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Understanding the language of birds, tales from the crematorium, Icelandic women go on strike

January 10th, 2016

Episode 357 of 555 episodes

Erick Greene, professor of biology at the University of Montana interprets the tweets, songs and squawks of birds. Mortician, Caitlin Doughty takes us inside the crematorium. 40 years ago the women of Iceland took the day off in protest over pay inequity and uncompensated work, Gudrun Jonsdottir, one of the key organisers, talks about the event.