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Tourist

Europe’s dream Destination at Risk

Photo © Antje Christ

In Europe, city tourism is booming like never before, can Europe’s most popular destinations be saved from collapse?

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Small Glasses

A pair of glasses changed lives

Photo © Antje Christ

A pair of glasses for only one dollar - they exist! Martin Aufmuth from Erlangen invented it.

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New clothes

Dark history | Herero in Namibia

Photo © Marcel Lepel

At the beginning of the 20th century, the German colonial power attempted to wipe out the Namibian Herero tribe.

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Glasses for the world

Photo © Martin Aufmuth

Hard to believe, but you can now buy a pair of glasses for just a dollar, invented by Martin Aufmuth.

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The C-Section

Controversy

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The number of C-section births performed worldwide has nearly doubled. A lifesaving alternative or an unnecessary medical procedure?

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Close to Heaven

The Rice Terraces of the Philippines

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Two thousand years old, the rice terraces in the Philippine Cordilleras are now an endangered world heritage site.

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An Early Fight for Life

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This science documentary focuses on extremely premature births from Germany, France and Japan.

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Raped!

Women's Fear in India

Photo © Dorothe Dörholt

Why do brutal rapes occur again and again in India?

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Life At Any Price

Chances for extremely premature babies

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Doctors are increasingly successful in saving extremely premature babies using state-of-the-art medical technology. But what does that mean for the parents and for the children themselves?

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China

The World of Fighting Crickets

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Cricket fighting: an unusual popular sport in China with a long tradition.

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A Handful of Life

Extremely Premature Babies and their Chances

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This science documentary presents neonatology studies and zones in on the international discussion of when exactly life begins.

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Jewels in the Pond

The Wondrous World of Japanese Koi

Photo © Martin Kammerer

The story of an unusual journey: a koi carp worth €60,000 is transported from Japan to Switzerland.

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Forbidden Dream

Nomads in Iran

Photo © Enno Grabenhorst

With kith, kin and hundreds of goats and sheep, the Bakhtiari nomads move through the Zagros Mountains in southwest Iran.

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Indian Weddings

A Big Fat Business

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Private investigators specialising in prospective spouses make good money in India, where parents want to make sure that their children are marrying the “right” person.

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Premature

Too young for this World

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Treating premature babies is a delicate and contentious topic in Europe, as doctors do not agree on when exactly life begins.

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A Cemetery full of Life

Cebu's Graveyard Children

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Hundreds of families with children live on the graveyards of the large Philippine city of Cebu.

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Botox

A Poison on its Way to the Top

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Botox – a miracle product that heals people and makes them young? This science documentary shows how the poison works in the body.

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Gulabi Gang

The Pink Revolution

Photo © Dorothe Dörholt

They are India’s answer to Robin Hood: the Gulabi Gang – women in pink saris fighting against male violence.

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Always Food!

India´s Mobile Kitchens

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Indian people’s passion for their highly traditional cuisine and their struggle for affordable food for millions of people.

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The Kangaroo

Australia´s Passion

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Pampered by some, hunted by others: Australians have differing attitudes towards the kangaroo.

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Dabbawala

The Lunchbox Miracle

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In the metropolis of Mumbai, 5,000 dabbawalas deliver 200,000 lunches every day – a system that works almost perfectly.

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High-tech on Humps

Camel Stories from Qatar

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Camel racing – a sport with a long tradition in Qatar, with child jockeys being replaced by robot riders.

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Of Shy Machos

and Matrimonially Minded Senoras

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Hundreds of single women from Madrid travel to the village of Cabezuela to meet a man to spend their life with.

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Of Sad Songs

and Happy Finns

Photo © Martti Haapamäki

Finland and the tango: a strange pairing? Nowhere in Europe is the tango as important as it is here.

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Ami Scabar

and the Magic of the White Root

Photo © Ami Scabar

Insight into the work of a top Italian female chef.

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A Breath of Himalaya

in the Swiss Alps

Photo © Sonja Mathis

Yaks in Switzerland: they are found high above the town of Emd in the Matter Valley in the Swiss canton of Valais.

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The River Lady of Rotterdam

Photo © Silke Gondolf

The story of an exceptional woman who sailed through Europe on one of the smallest barges.

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In the Devil’s Snare

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A modern take on traditional crocheting: string thongs from Poland conquer the market – and cause trouble in the village.

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Savile Row Shake-up

Photo © Dorothe Dörholt

Savile Row is more than a street. It is a byword for the perfectly attired English gentleman.

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Cape Verde

Islands of Hope

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One of the last natural paradises in the Atlantic is struggling for survival.

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Iceland

Under the Spell of Nature's Force

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A journey to the origins of the earth.

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Toskana

Italian's Realm of the Senses

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Stories from the romantic landscape.

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Jamaika

Good Vibrations in Reggae Land

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Staying clear of the tourists on the trail of Bob Marley.

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Sri Lanka

On Buddha's Footsteps through Paradise

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On the trail of Buddha, leading us to ancient royal cities, tea-growing highlands and a holy mountain.

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Barcelona

Dance of Temperaments in the Heat of Catalonia

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Unusual stories from the “capital on the Mediterranean”.

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New York

at Second Sight

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Another view of the city of cities.

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North-Vietnam

Ha Long Bay

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Ha Long Bucht: one of Vietnam’s greatest natural attractions.

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South-Vietnam

The Mekong Delta on Bike

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An unusual way to get to know a country and its people.

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California

San Diego and Surrounding Area

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Portrait of the southernmost city in California.

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Berlin

on Inline-Skates

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A new way to discover Berlin.

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The Caribbean

Guadeloupe and St. Barthélemy

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Beauty contests in Guadeloupe and the beauty of the Caribbean islands.

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Austria

Styria

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Culinary highpoints, absurd stories and breathtaking landscape.

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New York on bike

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Brooklyn – Harlem – Manhattan: a three-part series on a cycling tour through New York.

 

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