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Global Politics

Helsinki Rejects New Guggenheim Museum

A plan to build a new Guggenheim museum on the Helsinki waterfront has been rejected by politicians in Finland. The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation proposed, in January, that it and the Finnish capital jointly develop a new contemporary art museum.

Conflict & Justice

Geo answer

For today's Geo quiz, we're looking for an Italian city 30 miles west of Venice. The answer is Padua. Anchor David Baron speaks with political commentator Sergio Romano, who's in Milan.

Environment

Geo Quiz and answer

For today's Geo Quiz we're looking for the last town in the Mississippi River Delta. The answer is Venice, Louisiana. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Jay Holcolm, director of the International Bird Rescue Research Center.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

For today's geoquiz we were looking for a city in northwest Belgium known as the Venice of the North. The answer is Bruges or Brugge. Producer Abbie Fentress Swanson sends us an audio postcard.

Environment

Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz we were looking for the landmark piazza in the Italian city of Venice. The answer is Piazza San Marco or Saint Mark's Square. It's one of the lowest points in the city...and currently under feet of water after two days of record flooding. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with shop owner Robert Caruti to finds out how the city of canals is coping.

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The American Venice

Given that most of southern Lousiana is going to be under water in the next century, reconstruction of New Orleans needs to encompass a new vision. So says Bruce Babbitt, former Secretary of the Interior. Babbitt believes the Big Easy should be made into

Global Politics

Helsinki Rejects New Guggenheim Museum

A plan to build a new Guggenheim museum on the Helsinki waterfront has been rejected by politicians in Finland. The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation proposed, in January, that it and the Finnish capital jointly develop a new contemporary art museum.

Environment

Cities and Rising Waters

The flooding New York City experienced from Sandy could become a more common occurrence as climate change causes sea levels to rise. The World's Rhitu Chatterjee explores how coastal cities in other countries are protecting themselves from inundation.