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A Future of Abundance: Is the World Better Than We Think?

A Future of Abundance: Is the World Better Than We Think?

While the media tells us that the world is in an unparalleled state of downward spiral, Peter Diamandis, cofounder of Singularity University and...

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A Global Roll Call: The Need for Education Worldwide

A Global Roll Call: The Need for Education Worldwide

Without schooling, a child has no future. Without an educated population, a nation has no future. This three-part Wide Angle series examines gaps in...

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A Helping Hand (W5)

A Helping Hand (W5)

A group of extraordinary Canadian physicians and surgeons traveled to Afghanistan. Extraordinary not just for their medical skills, but for their...

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A Time of Healing: W5

A Time of Healing: W5

W5\'s Victor Malarek follows the recovery of Mykola Nyzhnykovskyi, who was left a triple amputee by an explosion in his native Ukraine. His wounds...

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After Ebola: W5

After Ebola: W5

Before the U.S. Civil War brutally settled the issue of slavery, more than 1,500 freed and free-born black Americans created a settlement in West...

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Agro-forestry/A Return to a Traditional Way of Life/Global Warming Crisis: Episode 113

Agro-forestry/A Return to a Traditional Way of Life/Global Warming Crisis: Episode 113

The Ya\'axche Conservation Trust is a community organization that promotes economically viable and ecologically sound agriculture throughout southern...

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American Experience: Rachel Carson

American Experience: Rachel Carson

Often called the mother of the modern environmental movement, Rachel Carson rocked the world in 1962 with her book Silent Spring, which warned the...

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Anders Hayden: A Good Life Redefined - The Green Interview Series

Anders Hayden: A Good Life Redefined - The Green Interview Series

This episode of The Green Interview features Anders Hayden, author of Sharing the Work Sparing the Planet and When Green Growth is Not Enough:...

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Birth (Program 6): Rites of Passage Series

Birth (Program 6): Rites of Passage Series

Examining Christian baptismal Rites through the eyes of a Greek Orthodox couple and an outdoor Protestant baptism where multiple children are...

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Bolivia: Partners, Not Masters

Bolivia: Partners, Not Masters

Swept to power in 2006 on a wave of social unrest, Bolivian President Evo Morales has vowed to shift the balance of power in favor of his poorest...

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Breaking the Taboo: Have We Lost the War on Drugs?

Breaking the Taboo: Have We Lost the War on Drugs?

The war on drugs has been raging for more than 40 years. Over a trillion dollars has been spent, millions of people imprisoned, and countless...

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Breaking the Wall of Ecological Risk: How a Cultural Shift in Economics and Politics Can Ensure the Earth's Security

Breaking the Wall of Ecological Risk: How a Cultural Shift in Economics and Politics Can Ensure the Earth's Security

How do we communicate to leaders both the threats beyond ecological thresholds and the short-term solutions for realistic integration into working...

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Breaking the Wall of Energy Supply: How Heterogeneous Catalysis Can Replace Fossil Fuels

Breaking the Wall of Energy Supply: How Heterogeneous Catalysis Can Replace Fossil Fuels

This 2011 Falling Walls lecture video explores Enerchem, an innovative research association initiated by the Max Planck Society that focuses on...

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China From The Inside

China From The Inside

China from the Inside is a series of four documentaries that survey China through Chinese eyes to see how history has shaped them, and where the...

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China on the Rise: Paul Solman Reports

China on the Rise: Paul Solman Reports

Will the 21st century be the Chinese century? Economics correspondent Paul Solman examines the rise of China as a global economic power and the...

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Climate Wars: Gwynne Dyer - The Green Interview Series

Climate Wars: Gwynne Dyer - The Green Interview Series

Interview with Gwynne Dyer, an internationally renowned independent journalist and expert on war and the causes of international conflict. His weekly...

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Colombia: Flowers for the Gringo

Colombia: Flowers for the Gringo

As in the case of coffee, sugar, and other cultivated products, the floral industry would collapse without a steady supply of cheap labor. This...

