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Eight Finger Eddie

Eddie was an 85 year-old American who made his life in Goa, India.He arrived there in 1965 and helped pioneer a quiet brand of drop out spiritualism among Westerners. Eight Finger Eddie died recently. The World's Alex Gallafent reports.

Global Politics

Biodiversity as natural capital

One fifth of animal and plant species are threatened by extinction, a global study warns, but conservation efforts have pulled some back from the brink. Host Lisa Mullins talks with biologist Thomas Lovejoy about the economic value of biodiversity.

Science, Tech & Environment

Death of the Emperor

A wild creature shows up this time in the Geo Quiz. We're talking about a very large male deer, a stag. He is referred to as the Emperor and his domain, for the past 12 or so years, has been a national park in the southwest of England.

Global Politics

Indonesia's twin disasters

Twin natural disasters have hit Indonesia. Indonesia's most volatile volcano erupted in central Java. Also this week, a powerful earthquake off Sumatra island triggered a tsunami.We get the latest from the BBC's Karishma Vaswani.

Conflict & Justice

Tariq Aziz gets death penalty

A Baghdad judge has sentenced Tariq Aziz, Iran's foreign minister under Saddam Hussein, to death. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with New York Times correspondent John Burns, who spent time with Aziz before the invasion. Burns describes Aziz as a sycophant.

Conflict & Justice

US working with Afghan police

US forces in Afghanistan have been trying for some time to improve the performance of the local police forces. Progress has been erratic. Ben Gilbert was embedded with the 504th Military Police Battalion when he sent this report.