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Norwegian seaport

For the Geo Quiz, we're looking for a Norwegian seaport up above the Arctic Circle: It's in the extreme northeast corner of Norway, near the border with Russia. This northern city is also the northern-most stop for the Hurtigruten cruise line.

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Northern bird habitat

Today's Geo Quiz is for the birds. The Great Backyard Bird Count gets under way this weekend. The idea is to report on what's on view in your backyard. Miyoko Chu of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology explains why counting birds is important.

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Disappearing salmon

Faith talks to Peter Moyle, a professor of fish biology and conservation at UC Davis, about the sudden collapse of the wild Chinook salmon population in northern California.

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Outward Bound: PTSD

Afghanistan combat veteran Kyle Stozek and New York Times reporter Conrad Mulcahy talk about post-traumatic stress disorder and a new outdoor education program that helps soldiers who suffer from it.

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Is Chicken Little right?

If you ask Paul Ehrlich, a professor of population studies at Stanford University, he'll tell you the new UN report on the state of the global environment is old news. Dr. Ehrlich talks with host Bruce Gellerman about overpopulation, famine, and climate change, and the urgent need for the human species to save itself from disasters of its own making.

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Diet for a Dying Planet

Environmental activist and physicist Vandana Shiva talks global food politics with Living on Earth's Steve Curwood. Shiva is editor of the new book, "Manifestos on the Future of Food and Seed," which advocates local, organic and diverse food production.