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>> efforts to build the keystone pipeline went forward today. the senate is expected to vote on that legislation next week. libby casey joins us now from the white house, the bill as expected seizely passed the house. what are the likelihoods that that same outcome will happen in the senate? >> it's up in the air, really, michael. democratic senator mary landrieu said she's confident she can get enough of they are fellow democrats on board for packagage, but it may fall a vote or two short. canada landrieu is back. she's locked in a fierce run off
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fight, and democrats largely allowed this vote to go forward in the senate to help her out. the bill that passed the how today has his name attached to it. they both hope to get a ballot at home. >> president obama spoke about the keystone pipeline and brought up environmental issues while others bring up jobs. what is the chance this will pass the senate next week? >> an then would the president veto it? he sai has not said out right that he would. >> i have to bush back on this
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idea that it's a massive jobs bill for the united states or is some how lowering gas prices. understand what this project is. this is providing the ability of canada to pump their oil, send it through our land down to the gulf where it will be sold everywhere else. >> now the president says the process should be followed. what that means, it's in the state department's hands right now. it's undergoing review but it's on hold depending a nebraska court decision that could determine the route of the pipeline. even if the president vetoes it, it could come up in january when the republicans control the house and senate, and the process could have advanced more, so it's a big wai wait and see right now. bible libby casey reporting from the white house. opponents of the keystone
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pipeline said that the oil has a bigger carbon footprint than other football. jacob ward join us live from san francisco. let's talk about the risk of this pipeline here. for one thing what do we know about the construction of the pipeline itself that would prevent the likelihood of any leaks in that pipeline? >> well, michael, this would be a two-stage process. it's both building a new pipeline that would run from canada down into the continental united states, and then join an existing improved pipeline which would take it to the gulf of mexico. experts have said that petroleum is safest when put through pipeline. we can see the use of rail has increased over the years. the companies that run pipelines are very proud of the remote monitoring and high technology systems they have for monitoring the interior of pipelines for detecting leaks.
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but a wall street journal report from earlier this year looked at 251 spills from 2010 until now and determined only in 20%, in fact, less than 20% of the time did the remote monitoring equipment manage to spot the spill first. it usually has been people who spotted these things. in one case a south dakota farmer determined by his nose that there had been a spill on his wheat field. the company that ran that pipeline came in and found out only because of what this farmer called in to report, that they had lost 20,000 gallons of oil into the ground there. i think the concern environmentally there is a lot of pipeline that would cross the--so much of the united states through the environmentally sensitive areas, looking the oglala aquifer, the source of fresh water for the great plains. it would be remotely monitored. it's impossible to watch it all
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the time. what could happen. >> we're talking about thousands and thousands of pipeline that would be hard to monitor. what about the oil itself? how harmful is this particular kind of oil? >> well, that's a great question, michael, and i think its important to step back and understand the scientific basis. oil, a as as a contaminant is potent. one gallon of oil can contaminate 1 million gallons of water that's because of oil properties its reaction to sunlight and air and it causes it to change when in water, and easily absorbed into the body. the problem at that point organisms like human beings and animals cannot then expel the oil once it's in the body. it's absorbed. the problem there is that it's passed up into the food chains into predators, and passed down
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into the food chain and fun guy. it's very toxic stuff. that's the basic science of oil in the environment. >> we're talking about environment versus capitalist. jake ward, thanks, jake. >> despite an alleged cease-fi cease-fire, boko haram rolled into a town guns blazing and took control of the town. this is the same area where the group kidnapped some 300 school girls. 219 of those girls remain missing and presumably boko haram is still holding them. it has taken several towns and villages since a month ago. >> for them, it is significant. one, this is the focus of international attention when 300 girls were kidnapped by boko haram.
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capable of retaking areas seized by boko haram. initially the government led the option of dialogue. we remember last month they said some form of a cease-fire agreement has been reached with boko haram, and then boko haram came out to deny the fact that there wases an agreement it and the government. now they're taking dialogue option off the table and will probably launch a military offensive, but it's difficult to see how that could be achieved in a very short while. the nigerian government is fighting the boko haram battle on so many fronts, fighting so many fights at the same time. so this week we saw suicide-bombers going in to a school to kill students.
