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For the first time in human history, more than half of us live in cities. Vibrant, complex, colossal -- what drives their success?

22 October 2012

Episode 17 - Singapore

Singapore is a city that has had to be resourceful to be successful. Once a tropical wilderness, today the tiny city-state is home to one of the most vibrant economies on the planet. In one day in this city that thinks differently, we dive a coral reef to learn how to safeguard the city’s future, head underground to understand its need for space and see how the city keeps its streets so clean. 

_____________________________________________________________________________________ Correction: The opening sequence of this video includes footage from across Asia, not just Singapore.

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