Living With Water | KCET
Living With Water
Great water demands require greater water solutions to keep big cities afloat.
Water activists combat climate change and illegal wetland development that is causing towns to flood in Argentina. Graciela Capodoglio founded the Natural Reserve of Pilar to preserve the floodplain ecosystem in the province of Buenos Aires.
In Mexico City, citizens formed an organization using innovative education models and technologies to address the city’s water shortage issues.
Videos produced by Construir TV in Argentina and SPR in Mexico.
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Maintaining a sustainable way of life through organic farming is possible — even in big cities.
Two groups strive to reinvigorate public spaces amid blocky apartment structures and rigid urban development.
Many people are ditching the confines of traditional apartment life and opting for communal living instead.
Big cities attract dreamers from all over the world. This episode features the people building communities of inclusion for immigrants.
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Maintaining a sustainable way of life through organic farming is possible — even in big cities. In this episode, a woman in the favelas of Rio de Janeiro shows us how to maximize every last bit of local produce, while urban dwellers and beekeepers in Paris are developing a culture of sharing in rooftop gardens.
Videos produced by TAL in Brazil and QLM in France.
The heart of many large cities lies in their historic neighborhoods but across the world, the cultural vitality of these neighborhoods is threatened by the forces of gentrification and aging infrastructure. Hear from the people of Boyle Heights in Los Angeles and the Old Quarter in Hanoi, Vietnam as they work to improve and preserve their communities.
Two groups strive to reinvigorate public spaces amid blocky apartment structures and rigid urban development. An artist collective from Spain travels the globe to create murals that draw life back into dwindling public centers. In Medellin, Colombia, urban gardeners create green spaces that beautify the community and empower its citizens.
People are rethinking housing arrangements in growing cities across the globe. Many are ditching the confines of traditional apartments and opting for communal living. In Seoul, three families band together to build the home of their dreams and the urban support system they’ve never had. On a larger scale, participants in a housing cooperative in Lyon band together to share space and the responsibilities of homeownership in a Vertical Village.
Featuring segments by KBS and QLM.
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