Meet the Planet: June 23rd, 2007
On today's show: Dr. Paul Blanc talks about the hazards of manganese additives in gasoline. Canada’s Boreal Forest is in danger of deforestation and Sophia Rabliauskas is working to protect it. She talks with Jenny Griffin about the issue of traditional territories and deforestation. Dan Imhoff joins the show to talk about what the Farm Bill is and why people should be concerned about what the Farm Bill subsidizes. Jill Robinson, founder of Animals Asia, talks about bear farming in China and Vietnam, rescuing bears from these conditions and how bear bile can be replaced by synthetics.