THE WORLD THROUGH AN ACADEMIC LENS
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Mary Rose lives in a Dene community near an abandoned mine that produced 7 million ounces of gold but left 237,000 tonnes of arsenic behind. Her community has to worry about this toxic legacy of the Giant Mine forever.
Thanks to prevention policies and the availability of pharmaceutical drugs all over the world, common illnesses can be managed. This episode focuses on research on health care and the prevention of disease in Senegal, Vietnam and Peru.
Water is one of the most vital requirements for life and researchers around the world are concerned. This episode looks at water use in India, urban agriculture in Senegal, and the privatization of water in Bolivia.
Researchers in China, Brazil, and India share their personal reflections about the future of emerging economies whose rapid growth rates are challenge to traditional social, political, and economic structures.