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My Perfect Country
My Perfect Country: Cuba
Does Cuba hold the best policy for surviving hurricanes?
My Perfect Country: Germany
Is the way Germany has handled refugee integration a model other countries could follow?
My Perfect Country: Norway
How has Norway managed to have the lowest rate of prisoners reoffending in Europe?
My Perfect Country: Nepal
How has Nepal dramatically reduced maternal death – and can their policy be replicated?
My Perfect Country: Canada
Is Canada’s catch share model for sustainable fishing a contender for an imagined utopia?
My Perfect Country: Which Policies will Work?
From closing the gender gap to sustainable fishing, which policy will be adopted?
Making a Difference
Can Japan’s gun control policies, Norway’s prisoner scheme and Uganda’s law scheme work?
The History of Wastefulness
The History of Wastefulness: Today’s Trash Challenge
How our relationship with rubbish has evolved over time
The History of Wastefulness: Rubbish Through the Ages
Three historical landmarks that shaped modern attitudes to waste
The History of Wastefulness: The Tipping Point
Could the future be rubbish-free?
Changing World, Changing Bodies
How modern life is changing our feet
What modern living is doing to our feet and why our trainers may not be the best for them
How modern life is changing our backs
How modern life has promoted back pain and why it is the number one cause of disability
How modern living is changing our faces
How our faces are evolving from jaws that are shorter to our teeth and eyes
Stories from the New Silk Road
Raha: The joy of the train
The new Chinese Mombasa–Nairobi railway has replaced the British-built Uganda Railway
Kazakhstan: A port in the sand
Khorgas in Kazakhstan was the gateway of the ancient Silk Road. How is it transforming?
Cambodia: New riches on the coast
How a new Silk Road connecting transport hubs from Kenya to Kazakhstan is changing lives.
China: The start of the Silk Road
Lanzhou city on the Yellow River is benefiting from the Belt and Road Initiative
Ground Shift: The Farming Revolution
Ground Shift: Survival for millennial farmers
Ground Shift talks to the next generation of farmers in Ghana, Australia and the USA
Ground Shift: Digital technology and rural communities
How digital and mobile phone technology is changing farming and boosting prosperity
Ground Shift: Scale and modern farming models
Ground Shift: Sustainability and the millennial farmers
What future is there for millennial farmers amidst an increasingly fragile environment?
Media Front: India - The future of journalism
What are the challenges for a free and independent media in India?
Media Front: Philippines
How journalists in the Philippines are fighting back against challenges to press freedom
Media Front: Ukraine
How geo-political forces are shaping the media landscape in Ukraine
Media Front: USA
Who's controlling the media messages in advance of the 2020 presidential election?
Dominion: The animals and the lawyers
The people seeking to strengthen animals' legal rights
Dominion: The animals and the linguists
What part does language play in how we think about other animals?
Dominion: The animals and the philosophers
The impact of philosophy and religion on animals as food
Dominion: The animals and the poets
Writers explore our attitude to animals and attempt to uncover what our human values are
My Perfect City
The green city: San Francisco, USA
Is San Francisco’s recycling scheme and sustainable public transport a model to follow?
The smart city: Seoul, South Korea
How is data being used to help Seoul run smoothly?
The 24-hour city: London, UK
How the UK capital makes money around the clock
Participatory budgeting: Paris, France
In Paris citizens vote on how to spend the city’s budget. Is this a model to follow?
Knife crime: Glasgow, Scotland
How Glasgow, which has one of the highest murder rates in Europe, is tackling knife crime
Medellin, Colombia: Slums and urban regeneration
The visionary project that transformed the violent barrios of Colombia's second city
My Perfect City: Oslo
What can Oslo – the European Green Capital of 2019 – offer to the perfect city?
The Cold War Legacy
The Cold War Legacy: Czechoslovakia
What do new generations of Czechs feel about the future as well as the communist past?
The Cold War Legacy: Brazil
Jair Bolsonaro has vowed to wipe the reds off the map. Is Brazil reliving the Cold War?
The Cold War Legacy: Indonesia
In 1965, some half a million people died in military-led killings of suspected communists
The Cold War Legacy: India
How is India navigating international relations today?
The Cold War Legacy: Angola
What will it take for Angola to be truly free of the legacy of Africa’s Cold War?
The Kids are Alright
The Kids are Alright: Environment
How Stella Bowles' school project and persistence led to a clean-up of her local river
The Kids are Alright: Opportunity
The 18-year-old student who built a school and a 15-year-old Silicon Valley entrepreneur