CNN PODCAST | The People Fueling Ukraine’s ‘Will to Win’

The People Fueling Ukraine’s ‘Will to Win’

It’s been one year since Russia invaded Ukraine, setting off the bloodiest land war in Europe since World War II. Since then, the bravery and ingenuity of the Ukrainian people has been on full display while its military has defied the odds and inflicted staggering losses on the Russian army. In today’s episode, we hear some of their stories and look at what comes next as the conflict drags on.

Guest: Clarissa Ward, CNN Chief International Correspondent

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SCIENCE.COM | The Volunteer

The volunteer.

Olga Shpak made headlines around the world in 2017, when she captured the first footage of a pod of orcas using teamwork to hunt a young bowhead whale in the Sea of Okhotsk. The drone video was a sensational moment in her 2 decades of methodical fieldwork investigating bowheads, belugas, and other whale species—studies that had thrust the Ukrainian marine mammologist into the upper echelon of cetacean researchers and earned her a position at the A.N. Severtsov Institute of Ecology and Evolution in Moscow. “I loved my work. I could not imagine doing anything else,” she says. Then the Russians stormed her homeland. Click here to read full story.