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Should U.S. reinstate funding for UNESCO? Listeners weigh in listen

11/02/11 Seán Kinane
Last Call Wednesday
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UNESCO, the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization. The United States is no longer helping to fund UNESCO after the organization admitted Palestine as a member.

Many people have visited a UNESCO World Heritage Sites like the Galapagos Islands, Everglades National Park, Pueblo de Taos in New Mexico, City of Bath in England, or Venice.

We asked listeners about their experiences and whether they think the US should have cut off its funding to UNESCO.

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International water experts, students, study Tampa Bay water supply listen

05/27/11 Kate Bradshaw
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday
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Florida may once have had one of the world’s most richest water stores underlying most of the state, but now water managers across the state are scrambling to come up with more sustainable water sources for the coming decades. For example, Tampa Bay’s water utility is about to repair cracks in the 15 billion gallon CW Bill Young reservoir. The enormous surface water store is just part of the complex system the area uses to distribute the vital resource. An international team of water expe...

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