Worldview 7.9.12

July 9, 2012

Worldview

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Yum! Mushroom Mealworm Medley.

Expectations were high one year ago when South Sudan gained independence. Many believe the fledgling country has failed to live up to expectations.  Chicagoan Kenneth Elisapana is originally from South Sudan. He’s currently in Juba and explains what's behind the recent violence.

Then, raising animals, especially cattle, to fulfill human demand for meat, is costly both financially and environmentally. For our EcoMyths segment we discuss why eating bugs is good for you and the planet.