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Toki Tales

51m 04s

Thirty years ago the “toki” became extinct in the wild in Japan. This is the story of the attempt by a group of dedicated scientists and ordinary citizens to re-establish captive bred Japanese crested ibis, a rare and iconic bird, into the rice farming communities of Sado Island on the East Coast of Japan. As they struggled to breed the last remaining birds in captivity, the islanders have to change their farming methods before the toki could be returned to the wild.

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Toki Tales

51m 04s

Thirty years ago the “toki” became extinct in the wild in Japan. This is the story of the attempt by a group of dedicated scientists and ordinary citizens to re-establish captive bred Japanese crested ibis, a rare and iconic bird, into the rice farming communities of Sado Island on the East Coast of Japan. As they struggled to breed the last remaining birds in captivity, the islanders have to change their farming methods before the toki could be returned to the wild.

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Toki Tales

51m 04s

Thirty years ago the “toki” became extinct in the wild in Japan. This is the story of the attempt by a group of dedicated scientists and ordinary citizens to re-establish captive bred Japanese crested ibis, a rare and iconic bird, into the rice farming communities of Sado Island on the East Coast of Japan. As they struggled to breed the last remaining birds in captivity, the islanders have to change their farming methods before the toki could be returned to the wild.

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Ancient Grains - Rice

24m 37s

When you open your pantry, do images of the rugged mountains of South America, the colorful tablelands of Africa and the fertile river valleys of the Middle East dance before your eyes? If not, you have yet to discover amaranth, quinoa, spelt, kamut and teff, the quintet of nutritional powerhouses known as the ancient grains. The legends behind their origins many millennia past, their loss over time and their ultimate modern revival - literally tell the story of civilization.

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Shoyu and the secrets of Japanese cuisine

49m 17s

The Japanese discovered that a humble mould spore could transform soya beans into ‘Shoyu’, the soy sauce that is a pillar of Japanese cuisine. Sprinkle it on rice and the rice changes into sake... This mould is a tiny organism called ‘Aspergillus oryzae’ and mysteriously, it exists only in Japan!

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Green Warriors: Indonesia, the World's most Polluted River

54m 12s

The Citarum river in Indonesia, is the world's most polluted river. A reporter teamed up with international scientists to investigate the causes and consequences of this pollution. One of the main polluters is actually the fashion industry : 500 textile factories throw away their wastewater directly into the Citarum river.

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Green Warriors: Indonesia, the World's most Polluted River

54m 12s

The Citarum river in Indonesia, is the world's most polluted river. A reporter teamed up with international scientists to investigate the causes and consequences of this pollution. One of the main polluters is actually the fashion industry : 500 textile factories throw away their wastewater directly into the Citarum river.

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Green Warriors: Indonesia, the World's most Polluted River

54m 12s

The Citarum river in Indonesia, is the world's most polluted river. A reporter teamed up with international scientists to investigate the causes and consequences of this pollution. One of the main polluters is actually the fashion industry : 500 textile factories throw away their wastewater directly into the Citarum river.

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Higher Education

1h 23m

"With the birth of the knowledge society, higher education is booming. There were 13 million university students in 1960. In 2015, their ranks had swollen to nearly 200 million. The number of students attending university is exploding around the globe, as a gigantic global student market is being forged… It’s a simple fact: for the past two decades, the new wealth producing champions have been business executives and members of the intellectual and scientific professions.

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Higher Education

1h 23m

"With the birth of the knowledge society, higher education is booming. There were 13 million university students in 1960. In 2015, their ranks had swollen to nearly 200 million. The number of students attending university is exploding around the globe, as a gigantic global student market is being forged… It’s a simple fact: for the past two decades, the new wealth producing champions have been business executives and members of the intellectual and scientific professions.

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China on China: Everything has a Price Tag

28m 30s

Economic reforms have led to a divided China, which threatens not only individual survival, but even economic growth and the entire Chinese society. In this episode, we hear stories and interviews about the middle class, about poverty in rural areas and about the precarious existence of hundreds of millions of migrant workers on the fringes of the cities.

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China on China: Everything has a Price Tag

28m 30s

Economic reforms have led to a divided China, which threatens not only individual survival, but even economic growth and the entire Chinese society. In this episode, we hear stories and interviews about the middle class, about poverty in rural areas and about the precarious existence of hundreds of millions of migrant workers on the fringes of the cities.

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China on China: The Power and the People

28m 35s

How is China run, and how do the people get their say? Stories and interviews about China's ruling Communist Party, about being a representative of the people, about the potential political power of blogs, and about grassroots protests and mass incidents, which are only increasing in number.

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China on China: The Power and the People

28m 35s

How is China run, and how do the people get their say? Stories and interviews about China's ruling Communist Party, about being a representative of the people, about the potential political power of blogs, and about grassroots protests and mass incidents, which are only increasing in number.

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COUPLES & DUETS - Cecil B de Mille & Gloria Swanson

25m 08s

A reference collection on Hollywood movie legend couples! Whether romantic or purely professional, the relationships between actors, actresses, directors and producers have given rise to exceptional encounters and stories! 50 episodes on the most famous duets of American cinema!

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COUPLES & DUETS - David W. Griffith & Lilian Gish

25m 12s

A reference collection on Hollywood movie legend couples! Whether romantic or purely professional, the relationships between actors, actresses, directors and producers have given rise to exceptional encounters and stories! 50 episodes on the most famous duets of American cinema!

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COUPLES & DUETS - Douglas Fairbanks & Mary Pickford

25m 08s

A reference collection on Hollywood movie legend couples! Whether romantic or purely professional, the relationships between actors, actresses, directors and producers have given rise to exceptional encounters and stories! 50 episodes on the most famous duets of American cinema!

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COUPLES & DUETS - Ernst Lubitsch & Pola Negri

25m 17s

A reference collection on Hollywood movie legend couples! Whether romantic or purely professional, the relationships between actors, actresses, directors and producers have given rise to exceptional encounters and stories! 50 episodes on the most famous duets of American cinema!

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COUPLES & DUETS - Carole Lombard & Clark Gable

28m 26s

A reference collection on Hollywood movie legend couples! Whether romantic or purely professional, the relationships between actors, actresses, directors and producers have given rise to exceptional encounters and stories! 50 episodes on the most famous duets of American cinema!

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COUPLES & DUETS - Bette Davis & William Wyler

25m 05s

A reference collection on Hollywood movie legend couples! Whether romantic or purely professional, the relationships between actors, actresses, directors and producers have given rise to exceptional encounters and stories! 50 episodes on the most famous duets of American cinema!

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COUPLES & DUETS - Jean Harlow & William Powell

25m 30s

A reference collection on Hollywood movie legend couples! Whether romantic or purely professional, the relationships between actors, actresses, directors and producers have given rise to exceptional encounters and stories! 50 episodes on the most famous duets of American cinema!

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COUPLES & DUETS - Jane Russell & Howard Hugues

25m 00s

A reference collection on Hollywood movie legend couples! Whether romantic or purely professional, the relationships between actors, actresses, directors and producers have given rise to exceptional encounters and stories! 50 episodes on the most famous duets of American cinema!

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COUPLES & DUETS - Gary Cooper & Patricia Neal

24m 37s

A reference collection on Hollywood movie legend couples! Whether romantic or purely professional, the relationships between actors, actresses, directors and producers have given rise to exceptional encounters and stories! 50 episodes on the most famous duets of American cinema!

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