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and boko haram seems to have it's biggest presence, and it's still going on. in the last two days we heard of a suicide-bomber attempting to attack another school in north central nigeria. so it's difficult. the military is fighting too many fires trying to put out too many fires at the same time. well, it's not clear how they would do that. >> now to the middle east where rare concessions did not keep palestinian protesters from taking to the streets in the west bank. there mr. early clashes, and they had not contained the crisis there. >> the israeli forces are trying to disperse the crowd. they're using stun grenades as well. let me get out and show you again this is, of course, something that has been going on
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here for the better part of a few hours. israeli security forces confront the protesters you can see it's a volatile situation as they try to disperse these crowds. they only number in the dozens. and again it warrants this kind of response. in the background of all of this, of course, is concessions made by the israeli government to allow people to play at the al aqsa mosque. some hoped that that would calm the unrest, but as we can see it has not done much. it has been a very volatile situation as palestinian protesters confront israeli security forces. israeli security forces are firing tear gas canisters, stun grenades and anything else at their disposal to push back these crowds, who they've been
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confronting with for some time now. but really, it is just quite a sight to see these two sides just battle with each other here at the checkpoint. the checkpoint, of course, a place which has seen frequent confrontations between israeli security forces and palestinians, yet here we are with even more fighters. >> reporting from the occupied west bank. the decision to allow all palestinian worshipers into the al aqsa mosque reverses weeks of restrictions. as part of a strategy brokered yesterday by secretary of state john kerry to reduce tensions. nick schifrin, live with us. what is the mood outside of al arc qsa now? >> i think it's very important to point out we just saw those clashes of 30 to 40 protesters. here in jerusalem the mood is
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very calm. it's the calmest it has been in months. that is because the direction by prime minister benjamin netanyahu and secretary of state john kerry. families were streaming in, other than a few teenagers who were stopped for their i.d.s. they gave their i.d.s and then picked them up on their way out. many were free to move in and was it was a dramatic turn around from yesterday and restrictions and incredible tensions. that's not to say that the tensions have gone away. we just saw the piece right there. but in jerusalem outside of the al aqsa mosque, dramatically reduced tensions. >> there have been a series of revenge attacks. is there a plan to de-escalate
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these tensions not just for the short term but any long-term de-escalation there? >> let's be honest. it needs to be a two-state brokered. on the ground they increased their police presence. you saw very heavy police presence along the west bank. that's where we've seen a lot of revenge attacks. outside of jerusalem, we've seen things like stabbings, palestinians running in to israelis with their cars, and apparently in response accusations that jewish settlers had hit mosques. it was a dramatic decision to open up al
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aqsa. that relieves the pressure and reduces the boil here. the policing acts generally will not prevent the violence. >> you mentioned a two-state solution, the obama administration trying very hard to bring these two sides together. this week john query was in jordan trying to mend that relationship. what is the future of the gaza peace talks? >> or than secretary of state john kerry himself, according to many u.s. officials i talked to, very little interest in relaunching those key talks. according to key officials the white house has no interest. much of the state department has no interest. frankly the bent gone has no interest because they fear another round of peace talks that fail would produce another war. kerry himself has been personally on a mission to continue they're peace talks, and he will keep trying. but until he and president obama
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both decides there is an opening and some momentum from both the israels and palestinians towards any peace talks or any real settlement of this final solution what you're going to see is a couple of options. one, the palestinians go to the security council and table a resolution or secretary of state john kerry actually basically unveiled his own peace talks right now that's still being decided. >> nick schifrin reporting from jerusalem. airstrikes hit syria and iraq over the past two days. strikes have been aimed at stopping isil's supply line. they are moving through the oil-rich town of beiji. the town center is under iraqi control for the first time since june. we have that exclusive report. >> reporter: it might not look like much, but this small act of
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iraqi pride seasons out a loud message. in some ways this military operation. >> we're proud of the collective effort and perfect combination of security apparatus. for this battle in particular which includes rapid deployment source and federal police force and the rest of the army formations. >> with touch team work more sophisticated weaponry has been put to use. a quick calculation and isil positions in the north come under fire. >> the iraqi army are still facing stiff resistence of isil
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fighters. in the audio recording he said that no amount of american-made weaponry or coalition airstrikes will be able to defeat the group. but those words ring hallo hollow as patrols ride through the streets. but with gains being slowly made and with the help of coalition airstrikes many iraqis are hoping soon that iraqi armor like this will be driving through all the territory that isil has taken since june. >> britain's prime minister today outlined plans to crackdown on foreign fighters traveling to and from syria and iraq. suspected fighters would have to agree to strict conditions before returning. airlines woulds wills be punished using britain's no fly
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list. 500 brits have join isil, there are fears they will reenter the country undetected. the ebola outbreak is one item on the agenda. it gets under way in brisbane, australia, but other issues are competing for attention. >> it's not easy being russian in australia. >> somebody in russia right now is sitting, drinking vodka, and laughing at this. no one is laughing at this. >> at brisbane prepares for the g-20 antagonism towards russia is threatening to overshadow the meeting. unable to keep them from company, prime minister tony abbott said that he would confront them on home soil.
