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The Environmental Toll of the Tuna Industry

Terry talks about tuna fishing and free trade with:
(1) Activist Sam LaBudde, of the Earth Island Institute. He went undercover on a tuna boat and video taped the slaughter of dolphins during tuna fishing. The tape was instrumental in starting the tuna boycott.
(2) Attorney, Josh Floum sued the Bush Administration to get it to enforce its law regarding dolphin-safe tuna fishing.
(3) Philippe Charat, President of the Tuna Association of Mexico. He responds to criticism that fishermen are killing dolphins while tuna fishing.


Other segments from the episode on June 4, 1991

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, June 4, 1991: Interview with Sam LaBudde, Josh Floum, and Philippe Charat; Interview with Mary Morris; Commentary on the Max Factor Museum of Beauty.


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