FISHING INDUSTRY: The United States imports 91 percent of all food fish from the other side of the globe, and fish intake is limited to five varieties while ancient coastal communities are in ruins. In Cambodia, the seabed is being emptied and emptied of illegal fishing from Vietnam. The theme is gloomy, but two different documentaries find bright spots.
THE TECHNICAL POWERS: Two new books about people and technology: We are all influenced by the pressure chamber social platforms that Facebook creates. And what about NRK, should they actively participate in such a development?
THE ATOMIC DISASTER: As a magnificent docu-fiction, the miniseries Chernobyl is now shown on HBO. The series reveals that the Soviet authorities took a misunderstood line of reassurance. But the same thing happened in Norway.
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