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russia has its own show of assertiveness. >> russia is being much more assertive now than it has been in a very long time. i think there is a heavy responsibility on russia to come clean and atone. >> there is the opportunity for world leaders to put pressure on russia to behave more responsebly as a global citizen. >> the countries represented make up 85% of the world's gross domestic product. australia government wants the agenda of how to increase growth 2% over what is predicted encouraging infrastructure development, trade and preventing big countries shuffling around the world to avoid tax are all themes.
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>> there there will be no single issue that will distract leaders or anyone else from the task of delivering. >> but other issues will come up. many are disappointed that united states has said climate change will not feature in official g-20 talks following the agreement of the u.s. and china of cutting greenhouse emissions. the dangerous of having so many leaders in one place at one time. australia's government is determined that this meeting stay narrowly focused on economics and the world's economy. >> facing a time crunch on order a comet. fierce that the rover philae will run out of power before completing its mission.
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>> time is running out for the european space agency's comet probe. scientists awaited anxiously as the philae lander tried to drill down into the comet's surface. >> philae bounced twice ending
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up balanced on two of three legs in an unknown location that is heavily shaded from the sun. the lander was designed to get six or seven hours of sunlight but it's getting far less than that. 80 minutes at most on one of its mission panels. they activated a drill to cut into the comet surface. >> we're not sure that batteries have enough energy. >> mission patrollers say that even in the batteries do fail they accomplish most of the mission they anticipated. >> let's bring in science and technology writer for thanks for coming in. this is a race against time. how dire is this race, and will there be enough data to get through before that battery
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expires? >> well, that's the billion dollars dollar question, but it may not be as bad as the package made it sound. the expectations is that the lander will wake up when the sunlight hits it and then download some data. it has downloaded some good science. they were getting the kind of data they expected to, and a lot of prime minister science mission can be down within the first battery load. that wases planned from the beginning in case this went down. >> we mentioned the drilling taking place into the comet what are they hoping to find during this drilling? >> the first thing to do is to figure out what kind of oxygen makes up the art, hto, that this comet is made of. they ant to look at the ice topiiceisotopic form.
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and it could lead credence that the oceans were formed on earth put come by the comets, or he may have to think differently. how life started on this panel. >> that an an huge thing for scientists to consider. we think it's this, and then all of a sudden it's not. >> either answer. >> a few months, there is a good possibility that the panels will be able to access way more sunlight. would that be a complete reboot of this mission? >> let's not set the expectation that it's not going to wake up tomorrow. it could go down and it could come back. this comet is tumbling. it's on orbit that will take it closer and closer to the sun.
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the landscape will change that the philae is sitting on, and things are looking up. >> size is a huge goal with this mission. i know there are people looking at this with dollar signs in their mind in terms of how this could impact maybe future space travel. could this maybe be applied to endeavors where men are traveling deeper into the solar similar or even out of the solar similar? >> that's what you need to make rockets fuel. rockets run on hydrogen and oxygen. a lot of us are looking at this comet not only as a science bow nan did but as a sort of gas station that is up there. the way to do human civilization on a long-term scale is probably to settle the solar system, and it will be objects like this one
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that will be used to do this. >> roving gas stations in space. thanks a lot for coming in. >> you got it. our pleasure. >> you coming up, the white house push for immigration reform. shutting down the government.
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>> welcome back to al jazeera america. i'm michael yves. there are reports that president obama will announce next week that he's taking action on his own to fix the nation's immigration system. the republicans are warning him not to go through with that. but the obama administration moved to make a small change to policy today. we have more from washington. >> vice president joe biden announced from disease children who legally resign in the u.s. and live in honduras, guatemala and el salvador, if you'll remember from october of last year to september of this year, some 68,000 undocumented children across the border into
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the u.s. this isn't necessarily going to help too much stem the crisis of undocumented child migration from central america. the announcement was made at a meeting here in washington, attended by the leaders of honduras, guatemala and el salvador, they say they have a plan to stem the child migration, but it seems to be more of the same, more trade reform or free trade, and even members of congress here in the u.s. say some of these economic policies have lent to more displacement in these countries and led to displacement of migration. these country records have grim records o, and lead to children
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and others to leave the country whether or not they have their papers. >> let's go to michael shore. we hear all these options on the g.o.p. side to block whatever president obama tries to do. what exactly are those options? what are they considering here? >> well, first of all one of the things that always comes up even if they deny they want to do it is stop government and shut the government down. harry reid said before we bring an executive orderren immigration we have to make sure that we pass this spending bill. republicans are saying they don't want to do it, but they have to play the careful game of politics making it seem that they're not dismantling some immigration bill in the face of what's ahead in 2016. they have to be--both sides have to be a little careful. >> michael is absolutely right.
