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  • ... as transcripts from NHK Japan reports. For more LinkAsia blogs and articles, please visit the  LinkAsia Storify page . ...
  • ... to the trends and conversations rising through Asia's blogs and social media. LinkAsia's host, award-winning journalist Thuy ...
  • Palestinians earn their living by selling scrap metal sourced from electrical waste. Fishermen in the Mekong Delta are switching to sustainable fishing practices. In the USA city of Utica, a liberal refugee policy helped bring about urban renewal.

  • (Earth Focus: Episode 69) Neonicotinoids are the most widely used insecticides in the world. But they've been linked to the decline of honeybees, which pollinate many food crops. And scientists now say neonicotinoids also harm many terrestrial, aquatic, and marine invertebrates. These pervasive insecticides damage sea urchin DNA, suppress the immune systems of crabs, and affect the tunneling and...
  • Artbound explores arts along the U.S.-Mexico border. Featuring Mexicali Rose, an artist organization in Mexicali, where locals are encouraged to create art to galvanize community involvement; Drones as art, where multiple projects re-appropriating military drones play with the idea of surveillance and mobility; Paul Turounet’s photographs of undocumented border-crossers printed on galvanized...

  • Travel the world with Charlie Annenberg Weingarten and the explore.org team as they embark on a philanthropic mission to experience different cultures.

    The series is produced by explore.org, a philanthropic media organization and a multi-media division of the Annenberg Foundation. Created by filmmaker and philanthropist Charles Annenberg Weingarten to champion the selfless...

  • This dramatized documentary is based on the book "The C Word," the true story of British author Lisa Lynch. She started her blog "Alright Tit" to cope with her breast cancer diagnosis at 28 years old. The touching, humorous, and overall honest film describes Lynch's journey and the support she received from her devoted husband Pete, her family, and...

  • The world is home to over 50 million refugees. Adjusting to their new lives can be difficult - but they also have a lot to offer. In the USA city of Utica, a liberal refugee policy helped bring about urban renewal. Also, fishermen in the Mekong Delta are switching to sustainable fishing practices, Palestinians in desperate need scrap metal sourced from electrical waste, and a tasty snack from...
  • Renowned chef Ferran Adrià is widely known as one of the most innovative -- and craziest -- in the world. His wildly popular restaurant "El Bulli" was known for its annual six-month closure, when Adrià and his team would retire to his Barcelona cooking laboratory and create the new menu for the coming season. Anything was allowed -- except copying oneself.

    Shot with Adrià over the...

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