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Link TV is a non-profit US satellite television network broadcasting programs that engage, educate and activate viewers to become involved in the world. These programs provide a unique perspective on international news, current events, and diverse cultures, presenting issues not often covered in the US media. Link TV is carried nationally on DirecTV Channel 375 and Dish Network Channel 9410. Link TV was launched as a daily, 24-hour non-commercial network in 1999. It receives no government funding or money from satellite providers, but relies instead on contributions from viewers and foundations.

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(Global Pulse: July 10, 2009) Uighurs are in the news: a handful were released from Guantanamo in June, and others rioted in western China in July. Huge numbers of Han Chinese have moved into the region, where the indigenous Uighurs have been fighting domination by China since the 1800s. China let foreign reporters into the region, but immediately lost control of the story. Hosted by Erin Coker.Sources: Al Jazeera, Qatar; CCTV, China; Deutsche Welle, Germany; Guardian U.K., Great Britain; ABC,...
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(Global Pulse: April 17, 2009)China sees two major challenges to its economic growth: rising unemployment and a deep investment in the U.S. dollar. Beijing's answer: spend and invest, and wheel and deal. In the process, China is crafting a recovery strategy that's spreading its interests around the world.Sources: CCTV, China; Al Jazeera English, Qatar; Russia Today, Russia; BBC, U.K.; Press TV, Iran; Todo Noticias, Argentina
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This installment of Earth Focus provides a special look into Studio of the Sea, a group of biologists equipped with camera equipment that are studying the underwater effects of global warming on coral reefs in Phoenix Island, a sparsely populated chain of atolls in the Pacific Ocean. Their footage provides insight into the delicate balance of underwater ecosystems, as well as the devastating effects of even the slightest temperature changes on the health, size and vibrancy of the “rainforests...
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(Global Pulse: May 29, 2009) Is there such a thing as clean coal? The industry wants you to think so. But clean doesn't mean non-polluting. The questions around coal's future as an energy source are part of a bigger debate over the earth's environmental future.Sources: BBC, Great Britain; Al Jazeera, Qatar; CCTV, China; ABC, U.S.; CNN, U.S.; NBC, U.S.; Fox, U.S.; New York Times, U.S.;  American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricty, U.S.; Alliance for Climate Protection, U.S.
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Philanthropy comes from the Greek word: philanthropos, which simply means "loving people." Philanthropist Charles Annenberg Weingarten and the Explore team, always ready for adventure and learning, set out for India, a land ascribed with deep running spiritual and philosophical roots, a land of magic. Here, under the inspirational guidance of Swamiji Muni Baba and his beloved Ganges River, we will take an unforgettable journey to discover the spiritual nature of philanthropy, and find...
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(Global Pulse: June 12, 2009) State TV gave President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad more airtime but Mir Hossein Mousavi was the favorite of the Internet. How the Iranian media covered the historic presidential election. SOURCES: IRIB, Iran; Press TV, Iran; BBC, U.K.; UPI.com, U.S.; Fox News, U.S.; Al Jazeera English, Qatar; Reporters Without Borders, France
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Steeped in history and tradition, the Arctic is a cold, vast and astonishing expanse of land and sea at the top of the planet. Join philanthropist and filmmaker Charles Annenberg Weingarten and Iqaluit Mayor Elisapee Sheutiapik as they meet the region’s people, learn about Inuit culture and explore how their fragile ecosystem and time-honored way of life are faring in the face of global warming.
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(Global Pulse: May 21, 2009) The long and bloody civil war in Sri Lanka began with rebellion and ended with mass civilian displacement and an unknown number of casualties. In the last days, the fog of war made it difficult to tell truth from propaganda - and the real losers are the innocent people caught in the crossfire. SOURCES: IBN/CNN, India; CNN, U.S; ABC, Australia; SABC, South Africa; South Asia Newsline, India; Al Jazeera English, Qatar; BBC, U.K.
