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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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Helping Social Entrepreneurs, Episode 2, Water Management
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directed by Cassie Farrell, fl. 2008; presented by Alvin Hall, 1952-; produced by Cassie Farrell, fl. 2008, in Helping Social Entrepreneurs, Episode 2 (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 22 mins
In India, water management is a very big issue and one Social Entrepreneur is doing an amazing job of helping farmers to do this. In India, farmers struggle to grow their crops during the long dry months. The company, IDEI, tries to help by making affordable irrigation products that feed plants a drop of water at...
directed by Cassie Farrell, fl. 2008; presented by Alvin Hall, 1952-; produced by Cassie Farrell, fl. 2008, in Helping Social Entrepreneurs, Episode 2 (London, England: SW Pictures, 2018), 22 mins
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Sacred Rivers with Simon Reeve, Episode 2, The Ganges
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presented by Simon Reeve, 1972-; produced by British Broadcasting Corporation, in Sacred Rivers with Simon Reeve, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 57 mins
History, adventure and travelogue combine as Simon Reeve explores three of the world's major rivers: the Nile, Yangtze and Ganges. Through the stories of the people who live alongside these great waterways, he uncovers their vast influence, and reveals how they unite, and divide, some of the most extraordinary par...
presented by Simon Reeve, 1972-; produced by British Broadcasting Corporation, in Sacred Rivers with Simon Reeve, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 57 mins
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Indian Ocean with Simon Reeve, Episode 4, Oman to the Maldives
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directed by Matt Brandon, 1971-; presented by Simon Reeve, 1972-; produced by Matt Brandon, 1971-, in Indian Ocean with Simon Reeve, Episode 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2012), 59 mins
This stage of Simon Reeve's journey around the spectacular Indian Ocean takes him from Oman to the Maldives. He starts in the remote and otherworldly Musandam peninsula on the Strait of Hormuz, one of the most strategically important waterways in the world, where oil from the Persian Gulf is shipped through the na...
directed by Matt Brandon, 1971-; presented by Simon Reeve, 1972-; produced by Matt Brandon, 1971-, in Indian Ocean with Simon Reeve, Episode 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2012), 59 mins
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Green Matters, Green Matters, Episode 6
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produced by Nick Farrow, in Green Matters (Geelong, Victoria: Switch International, 2009), 23 mins
Eco-toilet- A standard British toilet uses nine litres of tap water each time it’s used. That adds up to over 2 billion litres of clean water flushed away In the UK alone, every day. A potential answer to the problem is this--the Propelair Eco-toilet. Reindeer Festival- Each year Russia’s Koryak people Gather...
produced by Nick Farrow, in Green Matters (Geelong, Victoria: Switch International, 2009), 23 mins
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Horizon, Season 46, Episode 7, How Many People Can Live On Planet Earth?
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directed by Helen Shariatmadari, fl. 2004-2014; presented by David Attenborough, 1926-; produced by British Broadcasting Corporation, in Horizon, Season 46, Episode 7 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 1 hour
The world's population is growing and could exceed 9 billion within the next four decades. In this fascinating programme, esteemed naturalist and broadcaster Sir David Attenborough takes a look at the problems we face as a continuously growing species. From Mexico to Spain, China to Rwanda, ecologists, demographer...
directed by Helen Shariatmadari, fl. 2004-2014; presented by David Attenborough, 1926-; produced by British Broadcasting Corporation, in Horizon, Season 46, Episode 7 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 1 hour
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Water Wars
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directed by Jim Burroughs, fl. 1981-2010; produced by Suzanne Bauman, fl. 1982-2013, Jim Burroughs, fl. 1981-2010 and Marieke Oudejans, fl. 2007-2016, Rains and Rivers (Production company) (Burbank, CA: Cinema Libre Studio, 2010), 56 mins
The nation of Bangladesh is prey to every threat from water known to man. WATER WARS: When Drought, Flood and Greed Collide tells the story of this land at war with not only rising seas, but devastating floods and droughts -- from India's dams dumping their excess in the wet season and siphoning off river water in...
directed by Jim Burroughs, fl. 1981-2010; produced by Suzanne Bauman, fl. 1982-2013, Jim Burroughs, fl. 1981-2010 and Marieke Oudejans, fl. 2007-2016, Rains and Rivers (Production company) (Burbank, CA: Cinema Libre Studio, 2010), 56 mins
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The Rising Wave
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directed by Yask Desai, 1970- and Shweta Kishore; produced by Yask Desai, 1970- and Shweta Kishore (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2008), 1 hour 8 mins
In India water has a deep spiritual and functional significance. The Rising Wave explores both these aspects; worshipped as a sacred common while also being essential for generating livelihood. The film eloquently presents a culture built on water being shared, used and managed in ways unchanged for centuries. R...
directed by Yask Desai, 1970- and Shweta Kishore; produced by Yask Desai, 1970- and Shweta Kishore (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2008), 1 hour 8 mins
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Natural State, Natural State: Episode 25
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produced by Stuart Allan, fl. 2005, in Natural State (Geelong, Victoria: Switch International), 24 mins
India E Waste- Here we look at major concerns for India’s recycling techniques. Town Regeneration- Cities explore new ways of adapting environmentally. US solar Energy- The US embassy in Geneva is run entirely on unique solar panel designs. Palm Island- A new wonder of the world in Dubai with a man made archipe...
produced by Stuart Allan, fl. 2005, in Natural State (Geelong, Victoria: Switch International), 24 mins
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