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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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Aug 8, 2014 Link Media, Inc.
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First poachers and now, coal? Over 1,000 rhino were killed for their horn in 2013. Poachers have killed nearly 500 rhino in South Africa in 2014 alone. Plans for an open cast coal mine on the border of South Africa's Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park are controversial. The park is home to the largest population of the white rhino in the world. For mine developers, it's about jobs and economic development. But mine opponents are concerned about worsening air and water quality and increased poaching and...
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Aug 7, 2014 Link Media, Inc.
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The promise of jobs from a proposed uranium mill has an economically devastated mining community in Colorado hopeful for the first time in decades. When environmentalists step in to stop the mill, pro-mill advocates are enraged. A debate ensues, pitting jobs against health and the environment. Uranium Drive In, a new film by Suzan Beraza, looks at who decides the future of rural America.
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Aug 7, 2014 Link Media, Inc.
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It may be considered a heresy for a Republican member of Congress to say climate change is real and that we should do something about it. But that's what Bob Ingliss (R-SC) did. He was a member of the House Science Committee and a Ranking Member of the Energy and Environment Subcommittee. Since leaving Congress in 2011, he devoted himself to convincing conservatives to support a revenue neutral carbon tax. He also founded the Energy and Enterprise Initiative. He explains what factors helped...
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Aug 6, 2014 Link Media, Inc.
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(Earth Focus: Episode 66) Oceans support life, yet they are overfished, polluted and, with global climate change, are becoming increasingly acidic. The XPrize Ocean Initiative seeks to solve some these critical threats by bringing in teams from around the world for high-profile competitions to find the best new technologies and stimulate investment in research and development. After the massive Deepwater Horizon spill in the Gulf of Mexico, the Wendy Schmidt Oil Clean up XCHALLENGE in 2011...
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Jul 14, 2014 Link Media, Inc.
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Is climate change igniting turmoil around the world? Is it contributing to unrest in the Middle East and North Africa? Will it affect our capacity to respond to crises at home? Rear Admiral (Ret.) David W. Titley speaks to Earth Focus about how climate change impacts national security. Dr. Titley served as Commander, Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command and as Oceanographer and Navigator of the Navy. He initiated and led the U.S. Navy's Task Force on Climate Change. He is presently...
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Jun 27, 2014 Link Media, Inc.
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For the indigenous people who live near Ecuador's Kimsakocha wetlands, water here is a lifeline. It's vital for domestic use, as well as for agriculture and livestock production. But there is gold under the water and the government of Ecuador has opened the area to foreign mining despite fierce local opposition. "Resistance will not end, we will not give up even if we are in prison," says local community leader Carlos Perez. Kimsakocha contains over 3.3 million ounces of high grade...
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Jun 26, 2014 Link Media, Inc.
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(Earth Focus: Episode 65) After centuries of over harvesting and bouts of disease, oyster populations in the Chesapeake Bay plummeted along with profits for the oyster industry and the health of the Bay. In some areas, native oysters are becoming more abundant. But culture and ecology clash as watermen, who depend on harvesting oysters for income, are at odds with scientists and conservationists who want to restore oyster populations. Filmmaker Sandy Cannon-Brown looks at oysters and the people...
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Jun 13, 2014 Link Media, Inc.
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"We are Marsifying Earth," says distinguished marine Biologist Dr. Sylvia Earle. "We are increasing the amount of carbon dioxide in our atmosphere... We are undermining the integrity of systems that yield what we need to live. What is more important than that? Our economy, our health, our security, or being alive? It starts with being alive." Dr. Earle explains why the ocean is a life support system for the planet -- but its becoming more acidic. "Most of the oxygen...
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May 30, 2014 Link Media, Inc.
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Are nursery plants killing bees? Dr. Susan Kegley of the Pesticide Research Institute explains that 54% of nursery plants recently sampled in the US contain neonicotinoid pesticides at levels that can harm or kill bees and other pollinators. Neonicotinoids are currently found in granular and soil drench treatments for "bee friendly" garden plants like roses and other plants attractive to pollinators without labels that would indicate their toxicity to insects such as bees, butterflies...
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May 23, 2014 Link Media, Inc.
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In Thailand, a day after declaring a military coup, General Chan-ocha and other high ranking generals met with junior personnel to explain why they took over the country. A Chinese court has handed down the death sentence to a billionaire businessman Liu Han. Liu was found guilty of running a "mafia-style" network that extorted billions from people in Sichuan province.
