Wisconsin

Sounds Heard by Aldo Leopold

Each morning, the great conservationist Aldo Leopold took meticulous notes of the dawn bird chorus outside his Wisconsin home. Now, a professor and a grad student at the University of Wisconsin have used Leopold’s journals to recreate the soundscape that Leopold heard in 1940.

Global Politics

Taliban offers to exchange American Army prisoner

The Afghan Taliban have offered to exchange Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl for five Taliban leaders being held at Guantanamo Bay. The move is sure to divide those who refuse to return Taliban leaders and those who demand Bergdahl be returned to the United States as soon as possible. He was captured in 2009 at the age of 23 and had been held since.

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