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Worries for Argentine Soy Farmers, The Golden Mole’s Ears

By Rhitu Chatterjee

Podcast 113: Argentine farmers are worrying about rains, and Wall Street speculation. We learn about the ears of the golden mole, a blind predator that inhabits parts of Africa. more »

Plato & Music, Hope for AIDS Prevention, Cassava Sting Operation

By Rhitu Chatterjee

Podcast 76: Plato's writings had a hidden musical structure. AIDS prevention efforts in Africa report some breakthroughs. Mounting an insect war to protect Thailand's cassava crops. more »

Termites on Kenyan Savanna,Treating Mental Illness in Sudan

By Rhitu Chatterjee

Podcast 68: Termites are key to the savanna ecosystem in Kenya. People in Sudan are combining spiritual healing with modern Western-style psychiatrists. Transgenic cotton suffers a setback in China. more »

Nigerian Farming Failures, Canada’s Oil Sands, Venomous Dinos

By Rhitu Chatterjee

Podcast 47: U.S expands import of Canadian oil. Looking back at agricultural failures in Nigeria. Catch-shares stabilize some U.S. fisheries. more »

Bangladesh Protects Against the Sea, China Promotes Creativity

By Rhitu Chatterjee

Podcast 35: Bangladeshi farmers protect their land from rising sea levels. China promotes creativity. Queen Victoria's descendants had hemophilia B. Saturn's giant ring. more »

A DDT Controversy, Reforesting Ghana, Senegalese Healers

By admin

Podcast 26: Controversy over DDT and malaria in Uganda. Traditional healers upstage Western doctors in Senegal. Planting trees, to forestall climate change, in Ghana. more »

Factory Farms, Swine Slaughter, and Sleeping Americans

By admin

Podcast 13: How factory farms may incubate swine flu. Egypt decides to kill its pigs. And another big piece of Antarctic ice breaks off. more »