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Science, Tech & Environment

Raising Bangladesh

Some of the countries most at risk from climate change are low-lying nations. And chief among them is the South Asian country of Bangladesh. Bangladesh is experimenting with floods to prevent floods. Daniel Grossman has our story on PRI's The World.

Global Politics

Death-defying winter sport

Thousands of miles from the Olympics on the streets of Ukraine's capital, there's another, death-defying winter sport taking place. Walking down a Kiev sidewalk these days is like buying a lottery ticket to the hospital. Brigid McCarthy reports from Kiev.

Lifestyle & Belief

Canadian highway

Drifting snow and white out conditions caused havoc yesterday on Highway 402. Hundreds of motorists were stranded there in a nasty snowstorm. Some had to be rescued by military helicopters and four wheel drive vehicles. Where would you find Highway 402?

Science, Tech & Environment

Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz, we asked you to identify the region where the Volga and Oka rivers converge. It's one of the Russian regions that have been hit by wildfires. The answer is Niznhy Novgorod.

Science, Tech & Environment

Cities and Rising Waters

The flooding New York City experienced from Sandy could become a more common occurrence as climate change causes sea levels to rise. The World's Rhitu Chatterjee explores how coastal cities in other countries are protecting themselves from inundation.