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April 08, 2017
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281 - The Killer Oxygen!

February 17, 2017


This week's English News Weekly podcast reports on troubling news from the World Health Organisation which has published a report on air-pollution. In the report, the standard of the air in many countries around the world is decreasing, in some cities to dangerous levels. What is happening? Why is the world's air getting worse? What side-effects will this cause for people?

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February 17, 2017
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July 29, 2016


This week's English News Weekly podcast reports on a new record for the hottest temperature experienced on Earth. This week in Kuwait, in the Middle East, the outpost of Mitribah in the north-west part of the country experienced temperatures never measured on the Earth's surface before. How hot was the weather? What caused this spike in temperature?
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July 29, 2016
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242 - Message in a Bottle...108 Years Late!

April 24, 2016


This week's English News Weekly podcast reports an amazing story of a message in a bottle that took more than one hundred years to be discovered. In 1908 a British marine biologist put the bottle into the North Sea. 108 years later the message in the bottle was found off the North German coast. Why is this message in a bottle so interesting?

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April 24, 2016
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231 - Great Bear Rainforest Saved!

February 05, 2016


This week’s English News Weekly podcast reports on a significant moment for wildlife conservation. After ten years a deal has finally been agreed to protect 85% of the Great Bear Rainforest in western Canada. The 32,000 square km rainforest is home to numerous endangered species including the Spirit bear. Why is this deal so important?
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February 05, 2016
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214 - Blood Moon!

October 03, 2015


This week around the world people have been getting their smartphones or cameras ready to take a picture of a very rare event - a Blood Moon! This unusual event last happened in 1982 and the next one will not been seen on Earth until 2033! So what is the Blood Moon? Why is it called Blood Moon? Is it good luck or bad luck?
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