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GLIN==> Earthwatch Radio programs for week of 15 December 2003



Monday, 15 December 2003

Earthwatch Radio programs for this week are now available online at:
http://ewradio.org

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Programs for week of December 15-19

Looking for an End to River Blindness -- A disease called "river
blindness" forced a lot of people in West Africa to abandon their homes.
Medical advances are helping them return to their farms. (12/15/2003)

The Trouble with Tailings -- Toxic metals in debris from old mines have
polluted rivers in Colorado.  That pollution ends up on ski slopes when
the water is used to make artificial snow. (12/16/2003)

Global Justice -- Global warming will hit the world's poorest people the
hardest, says a social scientist. (12/17/2003)

Balancing the Ecological Checkbook -- When it comes to nature's bank
accounts, we might be in debt up to our ears. (12/18/2003)

A Tainted Spectacle -- The migration of salmon in the Pacific Northwest
is one of nature's great spectacles, but some of the fish are
contaminated with chemicals that they picked up at sea. (12/19/2003)
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Wisconsin-Madison: http://www.wisc.edu

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