The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization says insects will be a viable solution to food scarcity. Edible insects are picking up momentum in the United States and in countries like Thailand, where the edible cricket industry is already worth $30 million.
A doctor in the Netherlands has discovered that some people who suffer severe symptoms of Parkinson's disease can ride a bicycle with relative ease. Marco Werman spoke with Dr. Bastiaan Bloem of the Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center in Nijmegen.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Thijs Bouwknegt, a reporter for Radio Netherlands Worldwide, about Dutch reaction to the capture of Bosnian Serb indicted war criminal Ratko Mladic. Dutch troops were faulted for failing to prevent the 1995 massacre.
The Elfstedentocht is a 125-mile race on the canals of The Netherlands. But the canals must be frozen six inches deep for the race to go forward. It's only been held 15 times, the most recent in 1997. But this year might bring number 16.
Today's Geo Answer is the Netherlands. A Europe-wide cold snap has given thousands of Dutch citizens the chance to enjoy a national past-time...ice skating. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Daniela Rosche, who went out skating for the first time in a long time this weekend in Amsterdam.