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latinos will be crucial in 2016. they largely stay on the sidelines, which is why the republicans did well in the mid terms. but if the republican party is willing to shut down the government or perhaps talk about impeaching president obama to block them, it is a huge political dynamic. while harry reid, and while michael is right, the long scheme of things the democrats would like nothing better than republicans to overreact, shut down the government or try to impeach president obama. >> if you're president obama, and you hear mitch mcconnell say he does not want to shut down the government. why would he believe him? they've done it before. this is a political game, they want to get something else out of me while we wait for them not to shut the government down on this immigration reform. >> i think he doesn't have any faith, which is why the white house is thinking they have the stronger hand.
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essentially what the senate has passed and the president can say i'm only doing what the senate passed and the house refuse to vote on. if the president sees that, the american legal will say, why isn't the house voting on that? >> i want to play a sound bite on president obama, and briefly talking about this issue and what he's trying to get out of congress over the last several months. >> i gave the house over a year to go ahead and at least give a vote to the senate bill. they failed to do so, and i indicated to speaker boehner several months ago that in fact, congress failed to act i would us all the lawful authorities to try to make the system work better. that's going to happen. that's going to happen before the end of the year. >> live to the president, and he said, i told him to do this, they said they were going to do this, it didn't happen, and i'm
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going to do this. they laid all their cards on the table. that's why you would have indication that he's prepared to go with the executive action maybe as easterly as next week. >> everything he has done with how the president obama postured today indicates they're going to do something. and it will be early. i think he'll defer a little bit to harry reid, but i think he has in mind exactly what he's going to do. this is the last chance why they have control of congress to protect their brand when it comes to immigration. the president is definitely going to do something. let the americans dismantle it if they want to. one of the thing that the republicans have to be aware of, they have to find out if this is really a divisive issue when it comes to white voters and that's how the republicans are play this as well. they're not fearful going in the face of the executive order. the democrats really need to, as
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i said, protect their brand and make sure that the republicans have something to say to latino voters.
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>> you we have all these titles going on as it relates to people not thinking anything is going to get done. i just add david shuster's question about political chicken. are we going to see this game for quite some time? >> well, you certainly will on immigration. david's right. this is either going to happen or it's not going to happen in these next few weeks. likely something will happen, and there is going to be reaction to it. that reaction may not happen until next congress. listen, we are not going to shut the government down yesterday he echoed the same sentiment. he if he has to go back on that,
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that does not help his brand either. immigration is not an issue that is going to go away for democrats or republicans. listen, ebola disease was cured by an election it seems. immigration, that's not going to happen. >> if democratif the the tweaking republicans say not only am i doing this, but i'm going to make you the least advantageous position to respond. >> that would be a nice poker move of putting your opponent on the break. michael shure johns us from los angeles, and david shuster. thank you. >> within days of the protest erupting in ferguson last august the number of civic leaders and
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groups came out to the crowds to see if they could push voter registration numbers. the goal was to get the voices on the streets to voice their opinions at the ballot box. >> charles and his wife opened the doors to their restaurant august eighth. just one week before the fatal shooting to michael brown. through the turmoil their commitment to the business is unwaverrering. >> i have trust in the people of ferguson. >> what he does not have faith in is the political system. >> people need to go out and vote. >> still with a clip board of stacker registration forms sit on his counter for customers. >> well, you can always hope. >> the protests revealed racial tension and distrust between citizens and people elected to
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represent them. >> given the unrest that happened in ferguson, it was the hope that perhaps this would encourage people to come out and voice their opinion. >> in august only 260 ferguson residents registered to vote. while it stops 4,000 only 42% came out to the polls in the mid terms, down from 52% in 2010. turn out from the elections this past april was even more dismal. about 10%. >> most of the people in ferguson are registered. they just didn't come out to vote. >> that may be a message in itself. >> they're proving that they're disillusion is with the system and it's rightfully earned. >> missouri state representative said that voters felt disenare a franchised by lack of engagement by officials. >> give them a reason to believe that the system can work for them. do more than talk on tv, and go out and knock on doors. that's what they did when they
