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Science, Tech & Environment

Rename that fish!

Catfish farmers use Asian Carp to control algae. Some escaped, posing such a threat that the White House had an 'Asian Carp Summit'. One solution to deal with the carp population is to eat them, but, Alex Gallafent reports, the current name doesn't sell.

Science, Tech & Environment

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.

Global Politics

Israeli growers on strike

Many farms rely on foreigners to do back-breaking, low-paying jobs. In Israel, that means importing farm workers from Thailand but the Israeli government now limits the number of guest workers. Israeli growers are protesting. Matthew Bell reports.