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Divided States of America: W5

Divided States of America: W5

W5\'s Kevin Newman speaks to American voters who must decide who will lead a nation where compromise in politics now seems impossible. With both...

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Ecuador, the Yasuni-ITT Initiative, and the Rights of Mother Nature: Alberto Acosta - The Green Interview Series

Ecuador, the Yasuni-ITT Initiative, and the Rights of Mother Nature: Alberto Acosta - The Green Interview Series

This episode of The Green Interview features Alberto Acosta, an Ecuadorian economist and the country\'s former minister of energy and mining. Acosta...

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Education for a Green Future: Kartikeya Sarabhai - The Green Interview Series

Education for a Green Future: Kartikeya Sarabhai - The Green Interview Series

This episode of The Green Interview features Kartikeya Sarabhai, one of the world\'s leading environmental educators, and a dedicated community...

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Équiterre - Linking Environmental and Social Justice: Steven Guilbeault - The Green Interview Series

Équiterre - Linking Environmental and Social Justice: Steven Guilbeault - The Green Interview Series

This episode of The Green Interview features Steven Guilbeault, an author, science and environmental journalist, consultant to venture capitalists,...

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Fashion Victims: Textile Toxins in a Global Industry

Fashion Victims: Textile Toxins in a Global Industry

Social awareness may be the latest fashion trend as an increasing number of Western consumers demand eco-friendly products, created under...

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Femke Wijdekop: Defender of Those Who Defend the Earth - The Green Interview Series

Femke Wijdekop: Defender of Those Who Defend the Earth - The Green Interview Series

This episode of The Green Interview features Femke Wijdekop, a Dutch lawyer, broadcaster and researcher with the Institute for Environmental...

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Fighting the Tide 3: Developing Nations and Globalization

Fighting the Tide 3: Developing Nations and Globalization

Disease, poverty, the loss of cultural identity why are problems like these only getting worse in our age of high-tech communications and medicine?...

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FRONTLINE: Alaska Gold: A War of Resources: The Fish or the Mine?

FRONTLINE: Alaska Gold: A War of Resources: The Fish or the Mine?

The Bristol Bay region of southwest Alaska is home to the last great wild Sockeye salmon fishery in the world. It\'s also home to enormous mineral...

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FRONTLINE: Benghazi in Crisis

FRONTLINE: Benghazi in Crisis

This two-part hour from FRONTLINE features Benghazi in Crisis and Yemen Under Siege - two short documentaries filmed in the heart of major conflict...

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Frontline: Climate of Doubt

Frontline: Climate of Doubt

Four years ago, climate change was hot. Politicians from both parties, pressed by an anxious public, seemed poised to act. But that was then. Today,...

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FRONTLINE: ISIS in Afghanistan

FRONTLINE: ISIS in Afghanistan

Inside the rise of ISIS in Afghanistan and how they\'re training the next generation of jihadists. With rare access to ISIS, Correspondent Najibullah...

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FRONTLINE: Post Mortem

FRONTLINE: Post Mortem

Every day, nearly 7,000 people die in America, and the rate of autopsies, the gold standard of death investigation, has plummeted. As a result, not...

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FRONTLINE: The Secret History of ISIS

FRONTLINE: The Secret History of ISIS

\"They came out of nowhere.\" That was the common refrain when ISIS captured the world\'s attention by seizing large swaths of Iraq, declaring an...

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FRONTLINE: Young & Restless in China

FRONTLINE: Young & Restless in China

FRONTLINE explores the generation coming of age in China today. Shot over four years, the film follows a group of nine young Chinese from across the...

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Global Car: Who Really Builds the American Automobile?

Global Car: Who Really Builds the American Automobile?

Once a shining example of national ingenuity and prowess, the American car is now assembled through a constantly shifting global process. This...

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Globalization at a Crossroads

Globalization at a Crossroads

To some, the term "globalization" means ruthless exploitation by corporations; to others, it means bringing economic development to all the peoples...