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first ran for office and the community has not seen that. that's giving people a lot of reasons not to go to the polls. >> in the grand jury decision of the michael brown case some wonder if the outcome would aggravate electorate. >> this spring when the next elections are scheduled to see if the in fact, of this past year and residents decide to come out and vote. >> time now to look at other stories. maria ines ferre joins us now with those stories. >> michael, the man who allegedly killed an university of virginia student pleaded not guilty today to an unrelated sexual assault charge. jesse matthews is accused of attacking a young woman in 2005. he also faced murder charges for the death of hanna graham. graham's remains were found in
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september after a month-long search, despite the best efforts of the government to stop it, the coal ash management commission met today. it was created in response to a huge duke energy spill of coal ash that coated 70 miles of a river. >> this commission will focus on science, safety, and economics. not politics. we report to the citizens of north carolina, not a government entity. >> the governor filed the lawsuit claiming the commission violates the state leaders oppose it. >> 18-year-old nola burke died today after collapsing at a fraternity party thursday. the suspension could last until the end of the semester. two workers stuck 68 stories
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in the air when a cable loosened on their scaffold wednesday. it was a long hour before firefighters rescued them. >> in the finishing it was panic and pretty much survival. after that, trying to clear your mind and get ahold of the situation. >> the accident happened just one week after the building opened to tenants. chicago's first and only female mayor has decide. jane berg died. she shocked chicago when she busted 'ol boys system and was elected. she served just one term. she was 81 years old. >> a huge political upset when she won. thanks a lot. still ahead on al jazeera america. putting acres of empty green space to work at one of the nation's busiest airports. the business is bees.
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>> a doctor diagnosed with ebola in sierra leone is expected to be flown to the united states for treatment. the doctor will be taken to nebraska medical center in omaha. they will be the third ebola patient treated there. he is a citizen of sierra leone but a permanent u.s. resident living in maryland. it's not something that most people think about, but honeybees play a crucial role in our food system. they pollinate crops every year.
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but the bee population is declining, and now there is a push to save it. we travel to seattle where unused space at the airport has been transformed to a native pollinator habitat. >> as one of the pussiest airports in the northwest seatac international serves 30 million passengers each year. although most don't realize they're sharing air space with bees. >> we're standing in the middle of one of three aviaries here. >> bob redman is the executive director of a non-profit bee cultivation group that partnered with the airport in seattle for the project. >> the big goal is to save the bee. >> let's talk a little bit why this is important to conserve bees. tell me about colony collapse. >> well, first of all, bees
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pollinate one-third of everything that humans eat. since 2006 there is a syndrome effecting the colonies where they enter a doom cycle, and they can't produce enough bees to survive. >> that's all honey in here. >> would you like a taste? >> david feinberg is a seatac bee keeper. >> stick your finger in there like winnie the pooh. >> oh, wow. >> we want to develop local northwest bees that are better at surviving the winter than the california bees that come up in the spring. and so we are here at the airport where we have a little green island. >> vacant land surrounding an airport may seem an unusual option, but seatacs city buffer represents the city's growing
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demand to find creative conservation solutions in the middle of heavily populated areas. >> we can for the most part control the drones that are in the air, and we can control the colony genetics. we can set up a situation where we can select our very best queens, hopefully they'll mate with our very young drones, and we're creating our own strain of seatac airport bees. >> "techknow" contributor maria is joining us now. when you think of the space there, it makes sense that you would use that green space for something such as bees. is this successful here, are there plans to expand this type of program to other airports around the country? >> definitely. >> seatac is leading the charge as is chicago's o'hare airport. but we're going to see a movement towards airports specifically because you're right, it makes total sense. there is a lot of unused green
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space. we can use it for all sorts of application for wildlife, not just bees. i think we're going to start seeing more creative solutions like this for urban areas in general, not just specifically airports. >> are there any safety concerns relative to having this type of program at airports? >> well, the biggest safety concern when it comes to wildlife around airport has to do with things like birds or large mammals, birds that will get in the flight paths of planes either taking off or landing. and seatac has its own wildlife biologist. i was surprised to learn this. the reason why is in part to develop strategies to keep birds, large mammals away from the airport, air space, away from the runway and keeping people safe. >> bees are trying to be
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conserved at the seatac, are there other conservation projects at other airports around the country? >> specifically at seatac it mainly evolves around providing suitable habitat. large airports tend to be in large urban areas. large urban areas don't have a lot of habitat and wildlife left. that's a reality. these areas tend to be havens for wildlife that are embedded in a matrix that does not have a whole lot of habitat left. teatac is trying to preserve that area while keeping some of the wildlife away from key areas that may pose a safety concern. >> up until this point has the results there at seatac surpassed or reached the expectation of the program administrators when they sought to take on this type of project?
