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Environment

Our stories cover science, technology, engineering, mathematics, the natural world and the environment

Environment

Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz we were looking for the southernmost island of the North Land archipelago. The answer is Bolshevik Island. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with US Navy Captain Alfred McLaren, who conducted a secret mapping mission around the island in 1970. McLaren's new book is called, "Unknown Waters."

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Disappearing salmon

Faith talks to Peter Moyle, a professor of fish biology and conservation at UC Davis, about the sudden collapse of the wild Chinook salmon population in northern California.

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Infovores

Faith talks to Dr. Irving Biederman, a neuroscientist at the University of Southern California, about why people can't resist surfing the Internet.

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Governments block internet

The World's Clark Boyd reports on governments that have found various ways to block citizens' access to internet sites; this web filtering is described in a new book, "Access Denied: The Practice and Policy of Global Internet Filtering".

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Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz - name the third most populous city in Alberta, Canada - is Red Deer. This time of year, the frozen Red Deer River is covered with outdoor hockey rinks

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Lake Mead

Climatologist Tim Barnett talks about the troubles facing the nation's largest reservoir, Lake Mead, which is low on water due to reduced snowfall in the Rockies and the effects of climate change.

Arts, Culture & Media

Big Eyes

Big eyes are appealing on anything -- babies, cartoon characters, Jake Gyllenhaal. But our fondness for big eyes is the work of nature, not Disney. Studio 360's Eric Molinsky found out how evolutionary psychology muscled its way into pop culture.

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