Thalassa
23:59

Thalassa: Singapore's Subway

SBS October 30, 2011

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A look at the new metro line, the longest in the world, in Singapore, and French expatriates living in the tiny country; Tasmanian Success Story - The story of Robert ...

A look at the new metro line, the longest in the world, in Singapore, and French expatriates living in the tiny country; Tasmanian Success Story - The story of Robert Clifford, Tasmania's most successful ever shipbuilder.

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
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
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
25:19

Thalassa: Nicaragua - Coast To Coast

SBS November 14, 2010

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A trip across Nicaragua, from the Atlantic to the Pacific coast, with the huge Lake Nicaragua between the two. Along the way, we meet a French couple who own the largest ...

A trip across Nicaragua, from the Atlantic to the Pacific coast, with the huge Lake Nicaragua between the two. Along the way, we meet a French couple who own the largest coffee plantation in the country, but run it on Sandinista principles, providing jobs, education and health care to the locals, helping them buy their own land and grow coffee in an environmentally and ethically sustainable way.

Thalassa
24:37

Thalassa: Filipino Seamen

SBS March 14, 2010

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Delves into the lives of Filipino container ship seamen who represent a quarter of the world's maritime industry workforce. It also looks at a seafarers' school in the ...

Delves into the lives of Filipino container ship seamen who represent a quarter of the world's maritime industry workforce. It also looks at a seafarers' school in the Philippines where teenagers learn about military-like discipline and acquire their education.

Thalassa
21:54

Thalassa: Oysters In Danger

SBS May 1, 2011

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Oysters have been dying at many locations along the French coastline, especially in Brittany and the Charentes-Maritimes. (In French, English subtitles); Endangered ...

Oysters have been dying at many locations along the French coastline, especially in Brittany and the Charentes-Maritimes. (In French, English subtitles); Endangered Lighthouses - Brittany's lighthouses, nearly all of them now automated and unmanned, are slowly deteriorating to the point of no return.

BirdWatchers
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BirdWatchers

SBS June 13, 2016

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An Amazonian Guarani tribe makes a modest living entertaining tourists, however life is much tougher on their reservation. When village elder Nadio decides to move his people ...

An Amazonian Guarani tribe makes a modest living entertaining tourists, however life is much tougher on their reservation. When village elder Nadio decides to move his people back to their ancestral homelands, they anger local land owners who now occupy the land. Then, when one of the young tribesmen falls for a farmer's daughter, tensions escalate to dangerous proportions.

Thalassa
25:05

Thalassa: Fishermen Of Tyre

SBS August 29, 2010

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Tyre is a large city in southern Lebanon. Nearly two years after the 2006 summer war between the Lebanon-based Hezbollah organisation and the Israeli army, this documentary ...

Tyre is a large city in southern Lebanon. Nearly two years after the 2006 summer war between the Lebanon-based Hezbollah organisation and the Israeli army, this documentary looks at how life goes on, through the eyes of three young fishermen - Hassan, Khamal and Shadi, and at their sometimes perilous activity close to the Israeli border.

Thalassa
24:56

Thalassa: Treasure Of The Red Algae

SBS August 8, 2010

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Every summer, on the Atlantic coast of Morocco, men, women and children are busy harvesting red algae, a precious commodity that arouses great interest amongst the local ...

Every summer, on the Atlantic coast of Morocco, men, women and children are busy harvesting red algae, a precious commodity that arouses great interest amongst the local community and even more so abroad. Only permitted during the summer months, the harvest helps to support thousands of families in dozens of villages along kilometres of coastline. However, danger is everywhere, and each year many accidents occur.

Thalassa
24:59

Thalassa: Desalination: A Mixed Blessing?

SBS August 22, 2010

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Near Almeria in Southern Spain's Andalusia, thousands of greenhouses stretch as far as the eye can see along the coast. Each year they yield millions of tonnes of fruit and ...

Near Almeria in Southern Spain's Andalusia, thousands of greenhouses stretch as far as the eye can see along the coast. Each year they yield millions of tonnes of fruit and vegetables thanks to desalinated sea water. But the area has also become a magnet for tourists and property developers, endangering the Cabo de Gata nature park.

Thalassa
23:16

Thalassa: Big Games In Macao/The Dahlak Archipelago

SBS September 26, 2010

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Macau has overtaken Las Vegas as the gambling capital of the world, but there's another side to it, on the quiet, green island of Coloane; and The Dahlak Archipelago - Only a ...

Macau has overtaken Las Vegas as the gambling capital of the world, but there's another side to it, on the quiet, green island of Coloane; and The Dahlak Archipelago - Only a few venture to the inhospitable but pristine islands of the Dahlak Archipelago in Eritrea.

Thalassa
24:59

Thalassa: Volcano Islands

SBS January 23, 2011

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Nicolas is a vulcanologist who visits the craters of dormant or active volcanoes in the Caribbean islands, and taking sulphuric gas samples, monitors their activity in the ...

Nicolas is a vulcanologist who visits the craters of dormant or active volcanoes in the Caribbean islands, and taking sulphuric gas samples, monitors their activity in the hope of predicting when the next eruption will occur. Volcanoes are now an asset on the island of Dominica where the local people have gone into eco-tourism, transforming hot springs in their backyards into thermotherapy centres.

Thalassa
24:50

Thalassa: Salvador De Bahia - An African City/Nicole Van De Kerchove

SBS August 1, 2010

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Salvador de Bahia's 'Black Power' is located in the neighbourhood of Liberdade, the largest black shantytown in Brazil. Plus, atribute to Nicole van de Kerchove, a talented ...

Salvador de Bahia's 'Black Power' is located in the neighbourhood of Liberdade, the largest black shantytown in Brazil. Plus, atribute to Nicole van de Kerchove, a talented French woman sailor who died in Patagonia, Chile, in February 2008.

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.

The World Debate
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The World Debate

BBC World News July 17, 2010

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The World Debate puts the important questions to representatives from global politics, finance, business, the arts, media and other areas. The panels and contributing ...

The World Debate puts the important questions to representatives from global politics, finance, business, the arts, media and other areas. The panels and contributing audiences discuss topical themes.

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
24:59

Thalassa: Destination Somalia

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS March 20, 2011

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Somalia has plunged into chaos since civil war broke out in 1991. With the collapse of civil society, people survive mostly through humanitarian aid. Ships chartered by the ...

Somalia has plunged into chaos since civil war broke out in 1991. With the collapse of civil society, people survive mostly through humanitarian aid. Ships chartered by the World Food Program sail through pirate-infested waters from Mombassa, Kenya, to Marka in Somalia, to deliver desperately needed food.