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May 15, 2014 Link Media, Inc.
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The transition from combat to civilian life is a challenge for many veterans. But farming provides not only employment but physical respite and a means for therapeutic recovery. As the U.S. is losing farmers to retirement and the USDA is calling for one million new farmers to fill the gap, can agriculture's problem become our veterans' solution?, Filmmaker Dulanie Ellis on her new film, "Ground Operations".
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May 12, 2014 Link Media, Inc.
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People in three adjacent Pennsylvania communities suffer from a rare blood cancer. In Juliette, Georgia, where radioactive water flows from the tap, people are also getting sick. What else do these communities have in common? Coal ash. Some 130 million tons of it is generated in the US each year. It contains toxins like lead, arsenic and mercury and it gets into ground water from unlined pond and pit storage sites. The federal government says it's non-hazardous and regulation is left to state...
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Apr 23, 2014 Link Media, Inc.
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India is rivaling China -- in its plans to consume coal. India is aggressively expanding construction of coal fired power plants to meet growing energy needs. Some 455 new plants now are in the pipeline. With air pollution already a leading health concern, medical experts say this expansion can have dire health consequences. Emissions from coal power plants were linked to 80,000-150,000 premature deaths in India between 2011 and 2012 alone and to a wide range of diseases from cancers, to...
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Mar 28, 2014 Link Media, Inc.
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(Earth Focus: Episode 63) Thousands of dolphins are killed solely for shark bait each year off the coast of Peru. Jim Wickens of the London-based Ecologist Film Unit documents this illegal practice in an original undercover investigation. An upsurge in shark meat consumption in Peru and the rise in the cost of fish bait has helped drive the hunt to as many as 10,000 dolphins killed each year according to some estimates. Filmmakers Brad Allgood and Josh Wolff document the epidemic of...
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Mar 28, 2014 Link Media, Inc.
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As many as 10,000 dolphins are slaughtered off the coast of Peru each year solely for shark bait. Correspondent Jim Wickens reports on this illegal practice in an original undercover investigation.
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Mar 22, 2014 Link Media, Inc.
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(Episode 62) Debate over climate change remains polarized. Efforts to discredit the science of climate change by fossil fuel interests are a large part of the reason why says Michael Mann, Distinguished Professor of Meteorology at Penn State University. "If there was a huge industry that would stand to profit greatly if the theory of gravity were wrong you would see the theory of gravity being contested in our US Senate," he tells Earth Focus correspondent Miles Benson in an exclusive...
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Mar 17, 2014 Link Media, Inc.
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This episode features author and illustrator Lynne Cherry on "Young Voices for the Planet," her film series about young people making positive environmental change. Featured films include Plant for the Planet, the story of a nine year old boy from Germany who helped plant more than a billion trees around the world; Dreaming in Green which documents how Florida middle school students were able to save more than $53,000 through environmentally conscious actions; Olivia's Birds and the...
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Dec 13, 2013 Link Media, Inc.
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Google Earth teams up with the Jane Goodall Institute to protect chimpanzee habitat in Tanzania. Chimpanzee numbers have declined over the years because of deforestation, bushmeat trade and disease. Today there are only 300,000 chimpanzees left in the wild. Google technology, including smart phones and tablets, empowers local communities to better monitor, manage and protect forests. And forest protection helps preserve the remaining chimpanzee habitat. A ZDFilm Production.
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Dec 13, 2013 Link Media, Inc.
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Smart green homes are in Japan's future. Home Energy Management Systems are among some of the hottest technologies being developed in Japan to make households energy efficient and eco-friendly. Constantino de Miguel reports.
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Dec 12, 2013 Link Media, Inc.
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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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Dec 11, 2013 Link Media, Inc.
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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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Dec 11, 2013 Link Media, Inc.
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Cosmetics and personal care products are among the least regulated consumer products on the market today. Of the 12,000 chemicals used in the cosmetics industry today, some 80 percent have never been assessed for safety. Mia Davis of the Beauty Counter takes a candid look at look at cosmetic safety and what consumers need to know.
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Dec 10, 2013 Link Media, Inc.
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The Surui, an indigenous people in Brazil's Amazon, have collaborated with Google since 2007 to map their cultural and natural heritage. The Google Earth outreach team taught Surui youth how to take photos and videos. The youth are collecting stories from their elders and integrating them into digital map that reflects their traditional culture's close interdependency on their forest home. A ZDFilm production.
