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for the extra hour throughout the 1st. chance i was training since the hour documentary. starts now 27. welcome to global 3000 drought is on the rise in tunisia and water is becoming an ever more precious resource how are farmers they're hoping. we look at the meat industry and find out what conditions are really like for workers employed to find german slaughterhouses. transports is known to be highly stressful
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for livestock why does the meat industry persist in ignoring the welfare of the animals and people it relies on. meat it seems the world can't get enough of it from poultry to steaks to fast food over the past 60 years annual global meat production has shot up 5 fold to 373000000 tonnes. argentina australia and the us on the big 3 when it comes to per capita meat consumption. the meat industry is profit driven and animal welfare is often low priority transport complete animals but in the e.u. alone the industry transports $350000000.00 mammals and around a 1000000000 poultry to albatross in feedlots each year. there are e.u. regulations governing animal transport but the meat industry continues to violate them. across the
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world animals that are still in life are put on trucks and ships to be traded from one country to another either to slaughter or to be fed and to be for slaughter at their end destination. 'd where. transporting these animals can take days and then a more well for of innovations a warning that animals are often suffering immensely a long way. from it was last summer and it was under group rumanian to greece and it was extremely it was 40 degrees outside and one transport stuck along the road and there was one lamp lying on the floor and the floor was knocked you know with sawdust or so it was a pure. and imagining it was just the. boiling plague. the e.u. has specific animal protection educations when it comes to transport times to space
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temperatures and access to food water. unfortunately their legs station is not. is not stringent enough so there are still many and. it's also not apply to the way it should be so there are regular violations even of what is written below. the german from this association does not agree. you know within the e.u. there is a relatively tight surveillance network. and maybe a rather different story outside the. before transport vehicle sets off in the e.u. an official veterinarian has to sign off on whether the regulations have been enforced before departure. but whether the regulations are still being followed along the way it is often hard to check. that's where the
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german welfare group animals engines comes and. they monitor long distance transportation is document the regulations are being violated and communicate the violations to authorities. generally they are overcrowded they are just too many animals and that they could move appropriately or reach drinking devices order travelling time they're also open very much. so the animals instead of 29 hours on board which is already bearing on they are probably $3035.00 up to be observed up to 60 hours after new authorities day i think they will believe us if we if we did not have to prove but with video proof you can just there is no escape every year the e.u. also exports roughly 800000 cows and 2600000 sheep and goats to countries outside the. animal welfare groups complain
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that there is no control over how these animals are being treated once they leave your territory and to countries that often don't have the same standards of animal protection. just. in the past videos of e.u. bred animals being mistreated in the middle east and north africa have cost a strong. animal welfare groups are asking to transport and a mostly clothes a slaughterhouse and then export the meat instead of transporting animals that are still alive. why are they transported alive i'm not there it's all about the money because unfortunately it's cheaper to transport them alive then chilled chilled meat so-called because you need to special trucks which came cool to meet in their reasoning and parent leaves more expensive. than to transport a life animal. to german family association agrees that. longdistance transports
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for the purpose of slaughtering an animal that brought us a perfect those. who thought in terms of animals meant for slaughter with clearly against long as it was transforming stricken. but sure this is a different situation for breeding animals those who do they still have to perform at their destination. so of course is very hard to be treated well you know what. animal rights activists believe the reason breeding animals exploited and traded is that labor costs in some countries at cheaper than in others. so it's more economical to fatten animals in italy or spain than in germany or denmark. the german family association says it has to do with a just sticks. it's kind of hard it's not a question of economy but a question of markets and specialize ation. and in spain italy and above all in
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france holland austria the real market is much bigger than here in germany so these cards will be sent to those countries for fastening security. that means our consumption behavior has a big influence on what animals are being exported to their. dignity there's not much of that around for animals in the meat industry nor is there for the people working in its appetite was the union stockyards in chicago built in 865 was for a long time the world's leading and most notorious meat packing district most of the people who work there were migrants they owned a pittance and injured exploitation and discrimination sadly such conditions a still all too common in the meat industry as we found out at 2 companies. in
