1) Peter Berle discusses the environmental impact of Mitsubishi Salt Work Plants in Mexico with Mario Aguilar, Minister of the Environment (Mexico), Jacob Scherr of the Natural Resources Defense Council and James Brumm, representative with Mitsubishi. 2) Steven Westcott discusses the renewal of offshore oil leases in California with Mary Nichols, secretary for California's Resources Agency. 3) Listener Comments. 4) Peter Berle discusses elk in the Ozark Mountains. 5) Peter Berle discusses ?eco-tourism? with Megan Epler Wood of Epler International, Kurt Kutay of Wildland Adventures and Ray Rodney of Wilderness Travel. 6) Steven Westcott discusses Henry David Thoreau's Wild Fruits with Thoreau scholar, Bradley Dean.
1.) Host Peter Berle talks with Paul Pritchard of the National Parks and Conservation Association about new legislation in Congress that will effect over 60 parks. 2.) Thomas Lalley talks with Matt Jacobson of the Green Mountain Watch about a controversy involving the timber industry and the Lamb Brook area in Vermont. 3.) Berle talks with Dan Jensen, a biology professor from the University of Pennsylvania, about bioprospecting or looking for plants for pharmaceutical and chemical purposes. 4.) In the segment Earth Calendar, Berle talks with Jeff Obrecht of the Wyoming Fish and Game Department, about the elks' mating season.