DOCUVISTA on Air
Planting trees can save our climate – that is what numerous environmental organizations claim. Therefore massive reforestation is being carried out worldwide. How much does this really help in the fight against climate change? A film by Franziska Pfeffer and Maike Wurtscheid from the ZDF series planet e.: Der Milliarden-Bäume-Plan. Sunday, November 1st at 4:30 pm on ZDF.
More than half of all deaths worldwide are caused by chronic inflammatory diseases. Scientists are just beginning to understand the mechanisms of our immune system. A documentary by Marilena Schulte and Maike Wurtscheid: Schwelbrand im Körper.
Jürgen Meyer gives wild animals who need help a second chance. In Saarburg, he runs the only shelter for wild animals for miles around. The problem is, nobody wants to pay for the care of sick squirrels or hurt woodpeckers. The documentary by Marilena Schulte: Saving the wild animals.
Indigenous people in the Amazon rainforest are threatened: Oil companies force their way deeper and deeper into indigenous territory. Three brave women from Ecuador decided to defend themselves – armed with microphones and notepads. A film by Siegmund Thies from the ZDF series planet e.: Radio-Frauen aus dem Regenwald – mit Mikro und Rekorder gegen Ausbeutung.
The Autobahn, department stores and Plattenbauten left their mark on the German lifestyle in the 20th century. Why is that so? ZDF-History takes a trip back in time and looks into myths and legends. A film by Thomas Hies and Tobias Wiethoff: Modern German myths – from Plattenbau to Autobahn.
When children commit severe crimes, should they be sent to prison? At what age can somebody be held accountable for what they do? The 3sat science documentary by Marilena Schulte and Anja Leuschner: Reif für den Knast?
Reduced air pollution, clean water, less noise: The worldwide lockdown helps the environment. Are these changes a flash in the pan – or a real turning point? The ZDF “planet e.” documentary by Franca Leyendecker and Maike Wurtscheid: Wie die Umwelt profitiert.