As It Happens: The Monday Edition
Novaya Gazeta Moves
Hard truths. The Novaya Gazeta has endured the murder of its reporters and won a Nobel Prize, but tonight the editor-in-chief of its new European operation says it can no longer operate in Russia -- at least for now.
Crisis point. As drought persists in Somalia, the UN's Humanitarian Coordinator for the region tells us conflict in Europe is making things worse -- and innaction now could mean hundreds of thousands of lives lost.
BC Humpback Whale vs Orcas
Valiant effort. A humpback whale fended off an apparent attack by a group of Bigg's orcas this weekend. And while Valiant may have been outnumbered, the whale wouldn't be outplayed.
They've got the hang of it. A father-son duo in the UK has become the world's fastest team of two to hang up ten items of clothing -- and they really beat the pants off the competition.
Frequent fliers. By now we're used to thinking of bees and other pollinators as being under threat, but our guest says we should spare a thought for predatory insects like wasps -- which are potential friends too often mistaken for foes.
FOA: Giant Easter Eggs
In the midst of continued suffering, sales of intricate Ukrainian Easter eggs have been raising relief funds. And that reminded us of the story of a particular pysanky that looms large in the As It Happens archive.
Gathering place. At a time of family and community get-togethers, we revisit Carol Off's conversation with Nisga'a writer Jordan Abel, who gathered some of his many musings on identity and belonging in his 2021 book, Nishga.