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Global Politics

Farming and famine in Nigeria

A generation ago, the African nation of Nigeria launched a plan to embrace modern farming. Today the country is more dependent than ever on imported food. To find out what went wrong reporter David Hecht travels to a village he first visited in the 1980s.

Conflict & Justice

Badger battle in Wales

A long legal battle wrapped up this week in Wales. It is a case that involves farmers, wildlife campaigners ? and badgers. Anchor Marco Werman gets the story from Jack Reedy, the press officer for The Badger Trust.

Global Politics

China's dirty water problem

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Dr. Peter Gleick about China's massive water pollution problems. The Chinese government reported this week that levels of common water pollutants were twice as high as they had previously thought.