How technology makes life easier – and what’s still up to you / UNSEEN (5/5) | DW Documentary

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Green tech could help to clean our air, secure our food and protect our cities. An innovative plastic upcycling machine is one promising device made in Taiwan. But can technology really save the planet?

Sometimes it seems like a bad dream: floods, air pollution, traffic jams. Sometimes it feels like we’re surrounded by eco-monsters. But they can be defeated. YouTuber Alex Lin presents state-of-the-art devices. Arthur Zhang builds machines for upcycling plastics. And Japanese researchers are even working on mirrors in space.

DW presents: UNSEEN (Five-part documentary series)
Invisible guests in your food, your hometown sinking, unhealthy dust hiding in your lungs. Discover heroes with amazing solutions – and inspiration for a better life!

Keeping your kids safe from air pollution / UNSEEN (1/5):
How to avoid microplastics in your food / UNSEEN (2/5):
Fighting the floods: how not to lose your city / UNSEEN (3/5):
How to cope with traffic jams (without going crazy) / UNSEEN (4/5):
How technology makes life easier – and what’s still up to you / UNSEEN (5/5):

UNSEEN opens your eyes. We travel through Southeast Asia and discover stories about people whose lives could be yours. In Indonesia, children suffer from air pollution – something doctors, architects and entrepreneurs are fighting with innovative and original concepts. Then we head to Malaysia for an episode in learning how to deal with microplastics in food. We follow a fan of great cuisine on his own personal journey. What’s safe to eat and drink? Which products are good, and which don’t measure up? Next up is Thailand’s capital Bangkok, one of Asia’s sinking cities. Its inhabitants prepare for future floods, adapting their city and seeking tools to make their homes safe. In Vietnam we get caught in gridlock. Nothing new! But this time, we’re stuck with some cool rappers teaching people how not to go crazy in traffic. And finally, in Taiwan, it’s all about green tech. Learn about the hopes and limits of the new technologies being developed to solve life’s challenges. Join us on an exciting trip in five episodes – one that will open your eyes to beastly challenges and promising solutions!

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