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Science Forum: Global fisheries decline

According to a new WWF report, seventy percent of commercial marine fisheries are on the decline. Rashid Sumaila directs the Fisheries Center the the University of British Columbia. Dr. Sumaila is also the guest in our online Science Forum.

Science, Tech & Environment

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geoquiz is the Cascadia Subduction Zone. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Scott Larsen, sales manager for Krasicki and Ward Emergency Prep in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Arts, Culture & Media

Tom Hooper

Canadian rocker Neil Young famously sang the words, �It's better to burn out than to fade away.� Well, our final story today is about a Canadian rocker who didn't take Young's advice. The World's Jason Margolis met him in Victoria, British Columbia.

Politics

Geo answer and Global Hit

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Igloolik, Nunavut. This town is home to Artcirq, an Inuit community circus troupe that will perform at the Winter Olympics in Vancouver, BC next year. Boston Globe reporter Linda Matchan speaks with anchor Jeb Sharp.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Central Asia's Gobi Desert. An archaeological site in that region -- within the Uighur Autonomous Region of China -- is where scientists discovered the world's oldest known marijuana. Anchor Marco Werman gets details from lead scientist, Dr. Ethan Russo whose research is published in the Journal of Experimental Botany.