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MSNBC Digital Documentaries (formerly called MSNBC Originals) have been created specifically for online viewing on msnbc.com.  Can't get enough of documentaries on TV?  Watch informative, exciting reporting from around the world right here.  Only online, on msnbc.com.

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Soldier helps other veterans in Ukraine

Soldier helps other veterans in Ukraine

02/17/16 04:01PM

After coming back from war, a Ukraine soldier returns home only to find himself without a job. He decides to become a politician in order to create a program to assist other veterans. Video by Anna Varavva. watch

Island turns to green energy for jobs

Island turns to green energy for jobs

01/26/16 03:46PM

Samso is an island in Denmark where the primary source of jobs was a slaughterhouse but when it closed the town turned to green energy to generate jobs and produce electricity. watch

What’s it like to live ecologically in LA?

What’s it like to live ecologically in LA?

01/21/16 03:52PM

Lois Arken founded the Los Angeles eco-village in Koreantown to create a community where people could live in an ecological and cooperative environment. The eco-village now has 40 full time residents. watch

ACLU takes on modern day debtors' prisons

ACLU takes on modern day debtors' prisons in Mississippi

12/23/15 11:49AM

Qumotria Kennedy was thrown in jail for five nights after being unable to pay traffic fines. The ACLU says her case is part of a modern day scourge of debtors' prisons in which cities across the nation are treating poor people unequally under the law. watch

Filmmakers document endangered monkey

Filmmakers document endangered monkey

12/04/15 03:19PM

Three decades of economic growth and industrial expansion have led to massive pollution in China, threatening the country’s wilderness. Wildlife photographers and filmmakers raise awareness about the rare Yunnan snub-nosed monkey. watch

Will the climate talks succeed this time?

Will the climate talks succeed this time?

12/02/15 11:56AM

President Barack Obama made a promise to lead the world in reducing greenhouse gases emissions that are warming the planet during his visit to the United Nations Climate Summit in Paris. But with so much lack of support from Republicans, will the United States be able to really accomplish what Obama promised? Tony Dokoupil reports. watch

French artist fights prejudice after Paris...

French artist fights prejudice after Paris attacks

11/23/15 08:44AM

After the Charlie Hebdo attacks, French street artist Combo created a series of artworks questioning people’s prejudices against Muslims in France.  His latest creation is in response to the November Paris attacks. Video by Emiland Guillerme. watch

Houston plans to eradicate homelessness

Houston plans to eradicate homelessness

11/20/15 02:53PM

Paul Lakey was a homeless man for 30 years before a new initiative ‘The Way Home’ in Houston, Texas, gave him a second chance in life. ‘The Way Home’ aims to end chronic homelessness in the greater Houston area by the end of 2015. watch

Cities demand more solar power

Cities demand more solar power

11/13/15 01:47PM

Tony Dokoupil and video journalist Brock Stoneham report on how solar energy is taking on big cities in the United States. Demand from New York City homeowners continues to grow specially in Brooklyn neighborhoods. watch

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