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Global 3000: The Globalization Program

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Global 3000 – DW’s globalization magazine looks at the issues that are moving us today, and shows how people are living with the opportunities and risks of globalization.

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Global 3000 – DW’s globalization magazine looks at the issues that are moving us today, and shows how people are living with the opportunities and risks of globalization.

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By natasha1970 - Jul 05 2011
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I'm an international development university graduate and I enjoy watching this documentary....in fact i look forward to the updates. I wish everyone would watch this so that they can have an understanding of what happens around the world and the conditions in which people have to live. Very conscious programming.

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By King Nebbuhcanezzer - Aug 11 2008
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The only reason im giving this a three is its about Earth and Earth is cool.

iTunes Ratings

4 Ratings
Average Ratings
2
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Excellent!

By natasha1970 - Jul 05 2011
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I'm an international development university graduate and I enjoy watching this documentary....in fact i look forward to the updates. I wish everyone would watch this so that they can have an understanding of what happens around the world and the conditions in which people have to live. Very conscious programming.

Okay

By King Nebbuhcanezzer - Aug 11 2008
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The only reason im giving this a three is its about Earth and Earth is cool.

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Panama: Saving forests to save water

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Solomon Islands: Protecting sea turtles

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iTunes Ratings

4 Ratings
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Excellent!

By natasha1970 - Jul 05 2011
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I'm an international development university graduate and I enjoy watching this documentary....in fact i look forward to the updates. I wish everyone would watch this so that they can have an understanding of what happens around the world and the conditions in which people have to live. Very conscious programming.

Okay

By King Nebbuhcanezzer - Aug 11 2008
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The only reason im giving this a three is its about Earth and Earth is cool.