In the Grass, On the Reef Science isn't all lab coats and beakers! Trudge through the muck of our local salt marshes and oyster reefs - habitats crucial to our area's coastal flora and fauna - without getting your shoes dirty!
PRI's The World: 12/01/2015The European Union pays Turkey to stop the flow of refugees and asylum seekers. Meanwhile, Germany joins in the fight against ISIS ? and Germans wonder whether that makes them a target. Plus, a journalist checks out charities and offers advice on how to make your donation count.
PRI's The World: 11/30/2015Can world leaders get their act together on climate change? That's the big question at the global climate summit, which starts today in Paris. We'll have a preview. Also, the summit is taking place amid heightened security in the aftermath of the Paris terrorist attacks. There's also been a lot of discussion here in the US about what constitutes terrorism, after the term was widely used to describe the shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado last Friday. Marco discusses what is terrorism, and what isn't, with anti-terrorism expert Juliette Kayyem. Plus, an Italian sports reporter gives us his take on Kobe Bryant's announced retirement. The NBA star grew up partly in Italy and has a huge following there.
PRI's The World: 11/27/2015Despite the cold and bad weather in the Mediterranean, thousands of migrants keep trying to reach Europe. We'll have the latest. Later we hear an incredible story of a Jewish girl who survived World War II by hiding beneath the kitchen floor in the house of a woman she didn't know. Plus, we'll bring you a report from Iceland on how a warming climate is literally changing the country's landscape. Glaciers are melting, and scientists are worried that the melting could lead to more volcanic eruptions.
Myanmar's Suu Kyi in transition talksAung San Suu Kyi, whose party won a landslide victory in elections last month, is meeting President Thein Sein and the army chief to discuss the handover of power to her party.