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(Global Pulse: October 30, 2008) Riding high this summer, three oil-producing nations sharing a disdain for the U.S. used their petro-dollars to fund policies not in the super-power's playbook. However, with the abrupt change of worldwide, economic fortunes, oil states now have headaches of their own. Venezuela's Chavez, who blustered and spread the wealth, has become more contrite as oil income shrinks; Iran spent alot on crowd pleasing measures that did not manage to throw off the dead weight...
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(Global Pulse: November 20, 2008) Pirates in Somalia seize the biggest booty ever taken on the high seas: a supertanker loaded with $100 million dollars worth of oil. The bold move grabs the attention of media outlets worldwide. But the story goes beyond the hijacking, rooted in the chaos of Somalia's war-torn history. SOURCES: BBC, U.K.; Al Jazeera, Qatar; NTV Kenya; TV 5, France; CNN, U.S.; ABC, U.S., NBC, U.S.; Hindustan Times, India
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(Global Pulse: December 4, 2008) Can Detroit learn the lessons of its global competitors in time to survive? America's "Big Three" automakers put it this way: either Congress comes through with a multi-billion dollar bailout, or at least one of them will fail. GM, Ford and Chrysler say "small and fuel-efficient" is now their new mantra. SOURCES: SABC News, South Africa; CNN Español, U.S.; BBC, U.K.; Al Jazeera English, Qatar; KBS News, South Korea; NHK, Japan; Russia Today,...
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Join Charles Annenberg Weingarten and the Explore team in this special program featuring some of their most memorable expeditions, including a journey down China's spectacular Yangtze River; a glimpse into the lives of Orca whales; a visit to a notorious African slave dungeon; and the inspiring story of how Father Boyle created Los Angeles-based "Homeboy Industries" - a non-profit organization that has succeeded in helping troubled youths leave the gang life to lead positive and...
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(Global Pulse: December 11, 2008) After 181 people were killed in the Mumbai terrorist attacks, fingers immediately pointed at Pakistan. But, Pakistan says they are victims of terrorism too. While the terrorists may have arrived from Karachi, part of the motivation to attack India stems from long-simmering tensions in Kashmir. SOURCES: ABC News, U.S.; Times Now, India; South Asia Newsline, India; Al Jazeera English, Qatar; Deutsche Welle, Germany; Dawn TV, Pakistan; Press TV, Iran; BBC, U.K.
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(Global Pulse: May 8, 2009) Women across Pakistan are galvanized to act by the threat of harsh Taliban-style Islamic law, recently instituted in parts of northwest Pakistan. Yet even among women in the region, the Taliban have defenders: for some, it's just political expediency; for others, it's a path to justice in a corrupt court system. But the curtailment of rights is unacceptable to a young generation of Pakistanis, who are taking to the streets. This episode includes a special Global...
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This episode of Earth Focus presents Link TV's coverage of the 2007 Environmental Film Festival held in Washington D.C., with excerpts from featured films and interviews with festival participants and renowned scientist Dr. Edward O. Wilson and Dr. David Suzuki about how to preserve life on Planet Earth. THE ENVIRONMENTAL FILM FESTIVAL SCREENS IN WASHINGTON D.C. The 2007 Environmental Film Festival in the nation's capitol, screened 115 films that covered a vast range of issues affecting the...
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Every year, an estimated 1,000 polar bears linger outside the small Canadian town of Churchill, Manitoba waiting for the Hudson Bay to freeze over. For a second year, explore.org will provide a front row view of the annual migration, streamed live online at explore.org/polarbears. explore.org hopes to turn non-stop live coverage of the migration season into a global event people use to measure the health of the planet and mark the true coming of winter in one of earth’s most precious...
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Join Charles Annenberg Weingarten and the Explore team as they journey through the Middle East to experience first-hand some of the region's most controversial issues. Head to Gilo, Israel to witness the divisive borders and checkpoints, hear the true message of Islam in Jordan, and learn about the miracle workers of Jerusalem's Peace Center for the Blind. Learn more at explore.org.
