Time bombs are ticking on the world's sea beds. During World War II, 6,300 vessels were sent to the bottom. For years, they have been rusting beneath the waves and leaking toxic oil into the oceans. The biggest oil spill in history is imminent.
The weekly half-hour program delivers in-depth reporting on topical political issues and newsworthy events. Revealing the story behind the stories, "Close up" is informative, gripping and visually powerful.
Sea levels are rising faster and faster, threatening 700 million people who live on the world's coasts. Will water become the habitat of the future? Visionary projects for a life with the tides are forging ahead worldwide.