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Science, Tech & Environment

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Mount Ngyirogongo just outside the city of Goma in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The BBC's Mark Doyle tells anchor Marco Werman about the active volcano that does not seem to disrupt air traffic.

Global Politics

Lessons from global oil spills

Oil continues to spew into the Gulf. Oil spills are a global phenomenon. We may be able to learn from previous spills and from the efforts to clean them up. Marco Werman talks with Jay Holcomb of the International Bird Rescue Research Center.

Global Politics

Russia battles devastating fires

Russia is enduring its most severe heat wave on record. The scorching temperatures have set off hundreds of ravaging wild fires. In the last 24 hours firefighters have put out nearly 300. More are flaring up. Reporter Jessica Golloher reports from Moscow.