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‘Hands On’ described as “the best environmental programme around” brings to you information on what people around the world are doing to meet the practical challenges of Agenda 21 – the Earth Summit’s action plan to save people and planet. To date, Hands On covers issues such as sustainable farming, building, mining, health, transport, energy, recycling, agro-forestry and innovative production methods. Stories on the best practices that are working. Whether you’re interested in renewable energy, enterprise, recycling or fishing, ‘Hands On’ offers something for everyone. Be inspired to safeguard the environment – either by nvesting in an appropriate technology or by taking up an idea that might bring in some extra income.

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Fuel for thought
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Anita Roddick returns with the issue that's proved to be most popular with the Hands On viewers: renewable energy: Italian engineers make a breakthrough in tapping energy from hot springs; in the Dominican Republic solar energy has put slum dwellers on the grid for the first time; in the UK ASDA - a major supermarket chain - is running its fleet of lorries on used cooking oil, a cleaner source of fuel than diesel; villagers in Kenya are benefiting from mini-hydro and in Bangladesh solar-powered fridges are ensuring vaccines are conserved.

Duration: 24 Minutes
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It's a gas
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This second Hands On programme - the Earth Report strand that features green enterprise around the world - looks at energy. While those living in the 'developed' world take light, heat and TV for granted, millions of people living in rural areas have no 'flick of a switch' solution to their energy needs. It's a Gas looks at how the latest in solar, wind and biogas technologies provide answers where there is no national grid. And in Austria we see how woodchips generate enough heat to power an Alpine village.

Duration: 24 Minutes
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Do it herself
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“Hands On: Do It Herself” is part of a worldwide series of fifty-two five minute programmes featuring the use of appropriate technologies. Introduced by Annie Lennox, Do It Herself features five stories looking specifically at the solutions which women are using to tackle environmental problems, set up sustainable enterprises and adapt to a changing world.

Duration: 25 Minutes
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What a difference a loan makes
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This half hour film is part of a worldwide series of fifty-two programmes featuring what individuals, communities and companies are doing to help safeguard the environment through the use of appropriate technologies. Introduced by HRH the Prince of Wales, the programme features five stories which show how a small amount of credit and innovative banking schemes can make a real difference to the lives of “poor” people. It explains how the so-called poor, often regarded as a risky investment, are often extremely bankable.

Duration: 30 Minutes
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Hands on Omnibus - Part one
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"Hands On" is a series designed to meet more practical information about what individuals around the world are doing to save the environment. Part One of this omnibus edition includes 16 inspiring stories from Nepal, Zimbabwe, Denmark, Mexico, Jamaica and the UK. Among the technologies featured we see how sewage is turned into a fertilizer known as the biograin; how wind pumps can provide the answer to water shortages; how safety caps can reduce deaths among small children; and how one community uses rubber tyres to stop landslides.

Duration: 84 Minutes
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Hands on Omnibus - Part two
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"Hands On" is a series designed to meet more practical information about what individuals around the world are doing to save the environment. Part Two
of this omnibus edition includes 9 stories from Spain, Germany, Somalia, Mexico, Papua New Guinea, Thailand, India, Peru and the Netherlands. Among the technologies featured we see how hydrocarbons can be substituted for ozone depleting CFCs in Germany and China: how a new widely available grass might be the answer to farmers suffering soil erosion; and how fish farms are helping to create profits for local communities.

Duration: 52 Minutes
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From vogue to vehicle
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This Hands On Special reports on green technologies around Europe - from Denmark, France, Sweden, Finland and the UK. From fashion to fuel cells, the programme features clothes made from pineapple fibre, cathedrals made from mud and state of the art buoys which work around the clock to detect pollution in rivers and waterways.

Duration: 26 Minutes
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Waste watchers
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Burning rubbish in the backyard can be as polluting as a municipal waste incinerator. And, as landfill sites become harder to find, the hunt is on to discover
alternative ways of dealing with rubbish. Recycling may be the answer -- a recent survey showed that it is five times more energy efficient than burning plastic. This “Hands On” looks at recycling incentives for both companies and consumers: Norwegian vending machines are programmed to refund the committed recycler and Venetians are turning canal clogging weeds and sky choking smog into paper.

Duration: 24 Minutes
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Think global, act natural
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Anita Roddick introduces six stories on eco tourism. In Kenya the Maasai have switched from warrior to eco-warrior and in Peru the Ese’Eja indigenous people are guides for intrepid tourists who want the authentic 'jungle' experience.

Duration: 26 Minutes
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Pure gene-eous
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This film provides an antidote to depressing coverage of wildlife destruction in the world's tropical countries. 'Pure Gene-eous' profiles communities from Africa, Asia and Latin America, with their own strategies for saving local bio-diversity. They are doing it for a simple reason - there's more money to be made out of development without destruction.

Duration: 26 Minutes
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