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Violence seems to be an every day reality for most people in Latin America. Bloodshed and aggression are an every day occurrence. What impact does American politics and culture have on all this? To what degree is the American culture and politics to blame for this? En Español En los estadios de fútbol y en las calles La violencia es una realidad cotidiana para la mayoría de la gente en América Latina. En donde agresiones y acciones sangrientas ocurren cada día, y a cada instante. ¿Cuál...
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In Me and the Mosque, journalist and filmmaker Zarqa Nawaz visits mosques throughout Canada and talks to scholars, colleagues, friends and neighbors about equal access for women, the historical role of women in the Islamic faith, the current state of mosques in Canada.
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In part two of the eerie Halloween special, explore: Witchcraft and Space, join filmmaker and philanthropist Charles Annenberg Weingarten and the explore Team on their visit to Charlie's hometown, Roswell, New Mexico, the site of what some call the largest government cover-up of the past century: the Roswell UFO crash of 1947. Then, meet the children of Marsh Fork Elementary in Sundial, West Virginia, where the very coal mining that supports the community also threatens the local students. And,...
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The explore Team travels the world, helping courageous non-profits and profiling the selfless acts of others to inspire a revolution of giving. Learn more at www.explore.org.
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Outside the Box with Peter Coyote: Beyond Big Oil This new program explores the many implications of living in an oil-centric society and examines the viability of alternative technologies such as bio-diesel and vegetable oil.
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Take a journey to Rwanda with Charlie and the explore.org Team to discover how a nation torn apart by the nightmare of genocide can reconcile its past to live together in the present.
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A multi-faceted, guided exploration through modern day China and Tibet in search of the "great minds" who are defining the current state of Chinese society and China's emerging environmental movement.
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(Global Pulse: November 6, 2008) The U.S. elected Barack Obama as its new president. Some international media questioned whether Americans could see past the color of his skin. Broadcasters searched for racism in America, and found it. But was it a fair judgement of the U.S. in the 21st century? SOURCES: BBC, U.K.; Al Jazeera, Qatar; Russia Today, Russia; Press TV, Iran; TV 5, France; CNN, U.S.
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(Global Pulse: August 14, 2008) Long-simmering tension over a disputed region erupts in fighting between Russia and Georgia. Each side claims to be the victim of the other's aggression. Is Russia re-asserting its military might for the world to see, or did Georgia over play its military hand? SOURCES: Russia Today, Russia; Al Jazeera English, Qatar; BBC News, U.K.; Deutsche Welle, Germany; Press TV, Iran; ABC News, U.S., Fox News, U.S.
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Follow Charlie and the explore Team on a journey from west to east, seeking out new forms of adventure sports and talking to the heroes that make sure thrill seekers stay safe. The team begins in Hawaii, speaking with elite jet ski rescue lifeguards. They then make their way to Venice Beach to film inspiration wheelchair athletes before ending up in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, as part of a thrilling avalanche rescue mission. On the way, they explore what makes humans push the boundaries of physics...
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(Global Pulse: May 15, 2009) Media disdain one day, a new respect the next. Jacob Zuma's election as President of South Africa capped a remarkable political comeback. His savvy and charisma helped reverse a political downfall fueled by charges of corruption and fraud. Global media seemed willing to forgive and forget.Sources: SABC, South Africa; TV 5 Afrique, France; BBC, Great Britain; Deutsche Welle, Germany; Al Jazeera, Qatar; KMTP, U.S.; Press TV, Iran
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(Mosaic Intelligence Report: October 8, 2010) Pakistanis still suffer from the effects of devastating floods. Attacks by U.S. drones enrage civilians. And…militants torch NATO tankers. Is Pakistan a failed state?
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This episode of Earth Focus presents Link TV's coverage of the 2008 Environmental Film Festival held in Washington D.C., with excerpts from featured films and interviews with two festival participants, water advocate David Douglas and filmmaker Irina Salina.
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The Explore team from the Annenberg Foundation visits non-profit organizations in India, showcasing independent voices and work and sharing insights into this unique culture.
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WATCH ONLINE! Travel with the explore team to meet the extraordinary people who have mastered the art of listening and witness the beauty of India's Song.