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Nov 19, 2013 Link Media, Inc.
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(Earth Focus: Episode 57) This Earth Focus episode is a special presentation of Faile Street, a film by John Light and Elaisha Stokes that looks at the human cost of apartment foreclosure in New York City. The apartment foreclosure crisis hurt millions of middle class Americans in the years after the Great Recession. But it also affected the urban real estate market. In New York City, apartment foreclosures left thousands of mostly lower-income renters living in buildings that were stuck in...
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Nov 18, 2013 Link Media, Inc.
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(Earth Focus: Episode 58) Asian elephants, already endangered in Indonesia and Thailand, are being threatened further by human encroachment and illegal trade. In Sumatra, Indonesia, just 2,500 Sumatran elephants remain. As their last great forest habitat is being logged at a feverish pace to make way for palm oil plantations, elephants are pushed into conflict with local people. In Thailand and Myanmar, an illegal and brutal trade in wild baby elephants is contributing to declining elephant...
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Oct 1, 2013 Link Media, Inc.
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Drilling for oil and gas releases chemicals into the air, chemicals that in low concentrations (parts per trillion) can affect how babies develop in the womb. Many of these chemicals are not monitored or measured despite the fact that they may also cause cancer, neurological, or immunological problems. Dr. Theo Colborn, president of The Endocrine Disruption Exchange, looks at the health consequences of drilling for fossil fuels.
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Sep 27, 2013 Link Media, Inc.
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Digging snow pits and mapping ice movement: Join Link TV Correspondent Jeff Barbee on the 2013 Juneau Icefield Research Program (JIRP) expedition to find out why most Southeast Alaskan glaciers are wasting away. The JIRP program has been sending researchers to Alaska and Western Canada to study glaciers since 1946, and it maintains the longest running record of glacial climate data in North America. This is the second report in Jeff Barbee's two part series on Alaskan glacier melt.
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Sep 25, 2013 Link Media, Inc.
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KCETLink is the national independent public transmedia organization formed by the merger between KCET and Link Media. A viewer-supported 501c(3) organization, its content is distributed nationally via satellite on DirecTV and DISH, in Southern and Central California via broadcast, as well as through various digital delivery systems. Link TV broadcasts programs that engage, educate and activate viewers to become involved in the world. These programs provide a unique perspective on international...
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Sep 25, 2013 Link Media, Inc.
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KCETLink is the national independent public transmedia organization formed by the merger between KCET and Link Media. A viewer-supported 501c(3) organization, its content is distributed nationally via satellite on DirecTV and DISH, in Southern and Central California via broadcast, as well as through various digital delivery systems. Link TV broadcasts programs that engage, educate and activate viewers to become involved in the world. These programs provide a unique perspective on international...
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Sep 25, 2013 Link Media, Inc.
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Climate scientist Dr. Michael Mann on ice melt, rising seas and why the findings of the 2013 report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) fall short. Dr. Mann argues that there is a credible body of scientific study that shows if we continue with business as usual fossil fuel emissions, we will see global sea level rise by as much as two meters (six feet) by the end of this century -- almost twice as high as the IPCC currently projects. A six foot sea rise is a catastrophic...
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Sep 12, 2013 Link Media, Inc.
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Exposure to toxic chemicals affects people in both the industrialized and developing world. A look at how Toms River, a New Jersey town, fought back to save its drinking water from toxic waste dumping by dye manufacturer Ciba Geigy and by Union Carbide. And a look at the new film Amazon Gold, which addresses illegal gold mining in Peru and its tragic impact on human health and the environment.
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Sep 12, 2013 Link Media, Inc.
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Toms River had a problem. Children in this coastal New Jersey town were coming down with rare types of cancer. And because of the unusual number of cancer cases, the town was designated a "cancer cluster." For more than 40 years, the town's drinking water was polluted by the chemicals like styrene-acrylonitrile (SAN) trimmer and by-products from dye manufacturing--chemicals though to cause cancer. Their source? Dumping by Ciba Geigy and Union Carbide. But the town's people -- like...
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Aug 29, 2013 Link Media, Inc.
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In Nicaragua, commercial diving for lobster has lead to the death of hundreds of indigenous Miskito Indian divers while thousands have become paralyzed from decompression sickness, a diving-related condition known as "the bends." Earth Focus profiles the new film My Village, My Lobster, which tells their story. Along Nicaragua's Miskito Coast, commercial lobster diving is the largest industry, employing over 5,000 Nicaraguans, mostly indigenous Miskito Indians. It’s an industry that...
