• The world’s most polluted river |  DW Documentary
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    The world’s most polluted river | DW Documentary

    Our journey begins in the mountains of the island of Java….. At the foot of the Wayang volcano there is a lake….. The cradle of the Citarum river. Titi Bachtiar, a geographer at a university in the region, knows this place well. Situ Cisanti is the name of this sacred lake at the beginning of the Citarum. If we walk a little further, I’ll show you the real source, where the bubbles come out of the ground. The water here is very pure — clean enough to wash your face with? It’s more than just home for me. I feel at peace here. The water is still so clean. Legend…

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    Environmental Destruction: Excessive pollution from Crude Oil on the Niger Delta

    Because of this oil contamination, we have water contamination. Our economic program, the Russia show program and the environmental program, these 3 destroy all the natural resources of the people. Including fish, said fish, animal and even human. That is economy that has left the people useless. It destroys their means of livelihood. There was no means of survival in the community, because the community depends on water for their economic livelihood. There’s no job because no one can fish again, we can’t begin to farm again because the oil has destroyed everywhere. Oil is not a blessing at all. No, no it is the cause. The oil seeps into…

  • 3 Environmental Myths Debunked | What Is Recyclable? | EXPLORE MODE
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    3 Environmental Myths Debunked | What Is Recyclable? | EXPLORE MODE

    Did you know you have to wash your recyclable waste in order for it to be actually recycled? In May, Malaysia received 100 tonnes of rotting waste, allegedly “full of maggots” from Australia. Not long after, the Philippines announced it would be returning 69 containers of contaminated waste to Canada. Both countries had sent their waste to Malaysia and the Philippines for recycling, but neither complied with recycling regulations. But it’s not just waste that we humans are messing up. Forests are burning down. Icebergs are melting. Animals are going extinct. The list goes on. The environment is sending us clear warning signs and we need to act fast. The…

  • Is it Wrong to Fly?  – Glad You Asked S1 (E6)
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    Is it Wrong to Fly? – Glad You Asked S1 (E6)

    This is me in China in 1996, on a trip to see where my family came from.That trip was the first time that I rode in an airplane,and the first time that I got stuck in an airport.We’ve been waiting here for 9 hours now! Air travel is one of the great privileges of living in this century. And the number of air passengers is expected to double in the next 20 years. There’s just one problem. Aviation runs on oil, which contributes to global climate change.And there’s not a good alternative yet.So individual consumers were left wonderingabout their own responsibility.These blankets represent arctic sea ice. Alex: How many polar…

  • Inside the College for Budding Weed Entrepreneurs
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    Inside the College for Budding Weed Entrepreneurs

    All right: you made it to week 14. How we doing? Congratulations! Good morning, Oak-sterdam! Alright. Fantastic. Remember: the plant — survives off glucoses and sugars… And so — we start to just… I like to work from the bottoms of the flowers… And then — work your way up, to reveal: what’s going on within the flower? Well, there — are now a handful of universities (that teach classes about weed). “Oak-sterdam” — is the first all-inclusive Cannabis college in America. After prop 64 has passed — what is… the legal landscape in California? It’s — not an accredited university. But for fifteen hundred and ninety five dollars —…

  • “The Green Book: Guide to Freedom:” How African Americans Safely Navigated Jim Crow America
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    “The Green Book: Guide to Freedom:” How African Americans Safely Navigated Jim Crow America

    This is Democracy Now! I’m Amy Goodman. The Academy Awards take place Sunday. One of the top contenders for a number of Oscars—for best picture, best actor, supporting actor, screenplay, editing—is the movie Green Book. The film is inspired by the true story of a tour of the Deep South by the African-American classical and jazz pianist Don Shirley, played by Mahershala Ali, and his driver, Tony Lip, played by Viggo Mortensen. The movie has renewed interest in the history of The Negro Motorist Green Book. And today we look at a remarkable new documentary that offers a real look at the history of a travel guide that helped African…

  • The Importance of Seaweed | Ocean Vet | S01 E10 | Free Documentary Nature
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    The Importance of Seaweed | Ocean Vet | S01 E10 | Free Documentary Nature

    This is Doctor Neil Burnie. He lives in Bermuda, a stunning Atlantic Island six hundred and forty miles east of North Carolina, USA.He’s spent the last thirty years practicing veterinary medicine, but now he’s transferring his veterinary skills to help save, protect, and learn more about the incredible marine life of Bermuda’s Ocean. This is a completely wild shark. Alongside his dedicated Ocean Vet team, are a number of scientists, Yeah, this and probably. marine biologists, Just cut a little nick off the back fin. and specialist master divers, helping to perform a number of unique and dangerous procedures, in a bid to safeguard critically important marine species.Together, the team…

  • What If Humans Were the Only Living Things on Earth? | Unveiled
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    What If Humans Were the Only Living Things on Earth? | Unveiled

    What if Humans Were the Only Living Things on Earth? So far, Earth is the only planet in the universe that we’ve found to host life… And, remarkably, it has it in abundance. It’s hard to fathom just how much biodiversity our planet truly holds, but the 7.5 billion human beings only make up about 0.01% of the mass of all life on Earth. How different would things be, then, if that figure was 100%, instead? This is Unveiled, and today we’re answering the extraordinary question; what if humans were the only living things on Earth? Are you a fiend for facts? Are you constantly curious? Then why not subscribe…