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Researchers collect ancient fables of Daasanach tribe in Turkana – the Cradle of Humankind – and they find out that the tribe is the greatest threat to local nature. Spanish enthobiologist Álvaro Fernandez-Llamazares looks into traditional fables of Turkana, seeing a vivd picture of nature...

Get exclusive insights from the trailblazer founders of The Lonely Planet, Airbnb, Netflix or Fitbit: they took fantasy ideas and turned them into reality. S01: Netflix & Vestron, Quorn & Impossible Foods, Horn and Hardart & Tiffin Labs, Polaroid & Tik Tok. S02: Airbnb & Lonely Planet,...

By 2050, humanity will amount to 9,000 million people. More than 70 % of the world’s population will live in a big city. Cities must get prepared for the changes that have already begun. They will face the biggest challenge of the 21st century. The...

Action-packed tour through the history of one of the most controversial subjects of the 20th century - nuclear power - as told by those who experienced it first-hand. Focusing on events in the US, UK, France and Germany, it charts its social and political development from the...

Theo van Boven becomes Director of Human Rights for the UN in 1977, where it was impossible to even name a country for gross violations. No bureaucrat, he battles the most repressive regimes of the late 20th century, such as Chile and Argentina and opens...

The life and death battles of global businesses. The risks taken, and the mistakes made. Each series explores the struggles of four major global companies - and how they were saved from the brink of collapse. S01: Lehman Brothers, Kodak, Barings Bank, Kingfisher Airlines. S02: LEGO,...

Dr. Suniti Solomon is the trailblazing doctor who discovered HIV in India. She gives hope to her patients through marriage matchmaking. Two patients, Karthik, a lonely bachelor who keeps his HIV status a secret, and Manu, who’s dedicated to finding Mr. Right, search for love...

An immersion in the heart of the biggest West-African prison: Abidjan. Located out of sight at the border of the Banco forest, this prison host 5,000 inmates but has capacity for 1,500. With the inmates’ help, life inside is organized, and a degree of stability...