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northwestern gemini. it's pretty clear what this company is all about even from outside its gates innovative. animals the barbecue me on which 10 years has built its renown and prosperity. its often decades of success the firm has becoming go for it in scandal as more than 1500 workers tested positive for corona virus is spread rapidly due to the poor working and living conditions of the staff who were mostly from eastern europe the state of their accommodation is an open secret activist and has been protesting for years against the inhumane practices even setting up a citizens' initiative she takes us to see a workers' dormitory which until recently was home to 13 romanian butchers inside were met by a pungent stench the wall sokoto to mold simply business as usual for 10 years contract because local residents were aware of that plight but turned
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a blind eye unlike in the. forties mouth we were protesting outside this building back in december 28th seem it's been known for ages and. this mom who wishes not to be named slaved away as a subcontractor 10 years for 2 years. experience that up at about the hours were the worst thing about a war room start at one of the afternoon and finished at 1 in the morning. overtime wasn't paid either she ended up quitting. continues to sadly no exception in germany the massive test flushed rolls her house lies about an hour and a half's drive away it's also relies on hundreds of eastern european butchers many of them contracts at the coronavirus. a group of demonstrators in front of the gates includes catholic priest pay to cross and he says this is nothing short of modern slavery. they have
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a hobby they're working 60 hour weeks or more. people are having to live in moldy overcrowded dumps these workers get carted here in packed minivans and buses the health risk is so high and i want to protest against it but just the other. in the neighboring community we come across a rundown far too small dormitory fest because the mostly right mania names on the door belong to people who've been in germany for a long time but there's little support from their employers to integrate them. because this is sort of how it's because it's often the case that migrant workers from eastern and southern europe are here for many years but don't get the opportunity to learn german and they should be given this opportunity because they live here their families often joined them should be able to become part of society and take part in social life is a. good one power has been on their radar feet in cooktown council for 20 years
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she's seen workers categorically marginalized underpriced. just get very very sadly there are those here in our lovely town who think our problems are caused by workers from eastern europe. i've also heard about situations where people who looked like they might come from romania were spat out by germans by people who live amongst us mentioned here and we don't even want to leave. 20 s and fast. company names now synonymous with mass coronavirus infections and the exploitation of human beings. of course there are very different ways of working with animals that utilizes their often exceptional talents dogs can help war veterans overcome post-traumatic stress disorder. until friends can offer support to people with learning. disabilities.
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animals can also help enhance learning in the classroom like in the dutch caribbean island of curacao. this is bob he's not just any flamingo he's a flamingo with a mission. and he's great with kids. bob has become famous in chorus south and beyond. and always by his side is odette the vet who saved the flamingo when he flew into a hotel window and collapsed. they posted it there would in 10 minutes i was in front of them like i am here for the flamingo and they were like. he could no longer extend his left wing and his feet had gone stiff there was no way he could go back into the wild so odette took him under her wing. pose name
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a swimming go. and look up all the garbo only looked like a ball there oh and now he's famous. bob now has a new purpose in life thanks to odette. once a week the pair head off to school together. with bob in the passenger seat. i'm a reaction like oh if you go back people really think he's fake so they think i just want to round with a putting others to me which is also funny. now comes one of odets favorite moments . for. promoting animal welfare with bob as her sidekick after a quick introduction the children and flamingo get better acquainted. the children are much shyer than bob who is well versed in these meet and greets odette spent months training him. mostly just to make children fall in love
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with. using the best of their true you know have a good bit more understanding of what they will see in the world she then teaches them about plastic waste and animal conservation a discarded old kite can be a death trap for flamingos and other animals. a lovely big flamingo like bob could get tangled up in this and wouldn't be able to escape he'd be crying help her house now. with bob there the message really gets across. is i think we need to take better care of animals. and winter for sure. plastic isn't good for them. the fight for animal welfare is vital here has an astounding variety of species above and below the water.
