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  • Rivers, oceans and rain forests — charting the impact of humans on this planet’s water cycle, in a big-data overview from Globaia. Then Conservation International asks “What would Nature say?” with Harrison Ford as The Ocean, and Kevin Spacey as The Rainforest. Finally, Rainforest Alliance wants you to know what NOT to do, in “Follow the Frog."

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  • Peru: Protecting the rainforests - The Manu National Park in southeastern Peru is vast and remote. ...
  • ... the essence of mother nature. Hike through Rwanda's rainforests to explore the lives of wild mountain gorillas; sail through the ...
  • An 8-part documentary series from Deutsche Welle, that travels through Latin America the long way, from the tip of South America to Tijuana, Mexico’s border with the U.S. state of California. The series will take a look at a region of the Americas that has a turbulent history and facing enormous challenges for the future.

    Part 4: Peru’s megalithic Inca sites are famous...

  • ... tips of arrows used by indigenous hunters in the Amazon rainforests , but its active ingredient is now used every day in hospitals ...
  • In this episode of "The New Environmentalists" hear the stories of seven individuals safeguarding the Earth’s natural resources from shortsighted exploitation and unbridled pollution, while fighting for environmental justice in their communities. The stories feature:

    Maria Gunnoe | USA – where a fifth generation Appalachian native put herself at risk by battling...

  • Made in Togo: A 3D Printer Built from Recycled E-Waste - Afate Gnikou is a systems developer. He's fascinated by 3D printers and has one aim - to produce a commercially viable 3-dimensional printer from Togo, mainly from e-waste. In Togo's capital Lome piles of discarded computers, printers and scanners from industrialized countries accumulate in trash dumps. Gnikou has found a place to work on...
  • The Casualties of Qatar - The deplorable conditions facing migrant workers in Qatar, as it prepares to host the FIFA World Cup in 2022, first came to light around a year ago. The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) estimates that the country is temporary home to more than 1.4 millions migrant workers, many of whom come from Nepal. For some of these Nepalese workers, the promise of a...
  • ... but across the globe, from the Arctic Ocean to the rainforests of Borneo, energy extraction is driving increasing environmental ...