Language of Turtles on The World for 8-18
Today, The World takes you to the front lines of the battle against Ebola in Liberia.
There were reports over the weekend that an Ebola treatment center in the Liberian capital, Monrovia, was attacked and looted. We'll speak with Jina Moore, who is on the ground in Monrovia covering the story for Buzzfeed. Our London producer Leo Hornak will follow up with a segment looking at how radio is being used as a medium in West Africa to inform people how to deal with the Ebola outbreak.
We're also getting word that Iraqi military forces have retaken an important dam near Mosul. We'll hear from an Iraqi civil engineer who knows the history of the dam, and it strategic importance.
Plus, haven't you always wanted to REALLY get away from it all? Maybe visit a faraway island so remote that it doesn't have cell phone service? Scotland's Isle of Coll is just such a place, for now. Locals are trying to decide whether they'd like to have cell service on the island or not.
All that, plus the language of turtles. Yep, turtles.