Thalassa
24:54

Thalassa: The Empire Of Pearls

SBS April 4, 2010

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Ninety five per cent of the world's pearls are born in China, which supplies almost all the pearl growing nuclei to pearl farms around the world. This episode takes us to ...

Ninety five per cent of the world's pearls are born in China, which supplies almost all the pearl growing nuclei to pearl farms around the world. This episode takes us to China and Polynesia, where Chinese pearl technicians are in great demand.

Thalassa
24:03

Thalassa: Montenegro Reborn

SBS February 7, 2010

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Looks at how large-scale tourism development is transforming Montenegro's Bay of Kotor.

Looks at how large-scale tourism development is transforming Montenegro's Bay of Kotor.

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.

Thalassa
23:12

Thalassa: The Curse Of K-19/Stationary Mobile Homes

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS April 24, 2011

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Soviet nuclear submarine K-19 had a series of lethal accidents in the 1960s and 1970s. Plus, the Atlantic island of Oleron, in the southwest of France, has seen its land taken ...

Soviet nuclear submarine K-19 had a series of lethal accidents in the 1960s and 1970s. Plus, the Atlantic island of Oleron, in the southwest of France, has seen its land taken over by mobile homes.

Thalassa
20:10

Thalassa: Salvador De Bahia

SBS March 6, 2011

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A tour of Salvador de Bahia in Brazil, where we mingle with black and white cultures, listen to Brazilian reggae and bossa nova singer Mariella Santiago, and watch young men ...

A tour of Salvador de Bahia in Brazil, where we mingle with black and white cultures, listen to Brazilian reggae and bossa nova singer Mariella Santiago, and watch young men dancing La Capoiera. Later, a visit to the mountains to buy uncut emeralds at the best prices.

Thalassa
24:59

Thalassa: Destination Somalia

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS March 13, 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.

Thalassa
24:59

Thalassa: Requiem For The Bluefin Tuna

SBS June 5, 2011

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The bluefin tuna is perhaps the most endangered fish in the ocean. It is heavily fished and the international passion for sushi and sashimi could put an end to this giant of ...

The bluefin tuna is perhaps the most endangered fish in the ocean. It is heavily fished and the international passion for sushi and sashimi could put an end to this giant of the sea. Some countries are slowly realising the risk of the current fishing practices and are finally willing to implement regulations in order to preserve the species.

Thalassa
24:43

Thalassa: Favignana - The Prison Island

SBS November 22, 2009

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Favignana, the largest of the Aegadian Islands off western Sicily, is a prison island. Located in the heart of the village, the jail looks no different to the other buildings; ...

Favignana, the largest of the Aegadian Islands off western Sicily, is a prison island. Located in the heart of the village, the jail looks no different to the other buildings; and Stromboli - Going off the Deep End - Located in the archipelago of the Aeolian Islands, the Stromboli volcano rises 924m above sea-level. About 350 people live permanently on this stretch of land that vibrates and explodes every day.

Thalassa
25:00

Thalassa: The Kerkennah Islands

SBS November 29, 2009

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Looks at the relaxed lifestyle of the Kerkennah Islands in Tunisia where islanders collect fish using palm branches and education is highly valued.

Looks at the relaxed lifestyle of the Kerkennah Islands in Tunisia where islanders collect fish using palm branches and education is highly valued.

Thalassa
25:00

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.

Fearless: Stories From Asian Women
25:44

Fearless: Stories From Asian Women

SBS July 25, 2006

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Examines the experiences of four women fighting for social justice. Fathima Burnad is fighting to change a social structure in India that has existed for 3,000 years.

Examines the experiences of four women fighting for social justice. Fathima Burnad is fighting to change a social structure in India that has existed for 3,000 years.

Stacey Dooley: World's Worst Place To Be A Woman?
55:03

Stacey Dooley: World's Worst Place To Be A Woman?

SBS2 May 31, 2016

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Stacey travels to the current most dangerous place in the world to be a woman, Honduras, which has the highest murder rate of women. She uncovers how years of conflict and ...

Stacey travels to the current most dangerous place in the world to be a woman, Honduras, which has the highest murder rate of women. She uncovers how years of conflict and civil war have led to women routinely being targeted and killed. And she reveals a country scarred by violence, shockingly macho attitudes and little justice or help for young women, 16 of whom are murdered during Stacey's two-week visit.

Thalassa
24:58

Thalassa: Jellyfish Day

SBS February 20, 2011

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One day a year in the town of Jiegou in China, the harbour prepares for a short but very profitable campaign - the harvesting of a tidal wave of jellyfish - a delicacy in ...

One day a year in the town of Jiegou in China, the harbour prepares for a short but very profitable campaign - the harvesting of a tidal wave of jellyfish - a delicacy in China. For the fishermen, the long wait is worth it - the money made from the catch accounts for about a third of their yearly income.

Thalassa
18:24

Thalassa: Cotton Across The Atlantic

SBS September 12, 2010

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Is the American cotton industry in crisis? Not according to cotton exporter Jeff, whose company alone manages four million bales of cotton each year, a billion-dollar annual ...

Is the American cotton industry in crisis? Not according to cotton exporter Jeff, whose company alone manages four million bales of cotton each year, a billion-dollar annual turnover. One harvest will head to Turkey, before being re-imported to the US as T-shirts or luxury towels.

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
19:19

Thalassa: Apples For The World

SBS March 7, 2010

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Looks at how apple-picking is a good way for backpackers to earn money when travelling in Australia. French Charles and Nino, Japanese Junko and Korean Yunen work seasonal ...

Looks at how apple-picking is a good way for backpackers to earn money when travelling in Australia. French Charles and Nino, Japanese Junko and Korean Yunen work seasonal small jobs in Victoria to help finance their trips.

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
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.