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In this special presentation, Charles Annenberg Weingarten and the Explore team journey to the majestic beaches of Hawaii’s North Shore to seek out extraordinary individuals who commit their lives to helping others. During his visit Charles discovers the importance and dedication of Oahu’s courageous lifeguards; learns about the environmental programs of Kim and Jack Johnson’s Kokua Hawaii Foundation; and sees the spirit of Hawaii through the eyes of disabled youth.
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Take a journey around the world with Charlie and the explore Team on their quest to capture the essence of mother nature. Hike through Rwanda's rainforests to explore the lives of wild mountain gorillas; sail through the Bahamas and witness dolphins at play; and watch endangered pandas melt hearts at the Wolong Giant Panda Reserve in China. Learn more at www.explore.org.
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The Explore team from the Annenberg Foundation visits non-profit organizations in India, Africa, and China, showcasing independent voices and work and sharing insights into this unique culture.
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Join Charles Annenberg Weingarten and the Explore team on their journey around the world to discover the selfless acts of others. Witness the challenge of change from the Middle East to the U.S. and the Arctic.
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Travel with Charles Annenberg Weingarten and the Explore team to Mumbai, India, the Palestinian-Jewish village Neve Shalom-Wahat al-Salam, and Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, to witness extraordinary tales of healing.
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(Mosaic Intelligence Report: September 17, 2010) The U.N.'s top envoy for Somalia warns about the growing insurgent’ threat. Why is Western media failing to report on Somalia? And will al-Shabab overrun Mogadishu?
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Join the Explore team as they enter the most radicalized refugee camp in Palestine and discover that perhaps the greatest tool of liberation is not the gun, but the stage.
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Join Charlie and the explore.org Team as they visit with combat vets in Sun Valley Idaho. Witness the connection between nature and healing as these heroes, young and old, participate in the Sun Valley Adaptive Sports fly fishing workshop to cope with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental and physical injuries from war.
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(Global Pulse: October 16, 2008) The stand-off between US forces and Somali pirates holding a ship full of weapons has received coverage around the world. There is sympathy for the Ukrainian crew members, and for the refugees of a long bloody war who are going hungry because the pirates steal UN food shipments. But there is also sympathy for the pirates themselves, who see piracy as their patriotic duty. SOURCES: Comedy Central, U.S.; CNN, U.S.; TV5, France; Russia Today, Russia; Al Jazeera...
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(Global Pulse: October 23, 2008) John McCain and Barack Obama met in three debates ahead of the U.S. presidential election. The match-ups were filled with verbal blows, character attacks and angry denials. Did the negative rhetoric change the media's view of the two men battling to be the next president of the United States? SOURCES: CCTV, China; BBC, U.K.; Al Jazeera, Qatar; Russia Today, Russia; Press TV, Iran; TV 5, France; Telesur, Venezuela; TVE, Spain; Pew Research Project.
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In episode 4 of Tribal Wives, Yvonne Power, a single working mother of three, stays with the polygamous Himba tribe in northern Namibia. How will she cope with the tribe's deep gender divides?
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An interview with George Soros, financier and philanthropist, about his new involvement in US politics. Soros, who has recently donated millions to Democratic leaning organizations, contends that President Bush's Iraq policy has created new terrorists and made the world less secure.
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Development may destroy the sacred culture of Altai, Siberia. Scientists call for a bailout for the world's oceans and the Republic of the Maldives sets plans to survive in the face of rising sea levels. Youth activists report from the climate change talks in Poznan, Poland. Miles Benson interviews British environmental journalist Fred Pearce on the state of the world's rivers.
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(Global Pulse: August 8, 2008) Everyone’s seeing green. With high oil prices and moves to combat global warming, many around the world are coming up with new ideas to combat high energy prices. SOURCES: Deutsche Welle, Germany; CNN, U.S.; KBS, South Korea; Russia Today, Russia
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An original investigative report by Earth Focus and UK's Ecologist Film Unit looks at the risks of natural gas development in the Marcellus Shale. From toxic chemicals in drinking water to unregulated interstate dumping of potentially radioactive waste that experts fear can contaminate water supplies in major population centers including New York City. Are the health consequences worth the economic gains? Marcellus Shale contains enough natural gas to supply all US gas needs for 14 years. But...
