Spring arrives a week from Thursday. And while this winter has seen fairly typical weather in Hawaii, that’s not the case everywhere. Many parts of the mainland have had a severe winter, and in Southeast Asia, there’s still a lingering drought. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.
A dispute over Genetically Modified crops in Australia is heading to a high court there. The argument involves an organic farmer who says he wound up paying a high price for his neighbor’s decision to plant GMO crops. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.
While temperatures remain generally pleasant across the state this week, that’s certainly not the case in Australia. Parts of that country are sweltering under a heat wave that’s led to brush fires, electricity outages and safety warnings. And researchers there are blaming climate change. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.