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The unfolding situation in Ukraine is moving quickly. 

At The Ten this week we’re pointing you to the ongoing live coverage from our colleagues at NPR here to keep up with the latest.

On our local news front, we wrapped up our Franklin County reporting for our “Climate Driven” series with a radio piece looking at one of the last bastions of brook trout in Maine, and a video examining the work researchers are conducting on mountain lakes.

We also saw movement on point-to-point logging practices and how issues in the logging industry are bringing Maine and Canada to an intersection.

Across state lines in Vermont prices for dairy are rising, but what does that mean for farmers? Read on to learn more.

My final pick looks at Ukrainian culture and what it means for national identity through music.


That’s all for the moment,


Mark Simpson, News Director

Maine Public: Mountain lakes in western Maine may provide a unique refuge for species as the climate warms

While the mountain region in Franklin County is well known for outdoor recreation, scientists are also beginning to learn just how ecologically important it is. They're starting to document the role that small, high elevation lakes might play as climate change continues to impact the region.

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Maine Public: Why the Rangeley area could remain an oasis for cold water fish as their habitat warms

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NPR: For Ukrainian musicians, rejecting Russia is a matter of national pride

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NHPR: In Belknap County, a battle over the future of a beloved local ski resort reaches a boiling point

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NPR: Here are the latest updates and what you need to know about Russia's invastion of Ukraine

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BBC: Here's how I made my pension sustainable for the environment

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VPR: Poll shows Vermonters willing to pay more for dairy, but getting that money to farmers is complicated

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Maine Public: A federal judge blocks a Maine law aimed at Canadian log truck drivers

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NPR: 1 in 10 Black people in the U.S. are migrants. Here's what's driving that shift

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PBS NewsHour: This Oakland project honors the women of the Black Panther Party

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The 2022 Camden Conference is this weekend, is entirely virtual, and there’s plenty of room for you to join! The topic? Europe of today. What a fascinating and timely topic given what is currently taking place around the globe.

Get in on all the conference events from the keynote speech with David Brancaccio serving as the moderator to all the break-out presentations and discussions.

Maine Public is very excited to be a media sponsor for this year's conference. For more information, visit the conference website at



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