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S1 E42: To Burn or Not to Burn?

To Burn Or Not to Burn?

There’s a new push in Australia to build incinerators to burn our waste. Is this the way to go? Foreign Correspondent sends Craig Reucassel to Sweden to investigate.

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It’s touted as Europe’s most beautiful island — but the people of Sardinia are getting sick and dying mysteriously. Fingers are pointing at secret bomb tests and war games by the world’s armies, as Emma Alberici reports.

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Vanilla hustlers in dusty streets. Vanilla brokers in vanilla-built palaces. Vanilla crops threatening rare lemurs’ jungle homes. On a wild ride through Madagascar, Adam Harvey finds there’s nothing plain about vanilla.

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A wild piece of coast was threatened by malls and McMansions until a reclusive billionaire couple arrived with the gift of a lifetime. Zoe Daniel reports.

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Man Vs Wild

In India’s far east, wild elephants are in deadly, daily conflict with people. Siobhan Heanue follows the clashes as roaming herds get squeezed by shrinking forests and a growing human population.

Leave No Dark Corner

China is marrying Big Brother to Big Data. Every citizen will be watched and their behaviour scored in the most ambitious and sophisticated system of social control in history. Matthew Carney reports.

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Fallout

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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Death Metal Diplomacy

Is Taiwan the region’s next and perhaps bigger flashpoint? As protestors in Hong Kong take to the streets to fight the rising power of China, a younger generation of Taiwanese is also confronting an increasingly hardline attitude from its nearest neighbor.

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