Length: 52' HD
Plastic is both a marvel and hellish stuff.read more...
The Disappearing Darkness
Length: 42' HD
Before the invention of the light bulb light and dark followed a predictable 24-hour cycle. Across an ever-increasing amount of Earth’s surface, that’s no longer the case.read more...
Who is this woman, who first spoke out against the GDR when the regime was on its last legs? Ever reluctant to speak about her background, an interview, given a couple of years ago to SPIEGEL TV, is one of the rare opportunities to learn more about Angela Merkel the person, and her long path to the top of the political world.read more...
Environmentalists with Guns
Brazil’s Fight for the Rainforest
Length: 53' HD
Protecting the Environment with an Assault Rifle – Brazil’s Battle Against Illegal Loggingread more...
The Bluefin Tuna
A Fish‘s Fight for Survival
Length: 53' HD
The Bluefin tuna is one of the world’s most intelligent predatory fish. Yet this underwater hunter is itself among the hunted. read more...
World Behind Bars
Jails – places of fixed-term imprisonment, of reeducation, resocialisation and mandatory labour – have existed since the beginning of the 19th century.
This SPIEGEL TV documentary, filmed inside prisons in Russia, Norway, San Marino, Germany, the USA, Afghanistan and Monaco...
A World in Despair
How Subsidies create Poverty
The vicious circle has its origins in European subsidization practices: Encouraged by generous EU funding, European farmers produce around ten percent more milk than domestic consumers can drink. The bulk of this excess supply is converted into milk powder and exported to developing countries. The EU also offers plenty of subsidies for converting fresh milk into powder and for exporting it.read more...
The Sinking of the Kursk
None of us can get to the surface. I am writing blindly", says the desperate message in the farewell note Dmitry Kolesnikov writes to his wife. The 27-year-old Russian Lieutenant-Captain is trapped in the Kursk, the sunken Russian nuclear submarine that lies at the bottom of the Barents Sea.read more...