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PBS NewsHour, Congo Basin’s Endangered Wildlife Find Unlikely Guardians In Indigenous Hunters
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produced by NewsHour Productions, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2020), 8 mins
The Congo Basin is home to the world’s second-largest rainforest and a unique array of biodiversity. But the ecosystem's remote location cannot protect it from the threat of poaching. Special correspondent Monica Villamizar and videographer Phil Caller traveled to the Central African Republic before the pandemic...
produced by NewsHour Productions, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2020), 8 mins
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PBS NewsHour, Water-Stressed Cities In India Turn To Innovation For A Safe, Stable Supply
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produced by Public Broadcasting Service, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2020), 7 mins
Half the population of India lives in areas where water resources are highly stressed. In the coastal city of Chennai, rapid economic development and a population boom have jeopardized supplies of freshwater, prompting officials to rely on desalination of the ocean. But some local residents have found a simpler an...
produced by Public Broadcasting Service, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2020), 7 mins
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PBS NewsHour, Widespread Logging Threatens The Congo Basin’s Critical Rainforest
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produced by NewsHour Productions, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2020), 5 mins
The Democratic Republic of Congo is a massive country, with a land area the size of Alaska and Texas combined. It’s also home to a large part of the Congo Basin rainforest, a habitat for countless species and a crucial absorber of atmospheric carbon dioxide. But illegal and uncontrolled logging represent major t...
produced by NewsHour Productions, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2020), 5 mins
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Marketplace Africa, Kenya Wastewater Management; Mteto Nyati
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presented by Zain Asher, 1983-; produced by Cable News Network (CNN); interview by Eleni Giokos, fl. 2005, in Marketplace Africa (Atlanta, GA: Cable News Network (CNN), 2019), 11 mins
New businesses are finding innovative solutions to deliver clean water and tackle sanitation problems in Nairobi; South African tech firm Altron's CEO on his new strategies.
presented by Zain Asher, 1983-; produced by Cable News Network (CNN); interview by Eleni Giokos, fl. 2005, in Marketplace Africa (Atlanta, GA: Cable News Network (CNN), 2019), 11 mins
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PBS NewsHour, Aug 14, 2019, New analysis finds parts of the U.S. have already warmed close to critical  2-degree level
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produced by NewsHour Productions, in PBS NewsHour, Aug 14, 2019 (Arlington Heights, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2019), 6 mins
For years, scientists have warned that we need to stop the planet from warming an additional two degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels to avoid catastrophic problems. But a new analysis by The Washington Post finds many major areas across the U.S. have already reached that mark. The Post’s Chris Mooney joi...
produced by NewsHour Productions, in PBS NewsHour, Aug 14, 2019 (Arlington Heights, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2019), 6 mins
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Will the Traditions of Tiny Tangier Island Survive or Sink?
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produced by NewsHour Productions (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2018), 8 mins
Life on Tangier Island has always been defined by water. Now it is menacing its very existence. Battered by Chesapeake Bay's relentless waves, scientists say the land’s shrinking is accelerating, as man-made climate change makes the waves from rising seawater worse. John Yang talks with Earl Swift, author of Che...
produced by NewsHour Productions (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2018), 8 mins
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Daily Watch, Clean Energy's Dirty Secret
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produced by The Economist, in Daily Watch (London, England: The Economist, 2017), 2 mins
The road to a future with an unlimited supply of clean energy is a rocky one. Ed Carr, our deputy editor, explains why energy features on the cover of this week's The Economist.
produced by The Economist, in Daily Watch (London, England: The Economist, 2017), 2 mins
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Daily Watch, Why California's Five-Year Drought Pits Almonds Against Salmon
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produced by The Economist, in Daily Watch (London, England: The Economist, 2017), 4 mins
Managing California's drought-striken water supply is a precarious balancing act. Water is being channeled south to aid the almond farmers, but where does this leave the wild salmon population in the north? Featuring interviews with David Phippen, almond farmer, and Curtis Knight from California Trout.
produced by The Economist, in Daily Watch (London, England: The Economist, 2017), 4 mins
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Daily Watch, Why Is Sand In Short Supply?
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produced by The Economist, in Daily Watch (London, England: The Economist, 2017), 2 mins
The world uses 40 billion tonnes of sand each year to build cities and towns, but global reserves are running low. We find out why.
produced by The Economist, in Daily Watch (London, England: The Economist, 2017), 2 mins
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Great Big Story, Reclaiming Coal Country
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produced by Great Big Story, in Great Big Story (Atlanta, GA: Cable News Network (CNN), 2017), 3 mins

After high school, West Virginian Chris Farley went to work in the coal mines. At first, it provided a decent living, but it soon became a precarious existence, as mines would frequently close. Now, instead of removing mountaintops, Farley helps bring the land back to life, transforming former coal mines into farm...

produced by Great Big Story, in Great Big Story (Atlanta, GA: Cable News Network (CNN), 2017), 3 mins
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