Plastic Everywhere!

Length: 52' HD

Plastic is both a marvel and hellish stuff.

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Light Pollution

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.

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Angela Merkel

Length: 44'

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.

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Environmentalists with Guns

Brazil’s Fight for the Rainforest

Length: 53' HD

Protecting the Environment with an Assault Rifle – Brazil’s Battle Against Illegal Logging

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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.

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World Behind Bars

Length: 50'

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...

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A World in Despair

How Subsidies create Poverty

Length: 52'

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.

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Buried Alive

The Sinking of the Kursk

Length: 50'

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.

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