Some say eating insects could save the planet, as we face the potential for global food and protein shortages. It's a common practice in many parts of the world, but what would it take to make bugs more appetizing to the masses here in the U.S.? Does it even make sense to try? A look at the arguments for and against the practice known as entomophagy, and the cultural and environmental issues involved.
Listeners are invited to join the discussion about a novel based on the odyssey of a “Sudanese Lost Boy” from his village in Southern Sudan to temporary shelter in Ethiopia to a vast refugee camp in Kenya and finally to Atlanta.
- Abraham Awolich co-director of the New Sudan Education Initiative (NESEI)
- Kenneth Bacon president of Refugees International
- Gary Krist prize-winning novelist and historian.
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