Archive for November of 2014

173 Trees...Yes! But Billboards...No!

November 28, 2014


This week's podcast introduces a new plan, introduced by French Alpine city of Grenoble, that will replace all advertising billboards in the city with trees.

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November 28, 2014
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172 The Endangered List: Snakes, Turtles & Chocolate!

November 21, 2014


The 2014 report on the list of critically endangered animals has been released. At the same time, as a new report shows, the world is running out of of chocolate.

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November 21, 2014
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171 The Scent Globe

November 14, 2014


This week's podcast is about a new attraction at London's Heathrow Airport that allows travellers to smell what different countries around the world smell like, before they arrive.

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Wakame: Emukato via Wikipedia PD.
Sheshell: Wilfredo R. Rodríguez H. via Wikipedia PD.
Sencha: Rama via Wikipedia CC BY-SA 2.0 FR.
Ambergris: Peter Kaminski via frickr CC BY 2.0.


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November 14, 2014
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170 Imprisoned for Watching Volleyball!

November 07, 2014


This week's podcast looks at concerning news regarding a young British-Iranian woman, who has been sentenced to gaol for one year for attending a men's volleyball match in Tehran, Iran.

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November 07, 2014
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Special Edition 1: Minoru Terada (Part 3)

November 06, 2014


This is the final part of the three special edition podcasts!

This is a bonus podcast that was recorded at Hiroshima University between Mr Minoru Terada, a member of the Japanese government, and Hiroshima University students. The interview was recorded in a classroom at Hiroshima University Higashihiroshima's Campus, when Mr Terada kindly undertook to answer questions, written, prepared, and asked by current Hiroshima University students. Mr Terada answered a wide range of student questions connected to his public career and private interests.


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November 06, 2014
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