"This documentary profiles Pakistan’s Lady Health Workers during the historic 2022 floods. They were and still are indispensable healers, providing critical medical care on the frontlines of climate change while suffering the consequences themselves. The documentary also explores how women are impacted by climate emergencies, with a focus on maternal and neonatal care. ​ Series Producer: Andrew Tkach​​ Episode Director: Tazeen Bari"
"High in the precipitous Hindu Kush mountains, the majestic m​​arkhor has made an incredible comeback after its population critically dropped to roughly 200. But markhor kids struggle to su​​rvive in one of the world’s most hostile terrains. With drying freshwater springs, lack of food and the threat of more efficient predators, like lynx and feral dogs, the world’s largest wild goat is nearly threatened to become endangered. Scientists warn that the environment is out of balance. ​​ Series Producer: Andrew Tkach​​ Episode Director: Abdullah Khan"
"There may be only 2,500 Red Pandas left in the wild. A native species of the Eastern Himalayas, these beautiful creatures are especially susceptible to rising temperatures and high-altitude land use changes. In a new upcoming episode of Voices from the Roof of the World, we see panda cubs growing up in an Indian zoo and the difficulty of breeding Red Pandas in captivity. Dr. Basavaraj Holeyachi and zoo biologist Pranita Gupta, lead the breeding program which aims to release this charismatic species back into the wild bamboo forests bordering India and Nepal. That is where Red Pandas will face the challenges of competing with farmers who are often denuding the lush landscape. ​​ Series Producer: Andrew Tkach​​ Episode Director: Mun​mun Dhalaria"
"Nested in a remote corner of #Nepal, the village of Halzi thrives in virtue of the 11-century Waltse Rinchenling Buddhist Monastery. The monastery is a cultural treasure and the heart of a 500-people community. But lying just 6.5 kms below a dangerous glacier, this sanctuary faces the ever-looming threat of being wiped away by violent glacial lake floods. Residents cannot imagine abandoning the cultural treasure to its fate. The people of Halzi are running out of time.​ Series Producer: Andrew Tkach​​ Episode Director: Tashi Lhazom​"
"High in the foothills of Pakistan’s Hindu Kush mountains, the villages of Chitral faced a punishing series of disasters. Avalanches that buried schools and entire villages; monsoon mudslides that blocked out entire communities. ​ Watch, ‘Under the Hindu Kush’, a film that focuses on the emotional toll paid by the families of those buried by these disasters. Watch their stories interwoven with the film crew’s dangerous journey to reach them - a testament to their courage and resilience while living on the frontlines of climate crisis. ​​​​ Series Producer: Andrew Tkach​​ Episode Director: ​​​Karim Shallwanee​"
"In the heart of Nepal’s majestic Himalayas lives the iconic Bearded Vulture - a threatened species in the country. But with #Nepal’s rapidly changing climate, the future of the Vulture and the livelihood of the mountain communities is in danger. ​ Watch ‘Wings of the Himalayas’ to follow the footsteps of two biologists who delve into the captivating world of the Bearded Vulture and how it contributes to the culture of the Himalayan communities.​​​ Series Producer: Andrew Tkach​​ Episode Director: Kiran Ghadge​ and Munir Virani​​​"
"Teresken – the main shrubby plant in Tajikistan’s Pamir mountains, holds down mountain soil and prevents the spread of high-mountain deserts. Every truck load of teresken carried away to be used as fuel seriously degrades the soil and speeds up the spreading of high-mountain deserts. Wild animals like Marco Polo sheep, Siberian ibex and wild yaks have nothing left to feed on. Watch ‘Teresken in Trouble’ to see all that is at stake if local fuel alternatives are not available soon.​​ Series Producer: Andrew Tkach​​ Episode Director: Sayohat Khalilova"
"When the Floods come is a 30-minute adventure film exploring the human impact of Pakistan’s historic 2022 floods, by way of an unforgettable 3000km road trip, starting from the famous glaciers of the northern areas, following the flow of the Indus River, to the hottest and worst impacted areas of northern Sindh. It is also a personal odyssey by the filmmaker exploring the village where he grew up and the people who still remember him 20 years later. ​​​ Series Producer: Andrew Tkach​​ Episode Director: Nyal Mueen​uddin"
"Water levels have declined drastically in Upper Mustang Nepal, forcing the villagers in Himalayan mountains to abandon homes of many generations. Watch Dhye Dreams to experience the stories of three resilient women fighting against their fate and surviving through climate change. ​​ Series Producer: Andrew Tkach​​ Episode Director: Shanta Nepali"
"In 2022, Pakistan's monsoon floods destroyed millions of acres of farmland and killed millions of livestock, triggering an extreme food crisis. With nearly 10 million children suffering from stunting and extreme weather changes restricting crop production, how do we recover from the destruction and feed the children of Pakistan? ​​ Series Producer: Andrew Tkach​​ Episode Director: Cyrus ​Viccaji"
In this Climate Speaker series, guest speaker Al-Karim Govindji, Global Head of Public Affairs, Energy Systems at DNV, discusses Carbon Capture Utilisation & Storage and how the industry is growing and evolving.
In this Climate Speaker series, guest speaker Rehana Rajabali, Environmental Planning & Policy Leader at the City of Calgary, discusses Anticipatory Adaptation to Climate Change and how the industry is growing and evolving.
In this Climate Speaker series, guest speaker Fhaeem Noor Ali, Senior Trade Officer for Climate Finance discusses Climate Finance and how the industry is growing and evolving.
In this Climate Speaker series, guest speaker Nures Kara, Senior Environmental Manager at Radius Recycling, discusses the Circular Economy and how the industry is growing and evolving.
In this Climate Speaker series, guest speaker Sonam Velani, Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Streetlife Ventures, discusses Urban Climate Innovation and how the industry is growing and evolving.
In this Climate Speaker series, guest speaker Naushad Amlani, Sr Project Manager at Nova Group GBC, discusses Carbon Accounting and how the industry is growing and evolving.
In this Climate Speaker series, guest speaker Rozina Kanchwala, Director of Energy Justice Partnerships at Clean Energy Leadership Institute and the Founder and Executive Director at Eco. Logic discusses Renewable Energy / Development of Alternate Sources of Energy and how the industry is growing and evolving.
In this Climate Speaker series, guest speaker Haseena Charania, Senior Sustainability Consultant at Quantis, discusses Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) frameworks and how the industry is growing and evolving.
In an exclusive interview for The Ismaili TV, Prince Hussain walks us through his captivating underwater photography exhibition, The Living Sea - Fragile Beauty. He speaks about the beauty and vulnerability of the oceans and also shares personal stories from his marine photography excursions.
Dr. Samantha Green, Afzal Sovani, Jon Lomow, and Rehana Rajabali discuss the impact of climate change as seen from the lens of health, agriculture, and infrastructure. This program was held on April 26, 2023, at the Ismaili Centre Toronto and was presented in partnership with the Aga Khan Museum and Aga Khan Park.
The Kalasha are an indigenous community residing in three valleys found at the foothills of the Hindu Kush Mountains in Pakistan. Their ancient religion is deeply connected to nature, and they celebrate the changing seasons. Once beyond the monsoons, their isolated valleys are now routinely flooded due to climate change. In 2015, devastating floods destroyed fields, homes and Kalashas’ livelihoods, threatening the very existence of Pakistan’s smallest indigenous community. We document the annual harvest festival, which this summer was followed by the historic floods that inundated much of Pakistan. Episode Director: Tazeen Bari Series Producer: Andrew Tkach Locations: Chitral district, Pakistan

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