Thalassa
24:48

Thalassa: Claire's Creatures

SBS August 15, 2010

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33-year-old Claire Nouvian is a documentary filmmaker and a curator at the Paris Museum of Natural History. She has a passion for mysterious creatures from the depths of the ...

33-year-old Claire Nouvian is a documentary filmmaker and a curator at the Paris Museum of Natural History. She has a passion for mysterious creatures from the depths of the ocean. She accompanies researchers from the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute in California as they probe the depths of the Monterey Canyon using a remote-controlled submersible to observe and capture the amazing creatures that live there.

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.

The New Inventors
27:20

The New Inventors: June 29, 2011

ABC June 29, 2011

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New inventions include an internal wall cladding that allows things to be mounted on your wall; a way to keep your clothes dry while keeping the planet cool and a way to let ...

New inventions include an internal wall cladding that allows things to be mounted on your wall; a way to keep your clothes dry while keeping the planet cool and a way to let your shower water the garden.

The New Inventors
27:20

The New Inventors: May 18, 2011

ABC May 18, 2011

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New inventions include safety glasses with prescription lenses; a 4 wheel drive light weight power wheelchair for on and off road uses; significantly safer IV Poles.

New inventions include safety glasses with prescription lenses; a 4 wheel drive light weight power wheelchair for on and off road uses; significantly safer IV Poles.

The New Inventors
26:39

The New Inventors: July 14, 2010

ABC July 14, 2010

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Featuring new ideas to help amateur guitar players imitate the masters, help electricians to wire buildings in half the usual time and light up the lives of the world's ...

Featuring new ideas to help amateur guitar players imitate the masters, help electricians to wire buildings in half the usual time and light up the lives of the world's poorest people.

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.

The New Inventors
26:36

The New Inventors: Robot Revolution

ABC February 16, 2011

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Join us for the robot revolution as we explore our future, where robots will soon be part of our everyday lives.

Join us for the robot revolution as we explore our future, where robots will soon be part of our everyday lives.

The New Inventors
26:56

The New Inventors: March 31, 2010

ABC March 31, 2010

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Featuring ideas on how to enhance performance and improve athletic ability; simplify the process of attaching latches to doors; easily lift and position posts for installation.

Featuring ideas on how to enhance performance and improve athletic ability; simplify the process of attaching latches to doors; easily lift and position posts for installation.

The New Inventors
26:49

The New Inventors: June 30, 2010

ABC June 30, 2010

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Featuring new ideas to lessen the pressure of lifelong trailer commitment; quickly and easily detect dangerous bacteria; uphold hygiene standards in the poultry industry.

Featuring new ideas to lessen the pressure of lifelong trailer commitment; quickly and easily detect dangerous bacteria; uphold hygiene standards in the poultry industry.

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.

The New Inventors
27:21

The New Inventors: June 22, 2011

ABC June 22, 2011

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New inventions include a high speed isokinetic training system for both elite athletes and rehab patients; a personally moulded, quiet and comfortable sleep apnoea treatment ...

New inventions include a high speed isokinetic training system for both elite athletes and rehab patients; a personally moulded, quiet and comfortable sleep apnoea treatment mask; and a self-fitted hearing aid.

The New Inventors
27:19

The New Inventors: May 4, 2011

ABC May 4, 2011

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New inventions include a more efficient, quieter and safer horizontal wind turbine; a device that could help make solar power competitive with fossil fuels; the first wave ...

New inventions include a more efficient, quieter and safer horizontal wind turbine; a device that could help make solar power competitive with fossil fuels; the first wave energy system that demonstrates commercial viability.

The New Inventors
26:54

The New Inventors: March 23, 2011

ABC March 23, 2011

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Featuring a device that helps kids safely and successfully stand up on a surfboard; a re locatable truck turntable; and a system for sliding windows that keeps rain out while ...

Featuring a device that helps kids safely and successfully stand up on a surfboard; a re locatable truck turntable; and a system for sliding windows that keeps rain out while allowing the fresh air in.

The New Inventors
27:10

The New Inventors: June 15, 2011

ABC June 15, 2011

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New inventions include a safe and environmentally friendly alternative to CCA treated wood; a measuring tool that allows DIY builders to easily and accurately build stairs; a ...

New inventions include a safe and environmentally friendly alternative to CCA treated wood; a measuring tool that allows DIY builders to easily and accurately build stairs; a better wall cladding solution.