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Living at the end of the world: Floortje in Nepal

Living at the end of the world is a documentary-style series about people living by choice in remote places in what seems to be the end of the world. In each episode the experienced traveller and reporter Floortje Dessing makes the often long and difficult journey to reach these people to see how they are living and to find out why they have chosen to live under these often difficult circumstances.

Along the banks of the Yangtze

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China is one of the largest world powers but we can hardly put a face on it yet. Let alone have any idea of how the average Chinese man lives and works, or what his ambitions or fears are.Photographer Ruben Terlou took his camera along the banks of the River Yangtze, talking to the locals about the impact of the economic progress.

Perfect Horse

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With dedication and craftsmanship generations of horse breeders created a unique horse – the Lipizzaner – into perfection. But now their craft is challenged by new insights in the genetics that offer horse breeders new tools to bend the evolution to their will. How far do you go to create the perfect horse?

Tractor Girl

29 year-old Manon Ossevoort is determined to realise the dream of travelling  around the world to the South Pole on a tractor. Along the way, she meets inspiring individuals who are also working to make their dreams come true under the most challenging circumstances. That is a big encouragement to Manon, who desperately wants to see proof that the world is beautiful. But the confrontations with the harsh reality sets her  thinking. What was planned as an 18-month project turned into a 10 year long voyage of discovery through unknown worlds, but also of self-discovery.

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Killer Slope

Mountain climbers achieve fame, despite the many deadly accidents. The image is partly created by the climbers themselves. But because of the difficult circumstances at these great heights, it is practically impossible to find out if all these incredible stories are actually true.

Heritage sites of the world

All over the world there are places with many thousands of years of shared history. Some of these locations are considered to have worldwide significance and are officially listed as World Heritage Sites by UNESCO.

Pelican Odyssey

This documentary tells the story of the white pelican and its amazing annual 14,000 kilometre long journey from the Delta of the Danube River in southern Romania to the lakes of Africa and back.

Hula, the Untamed Swamp

The Hula valley is located in northern Israel where a basalt rock blocked the Jordan River exit long ago and created a big swamp, which has become a paradise for dozens of species of migrating, wintering and nesting waterfowl.

Survivors, The

A three-part nature series on mice, snakes, birds of prey and wolves