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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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Mongolia: Earth and Spirit
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directed by Liz Daggett Matar, fl. 2007 and C. Melinda Levin, fl. 1989; produced by Liz Daggett Matar, fl. 2007 and C. Melinda Levin, fl. 1989 (Mongolia: Privately Published, 2018), 26 mins
Mountains, coal smoke and long winters – “so cold that Russian vodka freezes” blanket the cities of Mongolia in smog for several months each year. Louis Vuitton, Burberry and Armani have opened shop in this ancient land, landlocked between Russia and China. This short documentary follows Tibetan Buddhist Lam...
directed by Liz Daggett Matar, fl. 2007 and C. Melinda Levin, fl. 1989; produced by Liz Daggett Matar, fl. 2007 and C. Melinda Levin, fl. 1989 (Mongolia: Privately Published, 2018), 26 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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The Green Planet, Episode 1, Forest in Peril
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produced by Bengt Jonson, Sebra-Film, in The Green Planet, Episode 1 (Oslo, Oslo County: Nordic World, 2013), 50 mins
How much time do we have left to find permanent solutions to the problems this world faces: rising ocean-levels, rising populations, rising levels of CO2, rising temperatures? And all shortly to be followed by shortages: a shortage of food, a shortage of fresh water, and above all perhaps, a shortage of space for...
produced by Bengt Jonson, Sebra-Film, in The Green Planet, Episode 1 (Oslo, Oslo County: Nordic World, 2013), 50 mins
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The Green Planet, Episode 2, Striking the Right Balance
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produced by Bengt Jonson, Sebra-Film, in The Green Planet, Episode 2 (Oslo, Oslo County: Nordic World, 2013), 52 mins
The crisis of our planet has been coming for a very long time. The diversity of life and the infinite variety of species on our planet are threatened by the growing numbers of people and the numerous forms of human activity. Will the human race ever address the issues with one voice? We listen to some of the voic...
produced by Bengt Jonson, Sebra-Film, in The Green Planet, Episode 2 (Oslo, Oslo County: Nordic World, 2013), 52 mins
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The Green Planet, Episode 3, Road to Recovery
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produced by Bengt Jonson, Sebra-Film, in The Green Planet, Episode 3 (Oslo, Oslo County: Nordic World, 2013), 50 mins
The Easter Island in the South Pacific was turned from a paradise to a barren, windswept wasteland and back again, to a green, lush ecosystem. In China, great efforts are taking place to change the air quality and reduce CO2 levels. Namibia is the one and only nation in the world which has declared a green future...
produced by Bengt Jonson, Sebra-Film, in The Green Planet, Episode 3 (Oslo, Oslo County: Nordic World, 2013), 50 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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Indian Ocean with Simon Reeve, Episode 5, Sri Lanka to Bangladesh
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directed by Olly Bootle, fl. 2008; presented by Simon Reeve, 1972-; produced by Olly Bootle, fl. 2008, in Indian Ocean with Simon Reeve, Episode 5 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2012), 59 mins
This stage of Simon Reeve's journey around the spectacular Indian Ocean takes him from Sri Lanka to Bangladesh. The island of Sri Lanka, with its strategic location and tropical spices, was a target for invaders and colonisers for centuries. Now the Chinese are building a huge new port in the south, and Chinese m...
directed by Olly Bootle, fl. 2008; presented by Simon Reeve, 1972-; produced by Olly Bootle, fl. 2008, in Indian Ocean with Simon Reeve, Episode 5 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2012), 59 mins
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Indian Ocean with Simon Reeve, Episode 6, Indonesia to Australia
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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 6 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2012), 1 hour 7 mins
The last leg of Simon Reeve's journey begins on the northern tip of Sumatra, near the epicentre of the 2004 tsunami, and takes him to the south western corner of Australia. In Banda Aceh, Sharia law is in force and Simon joins the local vice and virtue squad who patrol the streets and beaches to eradicate immoral...
directed by Matt Brandon, 1971-; presented by Simon Reeve, 1972-; produced by Matt Brandon, 1971-, in Indian Ocean with Simon Reeve, Episode 6 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2012), 1 hour 7 mins
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