Thalassa
24:59

Thalassa: Fishing for the Future

SBS November 7, 2010

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Itaparica is Brazil's largest island. Its beaches and stunning coral reef are popular with fishermen and eco-tourists alike. But behind the facade lies another reality, that ...

Itaparica is Brazil's largest island. Its beaches and stunning coral reef are popular with fishermen and eco-tourists alike. But behind the facade lies another reality, that of the degradation of the island's marine environment. Ex-fisherman turned environmentalist Ze Pescador plays a key role at PRO-MAR, an NGO which promotes marine protection and fights against over-fishing and dynamite fishing.

Thalassa
24:59

Thalassa: Sharks Of The Red Sea

SBS October 3, 2010

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Over-fishing by the Yemenite shark fishermen of the Red Sea is taking its toll, and the shark population is starting to dwindle, a harsh reality for fishermen like Said who ...

Over-fishing by the Yemenite shark fishermen of the Red Sea is taking its toll, and the shark population is starting to dwindle, a harsh reality for fishermen like Said who are among the poorest in the country.

Thalassa
24:59

Thalassa: Sand Thieves

SBS February 27, 2011

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Cape Verde is an small archipelago off the shores of western Africa and for the last 30 years beach sand has been a commodity. The island of Sal is a tourist destination and ...

Cape Verde is an small archipelago off the shores of western Africa and for the last 30 years beach sand has been a commodity. The island of Sal is a tourist destination and the construction of resorts has led to further destruction of local beaches.

Witness
24:59

Witness: Samoa's Rugby Super Women

Al Jazeera English December 11, 2016

Civics and citizenship

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11-12
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Samoan player Tafale is caught between tradition and her Olympic dreams as she strives to make it onto the national team.

Samoan player Tafale is caught between tradition and her Olympic dreams as she strives to make it onto the national team.

Thalassa
24:59

Thalassa: Crisis In The Carteret Islands

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS April 11, 2010

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The residents of the low-lying Carteret Islands have the sad claim to be the planet's first climate change refugees. At certain points, the sea has advanced 50 metres inland, ...

The residents of the low-lying Carteret Islands have the sad claim to be the planet's first climate change refugees. At certain points, the sea has advanced 50 metres inland, uprooting coconut trees and even splitting one of the islands in two.

Thalassa
24:59

Thalassa: The Aral Sea Resurrected

SBS October 10, 2010

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The Aral Sea lies between Kazakhstan in the north and Uzbekistan in the south. Once the world's fourth-largest inland saline body of water the Aral Sea has been steadily ...

The Aral Sea lies between Kazakhstan in the north and Uzbekistan in the south. Once the world's fourth-largest inland saline body of water the Aral Sea has been steadily shrinking since the 1960s after the rivers that fed it were diverted by Soviet Union irrigation projects. There is now an ongoing effort in Kazakhstan supported by a Danish humanitarian group, Aral Tenizi, to save and replenish the North Aral Sea.

Thalassa
25:00

Thalassa: Russian Icebreaker

SBS November 21, 2010

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Nuclear-powered icebreaker Vaygach keeps Russia's northernmost sea route navigational even during the harshest months of the Arctic winter, maintaining the shortest route ...

Nuclear-powered icebreaker Vaygach keeps Russia's northernmost sea route navigational even during the harshest months of the Arctic winter, maintaining the shortest route between northern Europe's busy harbours and those of Asia. The reactor produces enough energy to keep the ship running non-stop for four years without refuelling. A legacy of the old USSR, the icebreaker's days may be numbered.

Everyone Loves A Wedding
25:00

Everyone Loves A Wedding: Ep 6 Of 8

Season 1 Episode 6 SBS January 2, 2010

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This episode features two very different marriages with one thing in common: they are both arranged marriages.

This episode features two very different marriages with one thing in common: they are both arranged marriages.

Thalassa
25:00

Thalassa: The Great Ocean Road

SBS January 31, 2010

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The Great Ocean Road is a stretch of road stretching along 300 kilometres of coastline from Melbourne to Adelaide. We speak to a selection of locals.

The Great Ocean Road is a stretch of road stretching along 300 kilometres of coastline from Melbourne to Adelaide. We speak to a selection of locals.

