New England


The Cardinal's Growing Range

Beginning in the early morning, before the day is light, the sweet and unmistakable call of the cardinal rings out across New England, a sure harbinger of Spring not likely to have been heard that far north decades ago.

In Korea, trees planted in Mongolia bring hopes for fewer dust storms

South Korea a few times a year will be wracked with terrible dust storms carried on the jet stream from Mongolia's Gobi Desert. The yellow, talc-like sand is born up by winds and then carried for miles until it causes asthma attacks in Seoul. But Koreans are hoping newly planted trees will help put an end to that.