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Travel the world with Charlie and the explore Team as they embark on a philanthropic mission to experience different cultures through the eyes of their elders. From the Arctic to the Middle East, China and India, hear the words of wisdom that only age can inspire.
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In this Earth Focus interview, host Miles Benson talks with Charles Clover, author of "The End of the Line," who exposes the destructive effects of industrialized fishing on the ocean's ecosystem. According to his research, if current practices are not made more sustainable, the world's fisheries could be depleted by the middle of the 21st Century.
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Our oceans are under attack, and approaching a point of no return. Can we survive if the seas go silent? In this special edition of Earth Focus in partnership with Mother Jones Magazine, author and filmmaker, Julia Whitty, reports on the catastrophic effect global warming is having on our oceans.
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In this episode we follow Christine, a final-year student who fears she is pregnant. Early pregnancy forces 6,000 girls out of schooling in Uganda every year.
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(Latin Pulse: 21 October, 2008) There are only a few weeks before the election and the Latino vote is seen as one to woo in this year’s U.S. presidential race. Is this view simply symptomatic of media spin or could this election go down in history as one decided by the Latino vote?
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Tour the world with Charlie and the explore.org Team on their search to uncover the unique perspectives of today's youth. From schoolchildren in rural Anwu, China, to daring child filmmakers in Hebron, West Bank; and from street poets in Los Angeles, California, to raspy throat singers in the Arctic, get an inside look at the ideas and talents expressed by the young leaders of tomorrow.
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International agencies, the nuclear industry and governments ignore important scientific data about the consequences of the 1986 nuclear disaster at Chernobyl. A screw up or a cover up? Authors of a new book, Chernobyl: Consequences of the Catastrophe for People and the Environment published by the New York Academy of Sciences say it was a massive cover up. They say that almost a million people worldwide died as a result of Chernonbyl -- not 4,000 as officially claimed by the International...
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(Earth Focus: Episode 59) There are tens of thousands of chemicals in our air, water, and in the everyday products we use. They are largely unregulated and few are adequately tested for safety. They contribute to disease and are linked to conditions such as asthma, autism, ADHD, diabetes, cancers, infertility, cognitive disorders, obesity, reproductive disorders and birth defects. Earth Focus looks at endocrine disruptors, ubiquitous chemicals that affect development, metabolism, fertility and...
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(Mosaic Intelligence Report: October 1, 2010) Direct talks between the Palestinians and Israel might collapse. Will Netanyahu agree to extend the settlement freeze? And, does the prospect for a Palestinian state remain viable?
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Join Charlie and the explore.org Team on their journey to Darfur with the British NGO, Merlin. Strangers to this place, they are welcomed by the Darfuri people who illuminate the ability of the human spirit to persevere despite unimaginable adversity.
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In this special presentation the Explore team visits non-profit organizations in India and captures the sites and sounds of the world's largest democracy.
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The Explore team from the Annenberg Foundation visits non-profit organizations in the US, China and Costa Rica.
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(Mosaic Intelligence Report: September 10, 2010) Burn a Koran Day gains momentum while drawing international scorn Why did Reverend Jones become an overnight sensation? Is Islamophobia on the rise in America?
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Author, geneticist, activist, philanthropist, and host of the long-running Canadian TV series, "The Nature of Things," David Suzuki speaks with Miles Benson about mankind's troubled relationship with the natural environment and how humanity stands at the crossroads of deciding how best to ensure the survival of the planet.
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Pakistan's flood crisis may require the largest aid effort in modern history. Yet, flood aid has been too slow and too little. Is donor fatigue to blame? And, will governments answer the plea?
