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  • Watch: The Canadian ecosystem (ARTE)

    Watch: The Canadian ecosystem (ARTE)

    In the wild rainforests of the Canadian North-West, Stan Hutchings travels up the creeks and rivers to count the salmon, a vital species in the local ecosystem.

  • Watch: Generation Putin (ARTE)

    Watch: Generation Putin (ARTE)

    Putin has the overwhelming support of a generation that has barely known another leader. Many young Russians have no interest in politics whereas those that are engaged and critical of the current situation face intimidation and threats from the...

  • Watch: Clean energy production (ARTE)

    Watch: Clean energy production (ARTE)

    Coal remains an indispensable raw material for energy production. Will we become less dependent in the future or are there ways of making the fossil fuel cleaner?

  • Watch: Zimbabwe: Promised Land? (ARTE)

    Watch: Zimbabwe: Promised Land? (ARTE)

    In the 2000s Robert Mugabe’s land reform destroyed the country’s agricultural economy. Now more than 90 per cent of the population is unemployed…

  • Watch: The largest stateless ethnic group (ARTE)

    Watch: The largest stateless ethnic group (ARTE)

    35 million Kurds are spread across several states making them the largest stateless ethnic group. Will a Kurdish independent state exist in the future? Or perhaps several Kurdistans…

  • Watch: The scourge of mosquitoes (ARTE)

    Watch: The scourge of mosquitoes (ARTE)

    In the era of global trade Mosquitoes have spread across the planet and have been the cause of epidemics the world over.

  • Watch: Rolando Villazón mentors young artists (ARTE)

    Watch: Rolando Villazón mentors young artists (ARTE)

    Charismatic Mexican tenor Rolando Villazón introduces young talented artists at the dawn of their careers: Dutch recorder player Lucie Hirsch, Russian pianist Dmitry Masleev, the South Korean tenor Konu Kim and the French violist Adrien La Marca.

  • Watch: Gender neutral teaching in Sweden (ARTE)

    Watch: Gender neutral teaching in Sweden (ARTE)

    Some Swedish schools have decided to eradicate gender based stereotypes. The Egalia school in Stockholm provides a gender-neutral education where pupils are not called ‘he’ or ‘she’ but the neutral pronoun ‘hen’.

  • ARTE: In Alaska, a survivalist prepares for a nuclear holocaust

    ARTE: In Alaska, a survivalist prepares for a nuclear holocaust

      Only 5,000 miles from North Korea, Alaska fears a nuclear attack from Pyongyang. Eric Hecker is a survivalist, actively preparing for a disaster along with the local militia of around 100 members he has created.

  • ARTE: Insomnia and what to do about it

    ARTE: Insomnia and what to do about it

      Our modern lives are not helping our sleep patterns: late meals, alcohol consumption, and overuse of smartphone and computer screens all contribute to sleep problems. The Xenius presenters analyse the quality of their sleep and we learn about...

  • ARTE: London and the #MeToo Movement

    ARTE: London and the #MeToo Movement

      In a recent survey 85% of British women claim to have been sexually harassed in public. Since the #MeToo Movement several initiatives have sprung up in the British capital. Could this be the start of a cultural shift?

  • Watch: Search for the missing migrants (ARTE)

    Watch: Search for the missing migrants (ARTE)

    Ruben Figueroa searches for missing migrants who disappeared on the dangerous journey from Central America to the United States. Once a migrant himself, now he tries to give a face to the vanished thousands of men and women, lost in their search...

  • Watch: Glasgow School of Art as masterpiece (ARTE)

    Watch: Glasgow School of Art as masterpiece (ARTE)

    Built at the dawn of the twentieth century, the Glasgow School of Art is the work of artist and architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh. Seen as one of the most prominent representatives of the Glasgow style, Mackintosh spent more than ten years to...

  • Watch: The legend that's Italian cinema (ARTE)

    Watch: The legend that's Italian cinema (ARTE)

    With stars like Claudia Cardinale and great directors such as Federico Fellini, Luchino Visconti and Pier Paolo Pasolini, Italian cinema has left a lasting imprint in the international film industry

  • Watch: Are superfoods the new health solution? (ARTE)

    Watch: Are superfoods the new health solution? (ARTE)

    So called Superfoods like Goji berries, Chia seeds or Quinoa claim to protect against anything from high blood pressure to cancer. Xenius puts these products' claims to the test.

  • Watch: Simple Minds Live in Berlin (ARTE)

    Watch: Simple Minds Live in Berlin (ARTE)

    The Glasgow band play their latest creations at Berlin club SchwuZ, as well as the hits that made their name in the 1980s and 1990s.

  • Watch: Biodiversity in the Mediterranean (ARTE)

    Watch: Biodiversity in the Mediterranean (ARTE)

    Xenius meets former harpoon fisherman Gérard Carrodano who makes a living catching live fish to supply research institutes and aquariums, helping understand and protect the sea’s biodiversity.

  • Watch: Less is more (ARTE)

    Watch: Less is more (ARTE)

    Sustainable lifestyles and business practices are on the increase: Mimi, a safe-proclaimed Minimalist, has stripped back her possessions and feels happier that way; Peter runs a café in Berlin committed to the zero waste principal.

  • Watch: Is Australia losing its workers? (ARTE)

    Watch: Is Australia losing its workers? (ARTE)

    Once a proud symbol of the nation the Australian car manufacturer Holden has now closed all its factories in Australia, part of a wave of closures and delocalisation which now threaten the country’s manufacturing base.

  • Watch: The Kim Dynasty (ARTE)

    Watch: The Kim Dynasty (ARTE)

    Increasing tension between Pyongyang and Washington raises the spectre of a nuclear war. Tracing the Kim Dynasty’s actions over the last 70 years, this documentary reveals the long term goals of North Korea in relation to its sworn enemy, the US.