A rare condition associated with coronavirus in children, and tracing glaciers by looking at the ocean floor
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First up this week, Staff Writer Jennifer Couzin-Frankel talks with host Sarah Crespi about a rare inflammatory response in children that has appeared in a number of COVID-19 hot spots.

Next, Julian Dowdeswell, director of the Scott Polar Research Institute and professor of physical geography at the University of Cambridge, talks with producer Meagan Cantwell about tracing the retreat of Antarctica's glaciers by examining the ocean floor.

Finally, Kiki Sanford interviews author Danny Dorling about his new book, Slowdown: The End of the Great Acceleration―and Why It’s Good for the Planet, the Economy, and Our Lives.

This week’s episode was produced with help from Podigy.

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[Image: Scott Ableman/Flickr; Music: Jeffrey Cook]

 

Authors: Sarah Crespi; Jennifer Couzin-Frankel; Kiki Sanford

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