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Link TV's documentary Ramadan Primetime explores the unique television programs that people across the Muslim world watch during the month of Ramadan, which begins this year around September 23rd. In contrast to the typical images the West has come to associate with the Middle East, this 30-minute documentary showcases the specially crafted Ramadan primetime programming shown on dozens of Arabic television channels - entertaining their audiences with a mix of drama, music, game shows, and...
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(Global Pulse: July 17, 2008) Iran surprises the world with two rounds of missile tests. But the U.S. has a diplomatic surprise of its own. Can a U-turn in the White House be the first step in ending the Iran nuclear crisis? SOURCES: Press TV, Iran; Al Jazeera, Qatar; BBC, U.K.; CNN, U.S.; Fox, U.S.; NBC, U.S.; ABC, U.S.; Wall Street Journal, U.S.; Deutsche Welle, Germany
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Two journalists, a Palestinian-American and an Israeli, journey to Jerusalem, their mutual birthplace, to offer new solutions and insights into the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
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(Latin Pulse: June 2, 2008) In Latin America soccer is a game of passion, and it's taken to heart. What many consider to be the biggest game in the world has become so huge that when national teams play, entire countries come to a stop. It’s also big business. Is soccer simply a game or is it an escape from the reality of poverty and corruption in Latin America? En Español: En Latino América fútbol es un juego con pasión, y se toma en serio. Muchos lo consideran el deporte más importante...
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This Earth Focus episode focuses on the challenges of water and sanitation, featuring the water crisis in the American Southwest, a new direction for U.S. water policy, and news from World Water Week in Stockholm. Also, advocates gather at the U.S. Capitol to celebrate World Toilet Day, and experts from WaterAID U.K. weigh in on opportunities for making a difference.
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(Global Pulse: August 7, 2008) While the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan dominate most war news coverage, there is another war raging much closer to the United States. The Mexican police and army are waging a battle against the cash rich and weapons-heavy drug cartels with 2008 being one of the bloodiest years to date. While U.S news usually portrays the confrontations as a Mexican problem threatening to move north, Latin news sources paint a picture of U.S demand driving the cartels to do...
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This episode of Earth Focus presents Link TV's coverage of the 2006 Green Festival held in Washington, D.C., with interviews of activists and vendors, and excerpts from featured speakers; plus Miles Benson interviews author Dr. Lester Brown about the rush to turn food into fuel and China's role in the eco-economy. THE GREEN FESTIVAL GOES TO WASHINGTON, D.C.
Recently, the Green Festival came to Washington, D.C., bringing together 100 speakers, 400 green businesses, and nearly 25,000 people...
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Earth Focus correspondent Miles Benson interviews author and environmental lawyer, David Douglas, at the 2008 Environmental Film Festival in Washington D.C. Douglas is the founder of two organizations: Waterlines, a non-profit organization that works to bring clean water to communities in need around the world, and Water Advocates, an organization that works to promote policy change for environmental action and clean water.
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The Listening Post looks at how the American media constructed the 'Ground Zero mosque' story as well as the impact social media is having on business today. If you are across the American media then we doubt you missed this story. Plans to build an Islamic community center near the site where the World Trade Center used to stand in New York has triggered a heated, often irrational and frequently inaccurate debate. The community center is constantly referred to as the 'Ground Zero mosque' by...
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(Latin Pulse: 11, August, 2008) A region long considered neglected by U.S foreign policy. At a time when the region is shifting to the political left, is now the focus of renewed interest from U.S. security officials. Is this a strategic move or saber rattling to maintain dominance on what’s been called “America’s back yard”?
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(Mosaic Intelligence Report: August 27, 2010) Abbas and Netanyahu will finally sit face to face. Will Obama succeed in bringing the elusive peace to the Middle East? Or, will this be just another lost opportunity?
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A portrait of three young Filipinos who are working to protect their country's threatened coral reef, amidst the environmentally devastating effects of sodium cyanide fishing.
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[Update 16] When Mike's friends take him for a spin on his boat, it's difficult for him to come to grips with the fact that his friends have to carry him onto it. Yet Mike finds peace being on the water, and begins to think positive about his situation.