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Fresh Air from WHYY, the Peabody Award-winning weekday magazine of contemporary arts and issues, is one of public radio's most popular programs. Hosted by Terry Gross, the show features intimate conversations with today's biggest luminaries.


GPS Trackers In Elephant Tusks Reveal Ivory Smuggling Route

August 12th, 2015

Episode 340 of 833 episodes

Some 30,000 African elephants die each year as a result of poaching. Journalist Bryan Christy wanted to see where their tusks were going, so he created fake tusks and embedded them with GPS trackers. Also, Ken Tucker reviews Iris DeMent's new album of poetry set to music, 'The Trackless Woods.'

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