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The 52-year Colombian civil war is not ending without leaving deep scars. As rebels hand over weapons, an entire generation of Colombians are emerging from the conflict to rebuild their nation. While some are struggling more than others, many citizens are rolling up their sleeves to clear out the ghosts of war.
More than a political buzzword, refugees are real people with real fears driving their decisions, and they take great risks to protect their families. A glimpse into the lives of immigrants living in refugee camps reveals their hunger for human rights and an opportunity to start over.
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Immigrants around the world face unbelievable challenges on their journey searching for a new place to call home. While much of the reporting focuses on the backlash refugees face from their new host nations, many communities are opening their arms and minds.
Background image: Feryal Aldahash looks down on her third daughter Valgerour Halla at their home in Reykjavik, Iceland. January 8 2017. | Thomson Reuters Foundation/Filippo Brachetti
Climate change affects us all, and less-developed communities, that are more closely tied to the land, often suffer more directly from environmental transformation. The changes include dramatic fluctuation of water sources, diminishing crop yields, and failure of long-held farming techniques. Discover how community leaders are adjusting, engaging with the international community and seeking innovative methods and new technologies to find sustainable ways of living.
People all over the world are confronting traditional norms around gender and sexuality that are difficult to break. Despite opposition and discrimination from their communities, these people are armed with the courage to truly be themselves. The small steps people take to assert their role in society, can result in major leaps for future generations.
Iraqi protestors set fire to the Iranian consulate in Najaf.KCET Original
More than 600,000 Mongolian nomadic herders have moved to the city in search of work after extreme weather has killed their cattle.KCET Original
In this segment of "Earth Focus" we examine the factors leading to a new Haitian community growing in the U.S.-Mexico border town of Tijuana.KCET Original
A documentary about the burning of wood at an industrial scale for energy.KCET Original
Alf goes against the chief police inspector’s orders, following a murder, and Marco's true identity is revealed.KCET Original
Reporter Eric Campbell was living in Barcelona when the Spanish state cracked down on its 2017 independence vote
Reporter Eric Campbell was living in Barcelona when the Spanish state cracked down on its 2017 independence vote.
Meet the cattlemen, lawmakers and west-coast starts-ups who are locked in a high stakes battle over the future of our food.
"Mother of the Earth" takes a look at Hayedeh Shirzadi and her husband's attempts to put an end to the dumping and burial of urban garbage in their city.