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Aug 16, 2013 Link Media, Inc.
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Capture the essence of Japan's fabulous pop-culture in 'Kawaii' style! MC Misha and a special guest report from Tokyo and Paris on the new trend that fuses Japanese traditional culture and the latest fashion.
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Aug 13, 2013 Link Media, Inc.
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Battling crevasses and limited visibility. It's a hard core eight weeks on the Juneau Icefield. Link TV correspondent Jeff Barbee joins the 2013 Juneau Icefield Research Program -- which since 1946 has brought teams of scientists and students together to study glaciers in a 1,700 square mile area between Juneau and Skagway Alaska and Atlin, British Columbia. He reports on what it takes to keep glacier science up to date.
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Aug 13, 2013 Link Media, Inc.
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The world's most endangered elephant may soon become extinct. Just 2,500 Sumatran elephants remain but as their last great forest habitat is being logged at a feverish pace to make way for palm oil plantations, elephants are pushed into conflict with local people. Jim Wickens reports from Aceh, Indonesia.
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Aug 6, 2013 Link Media, Inc.
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Watch as innovative Japanese dance group WORLD ORDER prepares for their performance at the legendary venue, Budokan, and experience what it is to see them live on a 360 degree stage.
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Aug 5, 2013 Link Media, Inc.
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Ever since the 3.11 disaster, singer/actress Jane Birkin has been on a world tour rallying support for Japan -- despite a heart condition. In the severely damaged city of Ishinomaki she gives a charity concert and meets local disaster survivors.
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Jul 29, 2013 Link Media, Inc.
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In this Earth Focus report, the Brazilian city of Belo Horizonte found a way to beat natural disasters by bringing people, local government, and business together.
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Jul 24, 2013 Link Media, Inc.
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In January 2011, the small town of Grantham, Australia, saw some of the worst floods in the nation's history. Nineteen people were killed, many more were injured, and over 120 houses were damaged. As a result, the regional council decided to move the people out of danger by reestablishing a new Grantham on higher ground. The Strengthening Grantham project became the first in Australian history to move an entire town from one location to anther.
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Jul 24, 2013 Link Media, Inc.
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Once nearly wiped out by a landslide, a town in the Philippines finds a new way to manage natural disasters. More than 70% of St. Bernard and the surrounding area are highly vulnerable to flash floods, tsunamis, storms, and landslides, but there was no warning system in place until a landslide killed over 1,000 people in 2006. Now, local residents, government organizations, and NGOs have worked together to set up an early warning system that uses both indigenous knowledge and state of the art...
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Jul 24, 2013 Link Media, Inc.
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In this special Earth Focus report, famers in Cameroon are discovering the link between disaster preparedness and cocoa production. Extreme climate variation in the country is making cocoa plants -- one of Cameroon's leading crops -- vulnerable to pests and disease. But now cocoa production may be increasing, thanks to a new innovative program, launched by a local relief group.
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Jul 24, 2013 Link Media, Inc.
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When children unexpectedly started coming down with rare forms of cancer, the citizens of Toms River started asking questions. Author Dan Fagin tells the story a rapidly growing town on the New Jersey shore and its decades long battle against the chemical industry whose hazardous waste dumping polluted the town's water supply. Are gold mines the solution to Greece's economic woes? Despite bitter protests by local communities, the Greek government is pressing ahead with controversial new...
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Jul 23, 2013 Link Media, Inc.
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When children unexpectedly started coming down with rare forms of cancer, the citizens of Toms River started asking questions. Author Dan Fagin tells the story a rapidly growing town on the New Jersey shore and its decades long battle against the chemical industry whose hazardous waste dumping polluted the town's water supply. Dan Fagin is an associate professor of journalism and director of the Science, Health and Environment Reporting Program at New York University's Arthur L. Carter...
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Jul 23, 2013 Link Media, Inc.
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Greenpeace spearheaded expeditions to the Zhemchug and Pribiloff Canyons -- the largest underwater canyons in the world -- in 2007 and 2012 have not only discovered new species of marine life but are providing valuable scientific data that may help protect these unique and valuable ecological systems.
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Jun 28, 2013 Link Media, Inc.
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In this Earth Focus report, the west African island nation of Cape Verde may be a new world leader in wind energy.
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Jun 28, 2013 Link Media, Inc.
