.</p><p>Dr. Shiva stops by the studio to explain her perspective and to tell her personal story.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:04:17 +0000 Gina Kaufmann, Matthew Long-Middleton & Christie Garton 54339 at http://kcur.org Passionate Sustainability Advocate Vandana Shiva Visits Kansas City Building A Sustainable Community http://kcur.org/post/building-sustainable-community <p>It's a lesson in energy conservation and resource sustainability for anyone and everyone.</p><p>First up on Wednesday’s <em><a href="http://kcur.org/programs/central-standard" target="_blank">Central Standard</a>,</em> we'll discuss some local efforts to help the environment. Plus, hear some tips and tricks for incorporating green habits into our daily lives. Wed, 10 Oct 2012 14:12:20 +0000 Tomeka Weatherspoon & Jabulani Leffall 25737 at http://kcur.org Building A Sustainable Community The Man Who Planted Trees http://kcur.org/post/man-who-planted-trees <p>Once upon a time, among the iconic scenes of the West were mountains covered with green, fragrant pine trees.&nbsp; Nowadays, you&rsquo;re more likely to see entire forests of&nbsp; brown.&nbsp;&nbsp; That&rsquo;s because<strong> since 1997 more than 41.7 million acres have suffered partial or total death of conifer trees</strong>. Mon, 25 Jun 2012 22:24:41 +0000 Stephen Steigman, Steve Kraske & Danie Alexander 19987 at http://kcur.org The Man Who Planted Trees