The New Inventors
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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
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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.

The Birth of Empire: The East India Company
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The Birth of Empire: The East India Company

Episode 1 The History Channel February 4, 2017

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When giants rise and fall. This revelatory series reveals how the behemoth that was the East India Company grew into an imperial power, and became the hotbed of corruption and ...

When giants rise and fall. This revelatory series reveals how the behemoth that was the East India Company grew into an imperial power, and became the hotbed of corruption and greed that led to its downfall. Over the past 10 years, India and China have been among the fastest growing economies in the world. But at one time England controlled India, helping to create its major cities, and was heavily invested in China, It was England's economy and trade that dwarfed others. And it was all in the hands of the first and greatest multi-national company: the behemoth that was the East India Company. On the ground in India, Dan Snow sets out to discover the motives of those who set up the company at the beginning of the 17th-century. How did it grow into an Imperial power? What influence and impact did the Company have on the globe? A hotbed of corruption and greed, and responsible for the deaths of over one million people, just how did the Company manage to attain such power and what led to its explosive decline?

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.

Kamchatka
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Kamchatka

SBS September 17, 2015

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Argentina's official submission for the 2002 Academy Awards tells the story of an Argentinean family's struggle during the violent political coup of 1976. It is told through ...

Argentina's official submission for the 2002 Academy Awards tells the story of an Argentinean family's struggle during the violent political coup of 1976. It is told through the eyes of ten-year-old Harry, whose family is forced into exile in order to start a new life and to protect themselves from the authorities.

Thalassa
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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
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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
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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
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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.

The New Inventors
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The New Inventors: June 1, 2011

ABC June 1, 2011

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New inventions include more cost effective sub surface irrigation; a cheap, durable and environmentally friendly raised garden bed; a device that controls spray drift.

New inventions include more cost effective sub surface irrigation; a cheap, durable and environmentally friendly raised garden bed; a device that controls spray drift.

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.

The New Inventors
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The New Inventors: February 17, 2010

ABC February 17, 2010

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Hosted by James O'Loghlin, The New Inventors highlights the latest contemporary creations from the next generation of inventors, innovators and designers. Deciding the winner ...

Hosted by James O'Loghlin, The New Inventors highlights the latest contemporary creations from the next generation of inventors, innovators and designers. Deciding the winner of these three inventions are: engineer James Bradfield Moody, materials engineer Veena Sahajwalla, and inventor and journalist Christine Kininmonth.

The New Inventors
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The New Inventors: June 23, 2010

ABC June 23, 2010

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Featuring a self-propelled, electric-powered machine that takes the pain out of gardening; a way to become your own locksmith; a program allowing deaf children to achieve ...

Featuring a self-propelled, electric-powered machine that takes the pain out of gardening; a way to become your own locksmith; a program allowing deaf children to achieve their potential.

The New Inventors
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The New Inventors: June 2, 2010

ABC June 2, 2010

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Featuring a specially designed electric bike for postal workers; revolutionary advancement in the diagnosis of mental illness; and a new wheelchair design for any terrain.

Featuring a specially designed electric bike for postal workers; revolutionary advancement in the diagnosis of mental illness; and a new wheelchair design for any terrain.

Thalassa
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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
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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.