Cold War spy images get a second life

Friday, May 29, 2020 - 4:56pm

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During the Cold War, the US took hundreds of thousands of surveillance images of the former Soviet Union using spy satellites. Decades later, those images are getting a second life: researchers at Humboldt University in Berlin are using them to track species decline. Host Marco Werman speaks to ecologist and geographer Catalina Munteanu.