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  1. Finding a place to feed: Kyrgyz shepherds and climate change

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    KYRGYZSTAN - Shepherd Dootkasy and his wide Anarkul share their family's observations and traditional adaptation to the changing climate in highland pastures of Kyrgyzstan's Tian Shan mountains. Featuring: Sariev…

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    • Pamiri women and the melting glaciers of Tajikistan

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      TAJIKISTAN - The glaciers of the Pamir mountains, which provide over 50% of Central Asia's water resources, are rapidly melting at a rate similar to Greenland's continental glacier. Three…

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      • Young Leaders from the Global South: Interviews with UNU's 2009 International Course Participants

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        Our World 2.0 interviewed 12 young leaders from countries in the global South about the pressing global issues of climate change, peak oil and food security. Listen to the viewpoints of those living…

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        • Tourism meltdown, Climate change causes drift ice lost

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          The Sea of Okhotsk has long been the southernmost spot in the Northern Hemisphere where polar sea ice is found. After spreading southward out of the Arctic each winter and along the eastern edge of…

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          • Local solutions on a sinking paradise, Carterets Islands, Papua New Guinea

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            In December 2008, the low-lying Carterets Islands were badly damaged by king tides and violent storm surges. Nicholas Hakata, a local youth leader and community representative, explains that he and…

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            • The forbidden forest of the Dayak - Borneo, Indonesia

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              Deep in the remaining old growth forests of Borneo, the Setulang Dayak village guards its forest with deep commitment. To date, the village's traditional law of Tana Olen (forbidden forest),…

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              • Fighting carbon with fire - Arnhemland, Australia

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                Arnhem Land - Aboriginal fire ecologist, Dean Yibarbuk, explains how traditional fire management practices have kept the country healthy for thousands of years. Recently, his mob at Wardakken have…

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                • Plastic to Oil Fantastic

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                  The Japanese company Blest has developed one of the smallest and safest oil-to-plastic conversion machines out on the market today. It's founder and CEO, Akinori Ito is passionate about using…

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                  • Will you eco-marry me?

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                    Tokyo couple Shigeru Komori and Tomoko Hoshino embraced the chance to create a beautiful wedding day without leaving behind a huge environmental footprint. Both of them are passionate about the environment…

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                    • Harvest time in Satoyama

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                      Agricultural lands, secondary forests, artificial wetlands, and grasslands… In Japanese, there is a name for the area that encompasses these ecosystems, along with human settlements: satoyama. Satoyama,…

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                      • Producing energy by walking on Shibuya station. Tokyo, Japan. 歩いて献電しよう!

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                        Kohei Hayamizu has a bold vision for the future: a city that is in itself an electric power station. A place where all its roads, bridges and sidewalks generate electricity from the vibrations produced…

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                        • Sea level rise in Kowanyama, Cape York, Australia

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                          “When that whole ocean comes and rises up, where are we going to go?” ponders Inherkowinginambana, a Kunjen elder from Kowanyama, a coastal Aboriginal community in tropical Queensland,…

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