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>> so this project is fairly new. it's only been around for about i believe it's a year and a half to two years at most. it's a little bit too soon to tell when it comes with this. but i will tell you that part of what they've been doing during this project called flight path is that they built an exhibit in the airport that is meant to raise awareness among the public. that's been really successful. i live in seattle. i see that exhibit all the time. it's right outside of the bee terminal. but i think those kinds of things are starting to raise awareness, and i think there is going to be a difference there. >> it makes a lot of sense in so many regards. joining us from seattle. thanks so much. you can see more of her report tomorrow on techno at 7:30 eastern, 4:30 pacific right here on al jazeera america. well, they call it operation try on it. the european union's answer to hundreds of thousands of
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documented migrants. members of the patrol in the mediterranean rescuing migrants from dangerously over-crowded boats. but a tight budget could cost lives. >> in the air off the waters of lampedusa, they search for migrant boats until this month's rescue patrols went all the way to north africa but now they have to be within 50 miles of the island t50 kilometers of the island to be rescued. >> operation try ton funded by the european union has replaced the italian navy search and rescue mission. this portuguese naval vessel is the operation's only ship.
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it's agreement is to patrol the border and no further. 2014 was the deadliest year for migrants in the medicin mediterranean. 150,000 were saved by the italian navy, but at the cost of $11 million a month it proved prohibitive. the libyan coast line is 160 kilometers that way. the syrian coast line, 2,000 that way. the italian navy patrolling these international waters, they scaled down the operation that led to accusations that europe is turning it's back on these people, and just as the weather starts to worsen. this was just a week ago with waves as big as a house. even the portuguese naval crew struggle in such big seas. but migrants are still taking the risk. 40 were micked up early on friday by the coast guard and merchant vessels have been asked to rescue a number of other
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boats off libya. >> if they're fleeing water and persecution they should receive that protection. if they are on the other hand economic migrants who have not faced persecution at home it's possible for europe to find ways to humanely accepted them back. but this all needs to be done once in the receive place. we continue operation to ask you people who are in dispress. >> the law of the sea is that sailors must rescue any stress until trouble. scaling down the rescue mission will not stomp them from reaching lampedusa, but it will mean more die. >> taylor swift is now new york'new york city's tourism ambassador, but that has
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real new yorkers pretty angry. now they're fighting back with video pair row dis. you have to see this when we return. >> hello, i'm sheila mcvicar. more russian terrence have rolled into ukraine threatening the fragile cease-fire. is this another move by vladimir putin as he prepares to meet with the u.s. leaders at the g g-20 summit? that's lif live at the top of the hour.
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>> an all new airplane in a once in a generation achievement of human ingenuity. >> three years late... fleet grounding... fires on the airplane... >> they're short changing the engineering process... >> from engineering to the factory floor... al jazeera investigates broken dreams: the boing 787 only on al jazera america >> you may not know this, but taylor swift is new york city's ambassador for tourism. a lot of new yorkers are not happy about the pick and they're making pa parodies. >> explaining why the big apple is so unique. >> allow me to highlight some important new york vocabulary words. >> she goes on to talk about.
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convenient stores, and there are others who say they're the real ambassadors of the city. >> when a real new york ambassadors. >> welcome. >> now everywhere you look, it's impossible not to be affected by something or someone in new york city. >> sometimes we walk down the street at night. >> or ride in the subway. >> and it's like a group of guys, like, eyeing you? >> and some guy pulls out a knife. >> now i know i should run from things like that. >> so they're not the only new yorkers posting parody videos. >> first, the taxi is your friend, and they're easy to hail unless you're black, hispanic, carrying luggage, traveling to a borough. could something do something about that horn
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♪ welcome to new york ♪ you'll probably never feel ♪ welcomed to new york >> leave it to new yorkers to tell you what they think. >> and i don't know what people in iowa really care "inside story" is next. [music] >> hello, i'm sheila mcvicar. ukrainian government forces and russian-backed separatists and militias are once again engaging in heavy fighting. some of the hessers in months. the internationally brokered cease-fire between them barely holds and since april more