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Drought: The Local Impact

Kojo explores the drought's regional impact on food, and looks at the weather patterns that are creating these damaging conditions.

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Shenandoah Fires Under Control

Two forest fires sparked by lighting last month in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley is slowly getting under control.

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Anacostia Riverwalk Extension To Link Urban And Suburban Trails

An extension of the Anacostia Riverwalk Trail that is in the planning stage will connect many of Washington's favorite locations.

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Dr. Barbara Natterson-Horowitz and Journalist Kathryn Bowers: "Zoobiquity"

A cardiologist and journalist explain why they believe physicians and veterinarians have much to learn from each other about health and the science of healing.

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Terrie Williams: "The Odyssey of KP2: An Orphan Seal, a Marine Biologist, and the Fight to Save a Species"

A wildlife biologist tells the story of a two-day-old Hawaiian monk seal pup that was attacked and abandoned by his mother. It is a portrait of the unique relationship between a member of a critically endangered species and a scientist.

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Spring Bird Watching With Kenn Kaufman

Every spring, millions of small birds pass through our region on a migratory path from Central and South America to summer homes as far away as Alaska.

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Active-Duty Military Can Enjoy National Parks For Free

In honor of Armed Forces Day, active-duty service members can now pick up an annual pass to see the country's national parks free of charge.

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Unconquered Tribes of the Amazon

Journalist and author Scott Wallace chronicles a dangerous expedition to find and protect a tribe known as "The People of the Arrow," among the last survivors of an ancient culture that pre-dates the arrival of Columbus.

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Learning from the Octopus

Marine ecologist Rafe Sagarin tells us what humans can learn from the way octopi, fiddler crabs, marmots and schools of fish react to threats.

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