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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 Quiz

Historians say France had no wine before 600 BC. That's when settlers from elsewhere in the Mediterranean region colonized what is now France and began wine-making. For today's geography puzzler, we want to know who those settlers were.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

Today's Geo Quiz sought the identity of settlers who in 600 B.C. colonized what is now France and introduced the region to wine-making. The answer is the Greeks. Anchor Marco Werman has details.

Science, Tech & Environment

Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz we are asking for the name of a city in Canada that's been nicknamed "the capital of Google Earth." The answer is Nanaimo, British Columbia. Anchor Katy Clark speaks with the city's chief technology officer, Per Kristensen.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer: fifty miles

Fifty miles. That's about the distance separating the United States and Russia. And it's the answer to today's Geo Quiz. The World's David Leveille takes a look at an old proposal to link Siberia and mainland Alaska by tunnel.

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.

Politics

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.