Worldview: March 28, 2018 | WBEZ
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Worldview Podcast

The Asylum Vetting Process In Germany, Impacts Of Restoration Burning On Oak Trees, And Global Sounds From SXSW 2018

On today's show: 

  • The screening process for asylum seekers in Germany is changing. We speak with journalist Graeme Wood about his new article in The Atlantic, "The Refugee Detectives." 
  • Controlled (prescribed) burning has become commonplace in ecological restoration. We discuss the impact of restoration burning on oak trees with Morton Arboretum soil ecologist Dr. Meghan Midgley, and Lydia Scott, director of the Chicago Region Trees Initiative at Morton Arboretum. 
  • Global Notes: Vocalo's Catalina Maria Johnson joins us to discuss artists from the 2018 South by Southwest Festival. 

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