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Searching the ocean

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with John Fish of American Underwater Search and Survey about the challenges of an undersea search. Investigators have descended upon a stretch of the Atlantic Ocean where floating debris was found a day after an Air France airliner went missing with 228 passengers on board.

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Cyclone hits Australia

Our Geo Quiz comes straight out of the news this time: a massive cyclone is battering northeastern Australia. The storm is impacting a part of the state to the north of areas hit by massive flooding recently. What's the name of the Australian state?

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Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz we're looking for a country that's suffering from a scorching heatwave and its worst drought in over a century. The answer is Russia. Anchor Marco Werman speaks finds out more from Oleg Baldyrev with the BBC Russian Service in Moscow.

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In Sandy's wake, Scientists Explore Links Between Warming Arctic and Extreme Weather

Months before both this year's record Arctic ice melt and Hurricane Sandy, a climatologist identified changing weather patterns that suggest links between the two seemingly separate events. Sam Eaton reports from New Jersey. In the first of two special reports for The World and the PBS program NOVA, Sam Eaton reports from New Jersey.