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Global Politics

A DDT debate in Uganda

In Uganda, a government program to battle malaria using DDT has provoked a fierce backlash. Some fear the government is poisoning them. Yet many public health experts say the risks of DDT are far less than the risks of malaria. On PRI's The World.

Global Politics

Geo Quiz and answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the Ionian Sea. It's the site of a environmental battle over endangered loggerhead turtles. The BBC's Malcolm Brabant reports from the island of Zakynthos

Science, Tech & Environment

Geo answer

A technology company is testing so-called smart appliances that can be activated remotely to help conserve energy. The technology was tested in Toronto, the answer to today's Geo Quiz. We speak with Gaelle Lussiaa-Berdou, a reporter for Radio-Canada.

Arts, Culture & Media

Past oil spills

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Molly Murray, reporter for the News Journal in Wilmington, Delaware, about the oil that was spilled in the Atlantic during World War Two when German U-boats torpedoed U.S. oil tankers.

Global Politics

Top new stories of the week

Executives at BP got an earful this week on Capitol Hill. To discuss that and other major news headlines, anchor Katy Clark speaks with Matthew Bishop, of the Economist, and Sherwin Bryce-Pease ? UN correspondent for the SABC.