Weekend Edition Sunday for February 24, 2013
Feb 24, 2013 — Like many countries, Israel tried to drain many of its swamplands, then realized it was destroying wildlife habitats. So the country reversed course, and has been restoring the wetlands of the Hula Valley in the north. The result: a huge and rather noisy payoff.
Feb 24, 2013 — One dominant theme of the trip will be how to resolve the crisis in Syria, where an estimated 70,000 people have been killed over the past two years. Kerry is portraying his first trip as secretary of state as a listening tour, and he certainly expects to hear a lot about Syria.
Feb 24, 2013 — You will be given some words starting with the letter R. You name a proverb or saying that contains each one.
Feb 22, 2013 — Dom La Nena releases her debut album, Ela, which she says is inspired by childhood nostalgia.
Feb 21, 2013 — Thirty years ago, Steven Callahan survived a shipwreck and spent 76 days adrift on the Atlantic. Alone in a life raft, he fished and drank rainwater to survive. As a consultant on Life of Pi, he used his experiences to help director Ang Lee add authenticity to the film.