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In this Earth Focus report produced by Rockhopper TV, fuel efficient stoves in Haiti save trees, reduce carbon emissions and generate jobs.
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Jun 25, 2013 Link Media, Inc.
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Encountering new extremes of wealth and poverty, altitude and freezing cold, the former member of the Monty Python comedy group brings his unique brand of wit and wisdom with him as he travels across the roof of the world.
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Jun 25, 2013 Link Media, Inc.
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Join former Monty Python comedy group member Michael Palin on his journey to Peshawar by steam train as he visits Dharamsala for an audience with the Dalai Lama.
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Jun 17, 2013 Link Media, Inc.
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United in Anger combines startling archival footage that puts the audience on the ground with the activists and the remarkably insightful interviews from the ACT UP Oral History Project.
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Jun 17, 2013 Link Media, Inc.
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I Am chronicles the journey of an Indian lesbian filmmaker who returns to Delhi, where being gay was -- until recently -- a criminal and punishable offense. After eleven years, she finally confronts the loss of her mother whom she never came out to.
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Jun 14, 2013 Link Media, Inc.
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I Am chronicles the journey of an Indian lesbian filmmaker who returns to Delhi, where being gay was -- until recently -- a criminal and punishable offense. After eleven years, she finally confronts the loss of her mother whom she never came out to.
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Jun 5, 2013 Link Media, Inc.
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This documentary by British filmmaker Robb Leech chronicles a year in his relationship to his middle-class stepbrother Richard Dart.
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May 23, 2013 Link Media, Inc.
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(Earth Focus: Episode 55) "Going naked" is how the insurance industry describes not having insurance. And when it comes to the worst hazards of nuclear power -- America is going naked. Correspondent Miles Benson investigates why the US nuclear power industry is underinsured by hundreds of billions of dollars. He also speaks with Australian physician, author and nuclear industry critic Dr. Helen Caldicott on the health effects of nuclear radiation including cancers, fetal damage and...
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May 16, 2013 Link Media, Inc.
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Shale gas exploration has gone global. Energy companies are surveying shale rock formations in North America, South America, Europe, and Asia hoping to discover the next big deposit of natural gas. This report, by correspondent Steven Sapienza, features the voices of residents in two regions, Eastern Ohio and Poland, both touted as new frontiers in shale gas exploration. Energy companies are already drilling in Poland, using hydraulic fracturing, or fracking – a controversial method of gas...
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May 16, 2013 Link Media, Inc.
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The Willamette River has some big problems, but it's also the focus of one of the most creative and ambitious watershed restorations efforts ever undertaken. Earth Focus speaks with Jeremy Monroe about his film Willamette Futures, which documents the effort to restore the watersheds of Oregon's largest river system. Satirical writer George Wolfe's controversial act of civil disobedience, leading a kayaking expedition down the cemented Los Angeles River, is the focus of Thea Mercouffer's film...
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May 15, 2013 Link Media, Inc.
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This documentary by British filmmaker Robb Leech chronicles a year in his relationship to his middle-class stepbrother Richard Dart. Robb Leech is desperate to know why his white middle-class step-brother Rich became radical islamist Salahuddin, who now associates with jihadist fundamentalists and believes Britain should be ruled by Sharia law. With unique access and filmed over twelve months, My Brother the Jihadist charts the brothers' relationship, and Robb's attempt to understand Rich's new...
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May 14, 2013 Link Media, Inc.
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Letters from America depicts the saga of an Iranian father and daughter who return to America after many years of living in Iran. It is the testimony of a western-educated Iranian intellectual who, having returned to Iran to raise his family after living in America for many years, has once again come back to US to witness the changes that have taken place since he lived there. We also witness the return through the impressions of his teenage American-born daughter, who was raised in...
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May 8, 2013 Link Media, Inc.
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Earth Focus features the film Rock the Boat which follows a controversial kayaking expedition down the partially cemented Los Angeles River, an act of civil disobedience led by satirical writer George Wolfe, whose goal was to have the Environmental Protection Agency declare the river navigable so that it could gain protection under the Clean Water Act. Boating down the LA River became a political movement which lead to changes in federal policy and opened up public access to a long-neglected...
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May 8, 2013 Link Media, Inc.
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Going without insurance is described as "going naked" in the insurance industry. And going without insurance for the worst hazards in the US nuclear power industry is business as usual. The Fukushima-Daiichi nuclear power plant disaster in March, 2011, caused an estimated $250 billion in damages and cost are still mounting. If a Fukushima-type nuclear accident happened in the United States, you the taxpayer may end up picking up the tab.There are 104 nuclear power plants in the United...