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GM Foods: Vandana Shiva - The Green Interview Series

GM Foods: Vandana Shiva - The Green Interview Series

Interview with Vandana Shiva: scientist, philosopher, feminist, author, environmentalist, activist. Shiva is a one-woman movement for peace,...

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Green Rights: The Human Right to a Healthy World: The Green Interview Series

Green Rights: The Human Right to a Healthy World: The Green Interview Series

Air, water, food - these are the sources of life. Without them, we die. And in most nations - more than 180 nations, in fact - citizens are legally...

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Gross National Happiness Conference: Ron Colman - The Green Interview Series

Gross National Happiness Conference: Ron Colman - The Green Interview Series

Interview with Ronald Colman, Executive Director of Genuine Progress Index Atlantic, a non-profit research group that has constructed an index of...

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Healing Hands: W5

Healing Hands: W5

W5\'s Victor Malarek is on location with a Canadian team on a medical mission in Kyiv that is treating the wounded in a fierce conflict in eastern...

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Hopeful Chinks of Light in Dark Times: George Monbiot - The Green Interview Series

Hopeful Chinks of Light in Dark Times: George Monbiot - The Green Interview Series

This episode of The Green Interview features George Monbiot, acclaimed British journalist and climate - change expert. As a regular, long-time...

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How I Became An Elephant

How I Became An Elephant

How I Became an Elephant is one girl\'s journey to inspire a movement.When Juliette West set out on a quest to educate herself she got far more than...

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Human Rights and Ethics Playlist

Human Rights and Ethics Playlist

We all have rights and obligations to one another.  This playlist helps us come to understand the importance of human rights as the foundation of a...

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India's Shame: W5

India's Shame: W5

India is a country rich with contrast. Here old meets new. Poverty grinds against prosperity. Cultures mingle and clash. But exotic ancient India has...

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Jan van de Venis: Where Human Rights and the Environment Intersect - The Green Interview Series

Jan van de Venis: Where Human Rights and the Environment Intersect - The Green Interview Series

This episode of The Green Interview features Jan van de Venis, an extraordinary Dutch lawyer who lives at the intersection of human rights and...

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Kids of the Rocket Siren

Kids of the Rocket Siren

The alarm sounds. A deafening explosion ricochets through the night. As the Kids of the Rocket Siren bunker down in their family\'s rocket shelter,...

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Laos: So You Think the War Is Over

Laos: So You Think the War Is Over

Due to its entanglement in America's Vietnam war, Laos is frequently cited as, per capita, the most bombed country in the world. This program shows...

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Mali: Message from the River

Mali: Message from the River

As climate change lays waste to the Niger River, the great Malian city of Timbuktu increasingly resembles a desert landscape. The same is true for...

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Marjan Minnesma: Risk-Taking for a New Sustainable Society - The Green Interview Series

Marjan Minnesma: Risk-Taking for a New Sustainable Society - The Green Interview Series

This episode of The Green Interview features Marjan Minnesma, the founder and director of the Urgenda Foundation in Amsterdam, which sued the Dutch...

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Mongolia: Wrestling with Change

Mongolia: Wrestling with Change

Close to the Russian border, far removed from Mongolia's polluted and overcrowded capital city of Ulaanbaatar, an ancient herding culture fights to...

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Musical Production: Celtic Mass for the Sea - The Green Interview Series

Musical Production: Celtic Mass for the Sea - The Green Interview Series

Composed in 1988, premiered in 1991, The Celtic Mass for the Sea has become a contemporary choral classic. Combining a chamber string orchestra and...

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Niger: In the Shadow of Noma

Niger: In the Shadow of Noma

Noma is an acute oral infection that attacks young, malnourished children. If left untreated—which, tragically, is often the case in Africa—it...

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NOVA: Power Surge: Are We Finally On the Brink of A Clean Energy Revolution?

NOVA: Power Surge: Are We Finally On the Brink of A Clean Energy Revolution?

Can emerging technology defeat global warming? NOVA travels the globe to reveal the surprising technologies that just might turn back the clock on...

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