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the Farley Mowatt,
lead ship of the Sea
Shepherd Conservation Society)
about his efforts to save whales in the Antarctic Ocean, which this
week brought new levels of direct confrontation as ships collide
in their efforts to command the future of the whale.
continues its quest for whale meat, which is forcing ever
increasing confrontations between those who wish to enforce the
global bans on certain whale hunters, and those who continue their
quest. This week sees direct confrontation between the two sides.
Today we talk with Captain Paul Watson whose boat, the Farley
Mowat has already sideswiped a whaling vessel in direct action to
prevent more loss of life to whales. He talks from the Farley
Mowat by satellite phone from his ship while pursuing the illegal
winter, and that brings the unique opportunities and challenges of
hiking, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing in the northern states.
We talk with Seth Levy of American Hiking Society about heading onto
the trails this winter.
Mountain Blue Butterfly
Employees for Environmental Responsibility
Sand Mountain Blue Butterfly lives exclusively on 1,000 acres
bordering the 5,000 acre Sand Mountain Dunes which is becoming an
increasingly popular site for off-road vehicles.
to keep the riders on the dunes and away from the surrounding
Kearney Buckwheat, upon which the Sand Mountain Blues depend, is
pursuing a legal confrontation to force the government to
apply the regulations designed to protect endangered species.