Cambodia: Fight for Areng Valley

In a remote Cambodian valley, the Chong people fight to protect their forests and livelihood from the looming construction of a hydroelectric dam by Sinohydro, a Chinese company. If that happens, the Chong will be displaced and their forest home …

Grinding Nemo

The tiger prawn industry in Thailand exploits people and the environment. Small fish and juvenile sharks, caught by Thai trawlers operating illegally in foreign waters from Indonesia to Bangladesh, are ground into fishmeal for prawn food. As fishing stocks are …

Struggling to Survive in the Sundarbans

In the Sundarbans of Bangladesh, indigenous people have sustainably harvested mangrove forests for their livelihood for generations. The UK’s Ecologist TV investigates how their way of life is now threatened by mismanagement, corruption and overexploitation.

America’s Dirty Secret: Coal Ash

(Earth Focus: Episode 64) People in three adjacent Pennsylvania communities suffer from a rare blood cancer. In Juliette, Georgia, where radioactive water flows from the tap, people are also getting sick. What else do these communities have in common? Coal …

Faile Street: The Human Cost of Foreclosure

(Earth Focus: Episode 57) A special presentation of Faile Street, a film by John Light and Elaisha Stokes that looks at the human cost of apartment foreclosure in New York City.. The film follows four tenants living in the …

Toxic Futures: Untold Stories

(Earth Focus: Episode 56) Exposure to toxic chemicals affects people in both the industrialized and developing world. Toms River, a New Jersey town, fought back to save its drinking water from toxic waste dumping by dye manufacturer Ciba Geigy and …