8:44am

Thu September 26, 2013
Health, Science, Environment

Today on Your Call: How does understanding the shipping industry change the way you see the world?

On the next Your Call, we'll speak with author and reporter Rose George about her recent book "Ninety Percent of Everything: Inside shipping, the invisible industry that puts clothes on your back, gas in your car, and food on your plate." What do you want to know about the industry that has so much effect on our lives, but remains hidden? Join the conversation at 10 and call in with your questions on the next Your Call, with Matt Martin, and you.

Guests:

Rose George, author and journalist.

Web Resources:

  "Ninety Percent of Everything" by Rose George.

New Yorker: How to Fight Pirates.

Wired: California Shipping Lanes Moved in Attempt to Avoid Killing Whales

The Seamen's Church Institute

Seafarers International Union

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