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tv   Shift  Deutsche Welle  October 19, 2020 2:45pm-3:00pm CEST

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little by little we make one such go. home to the wolves who the shooter will take a look at a false flag. this entire room river connect the says you've been doing with the megacity jakarta. traditionally it's been the source of life for the people of west java. at the markets next to the fruit and vegetables there are still fish that come from its waters. but for years residents have been urgently warned not to eat them around $280.00 tons of unfiltered chemical waste that come from the textile industry daily have gradually poisoned the rivers ecosystem. 60 percent of the creatures once found in the sitara river have disappeared in the last 30 years. the waste here comprises heavy matters and toxins like cadmium copper chrome mercury
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and lead after being eaten by fish these poisonous materials end up in the human food cycle yana imrie now has lived his entire life in banjo he says things weren't always like this. when i was a kid the water of the sitar was clear so i could get fish for our food. in the afternoons and my parents asked me to get fish i just got naked and jumped into the river to catch the fish without any tools just my bare hands. the program sitar on her room has been active since february of 2018 it aims to return the river's water to drinking quality alongside the military several n.g.o.s are taking parse. south of band doing in part and we meet former television presenter who have a rot. the founder of the award winning project sitar i'm kara started to clean the banks of the river a few years ago she also started
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a garden nearby that's watered with plants filtered water from this a towering river it's started 5 years ago and before this is the mountain of garbage we have people littering to the river we have 2000 factories dumping out the poisonous water the waste water and most of them. being treated just dump it into the water now you can see that there is a lot of fact ever had just in this area i planted like one kilometers to the right in one kilometers. to the left because it proven erosion it's fine sedimentation and at the same time period fighting the water. just 200 meters from the shore of your mom who took a rock planted a garden it's become a refuge for unusual plants and insects indigenous to the region.
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the water for it comes from the sitara. before it can be used for watering the garden cooking or showering it's filtered in special times and also through this sweet grass that river. this is the fire over one and we call it the miracle of grass we've planted 14 kilometers already my dream is to make 269 kilometers. off to. 'd 'd the asian sweet grass is a highly adaptable plant. it can survive harsh conditions in toxic water is. after being planted on the bands it rapidly develops roots that can grow as much as 4 metres deep and as tough as turnstile steel. venture for also have
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a higher than average absorption rate of heavy metals and toxins that makes it an outstanding primary filter for plant based water treatment. most faithful companion is i.t. specialist julius robinson he regularly observes the project's progress his pride and joy is the source of the sitara reverences santy the entire bank is covered with that of our plants the collaboration between sitar and care in the military started here 2 years ago. julius is optimistic. if we can be peace the cleaning up of his son and this is the this is the ticket holder what does bring come out here and we still can mend in the clean up of this whole place into the shit out of me. i've been pretty much we can say if we were better. now we'd see in such
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a lofty goal will require stamina. but the only yielding better for grass also offers a good example of how to strive despite the challenges. we have to be what care food without water all that we have to avoid pollution we have to clean up our water warnings and beef to be careful with our water but we also need careful what about it and that means we have to clean water and bring it back into the cycle. for these children water is a basic right that here in the netherlands comes easily from the tap. ok. as it does for chip and eve to wash their hands. even so this family knows just how valuable water is. water is really important with no water you can't drink and you've done. the washing machine is fed with the
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household waste water which has been purified by a machine called the hydro loop and app tells dad jaan vinum schoolin and when there's enough recycled water to use. the only thing is that we do. this to get. our lifestyle as much possible for saving water with the machine. an average family of 4 in the netherlands uses up to 191000 liters of water per year. hydra loop says its clients use around 45 percent less. when we came to their fair and us having kids we were you thinking about ok how can we make this world better also for. the next 2 to inherit the earth after us and this is when we thought ok we have to be smart and think i had. water seems to be
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abundant in the netherlands around 60 percent of domestic water here comes from the ground the rest is surface water. once used in homes wastewater is treated and then returned to the rivers and oceans but treatment takes a lot of energy and water is also lost along the way. to a full keys a design the hydro loop a decentralized water recycling system that means part of the process is done in your own home this system doesn't use filters instead using 6 steps to treat and clean the waste water to international standards. we collect the water from the shower and actually also from the washing machine and then we treat it we remove also and hair and sentencing plaque that we disinfected so it's safe and then you can reuse it again for your washing machine to 1st the toilets and for your garden
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the water can only be recycled once and can't be used for drinking hydro luke prices start at around $3300.00 euros it's already selling in countries across europe as well as the united states and south africa. they can be retrofitted into older buildings or built directly into new systems. folkies that aims to take the business further. to the next stage is that we want to develop cooperation with companies in countries like india bangladesh with local production companies so that we can start producing our products together with them in those countries where it's. has less cost to produce it so it can also be introduced in these markets at a lower price globally water is becoming ever more scarce recycling waste water is $1.00 option. at the water campus in the city of lloyd managing
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director hein mullen compering companies like hydra loop universities and research institutes together to find more possibilities what we do here and what a compass is in fact helping companies celebrate developments go to the market and that is from one side market demand but also what is the ideas within the companies themselves and at the end of the day she would bring their product to market. work at the water campus is funded in part by the companies developing the products along with the regional government and the european commission among others companies find the expertise to test and develop their ideas and products and international concerns and start ups it's a process that could normally take decades but here firms are helping to speed that up. the general picture is more from how can we help being
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more to campus bringing new sustainable technologies to the market with help so somebody with solving the big issues in the world like how do we produce more food do we make sure that senator ration is healthy for the school and children water for now has slipped from their minds but that can easily change. with water becoming a scarce resource in many regions learning how to save water could be the key to making sure they and other children like them continue to have a future to look forward to. many experts believe that the walls of the future will be fought for what i hope to be sure has given me the inspiration to so that it doesn't come to that i'll see you again next week with many more stories from across india if you. don't it.
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people are saying homeless us right now in the world right now on climate change the bangkok story. faces life less leeway for just one week. how much work can really do. we still have time to ask i'm getting a. big. success. with some scribes and more news like this. some more your 5 keys to safer food. keep clean to prevent contamination looks. great braun's cooked foods to avoid cross contamination. cooks thoroughly to kill microorganisms.
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keep food safe temperatures of the cold to prevent bacterial growth. use safe water and safe raw materials to avoid content. producers are the ones primarily responsible for the safety of the food. but you can protect yourself and your family from diseases in the home by plying the 5 keys to sea for food use them you also have a role to play. the to.
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