Thalassa
25:00

Thalassa: Pioneers Of Patagonia

SBS November 28, 2010

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With its complex maze of fjords, islands and channels, Aisen, in Patagonia is a beautiful but inhospitable area. It was opened up to settlement in the 1980s with the ...

With its complex maze of fjords, islands and channels, Aisen, in Patagonia is a beautiful but inhospitable area. It was opened up to settlement in the 1980s with the construction of the Southern Highway. Together with plots of land allocated to would-be settlers from all over Chile, the highway was part of a colonisation policy aimed at improving the country's access to the sea and its resources, as well as asserting its sovereignty in border disputes with neighbouring Argentina.

Thalassa
25:00

Thalassa: The Curse Of K-19

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS April 17, 2011

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Soviet nuclear submarine K-19 had a series of lethal accidents in the 1960s and 70s. In 1961, a leak occurred in the reactor cooling system and, in order to avoid an ...

Soviet nuclear submarine K-19 had a series of lethal accidents in the 1960s and 70s. In 1961, a leak occurred in the reactor cooling system and, in order to avoid an explosion, twelve men entered the reactor room and performed repairs that led to their death from radiation exposure. In 1972, a fire broke out near the torpedo room, killing 28 men.

Thalassa
25:00

Thalassa: Nunavut - The New El Dorado

SBS February 13, 2011

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Nunavut, in the Canadian Far North, is home to many treasures: gold, iron, diamond and uranium. As logistics and transport become easier, the attraction for industrial and ...

Nunavut, in the Canadian Far North, is home to many treasures: gold, iron, diamond and uranium. As logistics and transport become easier, the attraction for industrial and mining corporations to prospect and exploit becomes stronger. A new El Dorado is emerging in the small towns in the area, pushing up the cost of living, often at the expense of the local Inuit community.

Thalassa
25:00

Thalassa: Date With The Dragon

SBS April 3, 2011

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The Qiantang tidal river wave in China is the world's largest tidal bore. For 2000 years it has been a source of wonder and fear for the riverside residents and the many ...

The Qiantang tidal river wave in China is the world's largest tidal bore. For 2000 years it has been a source of wonder and fear for the riverside residents and the many visitors who attend the yearly Tide Watching Festival in Haining. Some of them take great risks to see the wave, unaware that the bore can be very dangerous and has claimed lives in the past.

Thalassa
25:00

Thalassa: The Musicians Of Cape Verde

SBS April 25, 2010

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Looks at the arid and isolated archipelago of Cape Verde where music is a central part of the life of the islanders, as it reflects the harsh past of the people and the ...

Looks at the arid and isolated archipelago of Cape Verde where music is a central part of the life of the islanders, as it reflects the harsh past of the people and the current economic difficulties.

Thalassa
25:00

Thalassa: The Waves Of Mehdia

SBS February 6, 2011

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On the Atlantic coast of Morocco, the small town of Mehdia is known for its beautiful beach and its surf. But it's also notorious for the unusually high number of fatalities ...

On the Atlantic coast of Morocco, the small town of Mehdia is known for its beautiful beach and its surf. But it's also notorious for the unusually high number of fatalities at sea.

Thalassa
25:00

Thalassa: Kivalina - A Disappearing Village

SBS April 10, 2011

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The small Eskimo village of Kivalina in Alaska is facing an uncertain future. This community of hunters and fishermen is suffering due to the effects of global warming which ...

The small Eskimo village of Kivalina in Alaska is facing an uncertain future. This community of hunters and fishermen is suffering due to the effects of global warming which is causing severe erosion to their coast. As their land looks set to disappear, Kivalina residents have decided to take legal action against the largest American oil companies.

Thalassa
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Thalassa

SBS December 20, 2009

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The inspiring story of Enzo Maiorca, a free-diving legend and world record holder; and Hunting and studying giant crabs in Tasmania.

The inspiring story of Enzo Maiorca, a free-diving legend and world record holder; and Hunting and studying giant crabs in Tasmania.

Thalassa
25:00

Thalassa: Tropicalisation Of The Mediterranean

SBS January 30, 2011

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Each year, alien marine species migrate from the Indian Ocean or the Red Sea through the Suez Canal into the Mediterranean and threaten local species.

Each year, alien marine species migrate from the Indian Ocean or the Red Sea through the Suez Canal into the Mediterranean and threaten local species.