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The World Is Starting to Run Out of Sand

The world's forests are being stripped away. Aquifers are being depleted at an alarming rate. But very few of us have ever imagined that we are also running out of sand. Vince Beiser speaks with CBC Radio's "Sunday Edition" about his reporting on one of the world's fastest evaporating finite resources.

Return to Afghanistan

Five years after her kidnapping, journalist Mellissa Fung returns to Afghanistan to complete the story she started at the time. See what she discovered, and how things have changed.

Panama: The New Conquistadors Trailer

Precious metals and the rainforest are at stake in a battle between Canadian mining companies and local communities in Panama, a struggle that conjures up images of the Spanish Conquistadors.