Environment

World War I Blogger

The World's Clark Boyd has an update on a blog that posts letters written by a soldier during World War One; the letters are posted by the soldier's grandson exactly 90 years after each was written.

Environment

World's first zero carbon city

The United Arab Emirates have the dubious honor of having the world's highest per capita carbon footprint, and that's why the government in Abu Dhabi has plans to build the globe's first "Zero Carbon City�

Environment

Geo quiz and answer

For today's Geo Quiz, we're looking for an island off that's part of the Galapagos chain and named after a saint. The answer is San Cristobal or St. Christopher in English. San Cristobal is part of Ecuador. And it's home to three wind turbines that the government of Ecuador will help power the Galapagos Islands with 100 percent renewable energy by the year 2015. Anchor Lisa Mullins finds out more from Jim Tolan, the engineer in charge of the project.

Environment

Satellite shoot-down

Denton Ebel, a geologist and meteorite expert with the American Museum of Natural History, and John Pike, the Director of GlobalSecurity.org, discuss the Navy's plan to shoot down a failed US spy satellite.

Environment

Earthquake recovery in Peru

The BBC's Dan Collyns reports from the Peruvian seaport of Pisco on efforts to rebuild -- 6 months after a devastating earthquake there; many residents were left homeless and are now having trouble getting government permission to rebuild.

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Geo answer

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with paleontologist Paul Sereno from the University of Chicago about his discovery of a new kind of dinosaur fossil. The discovery took place in Africa's Sahara Desert -- which is the answer to today's Geo Quiz.

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