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May 2, 2013 Link Media, Inc.
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City Walk is a unique, six-part series that reveals how walking is changing life in Los Angeles and other major cities throughout the US.
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May 2, 2013 Link Media, Inc.
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Earth Focus profiles the new film Amazon Gold that depicts the apocalyptic destruction of the rainforest in pursuit of illegally mined gold and the health impacts of mercury pollution, a by-product of gold mining. Amazon Gold reaffirms the importance of the rainforest as a repository of biological diversity and the global implications of its destruction.
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May 1, 2013 Link Media, Inc.
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Follow half-Japanese twin-sisters Ana and Isa on their journey through life with cystic fibrosis. Defying all odds by surviving double lung transplants, they've emerged as authors, athletes and global advocates for organ donation. Watch the premiere of "The Power of Two" on May 22, 2013.
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Apr 30, 2013 Link Media, Inc.
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The story of an unprecendented effort to restore the rivers and watersheds of Oregon's largest river system with filmmaker Jeremy Monroe with previews of his upcoming film Willamette Futures. Many rivers in the United States are far from clean and healthy. Oregon's Willamette, which runs through the State's major cities and farmlands, has big problems that are far from solved, but the effort to revitalize the watershed here may be among the most creative and ambitious anywhere in the world....
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Apr 27, 2013 Link Media, Inc.
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Bringing degraded land to life. John D. Liu looks examples from China and South Africa.
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Apr 26, 2013 Link Media, Inc.
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As Europe considers expanding cultivation of genetically modified crops, the European movement against GMOs heats up. A campaign film produced by Sourced TV highlights European concerns.
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Apr 22, 2013 Link Media, Inc.
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Follow half-Japanese twin-sisters Ana and Isa on their journey through life with cystic fibrosis. Defying all odds by surviving double lung transplants, they've emerged as authors, athletes and global advocates for organ donation. This is their story.
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Apr 22, 2013 Link Media, Inc.
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Follow half-Japanese twin-sisters Ana and Isa on their journey through life with cystic fibrosis. Defying all odds by surviving double lung transplants, they've emerged as authors, athletes and global advocates for organ donation. This is their story.
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Apr 18, 2013 Link Media, Inc.
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As Egypt's government continues to pursue a $4.8 billion loan from the IMF, Egyptian people's concerns about the elimination of subsidies on bread and fuel continue to rise. Professor Nezar Al Sayyad, Chair of the Center for Middle Eastern Studies discussed the implications of the IMF loan for Egypt's struggling economy.
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Apr 16, 2013 Link Media, Inc.
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As the conflict in Syria continues to escalate, it is increasingly spilling over into neighboring countries. Lebanese villagers near the border with Syria have formed armed militia groups to patrol the outskirts of their areas. They claim their villages are being attacked and residents kidnapped or killed. Meanwhile, elements from the Free Syrian Army threatened to attack Hezbollah sites in Lebanon, saying it is in response to the group sending fighters to join Syrian regime forces.
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Apr 11, 2013 Link Media, Inc.
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Bassem Youssef, the Egyptian political satirist and host of popular television show al-Bernameg (modeled on Jon Stewart's The Daily Show), is best known for poking fun at Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood. But the joke was taken too far on March 31, when he was arrested following a number of complaints from private citizens, accusing him of insulting the President and Islam on his show. Dina Ibrahim, Broadcasting Professor at San Francisco State University talks about...
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Cairo-based journalist Shereen El Feki on her new book, Sex and the Citadel. El Feki explores the relationship between the Arab Spring and the loosening of sexual behavior and attitudes in the Arab world.
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Egyptians are protesting the government's plans to implement a new subsidy system that will subsidize bread rather than the flour used to make it. Many bakers worry they won't be paid enough, while Egypt's poor fear the subsidized bread, which for many can be the difference between life and death, may disappear.
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Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg talks about the obstacles that women in business with ambition and talent face every day, and her book "Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will To Lead."
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(Earth Focus: Episode 53) It is possible to rehabilitate large-scale damaged ecosystems, to improve the lives of people trapped in poverty and to sequester carbon naturally. John Liu presents "Hope in a Changing Climate" which showcases approaches that have worked on the Loess Plateau in China, Ethiopia and Rwanda. Produced in collaboration with the Environmental Education Media Project (EEMP).