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Photographer Dmitry Kokh was able to capture a family of polar bears roaming amongst the abandoned houses of Chukotka in Russia by using a quiet drone camera.

Earth’s swirls

An aerial photo of the Yana River basin, Sakha Republic in Russia taken in March 2021 by Sergey Anashkevitch.

Russia and Carbon Offsets

What do you do when you’re the world’s fourth-largest greenhouse gas emitter but you own 20 percent of the global forests? Well, according to Russia, you tell the UN to cut you some slack and lease parts of the forest for carbon offsets. This week, Noel and Jacob talk about what Russia is up to, how carbon offsets work, and is Spaceballs an environmental documentary?