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Science, Tech & Environment

Searching the ocean

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with John Fish of American Underwater Search and Survey about the challenges of an undersea search. Investigators have descended upon a stretch of the Atlantic Ocean where floating debris was found a day after an Air France airliner went missing with 228 passengers on board.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz we were looking for the capital of an ancient Andean civilization in Bolivia. The answer? The city of Tihuanaku, one of the places that will celebrate the WINTER solstice. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from reporter Annie Murphy.

Arts, Culture & Media

The causes of famine

Droughts and floods can cause food crises. But so can politics and economics. Reporter David Hecht examines the roots of the 2005 food crisis in the West African nation of Niger and why so many children starved to death despite an adequate harvest.

Global Politics

Norman Borlaug's life and legacy

PRI's The World speaks with Lester Brown, head of the Earth Policy Institute, about the life and career of Norman Borlaug, a scientist whose work developing high-yield crops earned him the Nobel Peace Prize in 1970. He died this past weekend.