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but humans have left their mark all kinds of plastic washes up here and has left lying around as well as nylon thread and fishing hooks. odette has had to surgically remove this plastic waste from animals her job as a vet is never over she works around the clock now 46 she's been rescuing wild birds since childhood. she found this one year old flamingo very ill and spent months helping the birds named ot recover they need to not be taking rehab rehab is not coddling rehab is for all animals that are hurt you help them they put them back soon to chicago it's bob's job to keep ot company because flamingos are very social animals she's getting released back into the wild tomorrow. oded currently has 45 wild animals in her care she needs 80 kilos of food a week plus cages medicine bandaged. a lot of time she couldn't manage without
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donations there. were no. yeah. but all the hard work pays off especially on days like today when healthy animals go back into the wild. odette has been bridging the gap between humans and animals for 18 years and perhaps it's bob who's helped her to win the most hearts. on a global ideas series is all about environmental and climate protection this week we go to tunisia where the effects of climate change of becoming increasingly noticeable in the area around cairo on the soil is dusty it's becoming harder for farmers to cultivate their lands more so has become a luxury fewer and fewer farmers here have enough of it. for many people around the
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world it's easy to imagine then an ending supply of water not so here tunisian farmer sharif show e.b. needs a lot of water to irrigate his all the roads and vegetables so he has 3 cisterns to collect rainwater. he takes pride in his work he owns 90 hectares of land which is a lot for the kairouan region he's never been short a mortar before. he. can pump 6 liters per 2nd down to the fields in summer the system runs for 16 to 17 hours a day we use less water in the cooler winter months there's still enough rain and with our well we always have enough water. not everyone's situation is comfortable just 10 kilometers away me on these mountains. life is
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much harder. for most families here have to walk several kilometers to the nearest water source several times a day. to day needs 250 liters of water every day just for his animals and fields. he needs an additional 40 leaders for himself his wife and their 3 children. and. it's really tough for the people who live in this region it takes everyone so much time to fetch water retired our children can carry on doing this every day it's a burden on the entire region. we still have no running water at home that affects our quality of life it's so hard we're all trying to find solutions and i have a sister and it's that collect rainwater runoff could offer the people here some
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relief. the german development agency g i c is building 100 of them. until now a large part of the rainwater here was going unused. sit down. while the cisterns catch the rain water that runs off the houses which can be used as drinking water for irrigation to. be called. the farmers can use it to grow our mons all over and rosemary which don't require that much water. what are scarcity in the arid region has long been a political issue and one that the government in the capital tunis is trying to resolve. almost all the ministries are involved in some way but especially the ministry of agriculture. the shortage of water has become
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a crisis. actually mono. unbelievable pressure on this resource right now. b.c. the ground water level is sinking and we're having to go deeper and deeper. there are areas where it's now 5 metres down which is really unbelievable what. we need intelligent water meters and digital water management while. i don't say i like to see new personnel trained as all thora teams in the sector. do just. so we need to promote development and research it's about raising people's awareness that's above all it's about training. going to the g.i.c. development agency advises farmers and has set up what it calls water forums constructive strategies are developed there and farmers can discuss together which plants they would grow that would use less water.
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to walk to annoyance if you have a really unusual situation in the region we're in now. but we. basically know groundwater left because too much of it has been used up over the years. so the farmers are now having to resort to stored water. the farmers get their water from this embankment dam it supplies more than half a 1000000 people in tunisia but as water levels decline it's being pumped further and further across the country and that has a direct impact on the people here for the past 4 years there's been far too little rain. for. we need a strategy for building new. strategy for transporting water strategy for the regions where there's only rain water. and a strategy for using less water in general. to people of need to understand that
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they need to use water much more efficiently than they've been doing so far. pressure is mounting even on the farmers who didn't think they had to worry about their water supply like sharif shaha e.b.e. in some places water is actually being stolen. groundwater has already fallen considerably. the ministry carries out i knew it assessments and it's continuing to fall. on top of that there are 35 illegal wells in this area alone. before wells were built with her mission. it's a really terrible situation. there are an estimated 20000 illegal wells in tunisia that's why raising awareness of the
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problem is so important. if nothing changes farmers and their animals will no longer be able to survive in these mountains. and then the region might become and in. habited. 'd and now going global living rooms we check out a rather unusual home in philly. hello welcome my name is lisa away here at the chaos oasis my home in southern billy's comic this is our bedroom the living room. chill area.
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this is a great space for yoga. but not with the others you see. is all made from bottles. just one of these arch is approximately $220.00 bottles on each one and then the bottom beings which of the beams which is white here and which has got the plates on that one they are are made from plastic bottles and we've aligned it south north south so in the morning we get the morning sun and it's the afternoon now so you can see we are all alike coming in. on the sunset because we have a red floor everything goes pink. and our ship is a self-sustaining building that is built out of recyclable materials so it's a building if you are in the north or in the equator it's meant to keep you warm or
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keep cool it's earthquake proof hurrican proof. and it collects isn't rain water is solar powered and it's built a house of recycled materials. so this we kept is the truth window so all these bumps you see that you don't really see all all the tires and then we throw these and throw away in for a man and then you cover it up with cement and that's when you get. this is how we make all of our bottles the outside ones so that all 2 bottles cost and half and then cleaned you have to clean every single $1.00 have to dry every single one and then you take them together and you basically make it as they can see what you're. ok thank you
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very much for visiting and if you're ever in billy's come to the south come see the ruins of a run to him and come and see us thank you our. for you to say that's my only job by by here. and now it's time for us to say goodbye to you that's all from global 3000 this week do write to us level 3000 at d w dot com see you next week. is
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