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Japan's Indigenous People: Protecting an Identity
Japan’s indigenous people – the Ainu – were once in danger of dying out as an ethnic group. In the past they faced assimilation policies by the government. But today, many are striving to help their culture live on.
A Day in the Life of Afghan Deminers
Anti-personnel mines are designed to kill and maim and that’s exactly what they continue to do in Afghanistan. We spend a day with a deminer – risking his own life to keep others safe. 21st Century Episode 128
New Life, New Ambition: Germany's Refugees and Migrants
More than a million people have fled to Germany in the last two years, from countries like Syria and Afghanistan. Despite the loss and trauma, most are determined to build a better future. 21st Century Episode 128
Solomon Islands: Saving The Pacific's Tuna
In the Western and Central Pacific they are a part of the culture – and a multi-billion dollar business. They are eaten everywhere around the world – and they are becoming easier and easier to catch.
Plastic - both a wonderful invention and a scourge on our planet. Over 300 million tons will be produced this year. Most is never recycled and remains on our land and in our seas for ever.
Seychelles- Coral Crusaders
Surrounded by over a million square kilometres of Indian Ocean, the people of the Seychelles depend on the sea for everything. But climate change is threatening their future.
Facing Daily Danger in Mali: A Peacekeeper's Tale
Across the world’s trouble-spots, Mali is one of the most dangerous places to be a United Nations peacekeeper.
Haiti: Singing For Peace
From Haiti, singing for peace – one remarkable man, travels the country sharing his message…and his music. 21st Century: Episode #125
Central African Republic: Re-Opening The Bridge of Death
In the midst of violent conflict in Central African Republic, youths from opposing sides come together for the future of the country’s children. 21st Century: Episode #125
Sure We Can- Recycling In New York City
Recycling plastics and tin cans is now commonplace around the world – but one group in New York has taken it to a new level. Doing what they can to save the planet. 21st Century: Episode #124
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