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S1 E44: Eye of the Fire

Eye of the Fire

It’s a Greek tale of tragedy, heroism and mind-blowing incompetence. Eric Campbell tells the story of the world’s deadliest bushfire since Australia’s Black Saturday in 2009 — and the fury in its aftermath.

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Once the site of the world’s worst nuclear accident, Chernobyl is now a major tourist destination, thanks to a wildly popular TV drama. We go beyond the crowds to reveal the secret life inside Chernobyl’s exclusion zone.

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Saving The Big Blue

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