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Dec. 22, 2010

Rainforests are recognized and valued for their astounding biodiversity. They play an important role in reducing carbon in the atmosphere. But while most people like trees, it's hard to feel a connection with the vibrant world of rainforests. Dr. Nalini Nadkarni thinks making that connection is crucial for the rainforest's survival. And in this week's Global Notes, Jerome and Radio M host Tony Sarabia talk with the Chicago choir group Golosa. They sing pre-Soviet Russian folk music, mostly Siberia-based.