A surprising investigation into one of earth's most consumed natural resources: something most would consider inexhaustible. Yet, due to the high demand for sand, the planet's reserves are threatened. Three-quarters of the world's beaches are in decline and are likely to disappear thanks to erosion as well as a new threat: sand smuggling.
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Rosie Lovell discovers the cultural and historical influences that define contemporary Sicilian cuisine. Occupations by the Phoenicians, Romans, Arabs, Normans, the French and the Spanish have all played their part by introducing techniques and ingredients that have created one of the most layered and intriguing global cuisines. [Photo: https://www.flickr.com/people/8268501@N05]
In the first of a two-part story, the badly burned body of a disabled man turns up in a remote part of Manchester and a few days later another corpse is discovered. The detectives start to realise the victims were not just murdered, but tortured too. [Photo: https://www.flickr.com/people/39796699@N02]
Bettany Hughes (THE SPARTANS) travels across the eastern Mediterranean on an epic journey to find out the truth about Helen of Troy, known as "the face that launched a thousand ships." She has been blamed for causing the Trojan War, a conflict that resulted in countless deaths.
Sloths, once largely ignored, have become a hot topic of scientific researchers. Sanctuaries and rehabilitation centers are also springing up, as development often displaces these gentle creatures. This is a story of friendship between a journalist and the sloth she named Velcro.
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Florida Beauty in Nature
A series of short stories by Elam Stoltzfus
WUSF Public Media is proud to announce that the Mosaic Co. has underwritten a new series of 90-second videos by award-winning filmmaker Elam Stoltzfus featuring short stories on the environmental beauty of Florida. The short videos will air on WUSF TV throughout the coming year.
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A Look Ahead
From the late 1940s 'til the early 1970s, millions of viewers of all ages saw great musical acts each Sunday night on "The Ed Sullivan Show." This installment in the MY MUSIC series presents classic song performances from 1963-1968.
For more than twenty years Jerry Douglas - dobro master from Nashville and Aly Bain - the Shetland fiddle virtuoso have been inviting their friends from both sides of the pond to get together and play.
Debilitating brain disorders are on the rise - from children diagnosed with autism and ADHD to adults developing dementia at younger ages than ever before. But a medical revolution is underway that can solve this problem.
Did you know that it's possible to make your heart 10 years younger? Regardless of your body composition, genetics, or age...you can turn back time. And when you do...you will feel healthier, trimmer, fitter, sexier, mentally sharper and better than you have in a decade.
Rock and pop legends Ronnie Spector (of The Ronettes) and Jon "Bowzer" Bauman (formerly of Sha Na Na) team up to host a celebration of the best-loved songs from the late 1950s and early 1960s in an all-new MY MUSIC concert event.
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