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Ecological death activists are encouraging “green burials"

Photo courtesy Buck Benson
Photo courtesy Buck Benson

For many of us, it’s hard to talk about or even think about our own death or that of a loved one. But a group of people, known as ecological death activists, are suggesting that we think about more environmentally sound approaches to traditional burials.

Nick Mac Murray, a doctoral candidate in sociology at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, joined the Roadhouse to tell us more.