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In 1990, on the brink of the fall of the Soviet Union, officials in present-day Transnistria declared the region as a Pridnestrovian Moldavian Region (PMR). In 1991, Moldova (including Transnistria) would become independent of the then dissolved USSR
The story of language in Europe, Dorren tells us, is like a game of Chinese whispers: once upon a time there was a single tongue – which linguists refer to it as PIE (Proto-Indo-European)
After Bolivia declared animal circuses illegal, this documentary follows charity Animal Defenders International as it locates and rescues the remaining circus lions scattered across the country
There’s a significant difference between constructing buildings and constructing places. This exhibition at the Barbican in London aims to explore the complicated relationship between the two

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An opportunity to observe humanity’s impact on the planet, courtesy of some of the art world’s biggest names
As Upton Sinclair wrote – and Naomi Klein quotes – ‘it is difficult to get a man to understand something, when his salary depends on his not understanding it.’ This quote reaches the heart of global inaction on climate change
In 2010, herpetologist Robin Moore initiated a global frog search. He drew up a list of 100 species that hadn’t been seen in 15–140 years and mobilised more than 140 researchers in over 20 countries to try to find them

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