"The Shrinking Jungle" on Friday's Access Utah

Apr 12, 2013

Today on the program we hear from former state archeologists Kevin Jones about his new book "The Shrinking Jungle." In his book, he takes us on a journey with the Ache of Paraguay, one of the last hunter-gatherer groups to come into contact with the western world. His story is a fictional tale based on experience with the Ache' and their efforts to save the gradually diminishing rainforest.

In the second half of the program, Science Questions presents a profile of the latest diet craze, the Paleo Diet, with the founder Loren Cordain, and a leading scientists who is not yet sold on the new trend.