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Seeds of Life

Season 4 Episode 402 | 26m 46s

Diya Payal, a 14-year-old from India, developed an interest in plant biodiversity as a child. Mentored by filmmaker Camilla Becket, Diya explores how climate change and industrial agriculture are threatening plant species. She shines a light on sustainable agriculture and examines the ways in which food, family and farming are connected to her to piritual relationship with the natural world.

Aired: 10/31/23
Distributed nationally by American Public Television.
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Helena Marschall, 20, a climate activist, leads Germany’s environmental youth movement.
Keith Griffith III, 15, addresses mental health and builds community through beekeeping.
Diya Payal, 14, advocates for sustainable farming in India.
20-year-old German activist Helena Marschall advocates for climate justice.
Kentucky teen Keith Griffith III shows how beekeeping supports mental wellbeing
Tymur Tsapliienko, Ukrainian refugee, shines light on the effects of war and displacement.
Tymur Tsapliienko, Ukrainian refugee, shines light on the effects of war and displacement.
Young storytellers from around the world share their stories on Films By Kids Season 4.
Rinzin Jurmey shares how Bhutan is preserving traditions while embracing globalization.
Faith Guilbault shines a light on living—and thriving—with a disability.
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