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Deadly Mosquitoes - Kenya's Battle Against Malaria (Episode #443)

KQED World: Sat, Nov 24, 2012 -- 6:00 AM

Malaria is a growing problem in the Kenyan highlands. Because the nights are getting warmer and rain more frequent, mosquitoes that carry the disease are multiplying rapidly. Aid agencies and NGOs have joined forces with the World Health Organization to focus on prevention. The Kenyan NGO Alliance Against Malaria distributes free mosquito nets and uses rap music to teach children about the disease.

Africa's Rising Middle Class (Episode #445)

KQED World: Sat, Nov 17, 2012 -- 6:00 AM

For several years, Kenya's economy has enjoyed a sound growth rate. Although 60% of the country's population still lives in poverty, the middle class is growing. Richard Kimani is an entrepreneur who got his start as a distributor of mineral water. Meanwhile, he has also become a successful juice producer who has nearly 360 Kenyan farmers under contract. Much of their mango harvest used to rot and go to waste - but now Kimani turns their fruit into juicy profits.

Polluting Machines on the High Seas - Super Cruise Ships (Episode #444)

KQED World: Sat, Nov 10, 2012 -- 6:00 AM

Polluting the Oceans - Cruise Ships' Environmental Footprint. The cruise ship industry comes in for heavy criticism for its poor environmental record. Environmental groups accuse the sector of polluting the seas, with luxury liners disposing of their waste in the ocean and emitting huge amounts of CO2. According to the World Wide Fund for Nature, cruise ships' wastewater disposal practices are creating marine dead zones. But passenger numbers are climbing - last year, 20 million holidaymakers booked a cruise.

Deadly Mosquitoes - Kenya's Battle Against Malaria (Episode #443)

KQED World: Sat, Nov 3, 2012 -- 6:00 AM

Malaria is a growing problem in the Kenyan highlands. Because the nights are getting warmer and rain more frequent, mosquitoes that carry the disease are multiplying rapidly. Aid agencies and NGOs have joined forces with the World Health Organization to focus on prevention. The Kenyan NGO Alliance Against Malaria distributes free mosquito nets and uses rap music to teach children about the disease.

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    • DT9s: Sutro Tower testing, early Tues 4/22 1am-5am

      (DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3) KQED (and 3 other local Bay Area stations) will be doing full-load testing on new equipment at Sutro Tower early Tues 4/22 between 1am & 5am. If all goes as planned the KQED transmitter will go off twice during the early part of this period for between 15 and 30 seconds each […]

    • KQED DT9 planned, very short outages, Tues 4/15 (& possibly Wed 4/16)

      (DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3) KQED DT9′s Over the Air (OTA) signal from Sutro Tower will experience a few extremely brief outages on Tuesday 4/15 between 10am and 5pm (and possibly on Wed 4/16 if the work cannot be completed in 1 day). Each outage should be measurable in seconds (not minutes). This work will not affect […]

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      (DT 25.1, 25.2, 25.3) At some point between 5am and 6am early Tuesday 4/15, KQET’s signal from the transmitter on Fremont Peak northeast of Monterey will shut down for a short period of time to allow AT&T to do work on our fiber interface. The outage should be relatively short, but its precise start time […]

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