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Spain: The end of ‘dwarf bullfighting’? | DW Documentary

Spain: The end of ‘dwarf bullfighting’? | DW Documentary Their numbers may be dwindling, but they’re still around: People of short stature who entertain audiences at bullfights in Spain. They call themselves “dwarf toreros” and fight young bulls – but they don’t kill them. They’re often dressed up as clowns, and their shows are controversial. …

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Floods, drought and the consequences of extreme weather | DW Documentary

Floods, drought and the consequences of extreme weather | DW Documentary Long periods of sunny weather; a few heavy rain showers. That’s all fine…or is it? With increasing frequency, summer days are turning into long periods of drought, while rainfall is causing catastrophic flooding. Whereas weather systems were relatively moderate and predictable in recent centuries, …

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Meltdown in the Himalayas – The politics of climate change | DW Documentary

Meltdown in the Himalayas – The politics of climate change | DW Documentary The World Health Organization puts the number of deaths from climate change at 250,000 by 2050. A combination of bad policies and political apathy is speeding up climate change. Have we reached the tipping point? Can it be reversed? Pakistan takes a …

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