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Turkey dam


Hasankeyf is a small, ancient town along the Tigris River in southeastern Turkey. The government declared it a natural conservation area in 1981. But a new hydro-electric dam is being built, which is threatening the town and all of its treasures. Michal Bardavid travelled there to get a closer look at a town that’s deeply rooted in history, which could get washed away.

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Turkey dam


Hasankeyf is a small, ancient town along the Tigris River in southeastern Turkey. The government declared it a natural conservation area in 1981. But a new hydro-electric dam is being built, which is threatening the town and all of its treasures. Michal Bardavid travelled there to get a closer look at a town that’s deeply rooted in history, which could get washed away.

 

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WASHING AWAY AN ANCIENT TOWN CREDITS

CORRESPONDENT: Mical Bardavid

CAMERAMAN & EDITOR: Mark Esplin

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Dwarf puppeteers


The art of shadow puppetry in China dates back to the Han Dynasty in the 3rd century. It continues to be a much-loved form of entertainment for children and adults alike today. We met a special group of puppeteers in Beijing, who, if it weren’t for their talents, could have been vulnerable to exploitation. Jennifer Bragg explains.

Dwarf puppeteers


The art of shadow puppetry in China dates back to the Han Dynasty in the 3rd century. It continues to be a much-loved form of entertainment for children and adults alike today. We met a special group of puppeteers in Beijing, who, if it weren’t for their talents, could have been vulnerable to exploitation. Jennifer Bragg explains.

 

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PUTTING ON A SHOW CREDITS

CAMERAMAN & EDITOR: D J Clark

PRODUCER: Li Yang

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Yellow river in peril


Climate change has long been debated as a phenomenon that may or may not be seriously affecting the world. But in the Tibetan Plateau in China, nomadic herders are definitely seeing a change in the lands. Videojournalist DJ Clark travelled to Qinghai in western China to find out how these nomads are coping.

Yellow river in peril


Climate change has long been debated as a phenomenon that may or may not be seriously affecting the world. But in the Tibetan Plateau in China, nomadic herders are definitely seeing a change in the lands. Videojournalist DJ Clark travelled to Qinghai in western China to find out how these nomads are coping.

 

Watch the story below:

 

CHINESE NOMADS MOVE ON CREDITS

CAMERAMAN & EDITOR: D J Clark

PRODUCER: Li Yang